Are you interested in joining our team? We are seeking positive enthusiastic people who want to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults with autism.  We are hiring qualified Behavior Technicians and BCBAs.  We offer highly competitive wage , healthcare, work-life balance, small caseloads, flexible hours, 401k match, paid training, generous time off, vacation, 12 paid holidays, mileage between appointments.

Available Positions:

Behavior Technician (BT); Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

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Behavior Technician (BT)

Job Description:

At Key Connections ABA Services, our behavior technicians are professionals who receive a minimum of a 40-hour intensive training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) utilizing the Relias Online RBT course and other required trainings in the first week of hire. All behavior technicians are continually supervised by an agency BCBA on a weekly basis and engage in behavior analytic professional development activities. Behavior technicians are responsible for the direct implementation of skill-acquisition and behavior reduction plans developed by the BCBA. The behavior technician may also collect data and conduct certain types of assessments (e.g., stimulus preference assessments) under the supervision of a BCBA. The behavior technician is not responsible for the designing of interventions, conducting in-depth assessments, or developing skill acquisition or behavior reduction plans. It is the responsibility of the designated BCBA supervisor of the behavior technician to determine which tasks a behavior technician may perform as a function of his or her training, experience, and competence. The designated BCBA supervisor is ultimately responsible for the work performed by the behavior technician.

Position Type:

Hourly

Availability:

Weekday afternoons & early evenings, Occasional Weekend days.

Knowledge of:

· Appropriate behavioral intervention strategies

· Learning theories and instructional methods

· Ethics, laws, and regulations of acceptable behavior interventions

· Developmental processes of children, adolescents, and adults

· Interpersonal skills needed to manage crisis situations

· Technology, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

· Correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling

· Bilingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply

Skills and Abilities to:

· Assess situations and make proper judgments

· Understand behavioral situations and react accordingly in an ethical manner

· Objectively analyze crisis situations

· Respond quickly to emergency situations

· Communicate effectively and make recommendations to various agency staff and outside professionals, groups, or individuals

· Perform general clerical duties including maintaining accurate client records and preparing clear and concise reports

· Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, school personnel, and other agency staff

· Use a computer and behavioral software to prepare documents and maintain client records

· Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines

· Follow guidance from senior level staff to enhance own professional development

· Work with a diverse team of professionals in a respectful manner

· Supervise clients during treatment sessions

Job Duties:

· Provide direct behavioral services to clients in individual and group sessions

· Run skill acquisition programs with clients using Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal Behavior Analysis

· Complete weekly program writing and maintain client’s program book

· Work with Board Certified Behavior Analysts and/or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts to implement individualized treatment plans

· Collect data and graph data as instructed using technological programs, such as Microsoft Excel or behavioral software

· Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients

· Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies

· Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients during treatment sessions and when emergency crisis situations arise

· Other job duties as assigned by the Supervisor or other administrator

Compensation:

$23 – $27 Commensurate with experience.

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Job Description:

A Board Certified Behavior Analyst is a vitally important lead team member who develops, implements, trains and oversees the delivery of ABA services. Key Connections ABA Services, LLC, it is the responsibility of the BCBA to conduct various descriptive and systematic behavioral assessments (e.g., functional analyses) and skill-based assessments (e.g., Vineland, ABLLS-R, VB-MAPP, AFLS, etc.). The BCBA then provides behavior analytic interpretations of the results and designs comprehensive ABA treatment plans based off evidence-based practices and behavior analytic research literature. The BCBA provides training and supervision to Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavior Technicians, and other responsible parties tasked with the implementation of behavior analytic interventions. The BCBA then supervises and monitors treatment progress of a client through data-based progress monitoring. The BCBA also provides training to parents/guardians and other responsible parties for the client.

Position Type:

Exempt, Full Time

Availability:

Weekdays and evenings with occasional weekends for program start up, clinical sessions, supervision, parent training, staff training and program development training

Supervision over:

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs), Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), paraprofessionals, and direct care staff

Responsibilities:

· Assess situations and make proper judgments

· Understand behavioral situations and react accordingly in an ethical manner

· Objectively analyze crisis situations

· Respond quickly to emergency situations

· Handle aggressive and self-injurious behaviors of clients

· Communicate effectively and make recommendations to various agency staff and outside professionals, groups, or individuals

· Perform general clerical duties including maintain accurate client records and preparing clear and concise reports

· Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, school personnel, and other agency staff

· Use a computer and behavioral software to prepare documents and maintain client records

· Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines

· Follow guidance from senior level staff to enhance own professional development

· Work with a diverse team of professionals in a respectful manner

· Supervise clients during treatment sessions

Job Duties:

· Be able to successfully complete acceptable number of billable hours each week depending on contract and caseload.

· Be available for work in the afternoons after school, early evenings, and weekends, as necessary.

· Provide direct behavioral services to clients in individual and group sessions

· Complete session notes by midnight on the day the service is performed

· Oversee ABA home programs and provide parent training and support

· Complete weekly program writing and maintain client’s program book (including writing programs and creating materials)

· Run monthly clinic/progress meetings with parents/guardians

· Conduct behavioral and skills assessments and design treatment programs for clients

· Work with and oversee Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians to implement individualized treatment plans as per agency standards and BACB requirements

· Collect data and graph data as instructed using technological programs, such as Microsoft Excel or behavioral software (e.g., Central Reach).

· Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients

· Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies

· Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients during treatment sessions and when emergency crisis situations arise.

· Follow third party contracts, standards, procedures, and best practices for insurance billing for ABA

· Communicate client progress and cases to leadership

· Be able to work with a diverse team of professionals to provide the best behavioral services possible to clients.

· Attend staff trainings and agency meetings

· Other job duties as assigned by leadership

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BCBA Hybrid Position

Job Description:

Are you a new BCBA that just passed your Exam but are not credentialed with insurance companies yet or waiting for your LABA? Are you looking for Supervisory support from a company as you learn how to manage a caseload of clients? Are you a BCBA that wants to thrive in your career but is looking for support and guidance on how to manage a caseload, collaborate with caregivers, and work side by side with a seasoned BCBA?

At Key Connections ABA Services, we are looking to hire a Hybrid BCBA Position. The BCBA will work direct services with clients as well as manage and supervise a small caseload of 4-5 clients. The Program Director and Clinical Coordinator at Key Connections will provide the Hybrid BCBA with weekly supervision as well as oversight of all clients on the caseload. This oversight will provide the support needed for the Hybrid BCBA as they grow in their career and become a full time BCBA with Key Connections. Below you will find the Job description and responsibilities of a Hybrid BCBA.

Requirements

• Possess a minimum of a master’s degree or national equivalent with a major in psychology, special education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or related field of study is preferred. Additional certification as a special education teacher, school social worker, or school psychologist in the state of MA is preferred.

• Have obtained certification as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) as verified through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, and have applied for your LABA.

• A minimum of 1 years’ experience in working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with various special needs.

• Knowledge of appropriate behavioral intervention strategies, earning theories and instructional methods, ethics, laws, and regulations of acceptable behavior interventions

• Knowledge of developmental processes of children, adolescents, and adults

• Interpersonal skills needed to manage crisis situations

• Proficient in technology, such as Office 365, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ABA software platforms

Responsibilities 

• Assess situations and make proper judgments

• Understand behavioral situations and react accordingly in an ethical manner

• Objectively analyze crisis situations

• Respond quickly to emergency situations

• Handle aggressive and self-injurious behaviors of clients

• Communicate effectively and make recommendations to various agency staff and outside professionals, groups, or individuals

• Perform general clerical duties including maintain accurate client records and preparing clear and concise reports

• Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, school personnel, and other agency staff

• Use a computer and behavioral software to prepare documents and maintain client records

• Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines

• Follow guidance from senior level staff to enhance own professional development

• Work with a diverse team of professionals in a respectful manner

• Supervise clients during treatment sessions

Job Duties:

•Be able to successfully complete 30 billable service hours each week, until transition into full BCBArole.

•Be available for work in the afternoons after school, early evenings, and weekends, as necessary.

•Provide direct behavioral services to clients in individual and group sessions

•Complete session notes by midnight on the day the service is performed

•Oversee ABA home programs and provide parent training and support

•Complete weekly program writing and maintain client’s program book (including writing programs andcreating materials)

•Running monthly clinic/progress meetings with parents/guardians

•Conduct behavioral and skills assessments and design treatment programs for clients

•Work with BCBAs to implement individualized treatment plans as per agency standards and BACBrequirements

•Collect data and graph data as instructed using technological programs, such as Microsoft Excel orbehavioral software (e.g., Accupoint).

•Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients

•Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewingprofessional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies

•Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients during treatment sessions and when emergency crisissituations arise.

•Follow third party contracts, standards, procedures, and best practices for insurance billing for ABA

•Communicate client progress and cases to leadership.

•Be able to work with a diverse team of professionals to provide the best behavioral services possibleto clients.

•Attend staff trainings and agency meetings

•Participate in up to 18 hours of in-service training annually

•Other job duties as assigned by leadership.