Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Crisis Intervention Specialist, Functional Behavioral Specialist.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
The BCBA will provide support to individuals and their families by coordinating and providing services in Applied Behavior Analysis, function analysis and assessment, behavior acquisition and reduction procedures, and adaptive life skills. The BCBA will provide ongoing support to teachers and paraprofessionals as it relates to the implementation and documentation associated with Behavior Support Plans.
• Assist in the development, facilitation, and follow-up training in Applied Behavior Analysis, using both discrete trial training and natural environment training models of teaching.
• Facilitate and assist in the development and identification of resources and support information for students and their families
• Provide model teaching and other direct instructional supports including, but not limited to, practicum supervision/teaching, class instruction and in-service instruction to other support professionals.
• Conduct functional assessments and analysis and develop appropriate behavior strategies to teach appropriate behavior and reduce maladaptive behaviors.
• Ongoing training and supervision of paraprofessional staff in implementation of ABA principles and methodology and behavior reduction strategies.
• Create ongoing data collection system to establish baseline and programmatic efficacy for all consumers, and to analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming.
• Develop behavior plans with a focus on teaching and other antecedent strategies for reducing problematic behavior(s).
• Meet as needed with school staff to discuss ongoing student behavior issues and to provide support when necessary.
• Review and sign off on behavior plan training for all staff and provide supervision when necessary.
• Provide consultation services and to maintain ongoing communication with stakeholders (other supports, parents, community, and community agencies).
• Keep current with the literature, new research findings and resources. In addition, continuing education courses to maintain BCBA certification are necessary (32 credits every 2 years).
• Maintain all data, paperwork, and communication between school staff and families, and to provide ongoing feedback to government related agencies that contract with such families.
• Perform other duties as assigned.