Applied Behavior Analysis Consultant

Full or Part-time Consultant Positions Available

Job Description

Scope of Work:

SERESC ABA consultants will provide direct services to school districts or other related organizations in New Hampshire (and other states when appropriate through the consultant’s certification or license).
The ABA consultant provides direct services to students in grades K-12, as well as consultation, training, and professional development to professionals and teams.

The consultant’s scope of practice is guided by the limits of their credential and license, as well as their own scope of competence and the ethical standards and practice guidelines of their professional association.


Graduate level degree (i.e. MA, CAGS, PhD, PsyD, or EdD) in applied behavior analysis, educational psychology, behavioral psychology, school psychology (or related field with strong focus in behavior analysis) and NH DOE credential of School Psychologist or Associate School Psychologist and/or Licensure in NH as a psychologist and/or certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Maintenance of BCBA as one of the credentials preferred but not required.

The successful candidate will have skills in the following areas, among others: functional analysis (synthesized and isolated), function-based treatment of problem behavior using both multiple schedules and shaping as primary approaches, skill acquisition measures for individuals with developmental disabilities (including criterion referenced assessments such as the EFL, VBMAPP, ABLLS, AFLS), prompt use and prompt fading, functional communication (including PECS protocol), and behavioral skills training (BST)/evidence based consultation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Screen referrals for clinical appropriateness in partnership with SERESC leadership, conduct administrative intakes, and conduct initial student observations.
  • Design and conduct preference assessment and reinforcer assessment procedures based on student needs.
  • Design and implement functional behavior assessment (including functional analytic) procedures, including isolated and synthesized contingency analyses (standard FA and PFA).
  • Select and conduct criterion-based skill assessments (such as EFL, VBMAPP, AFLS, etc).
  • Design and implement interventions that are centered around positive reinforcement and skill building.
  • Conduct treatment analyses to confirm efficacy of intervention.
  • Systematically transfer intervention skills to consultees using behavioral skills training (BST) methodology.
  • Design pragmatic data collection systems, collect data, and train others in data collection.
  • Conduct Interobserver Agreement (IOA) and fidelity checks on an ongoing basis for consultation cases.
  • Write accessible behavior treatment plans, skill acquisition plans, and crisis/safety protocols.
  • Manage challenging behavior in a safety-oriented and respectful way (including aggression, sexually inappropriate behavior, toileting challenges, and/or self injury) which may involve the use of protective equipment, and the use of restraint and/or seclusion.
  • Titrate services based on data collected in a proactive and transparent manner.
  • Terminate services in the best interests of the student.
  • Supervision of and BST-focused training to ABA Technicians.
  • Maintain contact with parents/guardians as needed.

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