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Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Pacific Autism Center for Education Logo
1/27/2016
Barbara Johnson
408-625-6192
1
School Year
Full and Part Time
4/30/2016 11:55 PM Pacific
$58,462 to $92,743
Date Posted:
1/27/2016
Application Deadline:
4/30/2016 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full and Part Time
Length of Work Year:
School Year
Salary:
$58,462 to $92,743
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Barbara Johnson Email: barbarajohnson@pacificautism.org Phone: 408-625-6192
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

PACE welcomes you to join our innovative and exciting organization!  PACE is a non-profit agency providing high-quality programs for individuals with autism and associated developmental disabilities. We’re looking for two Behavior Specialists, one of which will work in our K-12 school program and one in our children's early intervention program.

The Behavior Specialist is responsible for creating behavior intervention plans, staff behavior training/review and updating consumer reports on a quarterly basis.

Essential Job Functions:

• Responsible for ensuring that all behavior components of a functional program plan are created and administered effectively for each student.

• Capable of providing developmentally enhanced services that are designed to support and train the clients, staff and parents.

• Review and develop functional and motivational behavior assessments, behavioral plans and interventions. Must be able to review and develop a system to collect behavioral data. Responsible for interpreting the behavioral data and modifying plans and training as necessary.

• Provide communication and training with staff, parents and professionals when technical expertise is requested to clarify the behavioral conditions.

• Must be able to work hands on with the students to train staff on efficient behavior intervention techniques through direct modeling.

Desired Skills:

•  BCBA required (BCBA interns are welcome to discuss options)

•  A minimum of two years developing behavior plans for developmentally disabled clients is essential.

•  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including speaking, writing, listening, motivating, inspiring, collaborating, delegating.  Self-starter and team player.

•  Strong organizational skills with the ability to track and follow-up with multiple, simultaneous projects.  Working knowledge of organizational systems, internal controls and standard of excellence.

About the Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE):

For over 25 years, PACE has offered high-quality services for the educational and residential needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders. Specialists in speech and language development, occupational therapy, behavior management and special education instruction work as a team to serve the diverse needs of our clients.

PACE currently serves clients lifelong needs via home-based and center-based early intervention therapy, a K-12 school, and in 6 residential homes.  If you’re passionate about promoting a culture of continuous improvement, and committed to serving those whose need is greatest, we’d love to welcome you on board!

 

Requirements for Applying

PACE is growing!
PACE is a non-profit organization providing high-quality programs for individuals with autism and associated developmental disabilities. We are looking for two BCBA certified Behavior Analyst, for our children's early intervention program. PACE is a great place to work and offers competitive medical, dental, vision; 5-15 vacation days, sick days; 10 holidays; 403(b) retirement plan; staff enrichment programs; Life and Long Term Disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program and Worldwide Travel Assistance. Essential Job Functions: • Provide behavior consultation and developmentally enhancing services to children in therapy sessions at the FACES clinic, clients' homes and schools. The services are a mix of direct interaction and observation, staff oversight and training, parent training, collaboration with other care providers, and report generation/record keeping. • Collaborate with other Clinical Supervisors to present quarterly staff training. • Review and develop functional and motivational behavior assessments, behavioral plans and interventions. Must be able to review and develop a system to collect behavioral data. Responsible for interpreting the behavioral data, modifying plans and training as necessary. • Conduct direct observation of children's behavior and sufficiently track progress, presenting suitable data assessment for the condition. • Conduct assessments for potential clients and submit insurance paperwork as necessary; complete treatment plan updates as needed for each client (every 3, 6, or 12 months, depending on the company) • Maintain regular communication with clients' families • Provide supervision for staff members pursuing certification as RBTs/BCBAs/BCaBAs • Attend IPP & IEP meetings as necessary.

Desired Skills: • • License or Certification: BCBA, LCSW, and/or LMFT (if LCSW/LMFT, must already have ABA experience). Strong consideration will be given to applicants with a relevant Masters’ degree who have completed (or are near completion of) the requirements for the BCBA but have not yet sat for the exam. • Experience developing and administering behavior plans and skills development curricula for developmentally disabled children is essential • Experience in ABA programming with this population including traditional teaching methods (e.g., discrete trial training) and naturalistic/incidental teaching and the verbal behavior approach preferred. • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills, including reading, speaking, writing, listening, motivating, inspiring, collaborating, and delegating. • Self-starter and team player. • Strong organizational skills with the ability to track and follow-up with multiple, simultaneous projects. • Possess a valid California drivers’ license with a good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a clear DOJ and FBI clearance, clear physical health and TB test after a conditional offer has been accepted. About PACE: For over 25 years, PACE has offered high-quality services for the educational and residential needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders. Specialists in speech and language development, occupational therapy, behavior management and special education instruction work as a team to serve the diverse needs of our students.

      Requirements for Applying

      PACE is growing!
      PACE is a non-profit organization providing high-quality programs for individuals with autism and associated developmental disabilities. We are looking for two BCBA certified Behavior Analyst, for our children's early intervention program. PACE is a great place to work and offers competitive medical, dental, vision; 5-15 vacation days, sick days; 10 holidays; 403(b) retirement plan; staff enrichment programs; Life and Long Term Disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program and Worldwide Travel Assistance. Essential Job Functions: • Provide behavior consultation and developmentally enhancing services to children in therapy sessions at the FACES clinic, clients' homes and schools. The services are a mix of direct interaction and observation, staff oversight and training, parent training, collaboration with other care providers, and report generation/record keeping. • Collaborate with other Clinical Supervisors to present quarterly staff training. • Review and develop functional and motivational behavior assessments, behavioral plans and interventions. Must be able to review and develop a system to collect behavioral data. Responsible for interpreting the behavioral data, modifying plans and training as necessary. • Conduct direct observation of children's behavior and sufficiently track progress, presenting suitable data assessment for the condition. • Conduct assessments for potential clients and submit insurance paperwork as necessary; complete treatment plan updates as needed for each client (every 3, 6, or 12 months, depending on the company) • Maintain regular communication with clients' families • Provide supervision for staff members pursuing certification as RBTs/BCBAs/BCaBAs • Attend IPP & IEP meetings as necessary.

      Desired Skills: • • License or Certification: BCBA, LCSW, and/or LMFT (if LCSW/LMFT, must already have ABA experience). Strong consideration will be given to applicants with a relevant Masters’ degree who have completed (or are near completion of) the requirements for the BCBA but have not yet sat for the exam. • Experience developing and administering behavior plans and skills development curricula for developmentally disabled children is essential • Experience in ABA programming with this population including traditional teaching methods (e.g., discrete trial training) and naturalistic/incidental teaching and the verbal behavior approach preferred. • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills, including reading, speaking, writing, listening, motivating, inspiring, collaborating, and delegating. • Self-starter and team player. • Strong organizational skills with the ability to track and follow-up with multiple, simultaneous projects. • Possess a valid California drivers’ license with a good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a clear DOJ and FBI clearance, clear physical health and TB test after a conditional offer has been accepted. About PACE: For over 25 years, PACE has offered high-quality services for the educational and residential needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders. Specialists in speech and language development, occupational therapy, behavior management and special education instruction work as a team to serve the diverse needs of our students.

          Please send resumes to Barbara Johnson, Sr. Director of Human Resources, at barbarajohnson@pacificautism.org

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          Application Deadline: 4/30/2016 11:55 PM Pacific

          Please send resumes to Barbara Johnson, Sr. Director of Human Resources, at barbarajohnson@pacificautism.org

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