Exciting news! We’re pleased to announce that as of August 1, NorthPointe joined the Aspire family! NorthPointe Resources is another leading agency serving people with developmental disabilities based in Zion, Illinois.
By coming together we aim to be one of the most recognized and respected disability service providers across the Chicago metropolitan area, Lake County (Illinois), and southeastern Wisconsin.
Position Summary: The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) collaborates with interdisciplinary team to provide applied behavior analysis (ABA) assessments and clinical services to individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in the agency, home, and community settings.
Administers an initial assessment for potential clients of ABA services and re-evaluates clients yearly for continued service
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team on effective strategies for consumers, including case manager, parents, speech therapists, physical therapists, developmental therapists, and nursing department.
Develop behavior support programs and present the proposed programs to the Behavior Support and Human Rights Committees.
Develops individualized goals for the agency, home, and community settings to be implemented by day programming and CILA staff.
Monitors management of data collection by staff, including educating staff on appropriate data collection techniques
Schedules and conducts monthly behavior meetings with case managers to discuss progress, program implementation, and collaboration with parents.
Meets regularly with Director of Clinical Services to discuss behavior plan implementation and issues implementing consumer's progress.
Respond to new referrals for ABA services in a timely and appropriate manner.
Assist in the development of the Person Centered Plan (PCP) including completing assessments used for plan development and developing goals and objectives to meet individual outcomes and support needs as needed.
Maintain individual paper and electronic records according to DHS, accreditation and agency standards.
Ensure timely and accurate completion of all required documentation.
Respond to behavioral, medical or other crisis situations.
Promote individual rights and ensure individuals are informed of their rights.
Promote and provide support to individuals in making healthy lifestyle choices.
Completes required trainings timely and obtains required continuing education units every two years.
The employee may be asked to perform other duties as required by the employer's business needs.
Cooperation with compliance and quality improvement initiatives and protocols.
Master's in behavior analysis, psychology, special education, social work, or related field required.
Minimum of 1-year experience supporting persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred.
Basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Valid driver’s license.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of the ‘Best and Brightest Companies to work for in the nation, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, we know that Together, We’re Better!
Aspire was founded in 1960 and is recognized as a leader in providing bold, pioneering, and uncompromising services to kids and adults with developmental disabilities, their families and the community. We are one of the most innovative human service non-profits in the Midwest with an incredibly talented and dedicated team of more than 200 and growing.