Careers & Benefits

Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Connecticut
Category: Early Intervention Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct and indirect services to support families and team members in Benchmark’s Autism Birth to Three Program.
  • Responsible for providing training as needed, writing short term goals and objectives based on family priorities and curriculum based assessment.
  • Monitor children’s progress, review data collection, and evaluate the course of treatment to ensure successful outcomes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations, including those outlined in the Connecticut Birth to Three Program Regulations.
  • Develop rapport with children, families, and team members to promote a healthy learning environment.
  • Assist in tracking and analyzing data.
  • Utilize coaching as a style of interaction and natural environment teaching.
  • Develop goals and objectives based on family needs and the child’s assessment.
  • Train staff to ensure successful implementation of teaching techniques.
  • Administer competency based performance evaluations and provide feedback.
  • Provide research-based strategies and literature to support families and team members.
  • Maintain consistent communication with team members.
  • Assist with observations of interventionists.
  • Coordinate and facilitate quarterly team meetings.
  • Participate in Birth to Three sponsored trainings, meetings and learning opportunities as appropriate.
  • Assist with reviewing IFSP and related documents as requested.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and individuals we serve

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Respectful to others and ability to collaborate well with team.
  • Knowledge of Connecticut’s Birth to Three early intervention program and best practices for early intervention service delivery.
  • Confident in adapting to various learning styles to meet the needs of each child and their
    individualized treatment plan.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Natural Learning Environment Practices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must have met and passed the educational, experiential and examination requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
  • Candidates must hold an active license by the department of public health
  • Valid Connecticut driver’s license.
  • Familiar with a variety of teaching techniques including: positive reinforcement, shaping, chaining, and prompting.
  • Knowledge of Early Start Denver Model and/or open to training in the implementation of ESDM strategies.
  • One year of experience working with children with Autism in early intervention.
  • Management experience preferred.
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