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BCBA (full time)

Company: United Services For the Handicapped
Location: Saint Peters
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Seeking a BCBA to lead the intensive early intervention program (1:1) and work in the outpatient clinic. This full time position requires experience with 18-36 month old children. Prefer at least one year experience as a BCBA and the ability to supervise RBTs.General InfoJob TitleBoard-Certified Behavior AnalystDepartmentAdministrationEEOC ClassProfessionalSupervisorBCBAFLSA StatusExemptOverviewPosition SummaryThe BCBA works in collaboration with management staff to plan and facilitate the implementation of the Building Blocks Intensive Programs. This includes staff training and curriculum/candidate assessment. The BCBA is responsible for providing direct support to a diverse group of staff in order to develop and maintain quality practices appropriate for agency clientele. They are also responsible for coordinating outpatient ABA services, supervising other RBT's and ABA Implementers in the program, and working directly with ABA clients and their families.Organization DescriptionUnited Services for Children is a nonprofit organization that provides pediatric therapy and early intervention services to children of all abilities and offers support services for their families. We focus on children ages birth through 8 years old. Our center is located at 4140 Old Mill Parkway in St. Peters, serving approximately 300 children annually.Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsEveryday working conditions: classroom/clinic environment, outdoor playground. Must be able to: Frequently access and maneuver between classrooms, playgrounds, and buildingsConverse in person and via the telephoneObserve and respond to the physical/emotional needs and behaviors of a childHandle, position, move, and manipulate objects such as buttons, fasteners, or diaper tabsBe able to reach up to 18 inches horizontally and verticallyAssume various positions (floor, small chair, etc.) to work with children and prevent injuryBalance, bend, stoop, or squat to retrieve items from the floorSit at a table/desk for a minimum of 1 hour (may be up to 3 hours)Safely lift, carry, and move up to 10 lbs consistently and occasionally up to 45 lbsBe able to push and pull 25 lbsRequirementsResponsibilitiesThe BCBA must: Manage teams daily (mentoring, training/professional development of staff, assisting teams in classroom management, planning, problem solving, and implementing evidenced-based ABA practices and behavior management strategies)Participate in IFSP/IEP and/or home visits for students with intensive behavior/learning needs transferring into and out of the programOversee other BCBAs in individualized programming for children, planning of children's schedules in coordination with therapies, and progress monitoringCoordinate services and scheduling for incoming ABA clientsConduct assessments through outpatient services to determine treatment planningDevelop and provide ongoing supervision and implementation of treatment plansImplement data collection, graph and analyze behavior, graph and analyze learning acquisition data, and make modifications based on data analysesSubmit written reports with data-based graphs reflecting ongoing progressProvide feedback to the BCBA on annual evaluationsAssist with grant applications and mid-/end- of-year reporting for CCRB grant fundingCollaborate as an active part of the Administrative Team (Education Director, Therapy Director, Social Worker)Maintain confidentiality for all students in accordance with agency policyAssist in implementation of all policies in agency handbooks, legal requirements, licensing regulations, and accreditation standardsModel a standard of behavior that is consistent with agency expectations at all timesOther duties may be assigned.Education QualificationsMust be a Board Certified and State Licensed Behavior Analyst; must have documentation of ABA training with young childrenExperience QualificationsExperience designing and implementing ABA programs for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (minimum 1 year)Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge: Requires knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures of ABA evidenced-based practices, educating children with autism, and early childhood education.Skills: Requires skills necessary to effectively observe and provide constructive feedback to teachers, coach and problem solve with teams, and enhance a team approach among staff. Strong verbal and written skills as well as active listening skills are also necessary. Must possess skills to problem solve individually or as a team.Abilities: Requires ability to establish rapport with children, families, and co-workers and work with them as a member of a professional team. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed in order to observe staff who work throughout the agency hours of operation. Ability to access and operate computer software (including word processing and database systems) and to stay current with changes in technology. Must be able to function independently on tasks.

Keywords: United Services For the Handicapped, Saint Peters , BCBA (full time), Other , Saint Peters, Missouri

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