Do you want to join a team of professionals that strives to keep abreast with new research and offers compassionate services designed to uplift and care for the youth population? Do you want to work in an educational setting working with Children and Adolescents?
Being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Devereux Childrens Behavioral Health Services, Mapleton Campus has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Support for your professional development by receiving supervision, training, and guidance from experts in the field of behavior analysis.
A stable, national, non-profit that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research.
An organization that cares about the people we serve.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Childrens Behavioral Health Services, provides programs and services for children and adolescents with emotional disturbances and mental health Diagnosis. Located in Malvern, PA, this position is responsible forspecializes in evidence-based behavior change for students with disabilities by providing direct assistance to educational staff, administrators, behaviorists, students and parents in the areas of behavior change using Applied Behavior Analysis and addressing challenging behaviors of students attending the Devereux Bramdywine School. The BCBA provides individual and group trainings; conducts and supports functional behavior assessments and analyses; develops positive behavior support plans; ensures fidelity of implementation of behavior plans; advises behaviorists, teachers and administrators regarding best practices and regulations; works as a collaborative consultant with school and agency personnel; provides expertise regarding behavior modification in complex cases; participates in IEP meetings; and becomes a member of the PDE behavior intervention committee.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Keywords: Behavior Analyst, BCBA, Clinical, Education, Special Education, Psychology, Board Certified Behavior Analyst
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in education, psychology or related field and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or enrollment in a graduate program leading to a BCBA
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience working with students with special needs. Prior experience writing FBAs, BSPs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to administer CPR. Ability to administer first aid. Ability to properly restrainadolescent/adult clients. Ability to create and maintain a therapeutic milieu. Regularly requires walking, standing, stooping,bending, and pushing/pulling (1/2 to 3/4 of the workday). Seldom requires sitting. May require lifting up to 50 lbs. (1/4 - 1/2 ofthe workday). Requires repetitive wrist/hand movement (3/4 to 4/4 of the workday).Range of hearing and vision sufficient tooperate standard office machines and communicate with co-workers and stakeholders in person and via telephone.Free ofdependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, or other chemical substances or controlled substances. Oftendrives a Devereux vehicle or van. Regularly works inside in areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated (1/2 to 3/4 of worktime). Some fluctuation in temperature. Also, regularly works outside. May work in wet conditions (<1/4 of work time)
CORE CURRICULUM (recommended training): As required annually by licensing agencies and Devereux (organization and Center-Specific modules).
LEVEL OF SUPERVISION : Will be in accordance with experience, training and demonstrated performance.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE : Regularly works outdoors and inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Protective equipment – latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Physical involvement in exercise of S&PA techniques (when required).
Posted Date 2 months ago (8/13/2021 12:14 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-19440
Position Type Full-Time