SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide consultation to assigned school and program clients in the application of Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBiS) methods based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop Individualized service plans (ISPs) for 10 program clients and their families who are identified in collaboration with the School’s Educational Support Team (EST).
- Deliver services as outlined in the ISP
- Monitor, evaluate and revise client/ family ISPs.
- Work within assigned school to implement all tiers of PBiS
- Serve as a member of the school’s EST
- Provide supports to students referred to the EST but not formally referred for an ISP
- Observe and support school rules to/for all students within the time constraints of the other duties described herein
- Provide coaching to school personnel regarding incidents involving implementation of PBiS implementation and the application of school rules as appropriate
- Model and support the School’s efforts to improve school climate and implement PBiS principles and procedures
- Attend and conduct PBiS training and meetings as negotiated with school leadership
- Perform other duties as assigned by the SBBIS Program Director.
- Conduct and direct behavioral assessments for referred children and youth
- Develop Individualized behavior plans
- Monitor, evaluate and revise behavior plans
- The BC will, under the direct supervision of a BCBA or Senior Behavior Analyst, manage the behavior planning component of all assigned cases.
- Train and supervise staff in the implementation and evaluation of behavior plans
- Provide ongoing consultation with WCMHS case managers and school-based case managers.
- Provide ongoing consultation to families as directed
- Participate on educational/clinical teams in school, community and mental health settings.
- Provide for staff training as part of the training team
- Perform case manager duties (as described in the SBBIS Case Manager Job Description) as assigned
Training in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and experience working with children and youth who present serious emotional and behavioral challenges and/or autism is required. Experience working in school settings is desirable. Completion (or ongoing progress toward the completion) of the coursework required to sit for the BCBA examination is required. Possession of a Master’s degree or enrollment and participation in a Master’s degree program is required. Minimum 1 year experience as a Behavior Interventionist (or equivalent) preferred.
OR Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst in good standing.
Possession of a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record and access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle are required.
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and execute physical restraints.
Full time (40 hours per week) with benefits.