Assist in delivering behavior analysis services and provide direct treatment to clients under the direction and close supervision of TRIAD Board Certified Behavior Analysts. This job will require in-person and remote contact with children who present with problem behavior, as well as partnering and assisting ecucators and caregivers in their schools and communities.
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Additional Key Elements/ Responsibilities:
Facilitate or assist with on-campus site visits for the purpose of assessing student behavior, teaching intervention strategies to school-based educators, conducting observations of student or educator performances, or delivering intervention directly to target students. Collect and record data on patient behavior
Provide direct 1:1 or small group intervention to students in school settings to implement behavior reduction and skill acquisition treatments as directed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). At times it may be necessary to provide treatment in home or community settings. Provide a safe and supportive environment for patients and family
Travel to school campuses across Tennessee on a daily basis, sometimes driving as much as 5 hours in a day. Mileage reimbursement will be provided. Maintain strict confidentiality
Collect and record data on student and/or educator/caregiver behavior within formal and informal assessments and observations.
Collaborate, communicate, and assist with the training of caregivers (including educators, families, etc.)
Provide a safe and supportive environment for students, educators, families, or any of TRIAD's clients.
Assist with behavioral assessments, educator/caregiver coaching sessions, and other administrative duties (e.g. scoring videos, entering data, scheduling observations).
Maintain strict confidentiality
Attend ongoing training to acquire further knowledge
Registered Behavior Technician (Required within first 90 days)
Bachelor's degree in psychology, special education, child studies or related field
Interest in pursuing a career in a behavior related field
Some experience working with school-aged children with disabilities
Pass/ maintain CPR certification
Must live in Tennessee, have unlimited access to a vehicle, and be able to travel to Nashville for overnight visits at least X times yearly
Must be available during school hours M-F, but also have flexibility to travel to and from schools outside of these hours
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