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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).
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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.
We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;
Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Employee assistance / work-life balance program.
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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 3 days ago (6/10/2021 9:30 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-18319
Position Type Full-Time