The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children, teens, and young adults with autism. Established in 1997, the Centre has grown to offer a wide range of services to autistic individuals and their families and is the largest accredited autism service provider in northern Alberta.
The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is leading the way through engaged specialists, in delivering evidenced-based services to those affected by Autism across the lifespan. We are a leading innovator, putting science into action.
This is a Full-Time temporary position with a contract length of 10 months (to June 2024).
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, modelling, 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)