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Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

Company: Easterseals Central Texas
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Easterseals Central Texas in Carrollton, TX is looking to hire a full-time Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to lead our Autism Treatment Team. Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want the opportunity to put your psychology skills to good use? Would you like to join a human services nonprofit committed to improving the well-being of its community? If so, please read on!This education position in human services earns a competitive wage. We provide excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), short- and long-term disability, a 403(b) plan, an employee assistance program, a future mom's program, and life insurance. If this sounds like the right human services opportunity to use your psychology expertise, apply today to join our nonprofit!ABOUT EASTERSEALS CENTRAL TEXASEasterseals Central Texas began in 1937 as the Texas Society for Crippled Children. In 1949, a small building was dedicated as the Austin Cerebral Palsy Center serving a small population of Central Texas residents. Almost twenty years later, we became the Capital Area Rehabilitation Center, expanding our services, programs, and the persons served. Today, our services are focused on multiple areas of care that create successful outcomes for clients from birth to advanced age. Our mission is to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people's everyday lives.Our services are only as effective as the quality of the people who make up our team. To achieve our mission, we strive to attract and retain talented and committed staff who believe in our cause. This is why we provide competitive compensation, great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth.A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with our nonprofit, you're responsible for developing and implementing programs or activities designed to improve the lives of children with autism and their families. You individualize each treatment plan according to the client's unique needs to assist in enhancing their quality of life by acknowledging weaknesses to overcome and strengths to build on. Through routine communication, you encourage the client's family and friends to get involved in the client's treatment to help them maintain skills learned in therapy sessions.In addition, you brainstorm ideas and develop procedures to expand and improve our autism services to continuously benefit our clients with special needs. Using program criteria and standardized tests, you conduct assessments to identify the skill levels of our child clients as well as create evaluation reports incorporating assessment tools, caregiver reports, and professional reports. You coach clients or family members on how to incorporate new skills into normal routines at home and in other natural environments, including school, childcare centers, church, playgroups, or a relative's home.Based on the initial plan of care, you also develop short- and long-term treatment goals, plans, and objectives for your clients as well as make weekly updates to the plan based on your client's progress. You provide training and support to help clients reach their goals as well as instruct clients and family members on the proper usage of adaptive equipment and assistive technology. You always ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures when engaging with clients and reporting their information. As needed, you also provide supervision to our ABA trainees and serve as a case manager for students in our programs. Having a job that combines your passion for education and psychology brings you great fulfillment, and you take great pride in knowing you're good at what you do!QUALIFICATIONS FOR A BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)Master's degree in behavior analysis, psychology, education, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, or a related fieldBoard certified and licensed as a behavior analystCertified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to provide supervisionAt least 1 year of experience working with children with Autism or Autism Spectrum DisorderProficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, OR the ability to learn independentlyCurrent driver's license and proof of insuranceDo you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Can you handle confidential information with discretion? Are you able to effectively motivate and inspire others to put forth their best effort? Can you maintain a positive and professional attitude? Do you work well in a collaborative environment? If yes, you might just be perfect for this education position with our human services nonprofit!WORK SCHEDULE FOR A BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)This full-time psychology education position with our human services nonprofit typically works during the day.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HUMAN SERVICES TEAM?If you feel that you have the right education and psychology expertise for this Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) job with our nonprofit, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Location: 75010

Keywords: Easterseals Central Texas, Carrollton , Board Certified Behavioral Analyst, Professions , Carrollton, Texas

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