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Behavior Consultant

at Capitol Autism Services

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 42

Job Description

Location:
Northern California

Job Code:
BC

# of Openings:
2

Behavior Consultant
Reports to: Director of Clinical Services                            Status: Part Time/Full Time    
Work Site: Capitol Autism Services                                    Salary Range: DOE   
Date Approved: September, 2012                                       Approved:  CEO                

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment programs for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and developmental disabilities in home, school, and/or clinic-based settings. The Consultant responsibilities include ongoing assessment, development of individualized goals and related behavior/treatment plans, ensuring treatment efficacy, client safety, adherence to internal policies and procedures, and regulatory compliance and documentation required by various funding sources.  Provide ongoing hands-on training, support, and supervision of direct care staff and parents/guardians in ABA, program implementation, treatment protocols, and data collection to ensure overall quality and consistency of service provision.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.    Supervision of individual clinical programs and staff to ensure treatment efficacy
2.    Assessment utilizing various developmental/behavioral tool(s) to determine current skills and areas of need
3.    Development of objective, measureable goals and individualized behavior/treatment plans across domain areas
4.    Writes clinically sound, professional, and data-based assessments, update reports, and intervention plans
5.    Provides supervision, training, motivation, leadership, and support to direct care staff at various levels
6.    Conducts parent/guardian training in ABA principles and hands-on program implementation
7.    Provides accurate reporting of client data, progress towards goals, session notes and time
8.    Adheres to requirements of funding sources for documentation, program design, and treatments protocols
9.    Functions as liaison between the organization, families, employees, and funding sources
10.    Lead/attend required organizational and client meetings
11.    Responsible for meeting productivity requirements
12.    Adheres to guidelines for ethical and responsible conduct
13.    Ensures regulatory compliance across various state, federal, and medical insurance funding sources
14.    Adheres to Capitol Autism Services’ policies and procedures
15.    Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of BA/BS in psychology, education, or related field, MA/MS preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year direct experience and program development with children and/or adolescents with ASD
  • Minimum of 1 year experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments
  • Minimum of 1 year supervising and managing direct care staff


SPECIAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to pass DOJ background/fingerprint screens; provide proof of negative TB test or chest x-ray
  • Strong clinical, supervisory, organizational, time-management and leadership skills
  • Ability to maintain composure, problem solve, and demonstrate flexibility
  • Ability to maintain customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions
  • Demonstrate good judgment, decision-making, and communication skills across individuals
  • Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate clearly, write professionally, collaborate, and present self professionally
  • Proof of valid California drivers license and auto insurance
  • Reliable transportation and ability to travel within Organization’s service area
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office and the Internet; ability to read and write the English language
  • This position requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and visual acuity, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs


BENEFITS (Full-time):

  • Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance, 401K
  • Voluntary life insurance, AD&D and AFLAC
  • Paid time off (PTO)