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Seeking BCBAs and BCaBAs in California

Learning ARTS was founded in 1997 and has been providing Applied Behavior Analysis to families and their children for over 19 years now. With the new Health Care Reform Act and Learning ARTS being contracted with over 30 Insurance providers across Northern California, we are seeking individuals at the BCBA and BCaBA level.

The BCBA & BCaBA assesses the function of behaviors of the client and

designs, implements, and evaluates instructional and environmental

modifications to produce socially significant improvements in the

patient's behavior through skill acquisition and the reduction of

behavior. The BCBA/BCaBA is responsible for providing direct, clinical

supervision to the Behavior Technician as identified below. Services

rendered by this position include, but are not limited to, specific

implementations of Applied Behavior Analysis identified by client as

“Early Intensive Intervention,” “Functional Adaptive,”

“Behavior Intervention Services,” or other services.  BCBA/BCaBA

shall not practice psychology, as defined in Business and Professions

Code section 2903.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION: 

CLINICAL SUPERVISION:

        * BCBA/BCaBA may be assigned their own cases, where their

responsibilities to the case are similar to a Behavior Specialist in

addition to the responsibilities listed here

         * INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT:

        * Facilitate communication between Learning ARTS main office, the

family and the funding agencies during the intake and assessment

process.

        * Oversee and review new client assessments

        * Approve program recommendations

        * Provide parent orientation and education regarding standardized

assessment information

 

        * REPORT REVIEW: 

        * Approve program goals, and track client’s progress

        * Evaluate program implementation for fidelity to design

        * Determine when continuation criterion is not being met

        * Make level of service recommendations

        * Make recommendations for transition if program is inappropriate

 

        * CLINICAL SUPERVISION:

        * Meet monthly with Behavior Specialists to review caseload

        * Provide direct, clinical supervision for Behavior Specialists for

each assigned case (EII:2-3 hours/month, other programs 1hour/month)

        * Ensure Behavior Specialists are following program recommendations

(implementing goals, BIP, etc.)

 

        * STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING: 

        * Provide Behavior Specialist training and support

        * Facilitate New Hire Orientation, oversee New Hire Field Training

        * Participate in review process for Behavior Specialists

        * Participate in review process for Behavior Technicians

        * Ensure that Specialists are generating at least one Field Evaluation

per Technician per Quarter

 

ADMINISTRATIVE: 

        * Review all reports and make updates to client’s file in a timely manner

        * Attend face to face meetings with management team at least twice per month

        * Complete time cards on time

        * Complete credit card statement on time

        * Liaison with School Districts and Regional Centers to increase rapport and quality of service

        * Coordinate and attend Specialist meetings

        * Provide conflict resolution when necessary

        * Ensuring that the region has the resources it needs from the main office including hiring, stimuli and materials, etc

        * Ensuring that the main office has the information it needs for the region, including planning for case distribution/assignments, hiring, staff training and scheduling etc.

        * Provide monthly and annual summary reports on all programs

 

 PROFESSIONALISM:

         * Establish clear boundaries with clients and other employees

        * Represent Learning ARTS in a professional business manner in all dealings with outside agencies or other contacts

        * Maintain confidentiality of all proprietary information about the company and/or employees

        * Update personal knowledge of the field and expertise within theindustry as appropriate

 

 EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS 

        * Possess a Master’s Degree in an appropriate field

        * At least 5 years’ experience working with children with disabilities using ABA techniques

        * 225 instructional hours in ABA

        * Evidence of successful transitions of children with special needs from early intervention services to other appropriate generic services

        * Board Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst

 

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

        * Be able to lift 30 pounds

        * Be able to perform all office related tasks

        * Be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

 INCENTIVES TO HIRE:

        * $2000.00 sign on bonus (paid in 3 payments, $500 at sign on, $500 at

90 days, $1000 at 180 days)

        * Reasonable moving expenses

        * Eligible for quarterly bonuses and yearend bonuses.

        * CEU assistance

        * LA pays for all recertification/licensure fees.

        * Clinical supervisors set their own schedules.

        * Health Benefits

        * 401K Retirement Plan

        * Cell phone

        * Laptop

 

Base Pay $60K - $80 per year

AVAILABLE REGIONS FOR HIRE:

Sacramento, CA

Oakland, CA

San Jose, CA

Salinas, CA

Manteca, CA

Salinas, CA

Monterey, CA

Hayward, CA

Union City, CA

Reno, NV

Merced, CA

 

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