BCaBA - Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst

Unlocking The Spectrum - Indianapolis, IN3.7


Unlocking The Spectrum (UTS) provides year round therapeutic intervention for children with autism based on the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). UTS provides an atmosphere where children, clinicians and families can interact and support each other. By expecting the highest levels of professionalism from all team members, UTS can achieve its mission of ensuring that each child can reach their full potential at home and in a variety of settings outside of therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the BCaBA/Trainer:

  • Proficient with all duties of an ABA Therapist
  • Creates and updates client programming and behavior intervention plans under guidance of Director or BCBA
  • Supervises and monitors implementation and effectiveness of client programming and behavior intervention plans
  • Provides ongoing feedback, training and support to Therapists
  • Provides and documents required supervision of RBTs as assigned
  • Assists with functional analyses and skills/developmental assessments
  • Ensures that skills assessments are administered and re-administered at appropriate intervals
  • Creates data sheets to monitor progress and behaviors as needed
  • Completes client reauthorization reports on time
  • Consistently works to improve quality of therapy by seizing opportunities to train and teach in all environments
  • Completes initial assessments and authorization reports in timely manner
  • Attends and actively participates in parent team meetings, IEP meetings, Therapist meetings, trainings and other meetings as requested
  • Participates in research and presentation opportunities at local and national conferences
  • Collaborates with other members of client’s team and family
  • Ensures collected data is graphed accurately
  • Completes 90-day and annual evaluations for Therapists and Team Leaders as required
  • Ensures that monthly skills checklists are completed for each Therapist
  • Strives to develop and foster a team atmosphere
  • Develops and manages individual employee development goals (Team Leaders and Therapists)
  • Conducts interviews for new Therapists as needed
  • Conducts new-staff training, to include classroom instruction and on-site support during session overlaps
  • Monitors effectiveness of staff training activities and materials and provides feedback to Executive Team as needed
  • Conducts regional and company staff meetings and trainings with executive collaboration
  • Assists with UTS marketing presentations as needed
  • Work with Administration Team as needed
  • Assists the Director with scheduling staff as needed
  • Demonstrates responsible and respectful use of the property of families and UTS
  • Provides and maintains an environment free of emotional, physical and sexual abuse and reports any incidents or suspicions of abuse or neglect to Director
  • Ensures safety of clients, self and others at all times
  • Refrains from any use of cell phones, internet and email that is not related to UTS duties
  • Completes and submits required documentation in a timely manner (mileage tracking form, progress notes, billing sheets and time sheets)
  • Requests time off in advance (minimum of two weeks), calls-out sick to the appropriate person in accordance with current attendance policy
  • Reports to work on time or notifies supervisor and others as needed when tardiness will occur
  • Acts as a positive role model for all staff, families and children working with UTS
  • Maintains client confidentiality per UTS policy and HIPAA Privacy Regulations
  • Adheres to all UTS policies and
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Employee must be able to perform all physical duties related to the position, including ability to lift and maneuver over 50lbs, manage aggressive episodes, perform physical crisis intervention techniques,

Educational Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ABA or related field (education, psychology, human development, )
  • Board certification in behavior analysis (BCaBA)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of ABA experience including implementation of behavior-reduction plans and skill-building programming for children and/or adolescents with autism
  • Positive team player and energetic professional
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills along with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Good judgment and creative thinking skills
  • Demonstrates creativity, flexibility and the ability to prioritize and problem-solve
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and strong written communication skills in collecting and analyzing data and writing reports
  • Ability to communicate appropriately under varying conditions (considers the environment, people present)
  • Exercises discretion in private and sensitive matters
  • Ability to communicate and present self professionally at all times
  • Ability to train others (parents, staff) on basic principles of ABA, curriculum, programs,
  • Strictly adheres to HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must meet agency driving insurability and background check requirements

Job Type: Full-time


  • Applied Behavior Analysis: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Indianapolis, Indiana (Preferred)


  • CPR/BLS (Preferred)
  • BCaBA (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)
  • Evening (Required)