Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Spring 2019, ABA Intern

    Requisition ID
    2018-4358
    Category
    Internships
  • Overview

    Bancroft is offering unpaid internships open to graduate level BCBA students.

     

    This internship will be in Bancroft's Applied Behavior Analysis Center of Excellence.  As a BCBA Supervisee, you will have the opportunity to earn supervision hours towards BCBA or BCaBA requirements while simultaneously getting hands on experience with our population.

     

    About the ABA Center of Excellence

     

    Bancroft’s Applied Behavior Analysis Center of Excellence is a team of nearly 20 Board Certified Behavior Analysts who provide world-class behavior analytic services throughout the organization.  Behavior analysts within the Center of Excellence employ their clinical skills in a variety of settings, including educational, residential, and external consultation sites.  The ABA Center of Excellence provides services to individuals who range in age from birth to senior citizen, and who have a variety of diagnoses -- including autism, other intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injury, and severe behavior disorders. This group of highly educated, experienced and motivated professionals works within a multidisciplinary team to implement comprehensive, evidence-based, and socially valid assessments and treatments.  

     

    The ABA Center of Excellence is dedicated to data-based decision making, continuous treatment evaluation, and empirical validation of interventions.  In addition to providing superior behavior analytic services, the ABA Center of Excellence strives to provide outstanding and extensive preparation for students of behavior analysis.  Through university affiliations and in-depth supervision experiences, the Center of Excellence is charged with developing prepared, innovative and motivated behavior analysts.  

     

    Finally, the behavior analysts within the Center of Excellence are thought-leaders in the field who are encouraged to contribute to the behavior analytic body of knowledge through trainings, presentations, and publications within their areas of expertise. Bancroft’s ABA Center of Excellence provides, through its quality, size and scope, a truly unparalleled professional experience for behavior analysts and students of behavior analysis.

     

    Position Summary:

    Under the supervision of a certified Behavior Analyst, assists Clinical Managers in conducting, developing, and implementing functional behavior assessments for individuals served at Program site.  Observes the development, evaluation, and confirmation of clinical outcomes of behavior intervention plans and skill development goals for individuals supported.

    These are unpaid internships for BCBA graduate students.  The internship will be for Bancroft's ABA Center of Excellence where you will be assigned to various programs within the organization.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities:

    Interns will perform other behavior analysis and related duties as assigned.  Interns must maintain confidentiality of the individuals served at all times.  The intern may have the opportunity to do the following depending on the program interning in:

     

    • Collect data (primary or reliability) during preference, functional and treatment assessments.
    • Update session logs.
    • Input data (unit, skill, session, etc.) into Excel spreadsheets.
    • Create graphs of data.
    • Create data sheets.
    • Calculate data means for monthly summaries.
    • Calculate reliability data.
    • Collect reliability data for skill building protocols/goals.
    • Create functionally appropriate activities for Individuals Served.
    • Observe Grand Rounds, IDT/team meetings, Program Staff meetings, and family meetings as appropriate.
    • Attend morning rounds.
    • Attend and participate in discussion of behavior analytic articles during Behavior Rounds
    • Complete individual served case specific tasks (e.g., taking inventory of materials required to run behavior plans, laminating communication cards, copying data sheets, organizing clinical books, thinning and filing documents)


    Interns must abide by the Bancroft Code of Ethics, Mission Statement, and Vision Statement in promoting ethical behavior, establishing relationships and providing guidance in decision-making situations.​

    Qualifications

     Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field required.
    • Currently enrolled in an approved graduate program with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis or related field.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age or older with a valid driver's license.
    • Ability to successfully complete criminal background check.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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