BCBA Therapist

Eastern Michigan University

Join our team at the Autism Collaborative Center

The BCBA will provide Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) to children diagnosed with autism, as well as utilize Applied Behavior Analytic (ABA) principles when developing and implementing treatment plans with all clients. The BCBA will work to increase functional skills and decrease behaviors that negatively impact learning and daily living.

The BCBA will manage a client caseload by completing behavioral assessments, including the VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R and functional analyses; develop treatment goals, protocols and data collection systems; implement individualized skill acquisition programming; provide client supervision by reviewing, summarizing and analyzing data. They will provide parent support and education and coordinate with other clinical and educational providers for comprehensive treatment planning.

The BCBA will  complete staff training, provide feedback and conduct treatment integrity checks for front line staff. Provide supervision to BCBA candidates, per BACB standards; assist in the supervision and evaluation of other graduate and undergraduate trainees.

Complete initial authorization and re-authorization reports in a timely manner, while maintaining active status with a variety of insurer panels, licensing and credentialing agencies.

The BCBA is responsible for planning and attending relevant in-services and continuing education programs, as hosted by EMU/Autism Collaborative Center.

Keep abreast of in-service training opportunities and educational programs in relevant therapeutic areas to maintain current credentials and licensing.

Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in psychology or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required, preference given to emphasis of applied behavioral analysis and specialization in autism.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) required.

*Please Note*: Consideration will also be given to new graduates obtaining board certification in Summer 2017.

One year of experience with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families is preferred.

Ability to work within a multi-therapy team approach is preferred.

Experience or knowledge of group facilitation and education is preferred.