BCBA/LABA Opening Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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UCP of Western Massachusetts
208 West St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Phone:(413)442-1562
Website: ucpwma.org/about-ucp/careers-at-ucp/

Company Description:
As part of the UCP affiliate network, UCP of Western Massachusetts offers a variety of community programs and services for persons with disabilities and other similar service needs, including Assistive Technology, Early Intervention, Individual and Family Support, and Adult Family Care. UCP has two offices in the Berkshires, located in Pittsfield and North Adams. Learn more at http://ucpwma.org/

BCBA/LABA Opening Board Certified Behavior Analyst
To Commensurate With Experience
North Adams
Part Time
Human Services
Master's Degree
2+
Required
BCBA - Preference: Required
Massachusetts LABA - Preference: Required

Job Location: Northern Berkshire County
Job Type: Part Time Exempt 30 hours (benefitted) 
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA/LABA)



Position Highlights:
The Board Certified Behavior Analyst is a clinical position within UCP of Western Massachusetts that reports to the Senior Director for Early Intervention and Children’s Services. This position is responsible for behavior assessments (following best practices of ABA) and the overall training/supervision of the paraprofessional staff within the autism EI program and will provide training to parents of children involved in the program. 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in special education, psychology or related human services field;
  • Massachusetts Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA)  with a minimum of two years experience.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for a minimum of two years
  • Successful completion of internship and/or formal training in the analysis of behavior and instructional strategies related to working with clients who have pervasive developmental disorders and related disorders.
  • Demonstrates competence in behavior management skill, instructional skills, oral and written communication, organizational skills and interpersonal relations
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must be able to work independently and succeed in a multi-tasking environment and handle stress in a professional and positive manner.
  • Ability to work with a variety of clients in regard to age, functionality, and with minimal direction
  • Sensitive to the needs of persons with disabilities including being culturally sensitive to their individual needs.
  • Maintain CPR/First Aid certification for infants and children
  • Maintain valid driver's license, current auto insurance, availability of a private vehicle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Office 365 and word processing skills
  • Comfortable with remote application such as Zoom for team meetings
  • Ability to work in person flexible hours, including afternoon and evening hours. This role requires in person work with families and RBTs and is not a remote role. Remote work and telehealth is on an exceptions basis. 
  • In accordance with MDPH regulations, a pre-employment exam including a statement of physical limitations in working with children, a negative Mantoux TB test or a clear chest x-ray and evidence of immunity for measles, mumps and rubella is required. 
  • Must be able to climb, stoop, get up and down from floors, sit on floors for varying periods of time, reach with hands and arms as well a lift and move up to 40 pounds.
  • Must have an acceptable CORI, SORI, DPPC and National Fingerprint Check. 


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. UCP of Western Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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