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BCBA- Autism Services

Board Certified Behavioral Analyst Consultant - Autism

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or a related field with an emphasis in behavior analysis with a minimum of two years experience with behavior management required. Applicants must be certified as a behavior analyst / BCBA. Valid Maryland driver’s license required.
Program Description: The BCBA Consultant is responsible for the assessment, development, data monitoring, and oversight of the treatment and behavior plans for children up to 6 years of age with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The BCBA Consultant must ensure that all treatment and behavior plans are based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. In addition, the BCBA Consultant will provide supervision to the Behavior Technicians on his/her team which will include training, support, and evaluation. The BCBA Consultant will provide on-going collaboration, communication and training with the client’s parents. 
A. Clinical Duties
1. Development, implementation and review of behavior management plans.
2. Collection and analysis of behavioral data.
3. Train/monitor implementation of behavior management plans.
4. Maintain current knowledge of appropriate resources available to care givers.
5. The BCBA Consultant will report to Director of Children’s Services and will adhere to ethical standards in HIPPA and the BCBA Consultant code of ethics. 
6. Conduct Functional Assessments while providing behavioral consultation directed to developing the VB MAPP curriculum and implementing behavior plans within the classroom environment.           
B. Communication and Documentation
1. Record behavioral data as needed.
2. Contribute to a data base which documents the effectiveness of strategies and                  interventions.
3. Complete documentation needed for supervision.
4. Provide clinical and administrative supervisors with relevant information.
5. Maintain and document contacts with outside liaisons.
6. Follow all agency policies and procedures.
7. The BCBA Consultant will be responsible for direct support with the clients, duties will include implementation of skill acquisition programs, data collection and entry, maintaining objective session notes, and maintaining accurate records of billable time. 
C. Team/Agency Cohesion
1.  Attend supervision with immediate supervisor.
2. Attend and participate in all pertinent treatment team/agency meetings, training and activities.
3. Attend clinical supervision with appropriate consultant.
4. Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality services.                   
D. Physical Requirements
1. Apply approved non-aversive behavior management techniques to include physical restraints and/or carries.
2. Restrain/hold consumers in the course of behavioral management as needed.
3. Maintain a high energy level.
4. Maintain a calm demeanor throughout therapeutic interventions.
5. Maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, sitting on the floor, running, lifting) as                situations demand.
E. Other duties as assigned.
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