Growing Autism Services company is seeking a talented BCBA to join our stellar team based in the East Bay.
Make a difference in a child’s life by using our family-centered approach to caring for children with autism spectrum disorders. CSD provides evidenced-based mental health services by observing a child in their home and other natural settings. Join our team and contribute to a program that provides a healthy and rewarding life to children with autism.
Great salary, $80,000 to $95,000 and a possible $3,000 sign on bonus.
Great Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision as well as 4 weeks Paid Time Off, a fantastic 401k and the opportunity to grow with the company.
Must be willing to drive between Stockton and Pittsburg on a regular basis.
Guides and supervises the provision of evidence-based mental health services and programs for children with autism spectrum disorders and/or similar developmental disabilities in response to physician recommendations in home, school and/or other natural settings. Provides training and leadership to a team of program supervisors.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provides support to program supervisors by leading meetings; developing, coordinating, and providing clinical development trainings.
- Assures that program supervisors’ clinical responsibilities are defined and understood as deemed by CSD’s mission, vision and services.
- Evaluates clinical performance of supervisees and communicates concerns to the Regional Directors.
- Maintains appropriate progress notes and supervises the collection of accurate data and progress notes by supervisees.
- Conducts regular home or community visits based on the clinical needs of the individualized programs.
- Attends monthly client team meetings.
- Supervises and guides the creation of evidence-based individualized Treatment Plans, Behavioral Support Plans and Progress Reports and other clinical documents such as discharge forms by each supervisee.
- Maintains up-to-date records of CSD’s templates, forms and other documents.
- Provides caregiver trainings on the implementation of individualized Treatment Plans and Behavioral Support Plans.
- Remains current regarding new research, current trends and developments related to autism, special education, and related fields.
- Performs other duties as assigned. Attends staff meetings, in-services, trainings and other meetings as requested.
- Occasional travel to Salem, Oregon for client meetings.
Positions Supervised (Direct Reports):
- Program Supervisors
Minimum Education or Training Equivalent to:
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines: Psychology, childhood development, childhood education, special education, pediatric therapy (physical, occupational, or speech therapy), or related field.
- Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT, MSW, with current licensure in good standing with regulatory board and strong background in ABA.
Minimum Years of Additional Related Experience:
Must be willing to travel to California Bay Area for training and meeting on a quarterly basis
Two years of related professional experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders and/or other related developmental disabilities in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
Special Qualifications (Skills, Abilities, Licenses):
- Knowledgeable of methodologies found to benefit children with autism spectrum disorders, including Applied Behavioral Analysis (“ABA”), Early Start Denver Model (“ESDM”), Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-Handicapped Children (“TEACCH”), Picture Exchange Communication System (“PECS”), and Pivotal Response Training (“PRT”).
- Knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children. - Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
- Able to travel to and work in multiple program service areas; reliable transportation needed (proof of valid driver license, current auto insurance identification card, and acceptable driving record per NIAC standards is required).
- Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; bilingual ability preferred.
- Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
- Able to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment.
- Able to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/word processing software.
- Able to obtain criminal record clearance through Department of Justice.
Physical Requirements (Approximate Percent per 7.5-hour Workday):
- Frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, twisting in order to observe, assess, and interact with infants/toddlers.
- Frequent speaking and listening to clients, staff, and other professionals in meetings and on the phone.
- Occasional walking to, bending to enter, sitting, and using upper and lower limbs to drive car to and from home visits and meetings.
- Occasional sitting and maintaining close visual attention to write reports and work at the computer.
- Occasional lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading toys and materials used in home visits.