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at Arc of Central Alabama
Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted 02/07/2018
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
Address 6001 Crestwood Blvd


Job Duties:

  1. To research, develop, assist and supervise the implementation of Behavior Support Plans to reduce targeted/maladaptive behaviors as well as increase adaptive/appropriate skills.
  2. To visit day programs and group homes on a weekly basis and work one 8 hour weekend shift per month in order to monitor client progress in the residential program. Time will be spent with the staff on training and implementing Behavior Support Plans.
  3. To enter and graph data monthly using Excel for behavior data, sleep data, and side effects from psychotropic medications.
  4. To evaluate plan effectiveness based on data, complete progress notes on this, as well as the graphic representation of this data, monthly.
  5. To evaluate psychiatric medication effectiveness based on data, and complete progress notes on this, as well as graphic representation quarterly.
  6. To train and assist Arc staff in responding to individuals in various situations as needed at both day and residential programs.
  7. To train staff on crisis prevention interventions to ensure the safety, welfare, care, & security of all individuals and staff.
  8. To attend Arc training in-services as needed, research and self-educate on topics that are unfamiliar. To broaden knowledge and understanding of the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  9. To improve communication lines residential and day programs, as well as maintain contact with individuals’ families.
  10. To complete monthly paperwork as needed (billing, clinical notes, etc).
  11. To complete Behavioral Functional Assessments, as needed, as well as other functional assessments necessary for plan implementation (preference assessments, etc.)
  12. To assist monthly with psychiatric clinic, and provide information on specific individuals, and otherwise assist the psychiatrist as needed in clinic (get weights, organize charts, etc.).
  13. Attend meetings as scheduled for annual support team meetings, as well as any interim meetings/school meetings regarding behavioral concerns, change in placement, etc. for caseload.
  14. To perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, and assist with all departments as needed in regards to behavioral concerns.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Master’s in Psychology or related field Board Certified Behavior Analyst (or seeking certification)

Physical Requirements: This position requires frequently standing; walking; hand dexterity; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.


Email resume or application to: or complete application and apply in person at 6001 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, Al 35212.