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Behavior Therapist - Southwest West Central Service Cooperative

Posted on 2020-05-22 8:41:52 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fswsc%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1077&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2001b6cd25a746c4235508d7fe55e102%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637257517115604699&sdata=zNYq6OggTSC40JmIYVh2eA01fea1Gp2fOOShQn1MADg%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 07/13/2020 Date Closing: open until filled POSITION AVAILABLE: Behavior Therapist POSITION LOCATION: Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) with placement at The READY Clinic &#8211; Montevideo, MN. POSITION SUMMARY: Practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is responsible for the direct implementation of skill-acquisition and behavior reduction plans developed by the BCBA. The behavior therapist provides assistance to children and families in providing an appropriate, safe learning environment to clients enrolled in early intervention programs. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Interacts with clients according to their Individual Treatment (ITP) and/or Behavior Intervention Plan; observes and intervenes to redirect inappropriate behavior; implements and monitors skill acquisition plans, behavior intervention and reduction plans; implements skill acquisition teaching procedures such as discrete trial teaching, naturalistic teaching procedures, and task analyzed chaining procedures; implements contingencies of reinforcement, discrimination training, stimulus control transfer procedures, stimulus fading procedures, prompt and prompt fading procedures, generalization and maintenance procedures; implements interventions based on modification of antecedents; implements data collection procedures; provides training for parents and families; develops objective, data-based progress/session notes; assists with individualized assessment procedures including functional assessment; implements approved de-escalation and crisis/emergency procedures according to protocol; assists individual clients as needed with skill development in dressing, eating, toileting, and other daily living skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must be a minimum of 18 years of age AND possess one of the following: * Have a bachelor&#8217;s degree or higher or be enrolled in a bachelor&#8217;s degree program from an accredited college or university in behavioral or child development science or related field and have or be willing to obtain at least 1,000 hours of documented clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or related disorders or equivalent documented coursework in the areas of ASD or related disorders diagnostics, treatment strategies, or child development; * Be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university in behavioral or child development science or related field and formally assigned by the college or university to an Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) provider agency for clinical training with people with ASD or related disorders and receiving clinical supervision from the agency&#8217;s Qualified Supervising Professional (QSP); * Have an associate degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral or child development science or related field and at least 2,000 hours of clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with ASD or related disorders; * Have at least 4,000 documented clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with ASD or related disorders, which can include hours worked as a mental health behavioral aide, personal care assistant, or an EIDBI Level III provider. CONTRACT/SALARY: 213-days to begin July 13, 2020. Salary dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits. APPLICATION MATERIALS: Complete online application at www.swwc.org/application<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.swwc.org%2Fapplication&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2001b6cd25a746c4235508d7fe55e102%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637257517115614692&sdata=eD8zHCFr6vVGeD5mR%2FLKc6E93AZ5czZqXX6HakjKb30%3D&reserved=0> and include cover letter, application form, copies of licenses (if applicable), college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATION/REQUEST COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUEST AN ACCOMMODATION: Contact Human Resources at 507-537-2285 or hr@swwc.org.<mailto:hr@swwc.org.> QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION: Contact Amber Bruns at 507-337-2946 or amber.bruns@swwc.org<mailto:amber.bruns@swwc.org> DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Position will remain open until filled. WHAT IS THE SWWC?: The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies). With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work. Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age. 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Date of Availability: 07/13/2020
Date Closing: open until filled
POSITION AVAILABLE:  Behavior Therapist
 
POSITION LOCATION: Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) with placement at The READY Clinic – Montevideo, MN.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:  Practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is responsible for the direct implementation of skill-acquisition and behavior reduction plans developed by the BCBA.  The behavior therapist provides assistance to children and families in providing an appropriate, safe learning environment to clients enrolled in early intervention programs.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:  Interacts with clients according to their Individual Treatment (ITP) and/or Behavior Intervention Plan; observes and intervenes to redirect inappropriate behavior; implements and monitors skill acquisition plans, behavior intervention and reduction plans; implements skill acquisition teaching procedures such as discrete trial teaching, naturalistic teaching procedures, and task analyzed chaining procedures; implements contingencies of reinforcement, discrimination training, stimulus control transfer procedures, stimulus fading procedures, prompt and prompt fading procedures, generalization and maintenance procedures; implements interventions based on modification of antecedents; implements data collection procedures; provides training for parents and families; develops objective, data-based progress/session notes; assists with individualized assessment procedures including functional assessment; implements approved de-escalation and crisis/emergency procedures according to protocol; assists individual clients as needed with skill development in dressing, eating, toileting, and other daily living skills.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Must be a minimum of 18 years of age AND possess one of the following: 
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or higher or be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university in behavioral or child development science or related field and have or be willing to obtain at least 1,000 hours of documented clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or related disorders or equivalent documented coursework in the areas of ASD or related disorders diagnostics, treatment strategies, or child development;
  • Be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university in behavioral or child development science or related field and formally assigned by the college or university to an Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) provider agency for clinical training with people with ASD or related disorders and receiving clinical supervision from the agency’s Qualified Supervising Professional (QSP);
  • Have an associate degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral or child development science or related field and at least 2,000 hours of clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with ASD or related disorders;
  • Have at least 4,000 documented clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with ASD or related disorders, which can include hours worked as a mental health behavioral aide, personal care assistant, or an EIDBI Level III provider.
 
CONTRACT/SALARY: 213-days to begin July 13, 2020.  Salary dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.  Excellent benefits.
 
APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Complete online application at www.swwc.org/application and include cover letter, application form, copies of licenses (if applicable), college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. 

QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATION/REQUEST COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUEST AN ACCOMMODATION: Contact Human Resources at 507-537-2285 or hr@swwc.org.
 
QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION:  Contact Amber Bruns at 507-337-2946 or amber.bruns@swwc.org
 
DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONSPosition will remain open until filled.
 
WHAT IS THE SWWC?:  The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies).  With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work.  Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.
 
 
 

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