ABA Therapist

 

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

The purpose of the ABA Therapist at The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center (TMP) is to apply behavioral principles consistently in all interactions with clients. ABA Therapists work under the direction of the BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) to implement Behavior Support Plans (BSP’s.)

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Implements and carries out processes and procedures to improve the quality of life of clients as it relates to their individual behavior support plan

  • Supports all members of the staff and assists with ideas, suggestions, work and cleaning duties

  • Actively participates in staff training programs designed to increase overall skills, including but not limited to Registered Behavior Technician training

  • Communicates in a professional and respectful manner with management, parents, behavior analyst, ABA lead, therapists and clients

  • Becomes fluent in the understanding and application of each child’s Behavior Support Plan

  • Assists in creating instructional materials

  • Attends and participates in meetings and other TMP sponsored events

  • Observes records, and reports the condition and behavior of the clients, including maintaining daily records during the day

  • Functions as an active member of the treatment team

  • Works with clients, consultants, staff, families, and community to implement client's behavior support plan

  • Consistently implements behavior plans to reduce client's maladaptive behavior and promote desired appropriate behaviors

  • Effectively responds to and manages crisis situations which may include client physical aggression as directed in the Behavior Support Plan

  • Completes daily paperwork and data collection notes in a detailed, accurate, consistent and timely manner

  • Follows TMP policies and procedures

  • Openly flexible and responsible in working with multiple children at one time, when necessary

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Specialized knowledge in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with children, preferably special needs

  • Proven ability to work within a team, leadership and problem solving abilities

  • Strong core values, such as integrity, loyalty, trust, leadership, team work are required

  • Exhibits positive and proactive approaches to problem solving

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

ABA Therapist is required to be available to work any schedule within TMP’s core business hours of 8:00am-­‐5:30pm Monday-­‐Friday. ABA Therapist may be asked to volunteer some weekends to assist with respites or community events. TMP Employees first 90 days of employment are considered an Introductory Period. Employees must successfully complete the Introductory Period, which is also considered a new hire training period. All TMP employees will be considered full time if scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more, and are eligible to earn Paid Time Off (PTO) upon successful completion of the 90 day Introductory Period. TMP employees who work 5 hours or more per day will be given a 30-­‐ minute lunch break.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

ABA Therapists must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to effectively handle client behaviors to ensure overall safety of client and self.

 

 

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