Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) – Champaign, IL

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Hope

Champaign, IL

We are seeking a contractual BCBA to provide services in the Champaign, IL area!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in applied behavior analysis or Master’s degree in related discipline (e.g. clinical psychology), with major coursework in behavior analysis and modification, from a graduate program accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis.
Experience and or specialized knowledge in one or more of the following: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities; Autism Spectrum Disorders. Knowledge of psychopharmacology and/or Mental Health issues also helpful.
Credentialed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst or certification pending with successful completion of qualifying examination.
The ability to communicate clearly and effectively (both written and orally) in a professional manner, with all levels of employees (professionals, teachers, paraprofessionals, direct-care, etc.). Also, the ability to interact effectively on a multidisciplinary team.
Experience working with individuals who have intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism and dual diagnosis (ID + Axis I) is preferred.
Experience in functional assessment, behavior program development/monitoring, and competency-based staff training procedures in program implementation. Additional expertise in discrete trial training, functional communication training, prompting, prompt fading/ differential reinforcement schedules, and crisis intervention strategies is preferred.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Functional Assessment: Carried out at one of three levels, Level I (“Informal,” where motivation for exhibiting maladaptive behaviors is identified by analysis of information obtained from caregivers through interviews and questionnaires); Level II (“Descriptive,” based upon actual observations of the individual at various times of day and repeated observations across time); and Level III (“Analogue,” based upon actual presentation of antecedent stimuli and response consequences).

Design of Data Collection Systems: Design and implement data collection forms and procedures, to best quantify behavior data across various environments and settings.

Data Analysis: Plot and systematically analyze program and baseline data in terms of levels, trends, variability, and functional relationships.
Design of Behavior Support Plans (BSP’s): Design behavior support plans, based upon functional assessment and data analysis.

Training:
Implementation of Interventions and/or to collect Data: Training includes specific and detailed information and demonstration on how to conduct planned interventions and how to collect appropriate data, with appropriate return demonstration by staff.
Orientation Training: Orientation training concerning basic principles of behavior analysis, overview of intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental illness, dual diagnosis, Etc.
Attend and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings.
Participate actively in problem-solving; provide solution-oriented and proactive recommendations; maintain effective and respectful interactions; communicate clearly and effectively; practice in accord with APA and BACB ethical standards.
Maintain compliance with all applicable DHS regulations and licensure requirements.
Assumes responsibility as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of individuals as outlined in the agency’s policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

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2019-06-27T20:04:05+00:00June 27th, 2019|