JobID 246 : School Psychologist/Behavior Specialist- BCBA (Fairfield County ESC) (#373792)
Fairfield County ESC
- Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field.
- Board Certified Behavior Analyst/valid license to practice in Ohio.
- Three years experience working with children/adolescents with a variety of psychiatric and/or behavioral disorders, including those on the autism spectrum.
- As a member of the educational team, collaborate with educators to diagnose and develop behavioral interventions for students to effect positive behavioral changes.
- Provide continuous support to the overall educational environment by utilizing Positive Peer Culture strategies in order to address student behaviors.
- Provide direct supervision to a team of RBTs.
Provides consultation and intervention regarding behavior management, effective education and assessment of behavioral needs of students with and without disabilities.
Conducts functional behavioral assessments and designs, implements and monitors behavior intervention plans.
Understands State and Federal regulations relative to behavioral requirements and students with disabilities.
Develops crisis intervention plans when needed.
Serves as the liaison between students receiving special education services and outside providers, private psychiatrists, psychologists and community agencies.
Follows students in alternative placements for behavioral interventions; facilitates transition during referral and reintegration phases.
Serves as a member of the IEP team for students with behavioral concerns.
Prepares written reports as needed by district to outside psychiatric professionals/community agencies re: behavioral concerns of identified special education students.
Consults with school staff working with students with behavioral needs on behavior management techniques and information on specific student needs.
Provides consultation to parents re: child development, behavior management techniques.
Conducts professional development on behavior management, progress monitoring, data collection techniques, social skills or other targeted classroom needs.
Familiarizes self with most recent research/practice in applied behavior analysis.
Provides social skill lessons and materials to teachers, student groups or individual students as needed.
Designs, implements and monitors behavior programs for students.
Oversees the implementation of behavior programs by others.
Conducts experimental evaluations of interventions.
Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.
REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education
Each staff member shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. Each staff member has a legal responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: FULLTIME (1 FTE), 185 DAYS.