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Behavior Specialist - Salton Sea Beach

Behavior Specialist - Salton Sea Beach

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Job Description A primary goal of Coachella Valley Lighthouse – Learning, Behavior & Development, is to increase our clients’ quality of life by using the technology of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). We achieve this by providing individualized, 1:1 ABA services to our clients in their homes, schools and community settings. The purpose of our ABA programs is to decrease engagement in challenging behaviors and increase functional and socially appropriate behaviors using evidence-based, best practices based on the large body of empirical research that has been conducted in the field of ABA. We provide ABA programs for children and young adults with developmental disabilities (primarily Autism Spectrum Disorder). OUR EFFECTIVE THERAPISTS: Work directly with client(s) in their home or community implementing individualized treatment plan under the direction of a behavior analyst (BCBA) Teach, using research-based ABA approach Accurately monitor, document, and evaluate progress Guide instruction, motivate the client and interact with client during instruction Use equipment and materials, provided by center, student, or personal Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues, families, and other stakeholders; we work as a team! Engage learning, establish rapport, make learning meaningful Reward students for their personal best! Follows CVLs policies and procedures Are openly flexible and responsible in working with multiple children at one time, when necessary Manage inappropriate behaviors that may occur Facilitate interactions with peers Provide toilet training support (may be required for some clients) Represent CVL in a positive light while being courteous and professional with families, organizations, and clients Become fluent in the understanding of the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) Work collaboratively with the program supervisor and other members of the treatment team Travel to and/or between client homes Perform other job responsibilities as assigned BENEFITS: Flexible hours Paid sick leave Continuing professional development and training Paid mileage between clients (at current federal rate) Registered Behavior Technician certification through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Ongoing supervision to maintain professional certifications REQUIREMENTS: Education High school diploma or GED and 500 hours of employment providing paraprofessional services or – Minimum of 12 semester hours of college coursework in psychology, education, social work, behavioral science, human development, or related fields and currently enrolled in a course of study leading to an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree by an accredited college or university or – Minimum of 48 semester hours of college courses in an accredited college or university Availability at least 10 hours per week (2 hours per day) for part-time staff and 30-35 hours per week for full-time staff. Must have reliable transportation and auto insurance and be willing to drive. Background in Applied Behavior Analysis and/or managing children with challenging behaviors (preferred) Bilingual skills (preferred) Upon hire, complete background check, Live Scan, CPR, First Aid, TB test, and submit proof of immunizations/vaccinations Upon hire, complete all requirements for becoming a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) in accordance with the BACB guidelines (training provided) ADA Requirements (essential functions required of all positions; time frames are approximations and vary between part-time & full-time positions): Sitting 5 – 8 hours/day Standing 0.5 – 1 hour/day Walking 1 – 2 hours/day Use of telephone 2 – 3 hours/day Bend, twist, kneel, stoop, run, reach in all directions, and crawl 0.5 – 1 hour/day Working under pressure 3 - 4 hours/day Driving from client to client 2 – 3 hours/day Working rapidly for long periods 4 – 5 hours/day Use of keyboard/computer, tablet, printer, fax or copier 4 – 5 hours/day Position requires close work, finger dexterity, good vision, hearing, oral communication, and critical thinking on a regular basis Position may also require occasional lifting and carrying of 30 pounds or more May occasionally work for longer than 8 hours/day Company Description Our team is dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals and their families by providing educational support, psychological-educational assessments, and ABA therapy. We believe in continually learning and improving our craft in order to provide high-quality service while producing desired results.Source:

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