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Clinical Supervisor (BCBA or BCBA-D) Needed for Behavioral Truancy Program in Douglas County!

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ORGANIZATION: Center for Supportive Communities Inc.

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Position Title
Clinical Supervisor (BCBA or BCBA-D)

Position Dates
August 22, 2022 - May 12, 2023

Time Requirements
Full-Time (40 hr/week) Monday-Friday

Position Location
The Clinical Supervisor will support a team of behavioral mentors, behavior technicians, and credentialed or prospective RBTs, BCaBAs, and BCBAs working with at-risk truant children and youth and their families and schools throughout Douglas County, KS, including Lawrence, Eudora, Baldwin City, and Perry-Lecompton. Many of the position responsibilities can be completed remotely. If a responsibility is to be completed in-person, it will occur in the community.

Position Description
Center for Supportive Communities, an organization dedicated to using behavioral science to create equal opportunities and meaningful change, is looking for a skilled Behavior Analyst to support CSC’s service delivery and supervision and training program. The Clinical Supervisor will mainly work with CSC’s SupportED program, a behavioral diversion program for truant children and youth attending school in Douglas County, and a training site for students and young professionals who are interested in exploring or pursuing a career in behavior analysis or a related field. SupportED engages volunteers and supervisees who implement individualized interventions to teach skills, counteract missed educational instruction, reinforce school attendance and other appropriate behavior, create environments that foster success, and engage the family, school, and other community agencies in a collaborative effort to increase school attendance and engagement and divert families from court involvement. The Clinical Supervisor will assist CSC’s Founder and CEO, Kelsey Dachman, Ph.D., BCBA-D, in ensuring quality services and oversight. Secondary responsibilities include assisting Dr. Dachman in developing CSC’s behavioral consultative services.

Position Responsibilities

  • Administer functional behavior assessments (e.g., record reviews; indirect assessments with child, parent, and teacher; descriptive assessments if feasible)
  • Develop assessment-based individualized behavior intervention plans that include evidence-based procedures grounded in behavioral principles and that are contextually fit and feasible for the family and school
  • Develop effective and efficient monitoring system(s) for each behavior intervention plan
  • Implement behavior intervention plans
  • Train staff members, parents, and teachers to implement behavior intervention plans
  • Monitor implementation of behavior intervention plans and troubleshoot implementation errors
  • Graph weekly procedural integrity data
  • Conduct parent training as needed
  • Conduct teacher training as needed
  • Facilitate weekly communication with parents and schools regarding behavior intervention plans and progress
  • Graph weekly attendance and grades (and other performance measures as necessary) and make data-based decisions when modifying behavior intervention plans
  • Provide RBT, BCaBA, and BCBA supervision (individual and group) in accordance with standards set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Complete weekly documentation
  • Compile consumer and supervisee information in database (e.g., Excel)
  • Assist the Volunteer Coordinator in monitoring accurate and complete submission of staff members’ weekly documentation including intervention monitoring sheets
  • Assist CEO and Truancy Officer in making data-based decisions regarding need for court intervention
  • Assist the Volunteer Coordinator in writing the services section of CSC’s progress reports and compiling accurate program information in a database (e.g., Excel)
  • Attend truancy review hearings and record outcomes
  • Assist in developing the behavioral portion of CSC’s interactive online staff training program
  • Monitor staff training completion and mastery of concepts and skills related to behavior principles and procedures
  • Facilitate weekly or as-needed meetings with individual staff members (virtually or in-person) and consumers (e.g., child, youth, parent, teacher)
  • Attend IEP and 504 plan meetings and disciplinary hearings as needed
  • Be persistent in reaching out, consistent in communicating, and patient with all staff members, consumers, and stakeholders
  • Assist the Volunteer Coordinator in planning, scheduling, approving, and monitoring hours worked by staff members
  • Coordinate and conduct booster training sessions related to behavioral principles, procedures, and service delivery
  • Assist in packaging SupportED
  • Assist in developing behavioral consultative services
  • Uphold our organization's values
  • Maintain a high degree of professionalism with all stakeholders
  • Adhere to the BACB ethics requirements outlined in the Ethics Code for Behavior Analysts and the RBT Ethics Code (2.0)

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in behavior analysis or a related field (e.g., behavioral psychology, social work, education, counseling, therapy) from an accredited institution
  • BCBA or BCBA-D certification (non-expired) with plans to maintain certification
  • Completed supervision hours required by the BACB (1500-2000 hours)
  • At least three years of experience administering assessments and implementing behavior-analytic services
  • Qualified RBT(r), BCaBA(r), and BCBA(r) supervisor
  • At least three years of experience supervising RBTS, BCaBAs, and BCBAs
  • Skilled in data analysis
  • Skilled in behavior assessment and treatment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled in multitasking and decision-making
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to advocate for, motivate, collaborate with, and empower individuals
  • Technologically savvy (e.g., proficient in Microsoft Office, cloud storage and file-sharing platforms, volunteer management systems)
  • Team oriented and mission driven
  • Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with at-risk children, youth, and families
  • Experience using behavior analysis within the education or juvenile justice systems
  • Experience working with schools and parents/caregivers
  • Experience working with behavior analysts or professionals in a related field (e.g., psychologists, counselors, social workers, therapists, medical doctors)
  • Passionate about establishing a career in the field of ABA

Application Process

  1. Complete our online application here: https://form.jotform.com/222075163009145 (this will initiate the application process).
    • Note. You will be asked to upload your CV or resume and a recent sample of a de-identified behavior intervention plan that you developed.
  2. Complete a virtual interview with CSC
  3. Pass a comprehensive background check and health assessment
  4. Provide a copy of valid driver’s license and car insurance
  5. Provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccinations
Please email kelsey@supportivecommunities.org for more information.

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About Center for Supportive Communities Inc.

Location:

1331 Strong Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66044, US

Mission Statement

We use behavioral science to create equal opportunities and meaningful change for children, families, and communities. Our main program, SupportED, is a truancy diversion program in Douglas County, KS. SupportED advances educational equity by infusing evidence-based interventions in the community at no cost to the family or school. We keep young people out of court and in school engaged in learning. Our vision is to create a world where all children and youth receive the care, support, guidance, and education they need to truly thrive in this world. Join our team!

Description

SupportED has been helping Douglas County students since 1979! We use evidence-based practices to keep students from becoming truant and truant students from becoming delinquent by engaging and re-engaging them in school; pairing them with caring adult mentors; teaching them skills for school, interpersonal, and life success; and providing services based on their individual and family needs. We keep kids and families out of the court system and on a positive pathway toward success. We partner with Criminal Justice Services, the District Court, the District Attorney’s Office, the Department for Children and Families, 32 public schools, the University of Kansas, and we hope to partner with YOU! With the help of dedicated and passionate volunteers, we can empower the youth of today for a better tomorrow.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Justice & Legal
Children & Youth, Health & Medicine, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Lawrence, KS 66044

(39.01767,-95.20579)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • People Skills
  • Social Work
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full-time position (40 hours/week). Many responsibilities can be completed virtually to allow for flexibility.

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