Assistant Behavior Analyst
|February 26, 2013 - March 29, 2013|
|Location:||Staten Island, NY|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Division/Department:||Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities|
|Description:||(Four Months with anticipated funding to a tentative 16 month position).
New York State Institute for Basic Research (IBR) of the Office For People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene (RFMH) in partnership with New York State Education Department (SED) announce a masterís-level clinical position for an experienced behavior analyst, to begin ASAP in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Laboratory at IBR.
The Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Program is an initiative by IBR/OPWDD and SED designed to meet the growing need for behavior analysts to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment of chronic aberrant behaviors for students enrolled in the New York City public schools
|Duties:||The Assistant Behavior Analyst must be knowledgeable in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities presenting with severe aberrant behaviors (e.g., self-injury, aggression, disruption, elopement, pica, etc.) in school or clinic settings.
The Assistant Behavior Analyst will also serve as the lead follow-up clinician to those students who have been discharged from the program. Other duties of this position include serving as the reliability observer on different clinical teams and coordinating meetings and tracking student progress. This is a school-based consultation program; traveling is required. You must have a valid driverís license and reliable vehicle or other means of transportation
|Qualifications:||All applicants must have:
1) A masterís degree in Psychology or Behavior Analysis (note: Special Education not eligible).
2) Board-certified in behavior analysis (BCBA).
3) At least one year of experience conducting functional behavior assessment (FBA).
4) Knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations.
A formal application should include: (1) a statement of interest; (2) CV.
SUBMIT RESUME TO: http://corporate.rfmh.org/
Conditions of Employment: Grant funded position. At will employment.
The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package. AA/EEO employer.
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