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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

South Salt Lake, UT, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Role and Responsibilities

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst, or BCBA, provides state-mandated behavioral intervention services to children in states custody including assessment, written reports, behavior intervention plans, and consultation to assist in meeting the needs of children, teens and adults; is under the immediate supervision of the Clinical Director.


Responsibilities

Oversee the implementation of foster family, biological family, behavioral and social emotional supports
Conduct functional behavior assessments to identify the underlying causes of problem behavior
Develop and implement individualized behavior intervention plans to address the needs of clients
Provide direct behavior analytic services to clients, including one-on-one therapy and group instruction
Train and supervise behavior technicians and other staff in the implementation of behavior intervention plans
Monitor and evaluate client progress, making necessary adjustments to intervention plans as needed
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of client progress and service delivery
Collaborate with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, to ensure integrated and coordinated services for clients
Communicate regularly with clients and their families, providing updates on progress and addressing any concerns or questions they may have
Stay up-to-date with developments in the field of behavior analysis, and integrate new research and techniques into practice as appropriate
Participate in ongoing professional development activities, such as conferences and workshops, to stay current with best practices in the field

Requirements

Education:

  • Master’s degree or higher in behavior analysis, psychology, or a related field Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification

  • At least 2 years of experience providing behavior analytic services to clients

  • Must have a current DOPL license as either a LaBA, Registered Behavior Specialist ("RBS"), a Registered Assistant Behavior Specialist ("RaBS"), or relevant DOPL licensure if exempt per Utah Code §58-61-707. 

Knowledge of:

  • Assessment instruments and their application

  • Applied behavior analysis

  • Behavioral intervention program methods and techniques

  • Agency policies, procedures, and regulation

Ability to:

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, clients, and parents

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • Work cooperatively with various referral agencies

  • Provide behavioral intervention services to students and staff

  • Interpret behavioral data

  • Intervene in crisis situations

  • Serve as a resource to staff for the general welfare of clients.

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