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Behavior Consultant - BCBA
San Deigo, CA
**ONLY OPEN TO THOSE WITH BCBA CERTIFICATION**
People's Care was listed in Inc. Magazine as on of the fastest growing companies in the United States, 7 years in a row. To fuel this incredible growth, we need more people. People like YOU! People who share our values and goals!
1. Job Identification
Job Title: BEHAVIOR CONSULTANT
Reports To: Clinical Director
Rate Type: Competitive Salary
Vacation and Holiday pay
Laptop, iPad, phone
Collaboration with a team of BCBA's
2. Job Summary
The Behavior Consultant is responsible to support individuals with developmental disabilities and improve the quality of their lives through the development and implementation of behavior plans. To write individualized behavior plans and goals. To conduct in-service and other related trainings to staff. To assess clients’ progress regularly.
3. Knowledge & Ability
Knowledge of behavior interventions as supported by Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Knowledge of state and federal laws
Knowledge of Regional Center, Department of Social Services, Department of Developmental Services, and State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Knowledge of Title 17 and 22, knowledge of Individual Program Plans, clinical knowledge
Knowledge of behavior modification programming and technical proficiency
Ability to work with a diverse population, ability to work with clients with behaviors
4. Education and Experience
Master's degree in related field, ABA training. CPI. CPR/FA.
2 years experience working in the behavioral health field with people with developmental disabilities, writing reports and creating activities that help decrease interfering behaviors.
5. Essential Functions
Assist program managers in creating activity materials that can decrease interfering behaviors and meet with Administrators to discuss behavior issues and plans for behavior modification
Visit adult residential facilities and day programs to observe the clients’ behaviors, check the environment to identify if anything needs to be modified, talk with staff and clients, and observe the clients’ performance during activities
Write reports for Individual Program Plans for each client
Observe and monitor new clients during the baseline period, review the data and write individualized behavior plans
Create/conduct new hire orientation training as well as in-service trainings for staff
Fulfill required hours at the adult residential facilities by spending time consulting with each resident, including report writing and data review
Review electronic client notes system by reading staff notes, providing feedback to staff, inputting notes during visits and reviewing data for reporting purposes
Attend departmental clinical meetings as well as annual IPP meetings for adult residential facility residents
Performs other related duties and assignments as required
6. Career Path
Career pathing can differ with each individual’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience. Lateral moves are sometimes beneficial to attaining one’s ultimate desired position.
Clinical Director - Assistant Clinical Director - Behavior Consultant
7. Physical Requirements
The Behavior Consultant frequently works in an indoor office setting and occasional outdoor environment. Occasional lifting 50 lbs. plus. Occasional bending, pushing and pulling. Frequent standing, walking, sitting driving, traveling, keying, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive hand and finger movement.
8. Other Requirements
This position will require candidates to be at least 21 years old, have a valid California Driver’s License, 5 years of continuous driving experience, no more than 5 points on driving record, and no DUI. Candidate must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to background check, physical etc.
At People's Care, our most valuable resource is the extraordinary people who make up our support staff. Do you have a passion for providing quality support to individuals with special needs? Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment?