Associate Behavior Analyst
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. - Staten Island, NY

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DESCRIPTION

(Four Months with anticipated funding to a tentative 16 month position)

New York State Institute for Basic Research (IBR) of the Office For People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene (RFMH) in partnership with New York State Education Department (SED) announce a master's-level clinical position for an experienced behavior analyst, to begin ASAP in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Laboratory at IBR.

The Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Program is an initiative by IBR/OPWDD and SED designed to meet the growing need for behavior analysts to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment of chronic aberrant behaviors for students enrolled in the New York City public schools.

DUTIES

The Associate Behavior Analyst must be an expert in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with extensive experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities presenting with severe and chronic aberrant behaviors (e.g., self-injury, aggression, disruption, elopement, pica, etc.) in school or clinic settings. The Associate Behavior Analyst will assist the Senior Behavior Analyst in the behavioral assessment and treatment of a small number of students in the New York City schools. This is a school-based consultation program; traveling is required. You must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle or other means of transportation.

QUALIFICATIONS

All applicants must have:
1.A master's degree or higher in Psychology, School Psychology, Behavior Analysis, or Speech Language Pathology (note: Special Education not eligible).
2.NYS psychology license (or limited permit), school psychology certification, or speech language license.
3.At least one year of experience conducting functional behavior assessment.
4.Knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations.

Preference will be given to board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) with experience in analogue functional analysis.
A formal application should include: (1) a statement of interest; (2) CV; (3) a sample BIP.

SUBMIT RESUME TO: http://corporate.rfmh.org/
Employment Opportunities

Conditions of Employment: Grant funded position. At will employment.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package. AA/EEO employer.
The Associate Behavior Analyst must be an expert in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with extensive experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities presenting with severe and chronic aberrant behaviors (e.g., self-injury, aggression, disruption, elopement, pica, etc.) in school or clinic settings. The Associate Behavior Analyst will assist the Senior Behavior Analyst in the behavioral assessment and treatment of a small number of students in the New York City schools. This is a school-based consultation program; traveling is required. You must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle or other means of transportation.

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The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. is a not-for-profit membership corporation organized in 1952, for the purpose of assisting...