Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Full-time salaried-Dependent on Experience and/or Contractual Services ● Leadership Role
At the ABC Center for Children we are on a mission to create programs that focus on building new skills in communication, self-care, academics, independent play, and socializing. We believe that all people can communicate and that every child has a voice.
If you are serious about making a difference, we guarantee you’ll love being a part of the ABC Center for Children.
The BCBA is considered a leadership role. The ideal candidate will facilitate clinical programming, maintaining clinical standard, develop individual treatment plans in accordance with insurance guidelines and the HHSC Children’s Autism Program. The BCBA will supervise Registered Behavior Technician/Behavioral Technicians to implement such plans. The BCBA will work as part of a treatment team implementing individualized applied behavior analytic (ABA) assessment and clinical services for children, adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. Conduct initial and follow-up assessments, parent/caregiver trainings as necessary in accordance with insurance guidelines and the HHSC Children’s Autism Program. Conduct community education trainings, provide school consultation, and in-home support and attend meetings as needed. The BCBA will work closely with the Program Manager of the Center in building strong relationships with the families to provide excellence in ABA Therapy.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Licensed as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Must have a current Texas driver’s license and be insurable under the Center’s liability insurance.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in a related field, e.g., education, psychology, social work, etc. Experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities.
- Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population
- Demonstrates creativity and a “think outside the box” attitude to provide support and achieve positive outcomes for all individuals and staff
- Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Able to consistently demonstrate good judgement and decision-making skills
- Professional; able to work comfortably with individuals at all levels within the organization
- Demonstrated Leader; ability to mentor and grow staff under clinical supervision
- Experience conduction VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, and AFLS assessments.
PHYSICAL DEMAND AND PHYSICIAL REQUIREMENTS: Position has frequent physical demand requirements, which include flexibility, lifting and transferring skills, and full range of motion in all joints. Will be expected to perform physical agility activities, which relate to the essential function of the job. Agility requirements include ability to scoot, bend, kneel, carry and lift up to 50 lbs., grasp and perform life saving activities such as CPR and PMAB techniques. Requires adherence to work practices that meet health and safety guidelines and requirements including: washes hands frequently and between contact. Wear closed toe shoes. No dangling earrings or large necklaces or bracelets which could be distracting or encourage injury. Assists other staff when immediately necessary for safety or stepping in to assist with consumers not assigned to them.
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 5 PM Monday – Friday, time may vary. Events or volunteer opportunities within the community outside of these traditional hours may occur on occasion.