Oct 12, 2019
Merakey is seeking a BCBA certified Clinical Director to join our Education and Autism division in our Scranton, PA school. POSITION OVERVIEW Provide behavioral support, analysis and intervention to all school staff on behalf of all students and all relevant public-school classrooms. Review and assist with Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) for all students as indicated in Individual Education Plans (IEP) or requested. Provide FBA's on a consulting basis, as needed, for outside school districts. Provide consultation to school districts, as requested. Review and analyze data collection procedures in the classroom to ensure consistency and quality. Review of program books to ensure compliance with NHS standards. Provide appropriate training as needed for School employees relative to behaviors, behavioral interventions, clinical protocols and other related areas. Collaborate with therapists (speech, occupational, physical) as needed, in preparation for appropriate individualized goals for students. Assist as needed with establishment of appropriate behavior plans for IEPs. Consult with staff on appropriateness of goal selection and criteria for mastery. Provide in class support to include, but not limited to; child specific behavior, reinforcement systems, data collection procedures, classroom-wide behavior management systems, classroom set-up and structure, support with base educational programs such as Discrete Trial Training(DDT), verbal behavior(VB), Floor time, etc. and crisis support. Provide mentoring of staff to promote skill transfer Assist with material development as necessary. Conduct behavioral/skill assessments (outside of curriculum) as necessary. Assist all school staff in identifying and following best practices and standards in meeting the unique behavioral needs for each student to include reinforcement systems. Other duties as assigned to meet programmatic needs. ABOUT MERAKEY SCHOOLS By blending behavioral expertise utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and education, the Merakey Schools partner with families, school districts and community organizations to provide a quality educational environment. The goal is to teach students the skills necessary for success in the general education setting and to transition them, as appropriate, back to a less restrictive environment within their home school districts, competitive employment and/or independent living. Services within our schools include the following: Autism Classrooms Emotional Support Classrooms Transition Services (Vocational Training, Independent Living, Post-Secondary Education) PETALS (Promoting Educational & Tangible Alternative Life Strategies) for Girls PAES (Practical Assessment Exploration System) ESY (Extended School Year) For more information, please visit schools.merakey.org. APPLY TODAY If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a position that will allow you to make a difference in a person's life while taking your career to the next level... Don't Wait -- Apply Today! To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers and send your resume to our recruiter Jennifer.email@example.com ABOUT MERAKEY'S EDUCATION & AUTISM DIVISION The Merakey Education and Autism Division focuses on a continuum of care throughout the lifespan. The core, fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) are incorporated into a specialized approach across all service offerings. This division is supported by a senior management team of highly qualified professionals that provide training, supervision, guidance, and support to each of our specialized programs. This team is comprised of decades of expertise in education, autism, and behavioral health experiences. Merakey opened their very first Licensed Private Academic School for students on the Autism Spectrum in the fall of 2005. Since inception, the Education and Autism Services have grown across the state of Pennsylvania providing support for all individuals across the lifespan. Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Merakey Pennsylvania, USA