• BCBA

Website Therapia Staffing

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Manager (PM) works with the Program Director and a team of RBTs and technicians to provide a range of applied behavior analytic (ABA) assessment and clinical services for children, adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. The PM consults, provides training to caregivers, conducts behavioral evaluations of clients and designs behavior and individual support plans for clients. The PM is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, communicating and continually evaluating the effectiveness of functional assessments, behavioral evaluations, behavior plans and individual education plans for clients on their caseload. As a supervisor, a PM is a clinical teacher who educates, observes, assesses, and supervises the educational activities and service delivery of all direct reports. The PM is required to adhere to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts. The PM maintains a weekly billable caseload of service hours as directed by the Program Director.

  • Administers, conducts, evaluates and supervises the implementation of behavioral assessment measures (such as ABLLS and VB-MAPP) and functional assessment measures
  • Develops individualized goals and objectives for home-, community-, and center-based programs and designs behavior support plans based on functional assessment data
  • Ensures appropriate behavioral data systems are implemented such that quantifiable behavioral data is collected at regular intervals to allow for the continual evaluation of behavior plans and the achievement of individual goals and objectives
  • Teaches assistant program managers, RBTs, technicians, and caregivers on the proper implementation of educational and clinical behavior programs and plans, data collection systems and all necessary monitoring and reporting systems
  • Conducts regular caregiver and/or teacher training and consultation
  • Is responsible for ongoing individual program oversight and conducting weekly supervision meetings with Program Coordinators
  • Meets regularly with the Program Director and notifies her/him immediately of issues impacting client’s progress and satisfaction
  • Completes all necessary documentation in a timely and satisfactory manner as requested by the Program Director
  • Maintains billable caseload and documents billable hours and Therapy policy and state and federal regulation
  • Develops written reports documenting behavioral recommendations for parents, caregivers and agency personnel in a timely and accurate manner
  • Perform quality assurance measures for client records, programs and services
  • Complete, submit and obtain insurance authorization and reauthorization requests

GOALS

  • Meet or exceed your company goal as part of the Strategic Plan.
  • Ensure clients are meeting or exceeding their goals.
  • Determine goal acquisition utilizing objective data.
  • Ensure monthly graphs of client progress are up to date in client files

Additional Functions:

  • Ensure services are provided consistent with the mission, vision and core values of the company
  • Actively communicates therapy efforts to community
  • Work within the terms and conditions of Policies and Procedures
  • Responds to referrals for service in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Participates in professional meetings or conferences deemed to be beneficial
  • Adheres to and communicates the mission, vision and values
  • Work as part of a team
  • Be responsive to the needs and requests of clients and co-workers
  • Be goal-oriented in all aspects of your work
  • Be persistent to overcome obstacles in the way of achieving goals
  • Meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Arrive on time and prepared for therapeutic sessions and meetings

Punctuality/Attendance:

  • Employee comes to work when scheduled and is able to work a fluid schedule during certain seasons
  • Attends meetings as scheduled by supervisor and administrative staff
  • Maintains weekly schedule and communicates availability to entire team as required

Education and Experience Required:

  • Master’s in behavior analysis, psychology, social work, speech language pathology, or related field required
  • BCBA certification and/or licensed professional
  • At least three years’ experience serving individuals with ASDs (3 years as direct support for entry BCBA position and a minimum of 2yrs in a supervisory role for more experienced and active decision making roles)
  • Strong knowledge and deep understanding of behavior analytic therapies; experience delivering these services
  • Experience with staff training and supervision a must
  • Must possess excellent communication and computer technology skills including usage of tablets and other cloud based platforms

Essential Physical Requirements:

The ability to move independently throughout a wide range of environments, some of which may not be wheelchair or otherwise handicapped accessible, is required.  Independent transportation to locations that may not be served by public transportation may be necessary.  We will make reasonable accommodations, whenever possible, when needed and/or requested by employees.  Requests for accommodations will be honored, unless the accommodation would cause undue hardship on the operation of the program and/or on the organization.

Required License: Other Licenses Required (See job description)
Specialty: Other

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