Behavior Analyst Job Description

A behavior analyst is a person who is trained to understand the science of behavior and apply this information to improve people’s quality of life.

Behavior analysts work with people who have developmental and behavioral challenges on a daily basis.

They assess the individual needs of a person, and identify behaviors that may cause functional limitations.

Behavior analysts then use this information to create plans that empower people to lead a more independent life.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Behavior Analyst to help us improve our company. You will be responsible for observing and analyzing our employee's behavior, and coming up with ways to help them improve. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in human behavior and wants to help make a difference in the workplace.

Behavior Analyst Duties:

  • Work with the organization’s leaders to implement behavior modification programs, observing, evaluating, and tracking progress
  • Evaluate client behavior, identifying behaviors and potential vulnerabilities
  • Design and modify behavior modification programs to target specific behaviors
  • Develop and implement plans to address behavior issues
  • Incorporate behavior modification techniques into existing programs
  • Provide ongoing training to ensure staff members understand and can apply behavior modification techniques
  • Document and monitor progress in behavior modification programs

Behavior Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct behavioral assessments, utilizing standardized and individualized protocols, for children and adults, including cognitive, cognitive-behavioral, and developmental evaluations
  • Format behavioral assessments and collect required data, including, but not limited to, medical history, medical history, and psychological history
  • Design and interpret assessment results, and develop behavioral treatment plans, including discrete trial, behavior analytic, positive behavior support, and applied behavior analysis methodologies
  • Develop unique behavioral treatment plans for children, including individualized programming plans
  • Attend court-mandated cross-system meetings with parents, educators, and therapists to discuss treatment progress
  • Conduct clinical supervision or co-supervision of graduate students
  • Provide consultation and training to educators in behavior management
  • Write and maintain behavior treatment plans and related documentation
  • Train and supervise paraprofessional staff
  • Develop and administer parent and staff training

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, child development, or related field
  • Strong professional, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to guide, coach, and motivate others
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills

Our company is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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