USA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Beverly - Massachusetts (MA), 01915

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Up to $85,000 a year

Job Description:

Behavior Clinician (BCBA)Schedule: 12-month positionQualifications: Masters Degree & BCBA; at least 3 years experience with ABA and discrete trials.Reports To: Clinical DirectorSalary: $70,000-$85,000 depending on experience.Generous PTO policy and benefits.Overall Responsibilities: Hopeful Journeys is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. Hopeful Journeys is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders. The Behavior Clinicians responsibility is to develop behavior intervention plans for students diagnosed with autism and other disabilities. The behavior clinician will provide staff development on the implementation of particular protocols, data collection and progress monitoring techniques.

The behavior clinician is also responsible for directly supervising a small team of staff and handling parent communications.Essential duties and responsibilities: 1. Consult with team members about behavior plans, curriculum modifications, accommodations and social skills and provide staff with resources, tools, and in-class modeling of techniques;2. Assist in overseeing and providing consultation to Futures staff regarding programming and IEP implementation, and attend IEP meetings and parents meetings3. Development and overseeing in behavior plans for in-classroom implementation and assess progress of effectiveness of behavior plans and curriculum modifications.4.

Conduct behavior assessments and devise appropriate behavior plans.5. Coordinate communications between home and school6. Ensure timely completion of progress reports & graphed data7. Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings.8.

Develop data-taking mechanisms and reporting strategies for clinical information.9. Attend team meetings as necessary and requested.10. Participate in presenting student progress.11. Act as an active training member for direct care staff and management staff.

This includes on-site staff training, orientation training, clinical and staff meetings.12. Ensure that all staff demonstrates proficiency in using applied behavior analysis by carrying out behavior change projects meeting designated standards of reliability and scientific rigor, satisfactorily answering questions in regard to the principles of behavior, and by demonstrating proficiency on evaluation developed for each of the essential skills of the position.13. To ensure effective communication and interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents14. Ensure all students are safe by implementing and monitoring de-escalation strategies15.

Assist in supervising 1:1 teachers and case managers16. Other duties as required.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year

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