The Edinburg Center

Behavior Therapist - (MA Level) Fee-for-Service Shrewsbury, MA

US-MA-Bedford
Job Code ID
18-XXX
# of Openings
1
Category
Children’s Services
Program
CBHI - Children Services

Responsibilities

Role Summary:

The Edinburg Center is seeking an experienced creative Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA/LABA) to join our Children’s Services team. 

 

BCBA will be responsible for providing in-home Behavioral Services and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Autism Services for a 16 yr. old boy who has high functioning autism residing in Shrewsbury, MA  

 

The ideal candidate has experience providing ABA therapy to children with autism, completing assessments, collecting data, an assertive and outgoing personality, compassion and patience, the ability to work independently and cooperatively with all team members, especially parents, excellent written and oral communication skills, punctual, dependable, and the ability to make a 1 year commitment.  

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct functional behavior assessments and skills assessments in family homes
  • Design positive behavior support and skill acquisition plans with individualized behavioral goals
  • Implement, model and monitor progress of individualized behavior support and skill plans based on data analysis
  • Train parents, caregivers and BA level staff who implement plans with children and families on principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

 

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensure in ABA, and MA in Applied Behavior  Analysis or human service-related field
  • Experience conducting functional behavior assessments
  • Experience in writing goals and objectives, designing and implementing positive behavior support plans and skill building plans
  • Experience in direct instruction, discrete trial training, incidental teaching, task analysis and other ABA methods
  • Experience working with youth 21 years and under with serious emotional and behavioral challenges or autism
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills, team player
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

 

Organizational Overview

The Edinburg Center was established in 1977 as a non-profit community-based services agency. The Center's mission is distinguished by our longstanding belief that all people have the potential to learn, the capacity for change and the right to live a meaningful life in the community of his or her choice. Our mission is to provide an array of innovative services which promote personal growth and independence, foster hope and enhance the quality of life of people with mental health conditions, co-occurring substance use conditions and/or developmental disabilities, and brain injury services.

 

If you would like to make a true difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply today!

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