Behavior Therapist

Irvine, CA, USA

Job Type

Full-Time

About the Role

Duties and responsibilities will include the following:


We are looking to employ an experienced behavior therapist to help children with Autism learn new skills relevant to their quality of life. The behavior therapist's responsibilities include implementing treatment goals as instructed by their overseeing clinical mentor, teaching students functional life skills and assisting students in developing healthy coping mechanisms. You should also be able to be playful and engaging with young children.


  • Assisting patients in developing language, play, social, and self-help skills.

  • Specifically working with children aged 1-6 on the Autism Spectrum under guidance of a BCBA.

  • Maintain detailed data and session notes according to company policies.

  • Communicating with parents to update them about their student’s progress during the day.

  • Adjusting and being flexible with changes to student programs and behavior plans.

  • Following BCBA recommendations and implementing feedback to provide the best care for our students.

  • Ensure client dignity is preserved at all times by providing a compassionate and respectful environment at all times

  • Develop and provide a fun, engaging, playful and welcoming learning environment.

Requirements

To be successful as a behavior therapist, you should demonstrate compassion, patience, and understanding when treating our students. Ultimately, an outstanding behavior therapist should be able to effectively interact with students to establish trust and accurately assess student needs moment to moment.


In addition, the following are required:

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or related field.

  • RBT certification is strongly recommended.

  • Proven experience in behavior therapy.

  • In-depth knowledge of behavior therapy models.

  • Previous experience working with children.

  • Experience with ABA preferred but not required.

  • Sound collaborative skills.

  • Great communication skills.

  • Compassionate and patient.


For this position we’re offering a competitive wage of $17-23 p/h depending on experience and health benefits for full time (30 hours/week) employees. We also provide you with an excellent work environment where you can work with freedom and stability along with all the tools you need to be a success in this role. We also provide extensive paid training to help you develop and grow with a very real progression route to Lead Therapist and ultimately BCBA position. Alongside this we have a focus on company culture and want our employees to be happy in what they do, so be prepared for events, work dinners and even happy hours for staff!

Benefits

  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible schedule

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance

About the Company

We are Innovate ABA, we specialize in creating and upholding a community of nurturing behavior therapists and BCBAs who work together to be the first choice in providing effective and compassionate ABA treatment for children on the Autism spectrum. We pride ourselves in creating a supportive and welcoming environment where we can provide excellent treatment to those in our care. Our mission is to put parent’s minds at ease, showing their children the respect, patience and empathy they deserve.