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.
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.
BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days).
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health PA Children’s IDD Services, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania , provides a variety of assessment, treatment, and educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges.
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen , a screen ing that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
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 visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
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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.
Posted Date 1 month ago (8/18/2021 3:09 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-19525
Position Type Full-Time