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Behavior Analyst

Company: G&A Partners
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

For over 25 years, G&A Partners has been helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses, take better care of their employees, and enjoy a higher quality of life by providing proven HR solutions and technology. G&A Partners' client is currently seeking a Behavior Analyst to join its team in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio or Austin,TX market.
Job Summary
This position provides home and community based behavior analytical services to clients. -This role focuses on the functional analysis of behavior, designing treatment plans, staff training, and program implementation/supervision. -
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates ability to support clients in difficult situations (e.g. impulsivity, inertia, denial, refusal)
  • As scheduled, works directly with the patient and provides minimum to maximum assistance and/or supervision to promote the client's success in achieving identified treatment goals.
  • Coordinates scheduling of client treatment sessions with direction from the program.
  • Train/educate families, funders, employers, significant others as needed to support the behavior and discharge plan.
  • Develops emergent or pre-admission individuals as well as client's crisis plan immediately upon client admission.
  • Develops a patient behavior plan to determine appropriate treatment for problematic behaviors and alternative replacement behaviors
  • Interfaces with treatment team to establish priority goals. Targets specific skills with specific reinforcement schedule. Incorporates multiple skills into a comprehensive "readiness" plan with use of criteria checklist.
  • Conducts individual counseling sessions with the client to introduce elements of the behavior strategy, review performance, etc.
  • Monitors the patient's behavior plan and progress towards goals with other team members; provides problem solving, conflict resolution and revision of strategies, goals and behavior plan as necessary
  • Recommends and implements data collection elements as dictated by the case. Responsible for analysis of data and recommendations based on data analysis in conjunction with neuropsychologist when applicable.
  • Completes therapy assessments, evaluation documentation, crisis plans and behavior plans according to established time frames.
  • In conjunction with neuropsychologist when applicable, teaches other team members behavioral principles related to overall programming elements and specific training about individual client plans and strategies that are being introduced to support the client's behavior plan.
  • Participates in discharge planning process, assessing and securing needed services, modifying strategies for discharge setting, and educating caregivers.
  • Provides crisis management assistance to patients and program staff as needed.
  • Develop and implement therapy services which meet the needs/goals of clients, the program, interrelate with other disciplines and supports the clients philosophy.
  • Completes required documentation according to guidelines and time frames provided by Clinical Director and Case Manager.

    • Complies with professional standards and state regulations regarding treatment.
    • Keeps current with professional certification/licensing requirements and participates in continuing education. Keeps abreast of new developments, trends and treatment modalities in area of specialization.

      Education & Experience

      • A master's or doctoral degree from an accredited institution in behavior analysis, psychology, education or child development is required. -
      • BCBA Certification, along with experience and knowledge of functional analysis of behavior is also required. -
      • Experience working with families is recommended. -
      • Experience in working with individuals with neurological disabilities preferred. -
      • Crisis intervention training and skills are also preferred. -
      • Excellent planning organizational, writing, and time management skills are required. -
      • The ability to communicate with families, professionals and co-workers is a must.

Keywords: G&A Partners, Houston , Behavior Analyst, Professions , Houston, Texas

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