BCBA STATEMENT:  To provide behavior analysis services and behavior management plans for Special Education students enrolled in educational programs; provide support and professional learning to school site staff, para-educators, and parents/guardians in appropriate behavior intervention techniques; conducts assessments and develops plans that conform to IDEA, South Carolina Law and regulations and other applicable statues and regulations.
Master’s as BCBAs require a master’s degree
Certified with the Behavior Analysis Certification Board
Must maintain credentialing in compliance with the BACB
Must complete continuing education courses as outlined by the BACB
Expertise in the field and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), experience working in public schools is preferred
Exhibit superior organizational skills
Essential Functions:
Develop materials, training and provide resources for and provide professional learning to administrators, educators, para-educators and parents/guardians in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and/or other evidence-based methodologies related to addressing the needs of students with behavior difficulties
Plan and oversee the development and implementation of programs, policies, and best practices related to instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and other evidence-based methodologies for students with autism and other disabilities
Create and assist District staff with the developmental and implementation of functional behavioral assessments for individual students
Create and assist District staff with the development and implementation of behavior plans, ABA programs and other appropriate programs for students with Autism and/or other disabilities that present behavior/learning challenges
Administer and assist District staff with observations and assessments including VBMAPP, SSIS, Functional Assessments and Functional Analysis
Implement and assist District staff with data collection, review and modify treatment according to data
Create and modify individualized education plans for each child on caseload as needed
Facilitate natural environment training when appropriate
Train behavior technicians on ABA and child’s program and initial Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training
Directly observe treatments administered by behavior technicians
Communicate through checking voicemail and email regularly
Review technicians documentation and data collection and provide feedback as needed
Confer with members of the IEP team and District staff and other related team members, individually at an IEP meeting or in conference, to exchange, discuss and evaluate student information for planning, and modifying and coordination of educational treatment programs
Prepare and conduct staff performance and program reviews with the Executive Director of Special Services for possible changes and updates to program
Work and assist District staff with students who exhibit inappropriate behaviors and provide support and professional learning for staff who work with students who exhibit such
Provide professional learning and conduct Functional Behavior Assessments of behavior for students with complex and /or severe behaviors in accordance with both Federal and State laws and regulations