Kaleidoscope Interventions is ideally located in Brevard County, Florida – right on the Space Coast! We serve families within our clinic, in the community, and with our sister agency Puzzle Box Academy.
Kaleidoscope Interventions specializes in evidence-based behavioral, speech, and occupational therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related Developmental Disabilities. We are dedicated in providing treatment to strengthen the behavioral, social, educational, and daily living needs of children. We work extensively with individuals who exhibit a variety of developmental needs and challenging behaviors to build adaptive skills in the home, school, community settings and our clinic utilizing behavioral principles.
The Board Certified Behavioral Analyst is responsible for implementing and evaluating behavioral programs for children with autism and other developmental disabilities by applying a family-centered approach and principles of applied behavior analysis.
Pay is based upon certification level and experience.
- Full Benefit Package
- 3 weeks paid vacation along with 5 personal days 5 sick days and 10 paid holidays
- Opportunities for CEUs within the behavior analytic community
- Potential for career advancement
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- Plans and develops treatment programs aimed at teaching and developing the social, interpersonal, and relationship skills of pre-school age children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
- Leads the implementation of learning programs, and evaluates program effectiveness and success relative to each child's needs and to the goals of Kaleidoscope Interventions
- Works with teaching staff by communicating program goals and monitoring the performance of teaching staff relative to program goals.
- Ensures teaching staff have the tools, resources and information necessary for performing their respective job.
- Provides timely and constructive feedback to teaching staff regarding individual performance results, discusses challenges and successes, as well as performance goals and action plans.
- Shares ideas, plans and procedures to assists with initiating, expanding, improving and evaluating behavioral services for the benefit of children with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families.
- Conducts client evaluations and assessments, and prepares reports summarizing results and recommendations.
- Promotes family involvement and advocacy, as well as supports family decision making through involvement and delivery of individual and group family training initiatives.
- Develops short-term and long-term treatment goals, plans and objectives based upon the initial evaluation and program requirements, and updates child treatment plan regularly.
- Oversees the implementation and maintenance of systems and applications used to track, retain and report data and information used for monitoring and measuring program effectiveness and progress.
- Collects and graphs data regularly, and maintains updated and accurate program data, information and results.
- Keeps the Clinical Director and other staff, as appropriate, properly and timely informed and updated on matters of significance and importance.
- Properly escalates issues to the Clinical Director in accordance with standard policy, procedure and protocol.
- Maintains awareness of trends, patterns and evidence-based practices.
- Coaches and interacts with family members to identify opportunities and apply strategies and techniques for incorporating new skills into normal outlines and activities in the home and other environments.
- Assists in coordinating services and makes appropriate referrals to other service providers, as necessary.
- Monitors children for signs of child abuse, and reports incidents of suspected abuse to appropriate staff and personnel immediately.
- Attends meetings, events and seminars as required by Kaleidoscope Interventions
- Maintains advanced working knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis practices and standards
- Consistently demonstrates a high level of integrity, responsibility, accountability, teamwork and ethics.
- Adheres to all policies, procedures and standard practices of Kaleidoscope Interventions
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Education & Experience:
- Master's Degree in Special Education, Psychology or similar filed, with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis
- Must be BCBA certified
- Min. of three plus years of experience directly supervising and working with children with autism or other developmental disabilities