Behavioral Health Intervention Supervisor - Autism (Po)

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Job Description

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Under the supervision of the Psychology Supervisor and staff psychologists for the Severe Behavior Program of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, the Behavioral Intervention Case Supervisor designs and supervises the behavioral intervention services for children diagnosed with autism who present with significant problem behavior. They implement behavioral assessments and functional analyses, delineate behavior plans, and provide parent training and school consultation services. They may also help conduct intensive day treatment services for the reduction of problem behavior. The Case Supervisor trains and supervises the treatment team, specifically in behavior management strategies.


Work with psychologist to develop and conduct community-based behavioral consultation services

for school personnel and parents

Assess behavioral profile of clients, including strengths, challenges, and interests

Develop evidence-based intervention plans to reduce problem behavior and build replacement skills

Design the overall behavioral intervention services for each client by developing goals and designing intervention procedures

Work with psychologist to conduct day treatment services, including functional analyses and structured intervention for severe problem behavior

Assist in the training of CASD staff regarding behavior reduction strategies

Assist in training of CASD staff in safety procedures related to severe behavior interventions

Assist in community trainings and other community events for CASD

Conduct parent training and address all questions and concerns of parents.

Serve as liaison between the CASD and the clients other service providers and school district personnel

Provide crisis interventions to patients when indicated

Supervise the preparation of documentation necessary for each client, including weekly pre-meeting notes, team meeting notes, quarterly reports, data sheets, and behavior plans

Attend weekly supervision meetings/training seminars and other designated training sessions, and attend monthly staff meetings

Perform other related duties as required


Minimum Qualifications:

BA/BS in psychology, special education, or a related field is allowable with extensive experience as a Senior Behavioral Intervention Aide or similar position

At least two years providing behavioral intervention services to children with autism and their families.

MA in psychology, special education, speech/language or a related field is preferred

BCBA is preferred

At least one year conducting duties at the Case Supervisor/Behavior Specialist level, preferred

Employee must be able to work well with a team

Employee must be able to drive, possess a valid drivers license, and have use of an automobile to travel to and from clients homes or schools and to the office for training sessions, supervision, and meetings

Employees must have proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Age of Patients Served:

Treatment of children from 2-21 years of age

Minimum Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift a child up to 40 pounds

Must be able to handle physical resistance from a child up to age 21

Must constantly be able to hear, see, speak, and be physically mobile

Must be able to pass MCPP safety training protocol