Program Coordinator Wanted

Job Description

Direct Client Supervision

  • Make on-site home visits according to the hours allotted by the funding source
  • Therapist training
  • Use behavioral skills training to ensure staff are using best practice ABA Procedures
  • Use behavioral skills training to model and implement new skill acquisition programs and behavior reduction plans
  • Collaborate with BCBA if further professional development is needed for a therapist
  • Collect IOA data on each program, quarterly
  • If IOA is less than 80%, resolve the issue within 2 weeks
  • If needed, collect data on treatment integrity to resolve inconsistencies
  • Design and collect data for purposes of deriving function of maladaptive behavior Write behavior intervention plan
  • Check that Preference Assessments are being run according to schedule

Clinical Management

  • Use sign-in calendar to track therapist attendance and alert home office to any inconsistencies in scheduling
  • Therapists to call Coordinating BCBA, Program Coordinator and family member if a session is to be missed. Therapists to contact other staff to see if anyone can cover session and alert PC/BCBA/family to schedule changes.
  • PC to alert home office to schedule changes.
  • PC to create home schedule using Week-At-A-Glance provided by ABLG, and to keep current copies in the program book and at the home office
  • Follow up with the therapist and family calls and emails within 24 hours
  • Proactively reports any issues in the home or program to Coordinating BCBA

Program Book Maintenance

  • Visual inspection of data; if no change after 5 sessions, make modification
  • Check that all SAPs are being run consistently at every session using Program Checklist
  • Check that all data is being collected each session and if there is no data, check that documentation of why is provided in the communication log
  • Move programs into Generalization/Maintenance
  • Check that graphing protocols are being followed and that graphs are done in pencil

Behavior Reduction

  • Collect baseline data on all maladaptive behavior prior to implementation of behavior reduction plan, unless client is endangering himself or others (BCBA to design data system/PC to monitor)
  • Train all parties to implement behavior reduction plan and to collect and graph data (BCBA/PC)

Skill Acquisition Planning<

  • Assemble ABLG program book and write Custom Teaching Plan
  • Baseline or supervise baseline of all SAPs prior to implementation
  • Make recommendations for new SAPS as initial goals are mastered
  • Write task analyses as needed
  • Develop overall program goals according to ABLG Essential Domains

Clinical Management

  • Link services with related providers
  • Ultimately responsible for quality control in the program including:
  • Program book updated and meets ABLG standards per Evaluation form
  • Therapists trained and able to carry out programming
  • Student making progress across all goals
  • ABLG Service Delivery protocols adhered to
  • Client has a range of goals across most ABLG Essential Domains
  • Remain appraised of changes in client’s schedule, upcoming vacations, etc.
  • Reports to Coordinating BCBA
  • Proactively reports any issues in the home office

Program Book Maintenance

  • Visual inspection of data; if no change after 5 sessions, make modification
  • Check that all SAPs are being run consistently at every session using Program Checklist
  • Check that all data is being collected each session and if there is no data, check that documentation of why is provided in the communication log
  • Move programs into Generalization/Maintenance
  • Check that graphing protocols are being followed and that graphs are done in pencil

Skill Acquisition Planning

  • Write Goals and Objectives for client
  • Keep Goals and Objectives grid updated with current programming (or delegate and oversee)
  • Write individualized Skill Acquisition Programs, including targets –or- pull programs from ABLG curriculum bank. (or delegate and oversee)
  • Collect or delegate and oversee collection of baseline data
  • Review and give feedback on client’s Custom Teaching Plan. Ensure all documents are completed