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Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst

Company: Easterseals Louisiana
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:


  • Function in a supervisory capacity and provide oversight to all areas of programming including the training of ABA Therapist and Interventionists (if applicable)
  • Assist in the development, facilitation, and follow-up training in Applied Behavior Analysis, using both discrete trial training and natural environment training models of teaching.
  • Facilitate and assist in the development and identification of resources and support information for clients and their families
  • Provide model teaching and other direct instructional support including, but not limited to, practicum supervision/teaching, class instruction, caretaker/family training, and in-service instruction to other support professionals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of assessment tools, conduct functional assessments and analyses when appropriate, and develop appropriate behavior strategies to teach appropriate replacement behaviors and reduce maladaptive behaviors.
  • Work collaboratively with staff and families to promote positive student behavior by providing professional development that targets research, evidenced-based strategies, and modeling of instructional practices to support staff in their implementation of positive support
  • Create an ongoing data collection system to establish baseline and programmatic efficacy for all consumers, and analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming.
  • Assist in the development of behavior plans/treatment plans for all consumers with a focus on teaching and other antecedent strategies for reducing problematic behavior(s).
  • Engage children/families on the waiting list for admission to ESL Chartwell Center to provide supportive services/ABA instruction until full admission to the school.
  • Develop and provide a menu of ABA-oriented training to provide for caregivers/families in the home setting.
  • Become certified in the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) model of care and assist in the development of a clinic where this service can be provided at the ESL Chartwell Center during after-school hours.
  • Meet as needed with supervised staff to discuss ongoing consumer issues and to provide support when necessary.
  • Submit mileage reimbursement as needed for OPSB not to exceed 25 miles for travel to other schools.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Receives supervision from a BCBA and follows the Behavior Analyst Certification Board's policy on supervising BCaBAs and ensures the required documentation is completed.
    • Master's Degree in applied behavior analysis, special education, psychology or related discipline
    • Current State Licensed and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA, as certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)
    • Preferred - Classroom teaching experience
    • Keep current with the literature, new research findings, and resources. In addition, continuing education courses to maintain BCaBA certification are necessary
    • Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills. Safety-Care Crisis Prevention Training is a plus.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff
    • Experience working with various funding streams and other third-party sources
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Proficient in computer skills, especially using Outlook, Word, Excel, and customized databases
    • Understanding and the ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with staff and clients in all circumstances
    • Program development, evaluation, solid organizational skills, and public speaking
    • Good interpersonal skills, ability to relate well with persons from a variety of socioeconomic and cultural groups
    • Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, practical learning skills, enthusiasm, and an ability to complete tasks in a timely and accurate mannerPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS-with or without accommodation:
      • The employee is regularly required to operate a computer, file and retrieve written documents, communicate with others on the phone and in person;
      • The employee is frequently required to walk, sit, use hands, and lift and/or move lightweight items;
      • Ability to move independently or with reasonable accommodation within the facility and community.WORKING CONDITIONS
        • This position requires travel to and from partnering schools. Individuals must have reliable transportation.
        • Work is performed in a normal office environment and a school environment.
        • Valid Louisiana Driver's License

Keywords: Easterseals Louisiana, New Orleans , Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, Professions , New Orleans, Louisiana

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