Behavior Analyst/ Consultant

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Behavior Analyst/ Consultant

Please send resumes to jobs@eastersealschicago.org

The Behavior Analyst/Consultant acts as the primary case manager for all student behavior treatment plans.  The Behavior Analyst/Consultant completes written assessments and the implementation of behavioral interventions; completes and submits required reports; provides consultative support to teachers, clinicians, and implementers in the area of behavior management strategies.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Complete functional behavioral assessment for students’ IEP or behavior program.
  • Develop and update behavior intervention plans quarterly, for IEP meetings, and 30-day review meetings and throughout the school year as needed in collaboration with educational and clinical teams.
  • Develop emergency behavior treatment plans for students on caseload as needed.
  • Monitor all behavior intervention plans for students on caseload on an ongoing basis throughout the school year.
  • Conduct and document monthly check-in meetings with classrooms and identified implementers of all behavior intervention plans on caseload throughout the school year.
  • Implement and track school-wide reinforcement/positive behavior support system linking classroom behaviors to a reward system for all students throughout the school year.
  • Participate in all meetings (IEP, team meetings, etc. for students on caseload throughout the school year.
  • Establish and maintain consistent communication with the parents/guardians of students on caseload throughout the school year.
  • Interact with administration and classroom staff regarding clinical recommendations.

  • Provide support, resources, and recommendations for all classrooms on caseload as needed throughout the school year.
  • Quarterly check in meetings with academy behavior consultants regarding students on caseloads.

  • Participate in all scheduled in-house trainings throughout the school year.
  • Orientate new teachers and clinicians on behavior program.
  • Provide on-going in-servicing/training to staff members on behavioral management strategies and interventions.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
 
Education/Certification:
Behavior Consultant:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a behavior related field
  • State Approved Paraprofessional License 
Behavior Analyst:
  • Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Eligible.                                            
Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and/or related disabilities and co-occurring challenging behaviors. 
  • Experience in implementation of positive behavior support plans based upon principles of behavior analysis.
  • Preferred understanding and awareness of autism and related disorders
  • Ability to perform all functions necessary to obtain certification in agency required crisis prevention and intervention training and CPR
Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to multi-task in a high stress environment.
  • Ability to interact with diverse personalities.
  • Well organized and detail oriented with emphasis on accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
 
ADA: Easterseals will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act of 1990. Unless exempted by the Americans with Disabilities Act, all persons hired for this position are required to possess the ability to perform the physical tasks necessary to treat clients, i.e., bending, floor-sitting, etc., as well as to have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
 
 

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Easterseals

1939 W 13th Street , Chicago, IL 60608
 

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1939 West 13th Street , Chicago, IL 60608