Lancaster, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 93297

ABA Clinical Supervisor-Adult - Center for Autism Developmental Disabilities - day/eve

Suzanne Wolf
Suzanne Wolf
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Weekdays, daytime hours; 8 am - 4:30 pm and up to two evenings per week

**Sign On Bonus**

Join the highly rewarding, professional environment at CADD!

  • Frequent training and supervision including monthly Grand Rounds with national experts
  • Robust collegial atmosphere, highly collaborative and innovative team
  • Strong administrative support to enable clinicians to focus on client care
  • Reasonable productivity expectations with generous bonus incentive

 

Get to know us!

Located in Lancaster County, the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) is a regional center of excellence that serves patients and families in Central Pennsylvania. We have a multidisciplinary team (from the fields of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, applied behavior analysis, social work, and counseling) with recognized expertise in the treatment of the social, emotional, and behavioral issues affecting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability (ID). We offer center-based services, which include diagnostic evaluations, short-term consultation and ongoing treatment. In addition, we provide community-based services, which include ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) for adult in a variety of settings.

 

Who we serve…

 While CADD clients and families are all impacted by a developmental disability, we often support them with a variety of other concerns. These include but are not limited to: anxiety, ADHD, depression, OCD, social skills, interpersonal relationships, and family and caregiver support.

 

What we do…

CADD Outpatient therapists/counselors are responsible for providing clinic-based treatment to adults with a developmental disability. Treatment includes a variety of individual and group therapy all with a focus on improving the lives of those we serve. Clinicians are trained to employ a variety of treatment modalities including behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and family systems approaches.

 

Core expectations: How we improve the lives of those we serve:

  • Guide clients/families through treatment: develop goals and monitor progress
  • Continue to grow in expertise: engage in training and supervision opportunities
  • Contribute to CADD’s supportive culture: collaborate and connect with all team members

 

Will you join us?

 

Job Description:

Clinical Supervisor (CS) is the clinical lead of the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) - Adult team. Through continual learning and personal clinical development, the CS uses research and professional collaboration to create and implement systems for staff training and overall program development. The CS collaborates closely with the Program Manager to implement program initiatives for program and staff improvement, including being responsible for oversight of cases for all other clinicians in the program. The CS oversees BCBAs, BCaBAs, BCs, RBTs, and BTs. The CS is expected to hold a higher level of clinical expertise in order to oversee the staff who conduct descriptive and systematic behavioral assessments and behavior analytic interpretations of the results. The CS also oversees staff design and implementation of behavior analytic interventions. Clinical supervisors are responsible for setting and ensuring workplace compliance with performance standards.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Develops and leads clinical trainings as a part of orientation and ongoing staff development.  
  2. Identifies skill development needs of staff through completion of core competencies and other methods. Provides supervision and feedback in order to increase the skill level of staff specific to their development needs.  
  3. Assists clinical staff in meeting requirements for BCBA, BCaBA, and RBT certifications by conducting assessments and on-going group and individual supervision for RBTs, BCaBAs, and BCBAs.
  4. Ensures that all behavior analytic programming conducted under their supervision by WellSpan Philhaven staff is provided in a safe and ethical manner and that the CS and WellSpan Philhaven staff will train, provide feedback, and/or report to designated authorities if the family/staff or other non-WellSpan Philhaven professionals engage in unsafe or unethical behavioral programming.
  5. Engages in functional behavior assessment (FBA) of problematic behaviors as well as assessments of skill deficits, motivating, and other environmental variables in order to increase use of safe and socially acceptable behaviors and decrease problematic behaviors.
  6. Increasing independence and independent living skills including but not limited to activities of daily living.
  7. Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationship by pairing self as a reinforcing entity and building the value for the client of social interaction with the CS and other members of the team.
  8. Ability to train others to accurately collect and analyze behavior data to make decisions about treatment interventions.
  9. Designs treatment plan goals and interventions that are based in research and are aligned with the dimensions of Applied Behavior Analysis outlined in (Baer, Wolf, and Risely 1968).
  10. Seeks out appropriate consultation with other BA’s or professionals involved when encountering treatment programming that is unfamiliar.
  11. Oversees and provides training and monitors fidelity of behavioral interventions for family members and other professional staff caring for the client.
  12. Provides direct on-site, one-on-one, and group supervision for BA/BC/RBT/BT’s.
  13. Directly designs and supervises behavior analytic plans and interventions for skill development and/or reduction of problematic behavior in which other WellSpan Philhaven staff have not received sufficient training and exposure to previously.
  14. Collaborates with family/staff and treatment team members to provide treatment effectively and without disruption to the environment or other individuals in the environment.
  15. Educates all those involved about the role of ABA based interventions and the different roles/levels of staff, and functions within boundaries of the BA/BC/RBT/BT role in providing treatment.
  16. Understands and designs behavioral plans and programming within the regulatory scope of the service provided, under 6100 regulations per ODP.
  17. Understanding the rights of individual, including restrictive procedures based on the 6100 regulations per ODP.
  18. Maintains awareness of client’s history, present status, diagnoses, and treatment plan.
  19. Active member of the Human Right’s Team (HRT) at WellSpan Philhaven CADD. HRT is responsible for the discussion, collaboration, and approval of restrictive procedures.
  20. Maintains appropriate written documentation of direct and in direct service with the client and family/staff.
  21. Provides complete, timely, clear, and legible documentation in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
  22. Attends treatment team meetings, supervision meetings, trainings, performance evaluations, and other administrative meetings as assigned.
  23. Maintains the billable expectation of the program.
  24. Maintains the required 24 hours of annual training under 6100 regulations per ODP.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum Experience:
    • One year of experience in providing Applied Behavior Analysis services and experience in developing/implementing behavioral analytic treatment plans.
    • Knowledge of and ability in the care and management of the unique needs of individuals with developmental disorders.
  • Minimum Education:
    • Master’s Degree from a board approved, accredited college or university, including a major course of study in school, clinical or counseling psychology, special education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or another related field.
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Clinical or counseling psychology, special education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or another related field
  • Required Certification:
    • BCBA certification
  • Skills:
    • Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills; analytical abilities; visual ability to observe patient behavior and dynamics in order to prepare and review written documentation; strong supervisory skills with the ability to give critical feedback and facilitate conversations with potentially disgruntled consumers; must be able to provide own transportation from one client to another; must demonstrate a strong professional interest in being a part of a multidisciplinary team that specializes in the assessment and treatment of the social, emotional and behavioral needs of children and adolescents with developmental disorders such as Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders; ability to work under stress
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.

 

WellSpan is making intentional efforts to build candidate slates representative of diverse identity attributes, including age and generation, disability, race, ethnicity, gender identity, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, and Veteran status. Click here for additional details regarding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan..

 


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