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Reaching Milestones - BCaBA - Locations in FL, GA, and SC

Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)

Job Summary:

Under direction of the Clinical Director and Board Certified Behavior Analyst:

  • Provide direct 1:1 services to children with Autism in a professional clinic environment
  • Collect data and monitor behavior support services
  • Perform limited administrative duties
  • Perform a variety of specialized learning techniques, communication strategies, and applied behavioral techniques pertaining to the instruction of children with moderate to severe autism as described in the child’s individualized behavior program (IBP)
  • Model the use of positive behavior support and intervention techniques for parents
  • Provide training to Behavior Technicians (BTs) and Group Instructors

Typical Duties:

  • Provide care for child’s physical and self- help needs
  • Learn and use assistive technology and other specialized equipment
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and in-services related to job responsibilities and professional development
  • Shape behavior through positive reinforcement strategies
  • Shape communication skills through the use of latest ABA research contributions
  • Assist in physical needs including diapering, feeding, or gross motor skills

 Job Requirements:

Reaching Milestones is seeking highly motivated Board Certified assistant Behavior Analysts with strong supervisory skills and administrative experience. Successful applicants will have experience in one or more of the following areas: conducting functional behavioral assessments/analyses, developing individualized behavior programs, conducting language assessments (VB-MAPP / ABLLS), and/or implementing verbal behavior programs. Bill 130 hours in a month

Knowledge of:

Discrete trial methods; appropriate strategies and methods for shaping children’s behaviors; characteristics of children with autism; Microsoft Excel and data collection, report writing using Excel data, records, management, storage, and retrieval

Ability to:

  • Implement individualized behavior plans, documentation and follow-up procedures
  • Maintain records and write reports
  • Maintain confidentiality per HIPAA standards
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents, teachers, behavior assistants, supervisors, and other staff

Physical Demands:

This is largely an active role. This would require the ability to bend, sit, stand, lift, walk, and diaper a child throughout the day. Lifting requirement range is 5-20 lbs. but may exceed in excess of 20 lbs. in some cases

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

Required/Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field required

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Contact Name:         Jackie Velez

Contact Address:      11512 Lake Mead Ave., Suite 801

Contact Phone:         904-374-8536

Contact E-mail:        jvelez@reachingmilestones.com

Website:                     www.reachingmilestones.com

Reaching Milestones - BCBA - Locations in FL, GA, and SC

Geographical location: Locations in FL, GA, and SC

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Job Summary:

Under direction of the Clinical Director:

  • Provide direct 1:1 services to children with Autism in a professional clinic environment
  • Collect data and monitor behavior support services
  • Perform limited administrative duties
  • Perform a variety of specialized learning techniques, communication strategies, and applied behavioral techniques pertaining to the instruction of children with moderate to severe autism as described in the child’s individualized behavior program (IBP)
  • Model the use of positive behavior support and intervention techniques for parents
  • Provide training and supervision to Behavior Technicians (BTs) and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs)

 Typical Duties:

  • Provide care for child’s physical and self-help needs
  • Learn and use assistive technology and other specialized equipment
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and in-services related to job responsibilities and professional development
  • Shape behavior through positive reinforcement strategies
  • Shape communication skills through the use of latest ABA research contributions
  • Assist in physical needs including diapering, feeding, or gross motor skills


Job Requirements:

Reaching Milestones is seeking highly motivated Board Certified Behavior Analysts with strong supervisory skills and administrative experience. Successful applicants will have experience in one or more of the following areas: conducting functional behavioral assessments/analyses, developing individualized behavior programs, conducting language assessments (VB-MAPP / ABLLS), and/or implementing verbal behavior programs. Bill 130 hours in a month

Knowledge of:

Discrete trial methods; appropriate strategies and methods for shaping children’s behaviors; characteristics of children with autism; Microsoft Excel and data collection, report writing using Excel data, records, management, storage, and retrieval

Ability to:

  • Implement individualized behavior plans, documentation and follow-up procedures
  • Maintain records and write reports
  • Maintain confidentiality per HIPAA standards
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents, teachers, behavior assistants, supervisors, and other staff

Physical Demands:

This is largely an active role. This would require the ability to bend, sit, stand, lift, walk, and diaper a child throughout the day. Lifting requirement range is 5-20 lbs. but may exceed in excess of 20 lbs. in some cases

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

Required/Preferred Education and Experience

Masters in Psychology or related field is desirable. BCBA required

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Contact Name:         Jackie Velez

Contact Address:      11512 Lake Mead Ave., Suite 801

Contact Phone:         904-374-8536

Contact E-mail:        jvelez@reachingmilestones.com

Website:                     www.reachingmilestones.com

The Language and Learning Clinic at The Marcus Autism Center - Atlanta, GA

The Language and Learning Clinic at the Marcus Autism Center is recruiting BCBAs!

The Language and Learning Clinic offers a number of programs to address the needs of children displaying delays in language, social, or academic skills. We strive to provide applied behavioral analysis (ABA) services and support to families in their preferred setting through a variety of clinic and community-based programs.  Our continuum of services includes workshops, caregiver training, 1:1 intervention, and dyad or small group instruction.

Job Title: Behavioral Clinical Practitioner

Responsibilities:

  • Case management of 8 -12 clients receiving services in the LLC clinic, LLC Home-based Program and/or the Community Autism Program (our community-based, caregiver training model)
  • Conducting assessments (e.g., VB-MAPPs) to use for language and learning programming
  • Caregiver workshop development and presentation
  • Staff training and collaboration with treatment providers to review and monitor case progress

Qualifications:

  • BCBA certification is required and experience with DTT, NET, behavior management, and parent training is preferred
  • The BCP position can include a combination of work in clinic and community settings

Current research

Faculty members in the Language and Learning Clinic have research interests that include theoretical and practical applications of the analysis of verbal behavior, the assessment and treatment of language and social behaviors (particularly strategies to promote language and social relatedness in children with an autism spectrum disorder), and evaluation of caregiver training models, with specific focus on diverse populations and exportability.

Current awarded grants:

  • Emory University Research Committee funded pilot randomized clinical trial evaluating stimulus-stimulus pairing to develop vocalizations in children with autism
  • United States Department of Defense funded randomized clinical trial to study the efficacy of the Direct Instruction Language for Learning curriculum

Recent Publications from our faculty:

Call, N.A., Delfs, C.H., Reavis, A.R., & Mevers, J.L. (2015; in press). Factors influencing treatment decisions by parents for their children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Valentino, A.L., Conine, D.E., Delfs, C.H., & Furlow, C.M. (2015; in press). Use of a modified chaining procedure with textual prompts to establish intraverbal storytelling behavior. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior.

Delfs, C.H., & Frampton, S.E. (2014). Practical implications of evaluating the efficiency of listener and tact instruction for children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 810-813.

Delfs, C.H., Conine, D., Frampton, S.E., Shillingsburg, M.A., & Robinson, H. (2014). Evaluating the efficiency of listener and tact instruction for children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 793-809.

Shillingsburg, M. A., Bowen, C. N., Valentino, A. L., & Pierce, L. E. (2014) Mands for Information using Who? And Which? In the Presence of Establishing Operations and Abolishing Operations. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 136-150.

Shillingsburg, M.A., Bowen, C.N., & Valentino, A.L. (2014). Teaching Mands for Information using How under EO-Absent and EO-Present Conditions. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 30, 54-61.

Shillingsburg, M.A., Bowen, C.N., Peterman, R.K., & Gayman, M.D. (2014). Effectiveness of the Direct Instruction Language for Learning Curriculum with Children Diagnosed with Autism

Spectrum Disorder. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disorders, 30, 44-56.

Shillingsburg, M.A., Bowen, C.N., & Shapiro, S.K. (2014). Increasing Social Approach and Decreasing Social Avoidance in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder during Discrete

Trial Training. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 1443-1453.

Contact information

To learn more about Language and Learning Clinic programs and opportunities for training and research, please contact the Program Director, Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D at: alice.shillingsburg@choa.org or 404-785-9331

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