Behavioral Therapist
Key Connections, ABA Services LLC

Job Order #: 20816048

Westford, MA 01886

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 5/6/2024

EXPIRES 8/4/2024

Job Description

Availability: Weekday afternoons and early evenings, weekend days

Minimum Qualifications:
-    Must be at least 18 years of age
-    Possess a minimum of one year of experience with children or adults with autism diagnosis. OR Bachelor's Degree in psychology, special education, or related field with six months experience with children or adults with autism.
-    A minimum of 6months-12 months experience in working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with special needs

Knowledge of:
-    Appropriate behavioral intervention strategies
-    Learning theories and instructional methods
-    Ethics, laws, and regulations of acceptable behavior interventions
-    Developmental processes of children, adolescents, and adults
-    Interpersonal skills needed to manage crisis situations
-    Technology, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
-    Correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling
-    Bilingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply

Skills and Abilities to:
-    Assess situations and make proper judgments
-    Understand behavioral situations and react accordingly in an ethical manner
-    Objectively analyze crisis situations
-    Respond quickly to emergency situations
-    Communicate effectively and make recommendations to various agency staff and outside professionals, groups, or individuals
-    Perform general clerical duties including maintaining accurate client records and preparing clear and concise reports
-    Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, school personnel, and other agency staff
-    Use a computer and behavioral software to prepare documents and maintain client records
-    Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines
-    Follow guidance from senior level staff to enhance own professional development
-    Work with a diverse team of professionals in a respectful manner
-    Supervise clients during treatment sessions

Other Requirements:
-    Successful completion of criminal history background check.
-    Access to reliable transportation
-    Proof of Vehicle Insurance
-    Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

Job Duties:
-    Provide direct behavioral services to clients in individual and group sessions
-    Run skill acquisition programs with clients using Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal
-    Behavior Analysis
-    Complete weekly program writing and maintain client?s program book
-    Work with Board Certified Behavior Analysts and/or Board Certified Assistant Behavior
-    Analysts to implement individualized treatment plans
-    Collect data and graph data as instructed using technological programs, such as
-    Microsoft Excel or behavioral software
-    Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients
-    Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies
-    Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients during treatment sessions and when emergency crisis situations arise
-    Other job duties as assigned by the Supervisor or other administrator

Additional Job Requirements:
-    Attend and successfully complete the following prior to beginning job (Failure to successfully complete these trainings can jeopardize the ability to be employed at the agency):
-    New staff orientation
-    Crisis Intervention Training program course offered by the agency and renew certification annually. OR proof of current training in Safety Care or CPI.
-    CPR/AED training provided by the agency and renew certifications as needed
-    HIPAA/HITECH/FERPA Training
-    Use of data collection apps
-    Our agency provides a combination of in-person and self-paced training by a Board
-    Certified Behavior Analyst. Our training consists of ABA 101, measurement, and prompt fading trainings as well as Cultural Competency, HIPAA, and Mandated

How To Apply

Please email your resume to thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com for consideration

Address

2 Lan Drive Suite #100
Westford, MA 01886

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Shift

First

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

Not Specified

Benefits

Not Specified

Benefit Details

401k, Retirement Plan, Short/Long Term Disability, Dental, Sick Leave, Vacation

Name

Thavrith Thao

Title

Business Services Representative

Email

thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com

Phone

978-805-4875

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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