Certified Behavioral Analyst Job

Children's Health - Patient Care Assistants and Technicians Careers

Job Number: 51543

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 3-24-2017

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing therapeutic clinical services in the mode of applied behavior analysis (ABA) in assigned clinical area, for providing integrated parent education regarding ABA interventions, for participating in program development and implementation, for providing behavioral consultation to schools and community resources as needed for patient care and follow-up, and for supervising registered behavior therapist, students and/or trainees in the delivery of ABA services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assess patient needs through clinical interviews, behavioral observations, chart/history review, and direct patient/family interaction; design and implement ABA treatment plans, including individual, group, classroom, and/or family behavior interventions; evaluate and document patient progress; provide parent education and supportive training regarding ABA therapy interventions; and consult with members of the multidisciplinary team to develop optimal treatment plans for patients requiring ABA based interventions as part of their care

Participate in duties pertinent to the ABA program, including involvement in multi-disciplinary intake and triage meetings, interaction with referral programs and collaborating agencies, and coordination of patient care; develop/utilize appropriate outcome measures to evaluate patient progress in targeted behavioral intervention areas; provide community and family education and consultation around ABA interventions

Provide direct supervision to registered behavioral therapists, students, and/or trainees who are providing ABA therapy and/or participating in research or outcome measure initiatives

Ability to meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description is an essential function of the job

Participate in other duties and /or special projects as applicable, including program development and program implementation under the direction of the Director and other multidisciplinary staff

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum 1-2 years of job related experience, Required

1-2 years of post-BCBA experience, Preferred

EDUCATION:

Graduate or professional work or advanced degree; or equivalent experience, Required

Master’s level degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy or counseling, Required

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

Board Certification as a Certified Behavior Analyst from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BCBA), Required

CPR, Required

"Initial Pediatric Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behavior (PPMAB) training must be completed within 60 days of hire and renewed annually, unless an exception is identified.", Required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly and may require walking or standing to a significant degree.


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