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 a community-based setting with a flexible schedule helping children in their natural environment?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst has its Advantages
Further training in Applied Behavioral Analysis, including the building of comprehensive ABA programming for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Experience in the assessment, development, implementation, and monitoring of ABA programing for children with ASD.
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.
This position will be based in Strafford, PA serving children and adolescents, between the ages of two and 21 with Autism Spectrum Disorder with the goal of treating the individual in his or her home, school and community of Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. The main responsibilities of a BCBA is to assess programming needs of assigned individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The BCBA will assess, develop, and oversee the implementation of Behavior Support Plans and skill building programs, which includes monitoring the progress of assigned individuals. Conducts appropriate assessments (including functional behavioral assessments, VB-MAPPs, ESDM, and/or other analyses to assess developmental needs and deficits) to develop or modify BSPs, as well as determine the efficacy of each plan. Serves as a member of the individuals' Interdisciplinary Team and trains staff in the necessary techniques so that plans can be correctly implemented.
Keywords: bcba, behavior analyst, psychology, behavior analysis, asd, autism, behavioral health, human services, special education
Education : Master's degree in Psychology, Special Education or related field. Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) required.
Experience : Must have strong applied behavior analysis skills and significant experience working with children/adolescents/adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders. Significant experience writing Positive Behavior support plans and conducting FBAs, and training staff also required. 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.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
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 2019-3852
Position Type Full-Time