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American Autism & Rehabilitation Center - Daphne, AL

Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) Job Description

Job Summary: The American Autism & Rehabilitation Center (AARC) is currently seeking to add a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) to our team. The primary function of the BCBA is to plan, develop, and monitor a variety of behavioral support service delivery options to meet the needs of clients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or other behavioral and social/communication challenges. The BCBA also consults with the interdisciplinary team of speech therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and teaches instructional team members regarding pro-active, educational, programming, and behavioral supports; develops and implements comprehensive treatment plans; and collaborates with team members, related services providers, families, and other agencies as appropriate.

In this leadership role, the BCBA will guide the development and expansion of our ABA program. The BCBA will maintain a caseload (approximately 30 hours) which consists of working directly with children and families; however, a portion of time will be allocated to leadership and management activities.

The BCBA is responsible for collaborating with the AARC leadership team to promote onboarding of new employees, monitoring and implementation of programs including knowledge and familiarity with billing and reimbursement. This position is also responsible for developing, supervising and cultivating a growing team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts, and Registered Behavior Therapists (RBTs).

In addition, the BCBA will manage the day to day practices of the program, provide oversight and manage the operating budget, performance metrics, and staffing levels. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, independent individual!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers, conducts, evaluates and supervises the implementation of behavioral assessment measures (e.g., VB-MAPP, Vineland) and functional assessment measures to develop and implement teaching programs that reflect behavioral and other outcomes and objectives identified as priorities by standardized assessments and family centered goals.
  • Develops individualized goals and objectives for home-, community-, and center-based programs and designs behavior support plans based on functional assessment data
  • Ensures appropriate behavioral data systems are implemented such that quantifiable behavioral data is collected at regular intervals to allow for the continual evaluation of behavior plans and the achievement of individual goals and objectives
  • Provide training and supervision of RBTs and instructional aides through observations, meetings, and performance coaching and other methods.
  • Conducts regular caregiver and/or teacher training and consultation
  • Completes all necessary documentation in a timely and satisfactory manner. Ensures that all treatment plans and programs comply with contract requirements, satisfy all relevant insurance certification and other expectations, and meet or exceed professional standards. Maintain highly organized, consistent, thorough, and systematic recordkeeping practices.
  • Oversees and directs the scheduling of RBTs as needed and ensure proper billing entry as required
  • Maintains billable caseload and documents billable hours according to state and federal regulation
  • Develops written reports documenting behavioral recommendations for parents, caregivers and agency personnel in a timely and accurate manner
  • Coordinate with each family and the AARC leadership team to complete appropriate recruiting, selection, training, and retention of trainers and instructional aides
  • Provide staff development, training, and modeling for team members in strategies and methodologies for working with children on the autism spectrum and/or clients who have behavioral, adaptive, and/or social/communication challenges. Conduct in-service training, workshops, and presentations to develop skills and establish consistent practices across AARC’s programs of service. Provide consultation regarding crisis interventions and critical incident supports

Education and Experience Required:

  • Master’s in behavior analysis, BCBA Supervisory, Psychology, special education, social work, speech language pathology, or related field required
  • BCBA certification and/or licensed professional
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience working with the design and implementation of treatment programs and some experience in supervision and training of staff serving individuals with
  • ASDs with a full range of skills and abilities
  • Experience with budgetary and programmatic decision-making
  • Strong leadership and organization skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with staff training and supervision
  • Must be proficient with ABA Program/Goal Development, ABA Behavior Reduction and Skills
  • Must have excellent writing and communication skills, be highly organized with the ability to multitask
  • Must be able to work well as part of an interdisciplinary team

Please Contact: 

Julie Mohler, MS, OTR/L SIPT
Director of Therapy
Reception: 251-210-1632 ext. 105
Fax: 251-625-3152
juliem@americanautismcenter.com

 

Engage Behavioral Health (BCBA)

Immediate Hiring of BCBAs! Apply today!
Are you passionate about Applied Behavior Analysis and want to make a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs? Engage Behavioral Health is now HIRING highly trained Board Certified Behavior Analysts in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia!

Locations include:

  • Three clinics in Tampa, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Pinellas County, FL
  • Hernando County, FL
  • Sarasota and Manatee Counties, FL
  • Muscogee, Hamilton, Talbot, Marion, Stewart & Webster Counties, GA
  • Montgomery, Lee, Macon, Elmore, Bullock, Russell & Barbour Counties, AL
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Alexandria, Fairfax and Woodbridge, VA

Creativity and Leadership
At Engage, we encourage our staff to be creative and innovative in their profession. We foster a community in which our supervisors and therapists are welcome to develop ideas and implement programs that will benefit our clients and families, their co-workers, and our company as a whole. Several of our current specialty programs, employee benefits, and community outreach were initiatives from our team members. We value a collaborative work environment in which everyone functions together as one organization. Join our team
and see your vision come to life making the difference!

What Engage Offers You
Engage is equipped with a fully supportive administrative team that works around the clock to ensure you, the BCBA, has everything needed to be successful. Our administrative team ensures seamless processes in authorizations, scheduling, credentialing, and billing; affording you the freedom to provide quality clinical services.

Flexible Scheduling

  • 100% supervision caseload
  • Remote or Live Supervision/Work from Home
  • State-of- art technology tools
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Effortless Work/Life Balance
  • Benefits
  • Creativity

Job Responsibilities

Clinical and Senior Clinical Supervisors primarily perform the duties and responsibilities of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), demonstrating competency in the assessment and/or treatment of clients through the practice of ABA. They provide direct clinical services to clients and families, supervision of RBTs and the entire therapy team, and trainings to staff, caregivers, and teachers. They ensure the quality culture at Engage, participate in activities for professional growth, and continue to increase their skill sets as BCBAs through trainings and conferences.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a BCBA
  • Experience working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with special needs.
  • Experience administering a variety of assessments including but not limited to the ABLLS-R, VB- MAPP, AFLS and/or Essentials for Living

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation & opportunities for monetary bonuses
  • Professional growth & promotional opportunities within company
  • Supervisor mentoring program
  • Opportunities to develop and implement research projects and collaborate with other experts in the field of ABA
  • Online access to Relias Learning modules for continuing education credits
  • Philanthropic and community outreach opportunities
  • Ability to choose a compensation package that works for you
  • Strong focus on improving your CV through research, publications, and poster & symposium opportunities
  • Opportunities for monthly case reviews, book reviews, and case presentations with colleagues
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Work within our private school, Learning for Life Academy, where we provide a year-round behavior boot camp and education
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Employee discounts on entertainment and other purchases
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays

Apply today! E-mail us at careers@ebhealthgroup.com!

Engage Behavioral Health - Montgomery, Lee, Macon, Elmore Bullock, Russell & Barbour Counties- Alabama

Immediate Hiring of RBTs! Apply today!
Are you passionate about Applied Behavior Analysis and want to make a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs? Engage Behavioral Health is now HIRING highly trained Registered Behavior Technicians in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia!

Locations include:

  • Three clinics in Tampa, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Pinellas County, FL
  • Hernando County, FL
  • Sarasota and Manatee Counties, FL
  • Muscogee, Hamilton, Talbot, Marion, Stewart & Webster Counties, GA
  • Montgomery, Lee, Macon, Elmore, Bullock, Russell & Barbour Counties, AL
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Alexandria, Fairfax and Woodbridge, VA

Creativity and Leadership
At Engage we encourage our staff to be creative and innovative in their profession. We foster a community in which our supervisors and therapists are welcome to develop ideas and implement programs that will benefit our clients and families, their co-workers, and our company as a whole. Several of our current specialty programs, employee benefits, and community outreach were initiatives from our team members. We value a collaborative work environment in which everyone functions together as one organization. Come join our
team and see your vision come to life!

What Engage Offers You
Engage is equipped with a fully supportive administrative team that works around the clock to ensure you, the RBT, have everything needed to be successful. Our administrative team ensures seamless processes in authorizations, scheduling, credentialing, and billing; affording you the freedom to provide quality clinical services.

Job Responsibilities
The Registered Behavior Technician practices under the consistent and on-going supervision of a BCBA or BCaBA. The RBT provides ABA services to children with special needs and their families. The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of ABA services with clients across environments.

Job Requirements

  • Must be an RBT
  • Experience working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with special needs.

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation & opportunities for monetary bonuses
  • Professional growth & promotional opportunities within company
  • Supervisor mentoring program
  • Opportunities to develop and implement research projects and collaborate with other experts in the field of ABA
  • Online access to Relias Learning modules for continuing education credits
  • Philanthropic and community outreach opportunities
  • Ability to choose a compensation package that works for you
  • Strong focus on improving your CV through research, publications, and poster & symposium opportunities
  • Opportunities for monthly case reviews, book reviews, and case presentations with colleagues
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Employee discounts on entertainment and other purchases
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Job Type: Full-time

Apply today! E-mail us at careers@ebhealthgroup.com!

 

Glenwood, Inc. - Director of ABA Services - Birmingham, AL

Job Title: Director of ABA Services

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours: Full-time/Monday- Friday

SUMMARY

The Director of ABA Services will direct, lead and supervise ABA services at Glenwood ensuring quality clinical treatment based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA); within the guidelines of all accrediting groups. The Director will manage and assign caseloads meeting productivity requirements.  Collaborates and communicates effectively with multiple internal programs and external customers in designing, implementing, and monitoring behavioral intervention plans.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Direct, lead, and supervise ABA services
  • Follow accrediting agencies standards
  • Exercise discretion and judgment in the management of ABA Services and within the established policies and procedures of Glenwood
  • Prepare/review documentation associated with ABA Services; behavior intervention plans, behavioral data, ABC sheets, quarterly review of progress, etc. Writing, reviewing, and evaluating treatment goals
  • Participates in the performance improvement process
  • Manages conflict resolution in a positive manner
  • Understand and meet identified deadlines
  • Manage productivity requirements
  • Directs and implements ABA training for agency staff

COMPETENCIES:

  • Exhibits professionalism at all level
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Proven management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; use of computer systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ABA treatment techniques and treatment program designs for individuals with ASD and Severe Emotional Disturbances
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail (Interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work well within teams are essential)

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Experience in program development - (Prior experience relating to the assessment and treatment of those with a diagnosis of autism)
  • A minimum of 3 years as a BCBA working with individuals with ASD
  • A minimum of 5 years-experience managing ABA services

QUALIFICATIONS: Microsoft Office

EDUCATION/LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • PhD, BCBA-D preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Psychology, ore related field
  • Active Certification as a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) required

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to pass required background screens: criminal; educational, motor vehicle report –acceptable to agency’s insurer, clearance with AL DHR child abuse registry; ABI/FBI registry; pre-employment post-offer drug screen and physical; the ability to acquire, perform, and maintain certification in first aid, CPR, Managing Crisis Safely (MCS).

Glenwood, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Human Resource Office 205-969-2880 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis. 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled 

If you are interested in joining the Glenwood ABA team, please contact and send your resume or CV to Paul Agostini, pagostini@glenwood.org

Visit our website at www.glenwood.org

Glenwood, Inc. - BCBA - Birmingham, AL

Job Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Hours: Full-time/Monday - Friday

SUMMARY:

Glenwood, Inc. has an exciting opportunity to join our ABA Services team as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  Our team provides ABA services to individuals with autism of all ages in educational, residential, and day habilitation environments.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Work collaboratively with agency professionals to ensure that individuals served on assigned caseload are provided highest quality behavior analytic services available
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments, including descriptive assessments and functional analyses
  • Develop Behavior Intervention Plans/Skill Acquisition Programming
  • Create and monitor data collection systems
  • Provide competency-based staff training on behavior intervention plans and skill acquisition programming
  • Supervise Registered Behavior Technicians/RBTs
  • Provide crisis management, consultation, plan monitoring, and feedback as needed
  • Complete related paperwork including progress reports and billing documentation
  • Assist in the development and implementation of ABA staff training programs in a variety of settings, as assigned

EXPERIENCE: 1+ year(s) of experience in the field of developmental disabilities

EDUCATION/LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • MA/MS/M.Ed.  In psychology, special education, or related field, concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA
  • Current AL driver’s license and must be insurable through Glenwood’s contracting insurer.
  • Certification in agency provided training in 1st Aid, CPR, MCS (Managing Crisis Safely)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must clear all background checks and pre-hire testing.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Salary starting in the $50,000+ range
  • Health, dental and vision insurance (2 options) through BC/BS of Alabama (United Way). Life, accident and disability insurance paid for by the agency
  • AFLAC Critical Illness Coverage
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • 9 paid holidays each year
  • More than 16 days of paid leave during first year of employment, 21 days after first year
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program paid for by the agency
  • Free lunch
  • Tuition assistance (limited)
  • Preschool tuition discount for children

BCBA-SPECIFIC BENEFITS:

  • Assessment room specifically designed for conducting functional analyses
  • Research opportunities
  • Collaboration with other BCBAs- Glenwood’s behavior analysts all work together in one department
  • No assigned duties unrelated to providing ABA services
  • Journal Club
  • Regular working hours
  • No travel requirements
  • Agency paid conferences and CEUs
  • Other expenses for maintaining certification paid for by the agency (renewal fees, etc.)
  • Opportunities to work with a variety of clients, ranging from preschoolers to adults

Glenwood, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Human Resource Office 205-969-2880 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis. 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

If you are interested in joining the Glenwood ABA team, please contact and send your resume or CV to Paul Agostini, pagostini@glenwood.org

Visit our website at www.glenwood.org

Milestones Behavioral Group - Birmingham, AL

Milestone Behavioral Group - Birmingham, AL

Milestones is hiring a Behavior Technician who is currently pursuing certification toward the BCaBA or BCBA credential. This postition allows you to work up to 30 hours per week and earn a competitive hourly wage while accruing field experience and supervision toward BACB certification. 

Typical hours are Mondaty through Friday 9am - 5:30pm with 2-3 breaks per day. 
Schedules are very flexible for full time students.

Gain experience working in a variety of settings with children ages 2 to 18 with different abilities. 

E-Mail ashlie@milestonesaba.com with your resume or CV. 
Therapy@milestonesaba.com

 

The Learning Tree - Mobile, Alabama

Job title: Instructional Supports Specialist
Work Location: Mobile, AL
Division/Department: Instructional Supports
Reports to: Coordinator of Instructional Supports
 -Full-time
 -Part-time

- Exempt
 -Nonexempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: shall include but is not limited to the following:
 o serves as models of professional skills for ISMs at all times
 o provides technical assistance with software and technology in support of the mission of the instructional supports department
 o recommendation of acquisition of equipment as needed by the department and consultants
 o attendance at all Instructional Supports Review Committee (ISRC) meetings
 o assistance in coordination of reward assessments and construction of rewards for behavior programs
- assistance in development of appropriate Functional Behavioral Assessments, including but not limited to:
  o Functional Assessment Interviews
  o ABLLS assessments
  o Time distribution graphs
  o structured observational assessments
  o structured descriptive assessments
  o Analogue Functional Analysis
- assists in staff training for behavior programs by:
  o maintenance of records for all current programs to be trained
  o maintenance of records of staff trained by ISMs on all behavior plans
- ensures quality of ISM training by:
  o training new ISMs in competency training techniques
  o observing ISM training activities and providing feedback to ISM
- independently observing staff implementation of behavior support plans and identify for additional training needs
- completes supervision and performance appraisal of ISMs as assigned by CIS
- assists in maintenance of office records, including but not limited to:
 o progress note filing
 o Medicaid behavior management documentation
 o behavior support plan approval documentation
 o behavior support plan renewal time table and assignments by CIS
- assists in development of and assistance to staff to implement clinical initiatives to equip direct care staff with new competencies, including but not limited to:
 o discrete trial training
 o incidental teaching of language
 o IEP skill training
 o PCIP skill training
- assists CIS to ensure effective and appropriate use of consultant activities in all areas, including but not limited to:
 o clinical prioritization
 o time management, including consultant visit preparation and activity scheduling
 o documentation of services and recommendations
 o provision of documentation of service delivery by consultants for monthly billing
 o compliance with all program and regulatory agency policies and procedures
 o responsive action of ISM staff on all consultant recommendations
 o evaluation of consultant's work and productivity on quarterly basis
- assists CIS to ensure Rights Protection Committee requirements are met in areas of program review and relevant facility oversight
- assists CIS to ensure behavioral services staff provide training as needed on behavioral programming issues
- assists CIS to provide effective leadership on supervisory team to communicate and coordinate with Campus Supervisor and all other department supervisors
- participation in crisis management procedures, to include, but not limited to: lifting and lowering individuals to and from the floor, standing from kneeling position and dropping to kneeling position while physically controlling an individual, blocking attempted blows and bites, transporting individuals in crisis state, and deflecting blows from thrown objects
- other duties deemed necessary by the Regional Director to ensure quality of care for students

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum of Master's degree in Psychology or Education, certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst given preference; minimum of one year's experience with developmental disabilities; Good driving record preferred.
Physical Requirements:
- Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
- Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal standards

Mobile Bay ABA Autism Center - BCaBA/BCBA - Mobile, AL
Job Description

Provide Applied Behavior Analysis to outpatient clients. Prepare and maintain records and reports pertaining to patient evaluation and treatment plans. Supervise Masters-level students when
appropriate.
Responsibilities:
•        Administer assessments including VB MAPP, ABLLS, Essentials for Living, Functional Assessments, and Functional Analysis.
•        Implement data collection, review, and modify treatment according to data.
•        Create and modify Individualized Treatment Plans for each child on caseload as needed.
•        Document progress on goals and report to insurance as needed by completing Plan of Care.
•        Instruct, motivate, and assist children to learn and improve functional activities.
•        Facilitate and provide training for a Natural Teaching Environment where appropriate.
•        Observe patients during treatment, compile, and evaluate data on patient progress
•        Train/supervise behavior technicians in implementing ABA treatment strategies.
•        Directly observe and manage treatment implementation by behavior technicians.
•        Review technician’s documentation, data collection, and provide feedback as needed.
•        Complete consultation notes at each consultation and submit in medical chart
•        Confer with members of ABA therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs.
•        Provide assistance to any patient when requested.
•        Lead Behavior Technician staff meetings/trainings weekly.
•        Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
•        Complete billing sheets accordingly for authorized insurance codes and submit in designated time frames.
•        Communicate through checking voicemail and email regularly.
•        Maintain ongoing communication with parent regarding child’s progress and plan of care.
•        Prepare and conduct Staff Performance Reviews with Director.
•        Provide supervision to BCBA candidates as outlined in the BCBA Supervision Contract.
 
Competencies:
•         Attention to Detail - the ability to see and pay attention to details; the ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object, and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
•       Attitude Toward Others - maintaining a positive, open, and objective attitude toward others
•       Commitment to the Job - motivation from within oneself to stay focused and committed to a task
•       Emotional Control - the ability to maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations; a measure of self-composure in a difficult situation and the ability to act objectively, rather than impulsively or emotionally
•       Enjoyment of the Job - the feeling that one's job is both fulfilling and rewarding and that it has a positive and useful benefit.
•       Flexibility - the ability to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change with minimal personal resistance
•        Handling Stress - the ability to balance and defuse inner tensions and stresses; the ability to appropriately separate yourself from stressful situations and maintain your own sense of inner peace.
 
Requirements
•      Minimum of a Master’s degree and active Alabama license in Applied Behavior Analysis
•      Certified with the Behavior Analysis Certification Board
•       Must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral
•       Must complete Continuing Education courses as outlined by the BACB
•       Must complete supervision courses as outlined by the BACB
•       Obtain and possess and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification and re-certification every 2 years
•       Maintain a clear criminal record
•       Successfully manage behavior technicians
•       Exhibit superior organizational skills

Physical Demands:
•         Must have full physical dexterity/agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required.
•         Must have sufficient corrected or uncorrected vision to carry out all duties and responsibilities.
•        Need to be able to lift and carry pediatric population (weight ranging from 5 to 100 lbs.)
•        Reasonable accommodations can be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.

Work Environment:
•     Multidisciplinary clinic that uses collaborative approach
•     Inside office workplace where patients meet with therapists
•     Comfortable environment for children and parents

Disclaimer
The above statements reflect general functions of this job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements inherent in this job. The immediate supervisor may elaborate on or add to the above list if the duties come within the employee’s realm of responsibility. Spectrum Therapies is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
 
Phone: 251.287.2442
Cell: 205.563.2435
Fax: 251.650.1576