This is a Full-Time temporary position with a contract length of 6 months.
In this role, the Behavioural Case Manager in collaboration with their multi-disciplinary team will be responsible for delivering the behaviour components of in-home, evidence-based interventions and services to children and youth with autism. This role requires a strong leader who is able to effectively provide orientation, training, coaching, and mentorship of Aides and Interventionists working one-on-one with children.
The BCM must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This position requires a focus on initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- As a part of a multi-disciplinary team, provide a functional approach to behaviour assessment and treatment for children with a variety of ages, developmental levels, and in a variety of settings
- Conduct direct and indirect functional behavioural assessments in the home, school, and/or community
- Lead in the development, modeling, and implementation of skill acquisition and behaviour reduction program plans
- Regularly collect, graph, and review data with the clinical team and families for ongoing monitoring of program effectiveness (e.g. reinforcement schedules, prompting procedures, stimulus control, maintenance, generalization, etc.)
- Use Behavioural Skills Training (BST) to coach interventionists and caregivers (i.e. instruction, modelling, rehearsal, feedback)
- Regular review of behaviour analytic research independently and/or as assigned
- Problem-solve and provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to the clinical team, Interventionists, and families
- Using a family and/or person-centered approach, consult on respective goals, priorities, plans, and potential barriers to services
- Work within the policy mandates of the provincial funder, Centre policies, family centered-care, and best practices
- Collaborate with the clinical team by contributing written objectives within a service plan document and meet all established deadlines for required reports
- Collaborate with community partners to support the generalization of goals across environments
- Collaborate with external healthcare providers to support individual and family-centred programming as needed
- Ensure regular communication and direct contact with families in the home
The successful applicant will either possess a Master’s Degree and be a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), or be in the process of completing their Master’s Degree and acquiring hours toward their BCBA certification.
This individual will have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in the field of autism or other developmental disabilities.
The successful applicant must obtain a clear criminal record check, updated first aid training, and have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive in and around Edmonton.
A generous benefits package is offered.
Apply to Human Resources by mail, e-mail, or fax:
Mail: #1, 9353 – 50 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6B 2L5
Fax: 780-488-6664 (confirm fax transmission at 780-488-6600)