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Board Certified Behavior Analyst -BCBA

Company: Mount Prospect Academy
Location: Pike
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Mount Prospect Academy



Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) Trama Informed

Reports To: Executive Director

Salary up to $75,000



Location: Pike, New Hampshire



Offering Affordable Temporary Employee Housing available in Pike, New Hampshire location only for those looking to relocate to NH *selected positions available*.







Bring your Experience to MPA!




Mount Prospect Academy is seeking a Trauma Informed BCBA for our residential treatment programs for at-risk youth. The BCBA will work will all aspects of residential treatment including but not limited to the clinical team, the direct support workers, families, and other staff members so flexibility is critical.

BCBA Certification (Required)







Company Background



Welcome to Mount Prospect Academy (MPA), a rapidly growing alliance of nonprofit agencies founded in 2003, with the goal of helping struggling adolescents find a "zest for life" and succeed in the "business of life."

MPA has evolved to offer a variety of mental health support services to a diverse population of "hard to treat" and "difficult to place" adolescents. Our targeted services include home and community-based treatment, residential treatment programs, group homes, and special education schools. MPA is known for its ability to achieve successful outcomes with difficult-to-serve individuals throughout New England.



Mission:



MPA's mission is to provide a caring, safe therapeutic environment where students have the opportunity to grow and acquire the skills they need to reach their educational and social potential. We aim to develop trusting relationships with students and facilitate experiences that promote their ability to self-regulate; manage thoughts and feelings; and develop feelings of safety, confidence, and competency.



BCBA Job Summary:



The BCBA will provide support to students and the team by coordinating and providing services in Applied Behavior Analysis, behavioral function analyses and assessment, behavior acquisition and reduction procedures, adaptive life skills, and behavior planning. A BCBA will also oversee programming of associate behavior analysts and provide ongoing support and supervision to Direct Support Professionals (DSP) as it relates to the implementation and documentation associated with Behavior Support Plans.



Responsibilities:





  • Function in a supervisory capacity and provide oversight to all areas of programming including the training of direct support professionals, person centered strategies consultants (if applicable) and DSP trainers.
  • Assist in the development, facilitation, and follow-up training in Applied Behavior Analysis, using both discrete trial training and natural environment training models of teaching.
  • Facilitate and assist in the development and identification of resources and support information for the team, clients, and their families.
  • Provide model teaching and other direct instructional supports including, but not limited to, practicum supervision/teaching, class instruction and in-service instruction to other support professionals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of assessment tools, to conduct functional behavioral assessments and analyses when appropriate, and to develop appropriate behavior strategies to teach appropriate behavior and reduce maladaptive behaviors.
  • Provide ongoing support and training to direct support professionals, ABA implementers, and other individuals in support roles for families. Job Description - Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Behavior Intervention Services.
  • Ongoing training and behavioral consultation to, leaders, paraprofessional, and direct care residential faculty in the implementation of ABA principles and methodology and behavior reduction strategies.
  • Create ongoing data collection systems to establish baseline and programmatic efficacy for all consumers, and to analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming.
  • Develop behavior plans/treatment plans for all consumers with a focus on teaching and other antecedent strategies for reducing problematic behavior(s).
  • Review and sign off on behavior plan/treatment plan training for all field staff and provide field supervision when necessary.
  • Utilize MPA's electronic health records system (KCare) to enter session notes within 72 hours of each session.
  • Provide consultation services and to maintain ongoing communication with all constituents (other supports, parents, community, and community agencies).
  • Keep current with the literature, new research findings and resources. In addition, continuing education courses to maintain BCBA certification are necessary.
  • Maintain all data, paperwork, and communication between personal care staff and families, and to provide ongoing feedback to government related agencies that contract with such families.
  • Perform other duties as assigned





    Benefits (Full-time):




    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Retirement Plan (403B)
    • STD & LTD
    • Life Insurance
    • AD & D
    • Comprehensive wellness initiatives
    • Paid time off
    • Employee discount program
    • Expense reimbursement





      Additional Benefits Working with Mount Prospect Academy




      • Stewardship Center (Outdoor Equipment, Bike/E-Bike, Kayaks/Canoes, Snowshoes, Paintball Course, Ropes/High Ropes, Alpine and Cross-country Skis, Climbing Wall)
      • Daily Adventure Outings
      • Potential for Employee Housing
      • Mileage Reimbursements
      • 24/7 Access to Company Gym/Boxing Training Gym
      • Regular Wellness and Team Building Activities
      • Free meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
      • Dynamic Professional Development Often
      • Auto Shop, Car Repairs at Cost
      • Woodshop, projects built at Cost
      • Promote from Within
      • Participation with Federal Loan Reimbursement programs




        Qualifications/Requirements:




        • Master's degree in Special Education or related human services field
        • Certified as a BCBA for a minimum of 2 years unless prior approval is granted by Executive Director.
        • Successful completion of internship and/or formal training in the analysis of behavior and instructional strategies training related to working with clients who have pervasive developmental disorders and related disorders, their parents, and other agencies working with client
        • Ability to demonstrate competence in behavior management skill, instructional skills, oral and written communication, organizational skills, and interpersonal relations
        • Ability to work with a variety of clients in regard to age, functionality, and with minimal direction



          Other/Requirements:




          • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook systems
          • Ability to utilize a fax machine, phone system, and other office materials as necessary for the position
          • Ability to respond quickly to phone calls, text messages, and emails
          • Flexible availability which includes Monday through Friday 9am-5pm at minimum
          • Authorized to work in the United States (Required).
          • Satisfactory completion of background and applicable pre employment checks.





            Mount Prospect Academy (MPA) assures equal opportunity and public access and, if necessary, affirmative action in all its policies regarding employment and provision of services. MPA does not discriminate in its hiring, programs or policies on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.



            Mount Prospect Academy strongly recommends, but does not require, that all MPA faculty (employees) stay protected against COVID-19 by getting their primary vaccine series and stay up to date with a booster dose if they are eligible to receive one.
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Keywords: Mount Prospect Academy, New England , Board Certified Behavior Analyst -BCBA, Professions , Pike, Northeast

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