VIA Seeks Outpatient Program Supervisor in Charlottesville

Date Posted

July 25, 2019


Virginia Institute of Autism


an Outpatient Program Supervisor







Job Status: Full-Time Hours: M-F 9:30 – 5:00
Reports To: Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services Date: Effective Immediately
Program Coordinators, Behavioral Technicians Salary Grade: Exempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Outpatient Behavioral Services BCBA Supervisor works with the Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services and a team of Behavioral Technicians and Program Coordinators to provide a range of applied behavior analytic (ABA) assessment and clinical services for children, adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. The BCBA Supervisor consults, provides training to caregivers, conducts behavioral evaluations of clients and designs behavior and individual support plans for clients. The BCBA Supervisor is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, communicating and continually evaluating the effectiveness of functional assessments, behavioral evaluations, behavior plans and individual education plans for clients on their caseload. As a supervisor, a BCBA Supervisor is a clinical teacher who educates, observes, assesses, and supervises the educational activities and service delivery of Behavioral Technicians and Program Coordinators. The BCBA Supervisor is required to adhere to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts. The BCBA Supervisor maintains a weekly billable caseload of service hours as directed by the Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services.


• Administers, conducts, evaluates and supervises the implementation of behavioral assessment measures (e.g., VB-MAPP, Vineland) and functional assessment measures
• Develops individualized goals and objectives for home-, community-, and 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 Coordinators and Behavioral Technicians on the proper implementation of educational and clinical behavior programs and plans, data collection systems and all necessary monitoring and reporting systems
• Conducts regular caregiver and/or teacher training and consultation
• Is responsible for ongoing individual program oversight and conducting weekly supervision meetings with Program Coordinators and Behavior Technicians
• Meets regularly with Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services and notifies her/him immediately of issues impacting client’s progress and satisfaction
• Completes all necessary documentation in a timely and satisfactory manner as requested by the Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services
• Oversees and directs the scheduling of Outpatient Program Coordinators and Behavioral Technicians as needed and ensure proper billing entry in NPA Works as required
• Maintains billable caseload and documents billable hours according to Virginia Institute of Autism policy and state and federal regulation
• Develops written reports documenting behavioral recommendations for parents, caregivers and agency personnel in a timely and accurate manner

Additional Functions
• Actively communicates the Virginia Institute of Autism’s outreach efforts to community
• Responds to referrals for service in a timely and appropriate manner
• Participates in professional meetings or conferences deemed to be beneficial to VIA’s development
• Adheres to the mission, vision and values of VIA

Education and Experience Required:

• Master’s in behavior analysis, BCBA Supervisory, Psychology, special education, social work, speech language pathology, or related field required, Ph.D. preferred
• BCBA certification and/or licensed professional
• At least three years’ experience serving individuals with ASDs with a full range of skills and abilities
• At least three years’ experience working as an outreach consultant/in-home therapist in the autism or developmental disability field
• Strong knowledge and deep understanding of behavior analytic therapies; experience delivering these services
• Experience with staff training and supervision
• Must be proficient with DTT, ABA Program/Goal Development, ABA Behavior Reduction and Skills Acquisition Procedures, and Staff Training
• Must have excellent writing and communication skills, be highly organized with the ability to multi-task
• Must be able to work well as part of a team