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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Company: Sherwood Autism Center
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) 06/2022FLSA Classification:ExemptReports to:Director of Training and Related ServicesJob DescriptionSummary:Do you want to play an integral role in a dynamic organization? We are looking for a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) who wants to assist our organization. The right candidate will enjoy learning new tasks and taking on a variety of responsibilities while working in an up-beat, nonprofit environment.Sherwood Autism Center fosters a team environment, you will work toward one goal: making sure our adults lead active and independent lives. It's more than a career; it's a fulfilling way of life.Essential Functions:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Observes clients, makes recommendations, and assists with implementation by modeling interventions, coaching and providing instruction of intervention procedures. Conducts functional behavior assessments and develops behavior intervention plans to support clients. Develops and conducts professional development for staff. Develops instructional strategy materials (includes reports) to support the staff. Provides case management to clients referred for specific social and emotional supports. Works in conjunction with the client's service team to address client and agency needs/priorities. Develops data collection systems in collaboration with staff to track behavior and progress towards goals. Collaborates with outside service providers. Participate in monthly consultation team meeting to discuss barriers and new initiatives from consultants. Develop and participate in presentations, workshops, and/or trainings for staff. Foster and promote a cooperative working climate, maximizing productivity and employee moraleWork Environment:The Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) position is located within our Special Education Department . You will be in the midst of activity and energy. This position is: A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education A job for all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to applyBenefits:Sherwood Autism Center recognizes the value of benefits to our employees. We offer competitive wages, and ongoing training. Full time employees are eligible for our robust, comprehensive benefits program including: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Ancillary benefit options including Voluntary Short term disability, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness and Cancer Plan, Voluntary Hospital Indemnity as well as an Employee Assistance Program. 10 company paid holidays Generous PTO/Vacation Paid Professional Development Opportunities Employee Referral Program with bonuses up to $500What is Sherwood Autism Center?Sherwood Autism Center is a non-profit committed to our mission to educate, equip, and empower children and adults with autism as well as other developmental disabilities to promote independence in family and community life by providing the highest quality services. Since our founding in 1974, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving our community though a wide range of impactful educational, vocational, and behavioral health programs.The Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) must be able to prioritize, organize and communicate with all levels of the organization. They should be able to maintain confidentiality, be a critical thinker, as well as be concise and detail oriented. You must have a positive demeanor, and great customer service skills.Affirmative Action/EEO Statement:Sherwood Autism Center is committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment because we know that many of the greatest ideas and discoveries as well as best examples of service come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences. We believe that everyone is an equal member of society and should be treated with dignity, respect and kindness. Because we believe inclusivity is critical to our success, Sherwood provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under Federal, State and local law.Required Education and Experience: 1+ year experience working as a BCBA or in a similar Behavior Analytic role (supervision of treatment or intervention planning including de livery of training on ABA principles) Be in good standing with the BACB and states of Mo/KS as a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst Experience working with or within the public education system, multidisciplinary teams, day habilitation or clinical setting A strong desire to work with a dynamic team and advance their knowledge and skills in ABA An important requirement for all our direct care staff: we require a successful completion of our physical fitness POET assessment prior to commencement of all applicable positions. If you do not pass, we reserve the right to adjust or rescind any offers as needed. Level 1 Medication Aid (must be obtained within 6 months of employment)Preferred Education and Experience: 3+ year experience working as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst within a school setting, natural environment or clinical setting and supervising registered behavior technicians Strong understanding of the IEP process Strong consultation skills, such as building rapport, communication with multidisciplinary teams, knowledgeable of PBIS, ABA, SCM Strong writing and scheduling skills with efficient time managementPI195354443

Keywords: Sherwood Autism Center, Kansas City , Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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