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Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Company: CAPS Collaborative
Location: Westminster
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCAPS Collaborative is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic BCBA to join our educational team. CAPS Collaborative is seeking a full-time BCBA to assist in consultation, FBAs, behavior planning and supervision of staff as they implement behavior plans. Position is school year based with additional summer hours available. Applicants should have experience working with students with a variety of diagnosis in specialized school based education programs as well as behavioral ABA modeled classroom settings. These specialized Collaborative programs are located in public school settings allowing for inclusion opportunities. In addition to supervision of classroom behavioral support staff, the BCBA will work closely with teachers, RBT's, other program BCBA's and specialized related service providers.About us:CAPS Collaborative will work in partnership with districts to provide programs and services of the highest quality. To provide these services, we adhere to the following values:

  • To commit every aspect of the organization to providing exceptional educational opportunities for students.
  • To demonstrate quality and responsiveness by becoming the first choice of districts for programs and services.
  • To be a customer-focused organization that constantly evaluates district needs.
  • To integrate quality, integrity, respect, and teamwork into every aspect of the organization.
  • To demonstrate accountability through constantly evaluating results and progress toward goals.
  • To implement programs and services in the most cost-effective manner and to exercise due diligence in financial decision making.
  • We will work in partnership with districts to ensure that students transition to the least restrictive environment in their home school district.About the role:The BCBA will provide support to students teachers and service providers, and their families by coordinating and providing services in Applied Behavior Analysis, function analyses and assessment, behavior acquisition and reduction procedures, and adaptive life skills. A BCBA will also oversee programming of associate behavior analysts, RBTs and provide ongoing support and supervision to Direct Support Professionals (DSP) as it relates to the implementation and documentation associated with Behavior Support Plans.Responsibilities:
    • Function in a supervisory capacity and provide oversight to all areas of behavior programming including the training of program staff.
    • Assist in the development, facilitation, and follow-up training in Applied Behavior Analysis, using both discrete trial training and natural environment training models of teaching.
    • Facilitate and assist in the development and identification of resources and support information for students and their families
    • Provide model teaching and other direct instructional supports including, but not limited to, practicum supervision/teaching, class instruction and in-service instruction to other support professionals.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of assessment tools, to conduct functional assessments and analyses when appropriate, and to develop appropriate behavior strategies to teach appropriate behavior and reduce maladaptive behaviors.
    • Provide ongoing support and training to direct support professionals, ABA implementers, and other individuals in support roles for students.
    • Ongoing training and supervision of paraprofessional staff in implementation of ABA principles and methodology and behavior reduction strategies.
    • Create ongoing data collection system to establish baseline and programmatic efficacy for all consumers, and to analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming.
    • Participate in IEP team meetings.
    • Write behavior goals and objectives.
    • Write progress reports based on IEP goals and objectives related to behavior.
    • Develop behavior plans/treatment plans for all consumers with a focus on teaching and other antecedent strategies for reducing problematic behavior(s).
    • Meet as needed with supervised staff to discuss ongoing consumer issues and to provide support when necessary.
    • Review and sign off on behavior plan/treatment plan training for all field staff and provide field supervision when necessary.
    • Provide consultation services and to maintain ongoing communication with all constituents (other supports, parents, community, and community agencies).
    • Keep current with the literature, new research findings and resources. In addition, continuing education courses to maintain BCBA certification are necessary (32 credits every 2 years).
    • Maintain all data, paperwork, and communication between personal care staff and families, and to provide ongoing feedback to government related agencies that contract with CAPS Collaborative.
    • Maintain professional boundaries and ensure student/staff confidentiality as appropriate within the educational Team
    • Contribute to professional growth and collaboration by staying informed on current literature/resources in the field and actively participating in staff meetings and professional development opportunities
    • Perform other duties as assigned.Candidate requirements:
      • Master's degree in Special Education or related human services field
      • Successful completion of internship and/or formal training in the analysis of behavior and instructional strategies training related to working with clients who have pervasive developmental disorders and related disorders, their parents, and other agencies working with client
      • Ability to demonstrate competence in behavior management skill, instructional skills, oral and written communication, organizational skills and interpersonal relations
      • Ability to work with a variety of clients in regard to age, functionality, and with minimal direction
      • Certified as a BCBA for a minimum of 2 years, unless prior approval is granted by Executive Director.
      • Knowledge of DTT programming and implementation
      • Knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook systems
      • Ability to utilize a fax machine, phone system, and other office materials as necessary for the position
      • Ability to respond quickly to phone calls, text messages, and emails
      • Flexible availability which includes Monday through Friday 3pm-8pm at minimum
      • Current on all required trainings/certifications (see general list of employment qualifications for list)
      • CPI
      • Driver's insurance on file with HR Department
      • Transportation that is reliable and insured in the state of Massachusetts

Keywords: CAPS Collaborative, Worcester , Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Professions , Westminster, Massachusetts

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