Behavior Consultant – ABA (Butler, PA) Glade Run Lutheran Services Glade Run Lutheran Services 62 reviews

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Position Summary: The Behavior Consultant – ABA (BC-ABA) works with the collaboration of a treatment team which may include a Mobile Therapist, Behavior Health Technician, teachers, vocational training counselors, medical providers and especially family members. Parent education and support is essential. Services are available in Allegheny, Butler, and Beaver counties.
Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) provide behavioral health treatment to children up to age 21 who have a current DSM or ICD mental health diagnosis and require behavioral support. The services use professional staff and natural supports to create a network of support around an identified child and their family. Services can be rendered in a child’s home, community or school location dependent upon the child and family’s needs.
ABA Services provided under IBHS include intensive therapeutic interventions applying specifically the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes the design, implementation and evaluation of environmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli as consequences, to produce socially significant improvement in human behavior or to prevent the loss of attained skill or function, including the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional analysis of the relations between environment and behavior.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Individuals who provide individual services as Behavior Consultant – ABA shall meet the following:
    • Licensed psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, social worker, behavior specialist, certified registered nurse practitioner, or other professional whose scope of practice includes oversight of ABA services AND one of the following:
      • Has BCABA or other undergraduate certification in behavior analysis.
      • Has at least one year of full-time experience providing ABA services in addition to 12 credits in ABA from an accredited university.
      • Has at least one year of full-time experience providing ABA services under supervision of BCBA or other graduate certification in behavior analysis.
    • OR Licensed psychologist with at least one year of full-time experience providing ABA services (employees qualifying in this category will be required to complete 40 hours of approved ABA specific training or to furnish documentation of prior completion of such training)
  • Must have access to the audio / visual / verbal technology to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job functions
  • Must possess the emotional competence to perform essential job functions
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to accept and provide supervision
  • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • Must be eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Clearance, Arrest / Conviction Report and Certification Form, and Act 168 forms.
  • Must be able to identify with the agency Mission Statement and support the agency’s core values.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS A DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
  • Clinical based practices including DSM 5 diagnoses, clinical interventions, etc.
  • Applied Behavior Analysis concepts
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Crisis intervention and prevention skills
  • Behavior Modification Techniques
  • Family and Individual Assessments
  • Child Development
  • DHS / OMHSAS Regulations
  • Individualized or one-on-one mental health interventions
  • Child Protective Services Law
  • Parenting Skills
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Positive Behavior Supports

POSITION SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Develop behavior modification programs for each assigned child.
  • Conduct psychosocial and behavioral assessments and report to team members.
  • Act as a consultant with team members involved with service provision for client.
  • Participate in program development and required trainings and workshops as requested.
  • Instruct and support parents in implementing behavior modification programs, including empathic responses and logical consequences.
  • Provide oversight and training to BHT as needed regarding delivery of services.
  • Must meet agency productivity standards.

Job Location:
Butler, PA, United States

Position Type:
Part-Time

How to Apply:
Candidates must apply via our careers page at https://www.gladerun.org/about-us/careers. This is the first step in our application process.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Who We Are: Founded in 1854 by the Rev. Dr. William Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Glade Run has evolved over the years to meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.

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