BCBA Clinical Director - Southeast Michigan

The Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM) is Michigan's leading provider of individualized, behavioral-based treatments for children on the autism spectrum. We are looking for a seasoned, Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to oversee and grow our Southeastern Michigan ABA clinical services. This individual will have the opportunity to shape and grow our clinical offices in the Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne County areas, and to work directly with 150+ other staff in the development and delivery of leading edge services and treatment plans.

The successful candidate will work in a team-oriented environment and engage in a wide range of activities, focused on providing behavior analytic assessment and treatment services to children and adolescents in client homes, in a community setting, and/or at our Southeastern Michigan clinical centers. In addition to client-specific responsibilities, the position will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research efforts with our Chief Clinical Officer, help grow and expand ACM’s innovative service delivery approach, and take part in advancement opportunities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

This individual will oversee all staff and service delivery in Southeastern Michigan, from intake of new clients through assessments (including functional analyses where appropriate), development of individualized treatment plans, collection of measures of performance, data analysis and presentation, and the ongoing evolution of the treatment plans. Specific duties shall also include:

  • Oversight of clinical operations and expansion of Southeast Michigan services to additional Clinical Center(s) in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties.
  • A commitment to providing best-in-class ABA services to clients, monitoring of progress and documentation of client records, to exceed agency standards and to enable the best possible treatment decisions.
  • Regular communication with parents (including weekly family training), ACM staff, and others as necessary to inform and improve treatment plans.
  • Oversight of BCBAs, ABA Supervisors, and/or Registered Behavior Technicians per Behavior Analyst Certification Board [BACB] guidelines, working as part of the overall caseload of clients, including completion of regular performance evaluations.
  • Participation in the interview process for new Supervisors and Behavior Technicians.
  • Attendance and participation in regular ACM meetings of BCBA/ABA staff, where ideas, success stories, and recent research topics are presented for discussion and use in treatment plans across the organization.
  • Participation in ACM management and/or leadership meetings as required.

Position Requirements

  • Must be a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in good standing with the BACB.
  • Proven experience in managing other clinical staff, and in running and growing a clinical services operation.
  • Experience in serving both Medicaid and private-insurance clients preferred.
  • A history of work with children, adolescents, young adults, and/or families is essential. Specific training/experience in developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders is preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Should enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team approach to develop and implement client treatment plans.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, able to maintain records, prepare reports and reliably develop timely correspondence related to work.
  • Must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment, and accessing non-barrier free premises.

ACM offers a competitive benefits package to include annual personal days, health and dental benefits, life insurance, disability insurance, a matching 401(k) plan, and an annual incentive bonus. We also offer relocation packages for those joining us from out of state. Ready to join our team? Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume and the position of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. ACM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, F/M/D/V/SO. 

Autism Centers of Michigan offers the highest quality of intensive, evidence-based behavioral treatment for children with autism spectrum and related disorders. ACM provides applied behavior analysis services to children and their families in their homes, in ACM clinics and school-sponsored programs throughout Michigan.

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Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by Autism.

Autism Centers of Michigan

Behavioral

Behavioral

Our team is dedicated to evidence based treatment. Our Board Certified Behavior Analysts create individual treatment plans based on current research. Our BCBAs determine treatment effectiveness based on data. Over time, treatment goals and the methods used to achieve these goals are refined to maximize effectiveness.

Education

Education

At the Autism Centers of Michigan we understand the desire of parents and caregivers to see their child succeed in a mainstream classroom with his or her peers. We are committed to not only teaching our clients academic skills, but life and social skills as well. We believe it is important to collaborate with parents, caregivers, teachers and other support members in our clients’ lives to ensure that they excel in every area.

Support

Support

We offer support for families that are affected by a loved one’s problem behavior. Problem behavior may range from a mild temper tantrum to severe destructive and aggressive behavior. The Autism Centers of Michigan uses a Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior to determine how to address the concern while teaching your loved one an appropriate alternative behavior.

Treatment

Treatment

Our treatments are individualized and our services are delivered one-on-one to ensure that our clients reach their full potential. All of our treatment plans are developed and overseen by Board Certified Behavior Analysts that have extensive experience delivering and overseeing ABA services. All of our services use current evidence-based programs proven to be effective in the research literature. For a more comprehensive look at what programs we offer please refer to our services page.

Regional Treatment Centers

Traverse City Center
1363 Douglas Drive Suite 104
Traverse City, MI 49696
Phone: 231-668-4909

Grand Rapids Center
5366 Eastern Ave SE
Kentwood, MI 49508
Phone: 616-608-3665

Administrative Office
1363 Douglas Drive Suite 104
Traverse City, MI 49696
Phone: 231-668-4909

Lansing Center
3887 Okemos Rd. Ste. A1
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: 517-992-5333

Saginaw Center
5815 Bay Rd. Ste. 600
Saginaw, MI 48604
Phone: 989-941-3730

Central Fax
231-943-1334

Company Updates

June, 2016
Autism Centers of Michigan is pleased to announce the opening of our Grand Rapids Clinical Center on June 5th, 2017.
February, 2016
Autism Centers of Michigan is Going Green with Consumers Energy! The Saginaw center installed LED lighting throughout the offices. Not only is this good for the environment but it is improving patient care for clients sensitive to visual stimuli.

We are dedicated to serving Autism Communities across the Great State of Michigan and improving the lives of our clients.  We look forward to working with each of you and bringing you the best individualized services in the community!