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ABA Case Manager, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Fort Worth, TX

Easterseals, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
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Division: Easterseals North Texas

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Summary:

Easter Seals North Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 
The ABA Case Manager functions as the team leader of the client’s Interdisciplinary Autism Treatment Team, providing evaluation, treatment and consultation services to children and their families.  The ABA Case Manager uses the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis within a family centered approach.  The ABA Case Manager will develop and carry out programs and activities designed to improve the lives of children with autism and their families.  The ABA Case Manager develops treatment plans that:

  • improve function and enhance activities of daily life,
  • focus on the individuals’ and the families’ stated needs,
  • are individualized to address each client’s unique needs, overcoming acknowledged weaknesses by identifying and using their strengths,
  • involve the client’s natural support system of family and friends to ensure generalization of skills learned in therapy sessions,
  • require consistent practice and repetition between therapy sessions to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the treatment plan, and
  • are accountable (measurable, meaningful changes are demonstrated). 



  • Develops ideas, plans, and procedures for initiation, expansion, improvement, and evaluation of Autism Services for the benefit of children and families with special needs.
  • Conducts child assessments, as well as re-assessments, assessing skill levels of children utilizing criterion referenced or standardized tests outlined by the program, and create evaluation reports incorporating assessment tools, caregiver reports, and professional reports.
  • Develops programs designed to meet the individual needs of each child.
  • Promotes family involvement, advocacy, and supports family decisions through involvement and provision of both individual and group family training.
  • Ensures accurate collection and graphing of data on a daily basis.
  • Develops short- and long-term treatment goals, plans and objectives based upon the initial evaluation and program requirements, and ensures weekly updates to targeted program.
  • Coaches family members and/or client in strategies and opportunities for incorporating new skills or techniques into normal routines and activities at home and other natural environments such as school or childcare center, church, a play group or relative’s home, etc.
  • Provides training and support specific to client goals.
  • Instructs client and family members in the proper and safe use of adaptive equipment and assistive technology.
  • Assists in coordinating services and makes appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Records client testing results, treatments, responses, and progress on designated forms.
  • Completes all evaluations, treatment progress notes, and discharge summaries and all other required records and paperwork in a timely manner according to stated policy.
  • Develops and ensures maintenance of all client progress reports and documentation, in compliance with Easter Seals North Texas policy and procedure and all other applicable standards, requirements, laws, rule and regulations.
  • Attends Plan of Care review meetings as required.
  • Ensures client and family confidentiality by complying with Easter Seals North Texas policy and procedure, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act) requirements, and any other privacy requirements as may be specified by referral sources, funders or other licensing and regulatory entities.
  • Ensures the safety and security of clients, staff, volunteers and visitors by knowing and following all safety procedures as required by Easter Seals North Texas policy and procedure and any other referral sources, funders or other licensing and regulatory entities, and understands the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Provides supervision to Senior and Junior ABA Coaches as needed and in accordance with all applicable laws, standards and regulations.
  • Serves as a clinical supervisor for students, in accordance with all applicable laws, standards, rules and regulations, and specifically in accordance with the students’ educational institutions.
     

Details:

  • JobId: 847e5f7491af452df37d7aa086005d7b
  • Posted / Updated: 8/20/2015

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