Behavior Consultant II- CADD ABA Children's Services- FT, days

Lancaster, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 51803

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General Summary:

The Behavior Consultant II (BC) conducts descriptive and systematic behavioral assessments and provides behavior analytic interpretations of the results with supervision from a BCBA. The BC designs and supervises behavior analytic interventions. The BC is able to effectively develop and implement appropriate assessment and intervention methods for use in unfamiliar situations and for a range of cases. The BC teaches others to carry out ethical and effective behavior analytic interventions based on published research once the BC has demonstrated competency with the procedures involved under the direct supervision of a BCBA. The BC designs and delivers instruction under the supervision of a BCBA. BCs supervise the work of Behavior Technicians (BT) that are non-certified.


Program Description:

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) behavioral treatment in the home, school, and community for children and adults.


CADD provides a highly rewarding professional environment:

  • Strong office support to enable staff to focus on patient care
  • Emphasis on professional development through ongoing training and supervision
  • Strong collegial atmosphere, opportunity to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
  • Reasonable productivity expectations with generous bonus incentive



Highlights about employment as a Behavior Consultant II with WellSpan Philhaven:

  • Bi-monthly group supervision with multiple BCBA's and opportunities to discuss research articles and case presentations
  • Ongoing individual supervision with a BCBA
  • Supervision to accrue hours towards BCBA, BCaBA, and RBT certifications
  • Data labs with collaborative analysis of behavior data and treatment decision-making with a BCBA
  • On-site supervision and support by a BCBA available for all cases
  • WellSpan Philhaven providers utilize an inpatient and outpatient EMR system to allow for a more streamlined approach to patient care. WellSpan Philhaven will switch to EPIC at some point in 2018



  • Bonus potential and reimbursement for mileage
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off + 6 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match
  • Paid relocation


Required Skills
  1. Analytical skills are necessary for the collection and assessment of psychosocial data, interpretation of these data and the ongoing review of treatment efficiency and effectiveness.
  2. Ability to observe patient behavior and dynamics in order to prepare and review written documentation as required.
  3. Knowledge of and ability in the care and management of the unique needs of children and adolescents with developmental disorders.
  4. 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 mental retardation and the autism spectrum disorders.
  5. Must be able to provide own transportation from one client to another.
Required Experience
  1. A master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology, education, Applied Behavioral Analysis or a master’s of social work.
  2. Licensure required: LBS, LPC, LSW, LCSW or LMFT.
  3. ABA Certification or BCaBA certification
  4. At least one year of experience in providing Applied Behavioral Analysis services to children and adolescents and experience in developing/implementing behavioral analytic treatment plans.
  5. Interpersonal verbal and listening skills are required to communicate effectively with patients and families and with other inter-agency team members.
  6. Must have valid driver’s license and qualify for WellSpan Philhaven driving privileges.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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