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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Instructor

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Upstate Cerebral Palsy has various opportunities within the Greater Utica/Oneida County area. We are looking to hire compassionate, professional, and versatile staff to support a variety of individuals. Our ideal candidate would have the ability to work independently, think quickly, and problem solve.


The ABA Residential Teacher of Upstate Cerebral Palsy will lead the quality of ABA services, agency education and collaborative partnership initiatives for the purpose of strengthening the infrastructure of supports available to children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities and their families. In conjunction with Upstate Cerebral Palsy's clinical, educational, and administrative leadership teams, the ABA Residential Teacher will provide direct services and support to existing programs consistent with best practices in the developmental disabilities field using evidence-based practices. The ABA Residential Teacher will oversee the professional development of staff and communicate in a manner that energizes the work force, promotes retention, encourages team excellence, facilitates continuous learning and reinforces positive partnerships throughout the organization.


Activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Administers, conducts, evaluates and supervises the implementation of behavioral assessment measures and techniques.
  • Conducts, evaluates and supervises the implementation of behavioral treatment.
  • Develops individualized goals and objectives for home-, community-, and/or center-based programs and designs behavior support plans based on functional assessment data.
  • Ensures appropriate behavioral data systems are implemented such that quantifiable behavioral data is collected at regular intervals to allow for the continual evaluation of behavior plans and the achievement of individual goals and objectives.
  • Teaches program staff on the proper implementation of educational and clinical behavior programs and plans, data collection systems and all necessary monitoring and reporting systems
  • Conducts training and consultation.
  • Provide supervision for staff seeking board certification/licensure in behavior analysis or registered behavior technician certification.
  • Volunteer and demonstrate good community citizenship by participating in community activities that are consistent with the Agency's mission and values.
  • Demonstrate unwavering commitment to the people we support.
  • Demonstrate supportive networking between Upstate Cerebral Palsy and its affiliated corporations.
  • Attend supervision under a BCBA.
  • Implement strategies as directed by the supervising BCBA.


  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Special Education or related field
  • Enrolled in BCBA course sequence or has completed BCBS coursework and is obtaining supervision hours.
  • 2 Years relevant experience in a related field.
  • Intermediate Computer Skills (Including Windows, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Travel is required. Must have or be willing to obtain a valid New York State Driver's License.

Our work environment provides the opportunity to grow and learn in a fast-paced atmosphere. We offer competitive benefits and salary to include a low-cost individual health insurance plan, dollar for dollar retirement match, life insurance, voluntary benefits, and generous paid time off.

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Instructor, Other , Utica, New York

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