Behavior Analyst, Napa Community Based Family Services (Napa, CA)

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families

Napa Valley Corporate Way
compensation: Hiring range: $27.50 - $33.00 hourly
employment type: full-time
job title: Behavior Analyst, Napa CBFS

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families provides a continuum of care to empower youth and families to overcome challenges together, as well as connects youth in foster care to the permanent loving families they need and deserve. We support the entire family with professional treatment and compassionate care, so every youth has the opportunity to thrive at home, in school, and in the community. Those we serve are able to heal, learn life skills, and build relationships through our research-based, family-centered, targeted approach.

We offer community based services to families living within Napa County and do not offer an actual office site within Napa. Some travel to our Woodland or Sacramento office sites is required in this role.

We are offering a $1,000 Hiring Bonus + an Additional $1,500 for Spanish Speaking candidates!


The Behavioral Analyst provides one-to-one guidance, support, education and service to Medi-Cal eligible youth and their families. The Behavior Analyst works with the youth in the setting where they are having difficulties. The Behavior Analyst works with the caregivers and primary mental health providers to maintain improvement while attempting to stabilize placement. Most guidance, support, and services are provided in the family’s home and a variety of other community settings. The Behavior Analyst works as an intense, short-term service provider that addresses specific target behaviors. The Behavior Analyst works as a member of a cooperative team with the youth, family, and other members of the mental health team; particularly the Clinical Program Manager and other professional staff working with the youth and family. In providing services to the youth and their family, the Behavior Analyst continually works to support the program goals and outcomes. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency. QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND at least 4 years of approved experience*
  • OR
  • Associates degree AND a minimum of 6 years of approved experience*
*Approved experience is experience that qualifies the applicant for Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist (MHRS) status in the County Children’s Mental Health System of Care. Graduate education may be substituted for the experience on a year for year basis.

Skills & Requirements
  • Proven documentation skills and intermediate level computer skills including MS Office programs
  • Prepared to work independently with flexible hours that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Knowledge of applied behavioral analysis or equivalent skills
  • Ability to effectively engage youth and caregivers in the development and implementation of individualized behavioral treatment plans
  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements
  • Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, consumers and all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment within program/department and agency wide
  • Ability to work in a mobile, fast paced environment
  • Ability to use a laptop computer
  • Fulfillment of TB test, background check clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements
  • Valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, can maintain a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier, if applicable to position
  • Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile, if applicable to position


Position Specific
  • Writes clear, accurate, and timely progress notes consistent with each contact/visit
  • Participates in the development of individualized family plans with other members of the team
  • Attends weekly staff meetings, consultation, and case management meetings as scheduled 
  • Accountable for individual time management
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with agency and community partners
  • Utilizes resources to utilize behavior interventions and strategies
  • Forms positive, constructive relationships with youth and their families
  • Identifies strengths, skills, and positive qualities in youth and families
  • Identifies temporary and sustainable resources and services within family and community environments
  • Observes and evaluates behavior, then completes a Functional Behavioral Analysis
  • Utilizes the Functional Behavioral Analysis to implement change programming
  • Records behavioral data to ensure accurate tracking of target behavior change
  • Makes recommendations to modify goals as indicated by behavioral data
  • Makes recommendations for all phases of treatment, including termination of TBS services
  • Maintains accurate and timely records
  • Follows all agency policies and procedures
  • Follows all agency, State and Federal health and safety rules and regulations
  • Seeks out clinical information and advice as needed, accepts constructive feedback and reasonable recommendations from supervisor
  • Maintains ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the families

Agency Specific
  • Performs all duties in a manner consistent with the principles and values of agency, while adhering to applicable professional codes of ethics, the agency’s policies and procedures, contractor requirements, and regulatory requirements.
  • Model and communicate appropriate positive attitudes toward the agency’s Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Work collaboratively with all agency programs and staff to provide support as needed
  • Utilize and maintain calendar with all work-related details in order to manage time effectively and share calendar information with coworkers
  • Participate in on-going training to expand and develop professional skills
  • Perform other duties as necessary for the agency, as assigned


All agency staff must remain physically fit enough to keep themselves safe. All direct service workers must be able to keep themselves and youth safe by demonstrated ability to perform crisis intervention techniques in compliance with agency standards. All agency staff must be able to perform the following physical tasks:

  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Use hands to handle, and/or feel objects, tools, and controls
  • Stand, walk, sit, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Talk and hear
  • Move quickly/run
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Drive a car

Employment At-Will

Employment at the Agency is terminable at-will, which means that employment may be terminated at any time, without cause or reason, by either the employee or the Agency. In addition the Agency may also demote, layoff, transfer or reassign employees at any time at its sole discretion without cause or reason.

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Starting Salary Range:

$20.00 - $24.00 DOE

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