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Behavior Analyst

Company: Green Tree School
Location: Levittown
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Green Tree School & Services (GTSS) is a non-profit state licensed agency that provides education, therapeutic and clinical support to children ages 5-21 with Autism Disorder and severe Emotional Disability at Green Tree School & Services, all students are instructed based on their IEP goals and the appropriate state standards as defined but the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Green Tree School & Services is searching for a Behavior Analyst  to enhance school climate and empower students for success by modifying behavioral contingencies in the school setting. Integrated into all major functions are attention to diversity and cultural competence, multi-tiered service of support, dropout prevention; and adherence to federal, state, and local regulations within an educational setting.

Summary: This is a full-time, ten-month position to provide general classroom instruction for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, serious Emotional Disturbance or Development Delays.

 

Major Function: Assessment

  • Conducts observations and data collection related to behavioral screenings and functional behavioral assessments for the development of classroom and individualized behavioral strategies.
  • Tracks trends in behavioral data collected, including frequency and duration of out of programming due to behavioral infractions (e.g., significant incident reports, Intensive Interventions, Out of School Suspensions, and In-School Suspensions).
  • Uses appropriate tools, observations, and interviews with school team members to evaluate progress with interventions and readiness for transition within a multi-tiered system of supports.

Major Function: Service Delivery

  • Provides crisis intervention support as needed.
  • Supervise the implementation of the PBSP’s of students on their caseload.
  • Develops brief behavior contracts for students receiving Individualized behavioral supports.
  • Develops individualized positive behavior support plans for students receiving Tiered 3 behavioral supports.
  • Implements suggested behavioral interventions and instructs school team members, as appropriate, to help ensure proper implementation of suggested interventions.
  • Timely submission of all clinical documentation, including communication logs, behavioral assessments, intervention plans, behavioral contracts, and progress monitoring summaries.

Major Function: Consultation

  • Participates in school wide meetings (e.g., all staff meetings, child study team meetings, program specific meetings, etc.) to share information about student progress with behavioral goals.
  • Consults with vital stakeholders (e.g., parents, occupational therapists, speech therapists, school social worker, school psychologists, teachers, instructional coordinators, etc.) as needed to review and revise students’ behavioral goals/objectives, developing plans for service, and/or making recommendations for behavioral evaluations when needed.
  • Prepares and presents information (e.g., student performance data or clinical progress reports) during school teaming meetings and in supervision with the Director of Behavioral Services.
  • Provides training and consultation to classroom staff on the use of interdependent group contingency management and classroom based strategies to support positive climate.

Minor Function: Fidelity Monitoring

  • Provides assessment of staff implementation of the school-wide positive behavior support program (Student Achievement Model).
  • Provides results of fidelity checks with recommendations for areas of improvement to education & behavioral services leadership for on-going professional development.

 

Benefits:

Eligible Green Tree Employees will receive:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • 401k options, Paid school holidays, and paid time off.

 

Green Tree School & Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

All decisions related to employment will be determined by the employee's ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

For more information about Green Tree School & Services please visit our website: www.greentreeschool.org

Experience

Required
  • 3 year(s): Minimum of 3 years of experience providing behavioral analysis services for children with special needs

Education

Required
  • Masters or better in Psychology or related field

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Brd Cert Beh Anlst

Behaviors

Preferred
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: Green Tree School, Levittown , Behavior Analyst, Other , Levittown, Pennsylvania

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