Hope Network Center for Autism is seeking a Assistant Behavior Analyst to become a key member of a multidisciplinary Autism treatment model. Hope Network provides center based ABA services at several sites including Grand Rapids, Holland and now East Lansing. The Center for Autism in collaboration with a major university will offer a unique diagnostic and treatment environment. ABA services are provided for learner diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder ranging in age from 1 year 6 months through 21 years old. The CFA offers Safety Care Training, tuition reimbursement, continuing education, and a leadership career path. The CFA is a founding member of the Michigan Behavior Analytic Providers (MiBAP) association. The CFA is part of the larger Behavioral Health Service line within Hope Network providing a full range of services with persons with mental illness and developmental disabilities
The Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst is a key associate at Hope Network whose primary responsibilities include development, coordination, and implementation of behavioral assessments and programming. Provide training and supervision to Behavior Technicians on programming.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of job functions. This job description is in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as assigned.
1. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential requirement of this position.
a. Adhere to all BACB, PCP and agency requirements for behavioral programming and management.
b. Complete Service Activity Logs (SALs) and progress notes within 48 hours of contact with a client, when appropriate.
c. Train and supervise ABA/ Behavioral Technician as assigned.
a. Provide one-on-one therapy as needed.
b. Assist BCBA by conducting assessments related to the needs of behavioral interventions (stimulus preference assessments, functional assessments, staff performance assessments)
c. Conduct assessments (VB-MAPP, PEAK, AFLS, Vineland).
d. Provide staff and caregiver training.
e. Analyze and summarize results of assessments.
f. Write reports and complete documentation in timely manner.
g. Conduct feeding and toilet training programs, consult and provide training for parents/community members/school staff.
h. Assist with implementation of an assigned learner’s deceleration plan, as needed.
i. Design, implement, and systematically monitor skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs under supervision of a BCBA.
j. Assist BCBA by researching the literature related to specific learners programs.
k. Oversee the implementation of behavior analytic programs by others.
l. Adhere to ethical standards of HIPPA and BCBA code of ethics.
m. Conduct naturalistic observation of learners as directed by a BCBA
n. Other duties as assigned.
Educational / Talent Requirements:
1. Bachelor degree from an accredited university in any discipline.
2. Passing score on Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) exam
3. Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.
Work Experience Requirements:
1. Three (3) years prior employment experience in behavioral analytics and programming experience.
2. Clinical experience providing treatment to children and adults with autism.
3. Clinical experience in clinic and home based ABA programming.