- Training & Development
- Organizational Skills
- Time Management
- Supervising Experience
Under the general supervision of the Senior Program Manager, the Program Supervisor will be responsible and/or accountable for the following:
DTT/ABA/BSI/PFS and ASIP Clients:
Observe, evaluate and provide feedback on the implementation of behavioral services.
Implement and create behavioral and educational methods and materials to increase skills (e.g., DTT, token economy, PECS, task analysis).
Analyze and evaluate data on each child's progress to increase socially significant behaviors.
Create programs that are child specific, individualized to each child’s unique deficits and needs.
Ensure clients have program books in place within two weeks of client authorization for services. Program books must be updated and organized, including sufficient data sheets, ABA sheets, procedure guides, PV forms and daily summaries.
Schedule, coordinate and attend monthly team meetings.
Train parents and staff on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (evidence based practices).
Provide ongoing training to behavior tutors on program implementation, data collection methods, current autism research, professional code of conduct, etc.
Ensure all programs include Parent Education goals; tutors are trained to support parent application of goals during sessions.
Collaborate with caregivers/parents to create materials (e.g. token economy, visual schedules, behavior checklists, behavior contracts etc.).
Meet with SPM or Clinical Director (s) on a monthly basis to review clinical competency.
Conduct tutor reviews regularly and provide feedback to SPM or Clinical Director(s) regarding tutors’ performance.
Communicate parental concerns and needs immediately via phone, e-mail or scheduled meeting to the SPM/Clinical Director(s).
Provide consultation to caregivers/parents utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Modification.
Identify factors interfering with effective service delivery and schedule meetings to collaborate and develop resolution.
Use empirically based procedures; analyze data and ensure accuracy, reliability and validity of all programs.
Attend meetings at Regional Center as required to communicate program progress and/or barriers.
Abide by all due dates including submission of PV Forms, source documentation, tutor evaluations, locking staff schedule, progress reports, assessments and additional projects assigned.
Produce professional reports and assessments which clearly depict client’s skills, progress and parent education goals. Including visual graphs, measurable goals, objectively written summaries and original content.
Produce accurate time records in the client scheduling/staff time reporting system, monitor client’s schedule and rendered hours for accuracy.
Dedicate 160-174 hours a month to the position of Program Supervisor:
Client billable: 100 hours with a monthly allocation of 130 hours.
Admin duties: 20 hours a month (incl. travel, source doc. meetings, pv forms, etc.).
Additional training and development: 20 hours per month (curriculum updates, training developments and implementation, marketing and outreach, etc.).
Create and conduct professional development workshops for tutors, PM’s, parents and community.
Attend staff meetings and professional development meetings.
Abide by all policies and procedures listed in the BLC Employee Handbook, PM manual, memorandums, addendums and management correspondences.
Maintain CPI certification and ensure PM’s and behavior tutors implement procedures accurately.
Perform other duties as assigned and approved by the Clinical Directors.
Attend Regional Center and other vendor agency meetings as necessary.
Maintain ethical standards and conduct in line with the standards for BCBA’s and BCaBA’s.
Attend and present material learned from yearly conferences (minimum of 1 per year) pertaining to the field of autism and ABA to BLC, Inc.
Actively collaborate, update and add pertinent material to the company’s website, marketing and outreach committee and BLC newsletters.
Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Education or other related field
BCBA certificate in good standing
BCBA Supervision training certification within 6 months from start of position.
A minimum of two years of experience counseling and working with children/parents with disabilities
Professional experience in supervising, training and mentoring staff in the field of ABA in a treatment setting
Experience writing session notes, progress reports, assessment reports and graphing
Functional understanding of advanced ABA principles (DTT, PRT, Verbal Behavior).
Previous experience conducting functional behavioral analyses (FBA).
Knowledge of developmental milestones from ages 12 months to 18 years of age.
Present a professional demeanor (i.e. appropriate clothing, hygiene).
Demonstrates excellent time management and organizational skills, can multi task and prioritize demands
Serve culturally and linguistically diverse families in low and high SES areas.
Comfortable working in homes (studio apt., housing projects, etc.) of families with limited resources.
Use professional language (avoid slang) when conversing in a work related conversation.
Reliable transportation and current vehicle liability insurance.
Must stand, sit, twist, kneel, bend-over, crouch down, walk, & sit/play on floor for extended periods of time. Must lift, push, and pull up to 40lbs without assistance from another adult.
Demonstrate good affect and outgoing personality.
Enjoy working with individuals of all ages, races, religious backgrounds and personalities.
Ability to be available to work on Saturdays as needed to respond to client needs, handle urgent matters in the field and attend training sessions.
Ability to work with clients that may have sexual dysfunctions or other potentially disturbing behaviors.
Ability to be available to work as early as 6am and as late as 9pm as needed to respond to client needs or handle urgent matters in the field.