Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity working with children with special needs? Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a BCBA at Devereux has its Advantages
You will be directly involved in the completion of Functional Behavioral Assessments and PBSPs on children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. This position also has the opportunity for training staff teams and (as much as possible) parents on the implementation of PBSP and data-collection. Our treatment teams often include: principal, head teacher, classroom teacher, 2-3 direct care staff, OT, SLP, PT, Nurse, and job coaches. You will be able to provide regular training in ABA concepts and principles for all staff.
-Consistent work schedule M-F 8-4pm
-Evidenced Based treatment and care models within a clinically based environment focused on collaboration and treatment teams.
-CEU and continued education credits through various professional activities and Devereux’s National Institute for Clinical Training and Research Center.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Center for Autism Research and Education Services (CARES) has a Full-Time,12-month Behavior Analyst position open! CARES is an Approved Private School for children ages 5-20 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. CARES is located in Downingtown, PA (across from Chester County IU). This is a Full-Time 12- month Behavior Analyst position.
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Keywords: BCBA, D-PBIS, PBSP, ABA
EDUCATION: Masters’ or Doctoral degree in psychology, special education or related field. Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA or BCBA-D) required."Board eligible" acceptable.
EXPERIENCE: Must have strong applied behavior analysis skills and experience working with children/adolescents/adults with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, significant challenging behaviors, and/or emotional/behavioral disorders. Demonstrates proficiency conducting functional behavior assessments, writing Positive Behavior Support Plans, and evaluating plans for effectiveness across multiple client environments (e.g., school, home, community, RTF). Requires the ability to conduct effective staff and parent/family training. Strong skills in the areas of behavioral consultation and performance management are also necessary. The ability to review and interpret existing behavior analytic research and contribute to the design and implementation of applied research projects and program outcomes studies. Experience and training in effective behavioral supervision techniques and the ability to provide BCBA supervision as needed. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications. Valid driver’s license must be maintained.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
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The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2018-3702
Position Type Full-Time