Developmental Disabilities Professional / Part Time
Augusta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Developmental Disabilities Professional
- Overseeing the services and supports provided to participants for general guidance to the provider agency in areas of compliance and quality improvement.
- Assuring that the supports provided are within the scope of the agency’s service enrollment and experience to assure effective delivery.
- Assuring that services address the participant’s needs and adhere to the application of person-centered values, choice, and participant’s rights.
- Providing, arranging or overseeing curricula used in staff training and directed to service delivery in the context of individual goal(s)and objective(s);
- Recommending other needed services /supports or changes to the delivery model using a continuous quality improvement approach.
- Providing consultation to the provider agency in ISP implementation strategies that support the goal(s)of the participant.
- Assess areas of risk either individually or overall risk to persons served through agency practice, policy, or lack of policy and/or procedures. Providing risk mitigation strategies to the provider agency.
- Reviewing those functional assessments are in place to support development of the participant’s plan for delivery of all waiver services to include
- a. The Health Risk Screening Tool.
- b. The Supports Intensity Scale.
- c. Functional Behavioral evaluation; and
- d. Additional Assessment (E.g., Nursing, OT, PT) as needed or required.
- Overseeing high intensity services if applicable that address health and safety risks for the participants that includes:
- The implementation and effectiveness of Behavior Support Plans.
- The implementation and effectiveness of the Participant’s Crisis Plan; and
- Identifying ongoing supports as needed (medical and/or behavioral) in collaboration with agency personnel, staff of other agencies providing support to participants mutually served, or other members of the healthcare team
Master’s degree in psychology, school psychology, counseling, social work, education
OR licensure/certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Psychiatrist AND a minimum of 12 coursework hours or training certification hours in behavior functional assessment or analysis, data collection and analysis, plan development, behavior interventions, training, and implementation, AND has one year of experience in a treatment and/or community setting working with individuals with I/DD.
Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA): A BCBA who has completed a Master’s degree, with 225 hours of approved graduate coursework, AND 1500 hours of experience in the field with 5% of those hours being supervised by a BCBA, AND has received a passing score on the Behavior Analysis Certification Board Exam, AND maintains a prescribed number of continuing education units annually AND has one year of experience in providing services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities
Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA): A person who has completed an acceptable bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, acceptable 180 hours of undergraduate and/or graduate coursework in behavior analysis, and have a period of 1000 hours defined supervised practical experience in the field with 5% of those hours being supervised by a BCBA, AND current Assistant Behavior Analysis Board Certification in good standing with the Behavior Analysis Certification Board, AND maintains a prescribed number of continuing education units annually, AND has one year of experience in providing services to individuals with I/DD. BCaBAs provide behavior services under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and may supervise the work of Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs).
An educator with a degree in education from an accredited program that includes a concentration in Special Education in college coursework OR teaching certificate in Special Education and one year of experience in teaching individuals with I/DD
Human Services Professional: A human services professional with at least a bachelor’s degree in human services field including but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology AND has one year of experience in providing human services to individuals with I/DD.
A minimum of eight (8) hours per year of DBHDD sponsored or other training in developmental disabilities