As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The UW Autism Center (UWAC) is a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting families affected by autism spectrum disorders through exceptional clinical services, innovative scientific research and high-quality training. UWAC is part of the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington and incorporates faculty and staff from the UW School of Medicine, College of Arts & Sciences, and College of Education.The purpose of this position is to provide clinical supervision of the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Clinical Services Team, provide clinical services as part of the ABA Clinical Services Team, and provide professional development and school consultation as part of the Training and School Services Team. As a clinical supervisor, the individual will organize and provide guidance for the ABA team in fulfilling their job responsibilities of designing, implementing and modifying behavior change programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorder, based on the principles of applied behavior analysis. The UWAC currently has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100% FTE) Board Certified Behavior Analyst Clinical Supervisor. Under the guidance of the UW Autism Center's Director of Clinical Services, the ABA Team Clinical Supervisor will provide supervision and support to Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs- masters-level clinicians), Behavior Technicians (BTs- bachelor level clinicians) and practicum students. The ABA Team Clinical Supervisor will work effectively with UWAC Leadership Team, clinicians, and operations staff to provide high quality ABA-based services to individuals with autism. There are three primary job functions for this position, which include clinical supervision of individuals on the ABA Services team, providing clinical services on the ABA team, and participating on our Training and School Services team. The position requires the ability to supervise a team of 10-15 individuals on the ABA team to ensure that they are providing high quality services, as measured by client progress and client/parent satisfaction. This position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. This position requires that the clinical supervisor maintain a current understanding of the empirical ABA literature, supervision and staff management skills, and access to relevant educational and instructional materials. This position also involves integration and collaboration with the College of Education to provide a high quality practicum placement for students or trainees interested in obtaining their BCBA. The individual will need to have and demonstrate familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures as well as rely on experience, judgement and field guidelines to plan and accomplish goals.RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide supervision and support for current clinical staff in their respective job roles:*Meet with master's level clinicians to check in on clients, provide feedback and support as indicated*Meet with bachelor's level clinicians and practicum students to provide training, feedback/supervision and support as needed*Lead ABA team meetings*Supervise graduate and undergraduate practicum students and volunteers and evaluate their performance*Supervise work of all ABA clinicians to provide high quality and effective applied behavior analysis intervention services to all UWAC clients- including supervising sessions and reviewing treatment plansProvide clinical services on the ABA Team and professional development and school consultation Training and School Services team:Training and School Services Team Duties:*Training team billable activities*Provide professional development and training to participants interacting with individuals with ASD including*parents/family members, educators, and other providers. Training may consist of developing workshop material(s),*presenting workshops, and traveling to and from workshops. Training may be provided in a variety of styles including*symposia, small group, or in-classroom hands-on training.*Provide classroom or student consultation to individuals with ASD in the school setting. Consultation may include but is not limited to review of records, interview, functional analysis, direct observation, designing intervention, direct intervention, coaching school staff, and report writing. *Complete and participate in multi-disciplinary education evaluations, as requested.Complete other necessary job responsibilities related to training team:*Generate workshops and materials based on evidenced-based, best practice strategies for a variety of audiences including parents and family members, special educators, general educators, school administration, BCBAs, SLPs, OT/PT, Psychologists, etc.*Complete student evaluations, reports, progress reports, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely manner.*Meet assigned deadlines*Attend weekly staff meeting and other meetings, as necessary*Meet a minimum billable expectation*Participate in community activities and eventsABA Team Duties:*ABA Team billable activities*Provide individual skills training for children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorders*Supervise behavior technicians who work with clients in their homes or a clinic setting *Complete other necessary job responsibilities related to ABA services team*Provide consultation to community providers who work with patients in order to develop continuity in care for the patient and their family.*Meet minimum billable expectation*Complete initial client/patient evaluations, treatment plans, progress reports, referral letters, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely manner.*Complete paperwork within required time frame*Meet assigned deadlines*Participate in community activities and events*Collaborate with other clinical team members in assessment and intervention and consult with other members of clinical team regarding diagnosis and intervention strategies, as needed.*Keep appropriate records of services provided and coordinate with the billing office and direct supervisor regarding services to meet billable expectations. *Attend weekly staff meetings, other meetings as necessaryOverseeing the clinical work that the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Team is doing in their work with individuals and families affected by ASD*Employee Performance Management: - Responsible to ensure that staff are meeting established performance standards with clients - Develop and train staff on performance standards, as needed - Provide clear, accurate and ongoing feedback about job performance - Ensure task deadlines are known to employees and tasks are completed within specified timelines*Department Policies and Procedures - Help support development of new policies and procedures, as needed - Ensure all employees are aware of and follow policies and procedures (sick time, vacation, paperwork, etc.) *Staffing/Hiring - Along with the clinical director, review the need to hire new employees - Review resumes and conduct interviews - Recommend hiring and ensure job offer is made to the best candidateREQUIREMENTS: *Extensive knowledge of best-practice strategies for children ages 0-21 with ASD.*Ability to support clinician's working with individuals with ASD 21+ through knowledge of research, ability to access resources and willingness to learn about this demographic.*Attention to detail, organization skills, flexibility and delegation skills.*BCBA certification; Master's degree (or higher) in education or related field, plus 6+ years of experience in working with children, adolescents, and/or adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders AND supervising others in the implementation of empirically-based intervention for children with autism in home, school, and community settings;*Experience teaching and designing programs for students with autism spectrum disorders, including collaboration with general education teachers, school administrators, related services personnel and outside community providers Excellent oral and written communication skills;*Experience teaching and designing workshops on topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Applied Behavior Analysis;*Comfortable presenting to large groups of other professionals;*Experience assessing behavior and synthesizing results in a written report;*An approach to working with colleagues that enhances collaboration and team building;*Ability to exercise independent judgment, negotiate multi-layered regulatory systems, manage competing priorities, strong organization skills;*Please note that this position requires frequent traveling to multiple client homes daily, several times a week; the ability and flexibility to reliably travel to alternate work locations is critical. *Access to vehicle for commuting to and from place of work to other sites; *Licensure and certification, if appropriate to the field (e.g., LBA - Licensed Behavior Analyst, BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst)Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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