State of Nebraska

~~Under the direct supervision by a licensed psychologist or equivalent, positions in this classification series provide behavioral assessments and develop Behavior Treatment Intervention Plans to enhance adaptive behaviors and diminish maladaptive behaviors of persons with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. Provides in-service training to unit staff regarding behavioral assessment, interventions; performs related work as assigned.

The Beatrice State Developmental Center, a Intermediate Care Facility for Developmental Disabilities is seeking a BCBA to assess behavior functioning utilizing information from psychological evaluations, social work assessments, individual history, and direct clinical observations in order to recommend treatment dispositions; develop Assessment Intervention Plans that address acute and chronic behavior difficulties, document treatment interventions, progress notes, document assessment and treatment activities to comply with governing standards. Provide individual and group behavioral interventions when necessary and appropriate utilizing theory-based approach of applied behavior analysis. Provide indirect behavioral services to participants though assisting the IDT (Interdisciplinary Teams) in day to day problem solving; design and provide in-serve training on behavior interventions through theory-based approach of applied behavior analysis. Coordinate interdisciplinary team meetings and/or serve as a member to ensure completeness of individual treatment plans or other case management functions or to update treatment plans. Oversee treatment interventions to ensure appropriateness and effectiveness; advocate and promote use of appropriate treatment methods to ameliorate, reduce or resolve behavioral concerns. Provide information/training to families regarding the treatment of the family's member utilizing the approaches of applied behavior analysis. Serve as a consultant on Outreach Treatment Services in the community. Serve as an expert consultant to the facility and the State of Nebraska in the area of behavioral interventions. Provide peer review and assistance for treatment and habilitation being provided by other members of the facility. Conduct and assist in the completion of professional research as requested; transport individuals for various appointments, activities, and job opportunities.