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Behavior Analyst

The Behavior Analyst provides direct person-centered behavioral services in all areas of Clinical Program including children's and adult programs and consultation services. Behavioral services include behavioral support planning, direct invention and skill development. The Behavioral Analyst also provides staff and family training and oversight of plan implementation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in the day-to-day operations of assigned program

  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and develop function-based behavior support plans using evidence-based methods

  • Provide behavior and therapeutic services to individuals throughout lifespan

  • Provide consultation, teaching and training opportunities to interdisciplinary team members

  • Review clinical materials; review relevant Anderson Center and OPWDD documents and ensure compliance

  • Prepare customer progress report summaries for response to intervention

  • Involvement in all aspects of crisis management until resolution

  • Provide behavioral and therapeutic services to a wide range of clientele

  • Communicate important behavioral information to parents/guardians and multidisciplinary team professionals

  • Create/Utilize databases

  • Requires some evenings


  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, or other related field

  • Consideration will be given for applicants who are in the process of obtaining Master's Degree in one of the above areas

  • Background and training in ABA

  • BCBA required

  • Experience working with individuals who are dually diagnosed with developmental disabilities and mental health issues preferred.

  • High levels of organizational skills

  • Ability to work effectively (both autonomously and as part of a team)

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

The position description in no way states or implies that the responsibilities listed are the only duties to be performed by the person filling this position. The person in the position may be required to perform other duties as necessitated by the situation or requested by his/her supervisor.

Anderson Center for Autism offers our Employees with a Generous Benefits Package

Anderson Center for Autism is committed to provide a diverse workforce by ensuring that discrimination barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or citizenship status, unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes a person in one of these protected groups. EOE

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The New York State Association for Behavior Analysis Inc. (NYSABA) is the state chapter of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), an international organization devoted to the study of the experimental analysis of behavior and an affiliate of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA), an organization committed to promote and advance the science-based practice of applied behavior analysis.

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