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Internal Number: 2201143
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) provides clinical services, in-home services, in-school services, school-based professional development for educators, training and workshops for caregivers, and other services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
The focus of this position will be providing coaching and consultation services funded under grant contracts with the Tennessee Department of Education and/or Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The Behavior analysts will be supporting students with behavior interfering with safety and curriculum access and their educators and/or providing parent-training focused early intervention via telepractice or within homes.
Eligible candidates should have experience conducting a variety of service tasks, including performing functional behavioral assessment, developing instructional and/or treatment goals, providing live in-person and web-based professional development opportunities to relevant stakeholders including educators, and coaching those individuals through implementation of strategies targeting routines-based implementation of evidence-based strategies.
Providing behavior analytic services in school settings
Providing behavior analytic services for early intervention
The mission of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) for Research on Human Development is to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through research, service, training, dissemination, and educational advocacy. For more information, please visit https://vkc.vumc.org/vkc/.
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Additional Key Elements/ Responsibilities:
TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:PATIENT EVALUATION (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates mastery of patient evaluations in practical applications of a difficult nature. Demonstrates experience in the evaluation process. Demonstrates a solid understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to the diagnosis. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully delivering patient evaluations without requiring support and instruction from others.TREATMENT PLANNING & GOAL SETTING (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates mastery in developing a plan of care that incorporates treatment interventions focused on meeting objective goals. Develops and documents patient focused short and long term goals that are functional and measurable. Identifies the need for and referral to other services, as needed. May serve as a mentor for other clinical staff to develop their skills in treatment planning. May consult with team members or implement new procedures.BEHAVIOR ANALYST TREATMENT IMPLEMENTATION/SUPERVISION (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates proficiency providing treatment consistent with established plan of care. Applies evidence based clinical management practices. Supervises RBTs, graduate students, caregivers, and other service providers implementing treatments and providing feedback as appropriate. Supervision entails ongoing education, coaching, and consultation, and use of data for data-based decision making and feedback.PATIENT DOCUMENTATION (INTERMEDIATE): The ability to receive and record patient information.DISCHARGE PLANNING (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates mastery in the discharge planning process. Anticipates transition and discharge needs of the patient based upon understanding of pathology/diagnosis and relationship to their present functional status. Informs patient, family and members of team of the patient's needs based upon the assessment and/or treatment, and make recommendations for continued services, follow-up, or referrals to other services. Educates level I employees and new employees on the transition and discharge process including transition service and referral resources. May initiate and develop relationships with additional services within Vanderbilt and in the community. May facilitate staff development in transition and discharge planning by scheduling and presenting in-service presentations.PROFESSIONAL PROVIDER & FAMILY EDUCATION (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates proficiency in communicating functional impact of assessment findings, treatment interventions, treatment planning, and discharge planning. Considers the communication needs/level of understanding of audience and may share appropriate information/literature. May include creating interactive educational opportunities grounded in ABA for caregivers, educators and other service providers internal or external to VUMC. May supervise, educate and train students from professional programs of behavior analysis or internal registered behavior technicians.DISSEMINATION (INTERMEDIATE): Provide ongoing education, coaching and consultation grounded in ABA to individuals and teams of parents, community providers and educators, tailoring presentation to audience needs. May also include analysis of data and presentation of data in a manner that is accessible to non-ABA providers. Considers the diverse needs of learners and develops appropriate levels of instruction and engagement.CARE COORDINATION (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates ability to coordinate care with other professionals, internal and external to VUMC, including communicating with education agencies, professional providers (within and outside the field of behavior analysis), as well as funding sources and other entities.
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