Jun 01, 2022

Napa Community Based Family Services Behavior Analyst

  • Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
  • Napa, CA, USA
  • $24.00 - $27.70 hourly
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

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JOB SUMMARY

The Behavior Analyst provides one-to-one guidance, support, education and service to eligible children and their families.  The Behavior Analyst works with the child in the setting where he/she is having difficulties.  The Behavior Analyst works with the caregivers and mental health providers to maintain improvement towards the goal of placement stabilization. Most guidance, support, and services are provided in the family’s home and a variety of other community settings. The Behavior Analyst works as an intense, short-term service provider that addresses specific target behaviors. The Behavior Analyst works as a member of a cooperative team with the child, family, and other members of the mental health team, when appropriate. In providing services to the child and their family, the analyst continually works to support the program goals and outcomes. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

·Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 12 semester units in mental health related subject area (MHA III) status AND

·Two years of approved experience

 

Skills & Requirements

·Proven documentation skills and intermediate level computer skills including MS Office programs

·Prepared to work independently with flexible hours that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays

·Knowledge of applied behavioral analysis or equivalent skills

·Ability to effectively engage children and caregivers in the development and implementation of individualized behavioral treatment plans

·Adhere to all confidentiality requirements

·Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, consumers and all levels of management

·Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively

·Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment within program/department and agency wide

·Ability to work in a mobile, fast paced environment

·Ability to use a laptop computer

·Fulfillment of TB test, background check clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements

·Valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, can maintain a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier, if applicable to position

·Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile, if applicable to position

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Position Specific

·Writes clear, accurate, and timely progress notes consistent with each contact/visit

·Participates in the development of individualized family plans with other members  of the team

·Attends weekly staff meetings, consultation, and case management meetings as scheduled

·Accountable for individual time management

·Develops and maintains positive relationships with agency and community programs

·Utilizes resources to utilize behavior interventions and strategies

·Forms positive, constructive relationships with children and their families

·Identifies strengths, skills, and positive qualities in children and families

·Identifies temporary and sustainable resources and services within family and community environments

·Observes and evaluates behavior

·Utilizes the Functional Behavioral Analysis to implement change programming

·Records behavioral data to ensure accurate tracking of target behavior change

·Makes recommendations to modify goals as indicated by behavioral data

·Makes recommendations for all phases of treatment, including termination of  behavioral  services

·Maintains accurate and timely records

·Follows all agency policies and procedures

·Follows all agency, State and Federal health and safety rules and regulations

·Seeks out clinical information and advice as needed, accepts constructive feedback and recommendations from supervisor

·Mentors new  Behavioral Analysts

·Maintains ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the families