Program Manager /BCBA
As a Program Manager, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of programs and behaviour intervention plans for children. Program Managers will also be involved in the training and development of and senior therapists to ensure the effective delivery of the program. This will involve overlapping with new therapists on each case until confident that the new therapist can work independently.
Program Managers are responsible for responding to parent enquiries about the childâ€™s program and depending on their availability, they may also conduct one on one therapy with a child prior to team meetings or in between team meetings. Program Managers will take detailed notes at team meetings, including specific programs, instructions, behavioural interventions, new materials needed and any parent training which may be recommended. You will be responsible for answering therapistsâ€™ questions and ensure consistency across programs by reading notes and data and speaking with the team to address specific concerns.
You will need to implement changes made at team meetings, which includes adding new programs with specific instructions to the therapy team about how each program should proceed. Key result areas: Ongoing supervision and program management of individual clients Presentation at Behaviour Support Practitioner training workshops Preparation and implementation of and Senior Therapist assessments Assist the Clinical Director and Human Resources Consultant in the and Behaviour Support Practitioner performance reviews Conduct client intakes Implementation of external workshops/presentations Attendance and summary report/presentation at conferences Ongoing education and training, and/or research project/presentation (e.g.
poster presentation), and/or business proposal (approved by Clinical Director) Essential criteria: Excellent verbal and written communication skills Bachelor of Psychology or other relevant degree Demonstrated ability to program and implement skill based programs for a wide variety of abilities Experience working with children and families with additional needs, particularly Autism, utilising a family centred approach Experience in the field of early intervention Demonstrated ability to work in collaborative consultation with a multidisciplinary team Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with families Independence, enthusiasm and flexibility Commitment to quality delivery of service Current drivers licence Current First Aid certificate Preferred criteria: Completed post graduate degree in relevant field such as psychology or education Completed or studying for a BCaBA or BCBA degree 2 years program manager experience Programming experience for at least 18 children.