The Board Certified Behavior Analyst develops programming for and supervises evidence-based therapy services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in accordance with ethical guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. Hope is a clinical, educational, and therapeutic provider for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder. We exist to help children and their families reach their maximum potential by providing applied behavioral analysis therapies, access to recreation, vocational training, and individualized education programming. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art services in the most inclusive environments to encourage persons to fulfill their individual potential through evidence-based treatment, advocacy, and community education.
At Hope Autism Clinics, Board Certified Behavior Analysts and other qualified service professionals provide medically necessary Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services, Speech-Language Therapy, autism screenings and diagnostic evaluations to children with ASD and developmental disabilities from birth to age 22.
BCBA Essential Functions
The Hope Autism Clinic is seeking a qualified Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to develop individualized treatments based on evidence-based assessment strategies and developing data sets to provide the most effective therapy for each individual child. At the Hope Autism Clinic, the hired individual will:
- Develop treatment and/or behavior intervention plans for individuals with ASD as part of evidence-based therapy service provision, meeting treatment plan requirements per insurance company and clinic checklist.
- Utilize a variety of assessment tools, including the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program and Adaptive Behavior Assessment System, to write operationally defined goals and objectives.
- Treat problem behavior with a function-based approach, utilizing teaching procedures based in ABA without recommending complimentary or alternative therapies.
- Consistently and frequently analyze data on treatment goals and adjust teaching procedures and intervention strategies according to data.
- Involve the entire family in treatment by meeting with parents consistently (providing in-home consultations and/or providing parent training sessions as needed) and ensuring treatment plans include parent goals.
- Supervise and collect treatment fidelity data for Registered Behavior Technicians.
- Provide supervised field work per BACB guidelines for clinical team members to obtain BCBA or BCaBA credentials.
- Maintain BCBA credential by earning continuing education units per BACB guidelines.
BCBA Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the principles of ABA.
- Demonstrates a strong clinical skill set.
- Maintains professional boundaries with colleagues and families.
- Sensitive to cultural differences.
- Organized and punctual.
- Communicates effectively with professionals of different fields of study.
- Demonstrates problem solving and flexibility in difficult situations.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst BCBA Requirements
- Master's Degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy
- Credentialed (and licensed if applicable) as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst
- Credentialed or eligible to be credentialed with insurance companies
- Has met supervisor requirements per the BACB
- At least 2 years of prior experience working with individuals with ASD.