Behavior Development Solutions

Current Postings

July 2018
News and recent career opportunities as advertised in our monthly announcement e-mail.



Adjunct Faculty Position Available

Cairn University's School of Education is seeking to fill online adjunct faculty positions for its Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs, beginning August 1, 2018.

About Cairn University

Located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Cairn University exists to educate students to serve Christ in the church, society, and the world as biblically minded, well-educated and professionally competent men and women of character.

About Cairn's Online ABA Programs

Cairn University's uniquely designed online ABA programs are the first Christian University programs worldwide that integrate extensive autism training with coursework and practicum courses that meet Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) coursework and experience requirements. Cairn's MS in Special Education degree in ABA is ranked 5th in the Top 15 Best Online ABA Programs and 7th in the 10 Best Online ABA Master's Degree Programs in 2018. For additional information on the programs, please visit cairn.edu/academics/education/.

Requirements:

  • Hold current BCBA credential and have at least three years ABA clinical and/or supervisory experience.
  • Preferably have online higher education teaching experience, at least five years BCBA experience, and/or doctorate degree.
  • Profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University's Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University.
  • Be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching.


Responsibilities:

Facilitate online ABA graduate and undergraduate courses using established content and/or provide weekly online group and/or individual supervision to ABA practicum students.

Apply:

To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. A resume/CV and cover letter may be uploaded with the application. For more information on the position, visit https://cairn.edu/hr/jobs/.

Questions/Inquiries: Please direct all questions or inquiries to human.resources@cairn.edu.



Assistant Clinical Director Position



The Assistant Clinical Director provides support to the Clinical Director, including: planning, communications, research , and assisting in training clinical staff in QSAC’s Day Habilitation programs in Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Long Island. These programs are run through OPWDD guidelines and funding.

This position works closely with the Clinical Director and in support of QSAC’s missions and goals in accordance with OPWDD guidelines. The Assistant Clinical Director sets priorities and timelines for projects and provides high-level analytical and writing skills to support the functions of the department as well as assisting in the design of intervention strategies for the individuals with autism that attend QSAC day programs.

Candidates must have their BCBA.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Clinical Director in the management of behavioral services across multiple QSAC Day Habilitation Programs.
  • Represent the Clinical Director as assigned.
  • Manage and supervise behavioral interventions as assigned by the Clinical Director.
  • Supervise a large clinical staff across multiple day habilitation programs.
  • Coordinate and oversee data collection and analysis.
  • Design, conduct and supervise behavioral interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
  • Review FBA’s/ behavior support plans.
  • Develop and deliver oral presentations for both internal and external groups.
  • Attend workshops, seminars, committee meetings, regional and national conferences, and organizations.
  • Mentor/ supervise aspiring BCBA’s.
  • Meet with clinical staff regularly to discuss clinical concerns, programmatic changes, and skill development.
  • Participate in clinical Dept. development and special projects including staff training.


Requirements

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology or related field
  • Substantial experience supporting adolescents and/or adults with autism spectrum disorders
  • BCBA certification


Benefits

Our benefits go beyond health and retirement. You will be joining a passionate community of professionals and staff who support each other in a challenging and rewarding work culture.

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy
  • Medical Insurance as low as $1.00 per paycheck
  • Dental, and Vision Insurance starting at $5.00 per paycheck
  • Low employee cost Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to BCBA CEU’s

To apply, please forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@qsac.com




Family Architect / Behavior Interventionist
Chicago, Austin, New York



Cognition Builders (www.cognitionbuilders.com) is an education company that services families through sustainable home-based interventions. We are seeking applicants knowledgeable in psychology or education to join our team for both part-time and full-time capacity.

Our team members consist of Family Architects, who work to promote the interpersonal and intrapersonal growth of our clients. We address a variety of concerning behaviors; most notably, social, behavioral and academic concerns. Our in-home instruction applies principles of behavior and learning to the everyday difficulties of individuals and families, regardless of diagnosis. This position requires creative, out of the box applications of the educational backgrounds that our team members have.

In addition, we use behavioral and language modification techniques, as well as curricula informed by behavior analytic principles, to teach our clients how to manage problematic behaviors. Family Architects also address the family dynamic of our clients in order to manage interpersonal conflict and dysfunction.

Cognition Builders offers competitive compensation, starting at $60/hr.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in social sciences or education related field (psychology, behavioral studies, social work). Masters degree is preferred. RBT or BCBA certifications are also preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with principles of learning and behavior
  • Basic knowledge of appropriate and abnormal development
  • The ability to work independently and employ critical thinking
  • Genuine empathy towards others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Considerations:

  • We seek professionals and students who have experience working in behavior analysis, psychology, education, social work, and health science fields.
  • We embrace our team members' diverse backgrounds and expertise, which we strongly consider when assembling expert teams for our clients.
  • Our clients' parents are typically high-profile professionals; therefore, extreme discretion, confidence, and poise from our team members are a must!


If Cognition Builders and our programs sound exciting to you and you have the qualifications we seek, please email your resume to us at kmoran@cognitionbuilders.com!





Candidates can contact Taylor Christenberry: tchristenberry@attentivebehavior.com / 718-650-6540 x108


 


Director of Behavioral Services and Spring Harbor Academy



Unique opportunity to lead the behavioral treatment program in a nationally recognized specialized inpatient child psychiatry unit that exclusively treats youth with autism, developmental disorders and serious emotional and behavioral challenges, and direct our dedicated inpatient school, Spring Harbor Academy. The Developmental Disorders Unit is one of only 10 such specialized units in the country and provides a 24 hour treatment model and includes an embedded full day special purpose school, Spring Harbor Academy.

The Director works in collaboration with the Medical Director and Special Education Administrator to oversee the delivery of behavioral treatment by the staff of Spring Harbor Academy and directs the behavioral team, which includes a BCBA and other clinicians, for the hospital unit. This position is responsible for overseeing the creation and implementation of behavioral plans for the twelve hospitalized patients, by supporting and supervising staff, and working with sending schools. This individual works closely with families, schools, and community agencies in assuring success when transitioning our students back to the community.

This position reports to Matthew Siegel, M.D., Vice President for Medical Affairs, Developmental Disorders Service, who is a leader in the field of inpatient treatment of this population. The program also has an active and growing program of research in the inpatient and outpatient settings, focused on autism, sleep, and challenging behaviors. We are the founder and coordinating site for the Autism and Developmental Disorders Inpatient Research Collaborative. This position has the opportunity to participate in research and teaching, including training of psychiatric residents and fellows, psychologists and behavior analysts.

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree/certification in psychology and behavioral analysis.
  • 5+ years experience with children with developmental disorders and challenging behaviors.
  • Management experience in running a treatment or educational program required.
  • Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Maine required prior to start.



Competitive salary and strong benefits package including 1 week of paid CME time. Tufts School of Medicine faculty appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level available. Southern Maine is an affordable and rewarding place to live with excellent cultural, educational and recreational opportunities.

Please send C.V. and letter of interest to:
Helen Stamelos, Executive Recruiter, MaineHealth
Tel: 207-662-6263, Email: hstamelos@mmc.org


Further information on the Developmental Disorders Service can be seen at: www.mainehealth.org/spring-harbor-hospital/developmental-disorders-program



Clinicians and Licensed Clinical Supervisors

Rutland/Fitchburg Massachusetts



If you're looking to work for an organization that will allow you to grow in the Clinical Field, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Clinical Team in Massachusetts!

Now Hiring Clinicians and Licensed Clinical Supervisors!

Being a Clinician with us has its advantages! You will work with other Clinical Professionals, who share in your passion to provide the best possible care, in a supportive and collaborative environment. We offer Clinical Supervision for those seeking Licensure and support those to maintain Clinical Licensure, by ensuring not only the ability to participate in organization-wide projects, but also access to ongoing training in program model areas.

Devereux's Massachusetts Program provides therapeutic care to Children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges, those along the autism spectrum and those diagnosed with I/DD in School, Community and RTF settings.

Interested applicants, must have Masters in Psychology-related field of study. Clinical Supervisors must have or will have Clinical Licensure within 90 days of offer. BCBA certified or desire to become certified a plus!

If interested, please email Amanda Bush at abush4@devereux.org.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Featured Books and Products!
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ABLLS©-R Data and 
Task Organizers

This tool enables instructors and parents to teach all the ABLLS©-R task objectives. The data and task organizers include more than 1,000 photographs, data tracking forms, and skill cards.

This kit includes the ABLLS™-R Data Organizer, ABLLS™-R Skill Cards, and the ABLLS™-R Task Organizer.

Originally $495
Now only $350!


VBATT™ (Verbal Behavior Analysis Teaching & Tracking) 


The VBATT™ includes a collection of over 1,200 high-resolution images and skill cards categorized into 46 classes, including a comprehensive match-to-sample section. Each task protocol contains indexed images and data collection forms. Also included is an Instructor's Guide detailing how this program can be utilized to set up and monitor a VB program in a wide variety of educational settings.

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Essential for Living


Essential for Living is the most innovative and comprehensive functional skills curriculum, assessment, and teaching manual on the market today. The Essential for Living Professional Practitioner's Handbook is designed for verbal and non-verbal children and adults of all ages with moderate-to-severe intellectual or developmental disabilities, including, but not limited to, autism. It is also designed for children and adults with multiple handicaps, including those who are deaf and blind or medically fragile. It is currently used by teachers, transition coordinators, case managers, speech-language pathologists, and behavior analysts in public school classrooms, school-to-adult transition programs, private schools, and ABA centers, along with vocational and residential programs.

For more information about Essential for living, please visit https://behaviordevelopmentsolutions.com/essential-for-living


Upcoming Conferences!
08/06/18 - 08/09/18 Penn State National Autism Conference*
08/13/18 - 08/15/18 Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis
09/12/18 - 09/15/18 Florida Association for Behavior Analysis*
09/19/18 - 09/22/18 European Association for Behavior Analysis*
09/21/18 - 09/22/18 Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis
09/22/18 New Hampshire Association for Behavior Analysis*
09/27/18 - 09/28/18 New York State Association for Behavior Analysis*
09/27/18 - 09/28/18 Minnesota Northland Association for Behavior Analysis

*BDS plans to attend