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Behavior Analyst

Company: Hope
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Behavior Analyst is responsible for behavior assessments, functional analyses, behavior program design and development based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles, and data tracking and analysis. The Behavior Analyst provides crisis services for individuals at risk of displacement and ensures family and support staff are trained to effectively implement the behavioral support plan.Behavior Analyst Job DutiesUnder supervision of the Clinical Director, the Behavior Analyst will:

  • Complete functional analysis to develop function-based interventions grounded in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
  • Design and implement data collection forms and procedures, analyzing program and baseline data.
  • Design formal or informal Behavior Support Plans based on functional analysis and data analysis.
  • Conduct training on effective intervention implementation and data collection.
  • Conduct orientation trainings that concern basic principles of behavior analysis, developmental disabilities/mental illness, dual diagnosis, and related concerns.
  • Collaborate with community agencies, schools, and Clinical Administrative Review Teams to ensure training in and implementation of necessary support strategies; participate in multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Practice in accordance with ABA and BACB ethical standards; maintain compliance with all applicable DHS regulations and licensure requirements.Behavior Analyst Requirements
    • Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis OR master's degree in related discipline with major coursework in behavior analysis and modification from a graduate program accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis.
    • Credentialed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst through the Behavior Analysis Certification Board or working towards that certification.
    • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
    • Experience in functional analyses, behavior program development/monitoring, and/or competency-based staff training procedures in program implementation.Behavior Analyst Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience or specialized knowledge in intellectual disability (ID/DD), autism, dual diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and/or mental health issues.
      • Expertise in discrete trial training, functional communication training, prompting, prompt fading/differential reinforcement schedules, and/or crisis intervention strategies.Benefits to Working with ICPN
        • Health, dental, vision and flexible spending account options
        • 401(k) with profit sharing and match
        • Competitive salary
        • Commitment bonus
        • Tuition reimbursement after one year
        • Continuing Education reimbursement
        • Clinical supervision for new graduates and initial licensures
        • Loan forgiveness sponsorship
        • Diverse working environment with collaborative teamsAbout ICPNThe Illinois Crisis Prevention Network (ICPN) is a collaborative partnership between Trinity Services and Hope, grant funded by Illinois Department of Human Services - Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHS-DDD). ICPN - Support Services Teams (SST) support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, many of whom are dually diagnosed with a mental health concern, who are experiencing complex behavioral or medical challenges. ICPN provides community-based services and supports to referred children and adults, as well as their families, provider agencies, schools, places of employment, and community day service programs.ICPN's mission is to move from crisis management to crisis prevention for children and adults experiencing behavioral, mental health, and/or medical challenges, their families, and their service providers. PI175116633

Keywords: Hope, Springfield , Behavior Analyst, Professions , Springfield, Illinois

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