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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Glenwood, Iowa

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Salary

$56,971.20 - $88,379.20 Annually

Location

Glenwood - 51534 - Mills County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Job Number

22-00190

Closing

8/1/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Marsha Edgington medging@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.

Provide a variety of diagnostic, evaluative, assessment, therapeutic, and behavior modification/management services to persons with intellectual, developmental, psychiatric, and/or Medical disorders. This may involve interviewing and observing individuals; reviewing and incorporating collateral data; conducting functional assessments and analyses; conducting preference assessments, diagnostic and adaptive screenings, and quality of life measures; writing behavioral and Individual Service Plan (ISP) reports; providing individual and group therapy; and maintaining appropriate documentation.

Develop Behavior Support Plans (BSPs) and linked skill development programs that are consistent with regulations of Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disorders (ICF-ID); promote independence and psychological flexibility; further skill development; and reduce behaviors that are barriers to the person’s values, goals, and ability to live in a less restrictive environment. Manage BSPs by ensuring they are congruent with the person’s other needs, services, and supervision level, and updated regularly as the person’s needs and functioning change.

Participate on interdisciplinary teams and committees. This includes attending interdisciplinary team meetings and assigned committees and providing input for ongoing coordination and planning; consulting with other team members to assess issues and functions of behavior; providing information regarding psychological or situational issues unique to individuals served; and participating in psychiatric consultations and medication reviews. Participation shall involve advocacy for and education about scientifically-supported and effective procedures to respond to the unique psychiatric and behavioral needs of individual residents.

Present BSPs and related psychological or clinical information to review committees, the individual and their guardian, and community providers. Provide competency-based training and consultation about the BSP and related topics to facility staff and community providers.

Complete other duties as requested or assigned, such as completing emergency assignments; accompanying residents on special or off-campus events as requested; providing support to persons during behavioral or emotional crises; presenting at conferences, meetings, or events; providing agency in-service training; and providing consultation to stakeholder agencies.

Maintain professional competency and skill development to ensure that psychological services rendered are high quality and consistent with best practices. This may include attending professional meetings and conferences (as authorized), and staying abreast of current trends and advances in the fields of psychology and behavioral analysis.

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm plus evenings and weekends as assigned.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: BCBA preferred

The classification for this position is Psychologist 2

Selectives

407 Psychology

Master’s degree in psychology and one year professional psychology experience

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctorate degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling.

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling, and experience equal to two years of full-time clinical work in the provision of counseling and therapy in an institutional or community mental health, intellectual disability, long-term care, or correctional program.

  • Possession of a license to practice psychology from the Iowa Board of Psychology.

  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes twelve months of full-time work as a Psychologist 1.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/Psychologist2-03246-83246.pdf)

Additional Qualification Requirements

  • Designated positions at the Glenwood and Woodward Resource Centers require certification with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, or require such certification within a period of time after hire as determined by the appointing authority.

  • Designated positions may require licensure by the Iowa Board of Psychology Examiners, as determined by the appointing authority.

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

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    Do you have a Doctorate Degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Do you have a Master's Degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling?IF YES– How many years do you have of full-time full-time clinical work in the provision of counseling and therapy in an institutional or community mental health, intellectual disability, long-term care, or correctional program?

  • No experience to less than one year of work experience in the identified areas

  • One year to less than two years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Two years or more of work experience in the identified areas

  • Not applicable - I do not have a Master's Degree in the identified areas

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    If you are an employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch): How many years have you spent in the classification of Psychologist 1 for the State of Iowa?

  • No experience to less than one year of work experience as a Psychologist 1

  • One year or more of work experience as a Psychologist 1

  • Not applicable - I am not an employee of the State of Iowa

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    Do you posses a license to practice psychology from the Iowa Board of Psychology

  • Yes

  • No

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    Does your application demonstrate that you have Master's degree in psychology and one year professional psychology experience?

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Address

711 S Vine StGlenwood, Iowa, 51534

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/disability-services/resource-centers/glenwood

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