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Fresno/Visalia, CA
     Pacific Child and Family Associates
     BCBA Supervisor

Mendocino/Ukiah/Eureka, CA
     Pacific Child and Family Associates
     BCBA Supervisor

Merced/Modesto/Stockton/Tracy, CA
     Central Valley Autism Project
     Clinical Supervisor
     Therapeutic Pathways/The Kendall School
     Clinical Supervisor

Sacramento, CA
     H.O.P.E. Consulting
     Behavior Consultant
     H.O.P.E. Consulting
     Senior Behavior Consultant
     Therapeutic Pathways/The Kendall School
     Clinical Supervisor

San Diego, CA
     Applied Interventions & Methodologies
     ABA Program Supervisor - Autism
     Butterfly Effects
     Senior Consultant/BCBA


Los Angeles/Inland Empire, CA
     Behavior Therapy Clinic
     Behavior Interventionist
     Bright Futures Academy
     Behavior Educational Coordinator
     EMQ FamiliesFirst
     ASD Program Manager
     EMQ FamiliesFirst
     Clinical Program Manager
     EMQ FamiliesFirst
     Clinician I
     Pacific Child and Family Associates
     BCBA Supervisor
     The Help Group
     Behavior Specialist
     There Is Hope BMS
     BCBA

San Francisco/Bay Area, CA
     Easter Seals Bay Area
     Clinical Manager
     Gateway Learning Group
     Clinical Director
     Pacific Child and Family Associates
     BCBA Supervisor
     Positive Behavior Supports
     Lead BCBA
     Therapeutic Pathways/The Kendall School
     Clinical Supervisor
     Trumpet Behavioral Health
     BCBA
     Trumpet Behavioral Health
     Clinical Director

Other

Virginia
     Pacific Child and Family Associates
     ABA Supervisor

 




Applied Interventions & Methodologies     (top)

Position
ABA Program Supervisor - Autism

Location
San Diego County

Company Description
AIM, Inc. specializes in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Our services include intensive ABA therapy, school based services, parent training, diagnostic and educational assessment, and psychotherapy. We provide comprehensive behavioral, educational and psychological services to infant, children, adolescents and young adults with ASD. AIM is a provider with all major private insurance companies, including United Healthcare Military & Veterans and a vender of SDRC.

We are dedicated to providing quality, individualized programming and services to our clients in order for them to meet their daily and long term functioning needs. Our highly trained clinical team is motivated to provide quality treatment through individualized programming and support to our clients. It is our privilege to serve and support individuals and their families with ASD.

Job Description
AIM is offering an exciting opportunity for individuals with the BCBA certifications to work with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related Developmental Disabilities (DD). AIM Intensive ABA Program Supervisors have the opportunity to train, supervise and support direct service staff and parents in implementing empirically researched and validated behavioral intervention programs in the treatment of ASD and related DD. The AIM Intensive ABA Program Supervisors have the opportunity to practice clinical skills across a variety of settings as well as work in a cohesive and collaborative team environment. Job responsibilities:

  • Create & manage intensive ABA programs & direct service staff
  • Conduct parent trainings
  • School consultations & trainings
  • FAA & FBA Assessments
  • Train and Supervise Assistant Supervisors and direct service staff
  • Work with clients in the home, school and community settings

Qualifications

  • BCBA Certification is a must
  • At least 2 years of experience working with children with ASD
  • At least 2 years of previous training and experience in Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
  • At least 2 years of previous training and experience in implementing other ABA/Autism treatment methodologies
  • Means of transportation with proof of auto insurance
  • Willingness to drive to clients' homes and school locations within San Diego County

Salary/Benefits
Competitive pay based on relevant education, experience and training.

Contact Information
Email resumes to Dr. Sandy Shaw at dr.sandy.shaw.aim@gmail.com.
Website: aimautismservices.com




There Is Hope Behavioral Management Services     (top)

Position
BCBA

Location
Upland

Job Description
Working in alignment with the values and the clinical philosophy of There Is Hope Behavioral Management Services, under general supervision, the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is responsible for providing comprehensive behavioral assessments, clinical interventions, and coordination of therapeutic activities with the primary mental health provider for youth who are referred for Therapeutic Behavior Services.

  1. Complete assessments and evaluations that is culturally relevant and appropriate to client strengths and needs, including identification of the function of target behaviors.
  2. Conduct assessments through interviews with family members, teachers, mental health providers and other agencies involved with an individual case.
  3. Observe child/youth in a variety of environments to identify the function, frequency, and triggers of the target behavior(s).
  4. Develop and articulate treatment and clear, measurable intervention strategies which are tailored to child/youth family and strengths and needs.
  5. Direct and support inter-disciplinary team with clinical direction in all phases of service (i.e., stabilization, planning, intervention and transition)
  6. Monitor the effectiveness of treatment strategies and with the youth, family and primary provider revises plans and strategies as needed to achieve positive behavioral change.
  7. Maintain appropriate therapeutic linkage between staff and referral sources, collateral contacts and community resources.
  8. Maintain confidential case record including evaluations, treatment summaries, correspondence, and other documentation as required by the program and/or regulatory requirements.
  9. As appropriate, coordinates parent or caregiver participation in the programs, encouraging and supporting maximum participation and involvement in service planning and delivery.
  10. Other related responsibilities, as assigned, to support specific department/business needs.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree (MA) in Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, Psychology or related field
  • BCBA certification required
  • Pre-existing or current experience designing and implementing ABA services to individuals with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Contact Information
Interested candidates please send resume to ThereIsHopeBMS@gmail.com or call 909-982-8100 or 909-251-3163.




Pacific Child and Family Associates     (top)

Position
BCBA Supervisor

Locations

Company Description
Pacific Child and Family Associates is a nationwide leader in providing treatment to children with a diagnosis of autism and their families. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality services to children with developmental disabilities, particularly those along the autism spectrum.

Due to our rapid expansion we have immediate needs for ABA Supervisors in the following locations: Fountain Valley, CA; San Jose/East Bay, CA; Visalia, CA; and Lake County/Mendocino, CA.

Job Description
BCBAs will be responsible for overseeing Direct Service Providers (DSPs) in the delivery of ABA services to individuals with a diagnosis of autism.

  • Develop new programs and perform ongoing adjustments to current programs as needed.
  • Provide direct supervision as required for cases.
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs).
  • Develop interventions focusing on positive practices to decrease interfering behavior and increase functional skills.
  • Approve all billing, reports and performance evaluations written by Direct Service Providers.
  • Write reports and conduct performance evaluations when required by the particular case.
  • Directly provide field supervision to Direct Service Providers.
  • Available promptly to parents, senior therapist and staff by phone when there is an emergency or urgent need.
  • May be responsible for interviewing and hiring of prospective staff.
  • Develop and present periodic agency trainings for staff.
  • Conduct direct services to clients as needed.
  • Attend clinical meetings as necessary
  • Communicate with funding sources regarding client progress, reports, meetings, authorizations, etc.

Qualifications

  • BCBA certified
  • Master's degree in Psychology or related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience designing and implementing behavioral intervention services
  • Experience working with children with special needs/developmental delays
  • Experience working in collaboration with Regional Centers, School Districts, and other agencies a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Valid driver's license and a reliable form of insured transportation (driving is required with mileage reimbursement included)

Salary/Benefits
Pacific Child and Family Associates offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package, generous productivity incentives, Innovative Learning program to accumulate CEUs, and the opportunity to join a team dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals and families that we serve. We provide excellent training, national growth opportunities, and access to benefits such as Health, Dental, and 401K.

Contact Information
Interested candidates please forward resume with salary history to ajemison@pacificchild.com. Please contact Alicia Jemison (Senior Recruiter) with any questions at (562) 972-5102.
Website: pacificchild.com




Pacific Child and Family Associates     (top)

Position
ABA Supervisor

Location
Fairfax County, VA

Company Description
Pacific Child and Family Associates is a leader in providing treatment to individuals with a diagnosis of Autism. We offer a rewarding and valuable experience providing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children with a diagnosis of autism.

We are expanding and will be opening our first clinic in Virginia in September 2014! Due to our rapid expansion we have immediate needs for ABA Supervisors in Fairfax County, VA. We have both part time/contract and full time positions available.

Job Description
BCBAs will be responsible for overseeing Direct Service Providers (DSPs) in the delivery of ABA services to individuals with a diagnosis of autism.

  • Develop new programs and perform ongoing adjustments to current programs as needed.
  • Provide direct supervision as required for cases.
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs).
  • Develop interventions focusing on positive practices to decrease interfering behavior and increase functional skills.
  • Approve all billing, reports and performance evaluations written by Direct Service Providers.
  • Write reports and conduct performance evaluations when required by the particular case.
  • Directly provide field supervision to Direct Service Providers.
  • Available promptly to parents, senior therapist and staff by phone when there is an emergency or urgent need.
  • May be responsible for interviewing and hiring of prospective staff.
  • Develop and present periodic agency trainings for staff.
  • Conduct direct services to clients as needed.
  • Attend clinical meetings as necessary
  • Communicate with funding sources regarding client progress, reports, meetings, authorizations, etc.

Qualifications

  • BCBA certified
  • Master's degree in Psychology or related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience designing and implementing behavioral intervention services
  • Experience working with children with special needs/developmental delays
  • Experience working in collaboration with Regional Centers, School Districts, and other agencies a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Valid driver's license and a reliable form of insured transportation (driving is required with mileage reimbursement included)

Salary/Benefits
Pacific Child and Family Associates offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package, generous productivity incentives, Innovative Learning program to accumulate CEUs, and the opportunity to join a team dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals and families that we serve. We provide excellent training, national growth opportunities, and access to benefits such as Health, Dental, and 401K.

Contact Information
Interested candidates please forward resume with salary history to ajemison@pacificchild.com. Please contact Alicia Jemison (Senior Recruiter) with any questions at (562) 972-5102.
Website: pacificchild.com




The Help Group     (top)

Position
Behavior Specialist

Location
Sherman Oaks

Company Description
The Help Group's nine specialized day schools offer pre-K through high school programs for more than 1,450 students. Its broad range of mental health and therapy services, child abuse and residential programs extends its reach to more than 6,000 children and their families each year. With more than 950 staff members, The Help Group's state-of-the-art schools and programs are located on seven campuses in the Los Angeles area.

Job Description

  • Provide training, behavioral program development, consultation and individual treatment planning to the Autism Schools and Programs of The Help Group.
  • Assess the behavioral needs of the population and train staff in strategies/programs to address these needs.
  • Assist with Functional Behavior Analysis and Behavior Support Plans.
  • Train staff in data collection on behavioral students.
  • Provide education and training to parents and professionals in the community on related topics through speaking appearances, conference attendance and written communication.
  • Lead or oversee parent support and education groups.

Qualifications

  • BCBA required
  • Specialization in Autism treatment and intervention and at least 3 years experience with the population
  • Educational or clinical background

Contact Information
Please email your resume to careers@thehelpgroup.org
Website: thehelpgroup.org




EMQ FamiliesFirst     (top)

Position
Clinician I

Location
San Bernardino

Company Description
EMQ FamiliesFirst is a private nonprofit agency that helps kids in crisis throughout California. The agency is nationally recognized for innovative, family-centered programs that help children recover and rebuild their lives. Established in 1867, we have been helping children ever since. Our mission is doing whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, and build community to ensure that families thrive.

We help thousands of children and their family members every year through programs like Family Finding, Wraparound, support and educational services. We are one of the largest providers of foster care and adoption services in the State, and provide community based and residential services to children from approximately 30 counties in California.

Job Description
Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency. With limited supervision, provides comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, case management, and coordination of therapeutic activities in the community. Ensures that documentation and maintenance of clinical records is completed per appropriate standards and regulations. Provides facilitation and support to enhance the efforts of youth and their families/caregivers in the design and implementation of evidence based treatment. This position works directly with children and adults.

Qualifications
Preferred qualifications: Two (2) years of clinical experience with children preferred. Training in domestic violence, physical/sexual child abuse and suicidal trauma with the competency to maintain current knowledge related to state, county and local law preferred. Knowledge of local county rules and regulations from the Department of Social Services or related division preferred. Experience, knowledge, skills and abilities with culturally diverse populations preferred. Bilingual communication skills in another language preferred. BCBA certification, 2 years experience with children with autism spectrum disorder.

Salary/Benefits
DOE + Bilingual and Licensure Stipends Available

Contact Information
Please apply online.
Website: emqff.org




Central Valley Autism Project (CVAP)     (top)

Position
Clinical Supervisor

Locations
San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties

Company Description
CVAP provides children, adolescents, teens and adults with developmental disabilities including autism, the opportunity to maximize their own potential and improve their independence, inclusion, and overall quality of life. We do this in partnership with the client's family and continuum of care service providers through evidence-based assessment and empirically valid treatment principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Job Description

  • Manage clinical team/quality control
  • Conduct assessments
  • Develop and modify behavior management plans, curriculum, data analysis, accurate graphing and programming
  • Conduct parent training toward parent's effective application of ABA
  • Coordination and positive collaboration within and outside CVAP
  • Initiate useful and proactive support to Clinical Director

Qualifications

  • BCBA (required)
  • Master's degree in ABA or a related field
  • 2 5 years experience in ABA; preferred in autism
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role
  • Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Proactive work ethic, passion for client and staff success
  • Well organized, strong time management skills, multi task
  • Receptive to feedback, self analysis for change, open to new clinical discipline
  • Proficient clinical, technical writing/proficient professional writing
  • Articulate/public speaking
  • Be one-step ahead; big picture thinker

Salary

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401k Participation

Contact Information
We look forward to hearing from qualified applicants who are eager to join our effective, seasoned team.

Please fill out our online application at https://cvap.wufoo.com/forms/cvap-employment-application/
If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Gonchar at 209-521-4791 ext. 309 or rgonchar@cvapinc.org
Website: cvapinc.org




EMQ FamiliesFirst     (top)

Position
Clinical Program Manager

Location
San Bernardino

Company Description
EMQ FamiliesFirst is a private nonprofit agency that helps kids in crisis throughout California. The agency is nationally recognized for innovative, family-centered programs that help children recover and rebuild their lives. Established in 1867, we have been helping children ever since. Our mission is doing whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, and build community to ensure that families thrive.

We help thousands of children and their family members every year through programs like Family Finding, Wraparound, support and educational services. We are one of the largest providers of foster care and adoption services in the State, and provide community based and residential services to children from approximately 30 counties in California.

Job Description
Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency. Hires, develops, trains, manages, and retains clinical program staff and a clinical team(s) to ensure customer satisfaction and culturally competent service delivery. Functions as the liaison between team and community partners. Provides fiscal stewardship of team, acts as a bridge between fiscal and other departments. Ensures provision of high quality service by program staff consistent with the scope of practice applicable as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts as defined by Medi-Cal regulations and the California Welfare & Institutions (W&I) Code.

Qualifications

  • Minimum:
    • Master's Degree (MA/ MS) required.
    • Five (5) years of direct clinical experience required, including three (3) years experience in the area of children's mental health preferred.
    • Two (2) years foster care and/or adoption experience required.
    • Experience working with Serious Emotional Disabilities (SED) youth required.
  • Preferred:
    • Master's Degree (MA/ MS) in Psychology, Social Work or related field preferred.
    • Experience interfacing with County agencies preferred.
    • California licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts. (LPHA) eligible preferred.
    • Bi-lingual and/or bi-cultural knowledge and experience preferred.
    • LPHA and/or BCBA highly desirable.
    • Experience with ABA Services; developmental disabilities and/or the Inland Regional Center.

Salary/Benefits
DOE + licensure stipend available. EMQ FamiliesFirst is committed to its employees, and offers a competitive compensation package and an extensive benefits package including employer paid health, dental, vision, life, LTD insurance, a matching 401(k) program, and a very generous vacation plan.

Contact Information
Please apply online.
Website: emqff.org




Butterfly Effects     (top)

Position
Senior Consultant/BCBA

Locations

Job Description

  • Provide direct instruction, training, and support to client and family members during regularly scheduled home and community based visits.
  • Provide direct instruction, training, and support to behavioral therapist staff during regularly scheduled supervisory visits.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively as part of a clinical team.
  • Initiate contact with new/existing clients in a timely manner.
  • Effectively manage caseload, prepare and submit all required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Review and evaluate the performance of the behavioral therapist staff to ensure the proper implementation of treatment plan.
  • Ensure that all treatment methodologies are evidence-based and reflect the most recent research findings.
  • Conduct functional behavior assessments & recommend positive behavior supports and goal development for children with ASD and other related disorders.
  • Monitor and provide support for staff in use of ABA strategies and procedures
  • Collaborate with families in the development of behavior support strategies.
  • Work closely with the behavioral therapist staff in their provision of direct services, and provide the needed resources and guidance to assist clients, parents, and behavioral therapists in the development and implementation of behavior protocols.
  • Duties are performed primarily in clients' homes in the presence of the parent, caregivers.

Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment, goal and program development, and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.
  • Solid knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
  • Effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.
  • Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc. Access to a working computer and Microsoft Office.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and ability to meet driving requirements.

Contact Information
Please forward resumes to Resumes@butterflyeffects.com
Website: butterflyeffects.com




Bright Futures Academy     (top)

Position
Behavior Educational Coordinator

Location
Riverside

Company Description
Bright Futures Academy is a year-round, non-public school certified by the California Department of Education that serves special education students in Kindergarten through the age of22 years. Our academic programs align with Local Education Agency (LEA) Courses of Study as well as each student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP), and students are able to work towards earning High School Diplomas or Certificates of Completion. Our behavior programs and services are individualized, multidisciplinary and research-based, with an emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Students will receive Behavior Intervention, Speech/Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Counseling support services as specified on IEP and treatment plans. We have four campuses located throughout the Inland Empire: Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Victorville and Twentynine Palms. Bright Futures Academy's mission is to provide a safe, personalized and data-driven learning environment for special needs students, empowering them to develop positive social skills and independent living skills necessary to transition into a less restrictive educational setting or into adulthood after completing high school. Certified by the California Department of Education as a non-public school, Bright Futures Academy employs a variety of personnel to oversee and implement educational and behavioral programs in conjunction with local school districts, students, their families, as well as other social service agencies. Bright Futures Academy places emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach and on-going collaborative case management, based on analysis of academic and behavioral data and outcome measures.

Job Description
The BEC is responsible for developing and implementing academic and behavioral programs, conducting academic and behavioral assessments, developing data systems, analyzing data and sharing outcomes with appropriate consumers, overseeing the preparation of and attendance at IEPs, responsible for mediation between agencies, responsible for case management with families and other agencies involved in each case, responsible for supervising and training classroom teachers and staff members, conducting direct observation and modeling best practices. BEC will supervise between 3 and 4 classrooms. BECs are required to assist with crisis management including physical management of students when necessary.

Qualifications
MA/MS and BCBA required; at least 3 years of experience preferred.

Contact Information
If you are interested in this position and would like to schedule an interview, please email a current copy of your vita or resume to Paula Braga-Kenyon, PhD, BCBA-D, Vice President of Student Services, at p.braga-kenyon@brightfuturesnps.com
Website: brightfuturesnps.com




H.O.P.E. Consulting     (top)

Position
Senior Behavior Consultant

Location
Sacramento and surrounding areas

Company Description
We are a highly respected and rapidly growing agency providing evidence-based treatment to individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. We emphasize a scientist-practitioner model by encouraging our clinical staff to systematically evaluate treatment procedures and contribute to the body of literature supporting ABA treatment. We also place a strong emphasis on training and support across staffing levels (both initial and ongoing), fostering collaboration and developing caseloads in a manner that allows our senior clinical staff members to remain highly involved in each client's intervention program. A high level of quality treatment delivery is expected and systems have been developed to systematically monitor for this critical variable.

Job Description
The primary function of a Senior Behavior Consultant is to provide oversight and supervision of behavior analytic intervention for clients diagnosed with ASD and other developmental disabilities. This is accomplished in some of the following ways:

  1. participate in direct and indirect teaching,
  2. participate in, and supervise initial and ongoing assessments,
  3. oversee the development of treatment goals, skill acquisition, and behavior reduction plans,
  4. continually evaluate client progress,
  5. provide effective parent and staff training,
  6. supervise program implementation,
  7. collaborate with multiple funding sources, including medical insurance providers and school districts, and
  8. participate in decision making processes related to company-wide systems and assist in their implementation.
We provide treatment models encompassing early intensive intervention, functional adaptive skills training, social skills training, and consultative services. Depending upon the individual client's needs, treatment may be delivered in home, center, community, and/or school settings. For the right candidate, H.O.P.E. Consulting, LLC will provide complete training (both initial and ongoing).

Qualifications

  • Required:
    • M.A. or M.S. in applied behavior analysis, psychology, or related field; coursework for BCBA completed
    • Formal training in applied behavior analysis and knowledge of errorless learning procedures, programming for generalization and maintenance, performance management
    • Experience supervising treatment programs providing behavior analytic intervention
    • Reliable transportation
    • Successful completion of a background check (DOJ)
    • TB test
    • Minimum of a two year commitment
  • Preferred:
    • BCBA preferred
    • Knowledge of typical development desirable
    • Experience providing supervision to others seeking certification at the BCaBA or BCBA level
    • Willingness to complete 8-hour supervisor training per BACB's requirements

Salary/Benefits

  • Salary is highly competitive - dependent upon experience and education
  • Flexible schedule with both PT and FT positions available
  • Excellent benefits including paid time off, health, and dental
  • Conference attendance and professional development opportunities
  • Dynamic and supportive team environment
  • Collaboration with local state university in providing internship supervision to graduate students
  • Research and publication opportunities

Contact Information
Please email letter of interest and resume/curriculum vitae to Danielle LaFrance, M.S., BCBA, Program Director, at dlafrance@hopeconsulting.net. Also contact for additional information: (916) 863-7949 ext 3401.
Website: hopeconsulting.net




H.O.P.E. Consulting     (top)

Position
Behavior Consultant

Location
Sacramento and surrounding areas

Company Description
We are a highly respected and rapidly growing agency providing evidence-based treatment to individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. We emphasize a scientist-practitioner model by encouraging our clinical staff to systematically evaluate treatment procedures and contribute to the body of literature supporting ABA treatment. We also place a strong emphasis on training and support across staffing levels (both initial and ongoing), fostering collaboration and developing caseloads in a manner that allows our senior clinical staff members to remain highly involved in each client's intervention program. A high level of quality treatment delivery is expected and systems have been developed to systematically monitor for this critical variable.

Job Description
Oversee behavior analytic intervention for clients diagnosed with ASD and other developmental disabilities in the following ways:

  1. participate in direct and indirect teaching,
  2. conduct initial and ongoing assessments,
  3. develop treatment goals, skill acquisition, and behavior reduction plans,
  4. continually evaluate client progress,
  5. provide effective parent and staff training, and
  6. supervise program implementation.
We provide treatment models encompassing early intensive intervention, functional adaptive skills training, social skills training, and consultative services. Depending upon the individual client's needs, treatment may be delivered in home, center, community, and/or school settings. For the right candidate, H.O.P.E. Consulting, LLC will provide complete training (both initial and ongoing).

Qualifications

  • Required:
    • B.A. in psychology or related field
    • Formal training in applied behavior analysis and knowledge of errorless learning procedures
    • Minimum of 1 year experience developing and overseeing behavior analytic intervention
    • Reliable transportation
    • Successful completion of a background check (DOJ)
    • TB test
    • Minimum of a one year commitment
  • Preferred:
    • Coursework for BCaBA completed, or BCaBA certified
    • Experience with parent training and staff/performance management
    • Knowledge of typical development desirable
    • Minimum of 1 year supervising behavior analytic intervention preferred

Salary/Benefits

  • Salary is highly competitive - dependent upon experience and education
  • Flexible schedule with both PT and FT positions available
  • Excellent benefits including paid time off, health, and dental
  • Conference attendance and professional development opportunities
  • Dynamic and supportive team environment
  • Opportunities to accrue supervised hours towards BCaBA and BCBA

Contact Information
Please email letter of interest and resume/curriculum vitae to Danielle LaFrance, M.S., BCBA, Program Director, at dlafrance@hopeconsulting.net. Also contact for additional information: (916) 863-7949 ext 3401.
Website: hopeconsulting.net




Trumpet Behavioral Health     (top)

Position
Clinical Director

Location
San Francisco Bay Area - East Bay

Company Description
Trumpet Behavioral Health provides ABA services for children and adults with special needs in homes, schools, and centers. We have company-wide initiatives to implement best practices in clinical standards and to conduct applied research under the direction of Executive Director, Dr. Linda LeBlanc BCBA-D. Trumpet Behavioral Health holds itself and its team members to the highest ethical and professional standards exemplified in our newly created ethics network, developed by leading professionals in the field of ABA. We have locations in CA, AZ, CO, HI, TX, OH, IL and MO and have a 6-tiered Clinical team to ensure effective supervision and quality programming.

Job Description

  • Responsible for overseeing and managing the therapeutic needs of the region's/division's clients providing a multitude of services.
  • Responsible for overseeing Therapist and Clinician performance, monitoring program progress, acting as liaison for child programs.
  • Responsible for the operations within the region or area in regards to all aspects of clients' programs and therapists.
  • Train employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees as needed
  • Uses independent judgment and expertise in Child Development, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Autism by performing the following:
  • Regular observations (probe targets/programs as necessary) of children in home, therapy, school, and other related service settings, and collaborate with the child's teacher, classroom aides, and other service providers to create a successful and consistent program for the child's overall development.
  • In charge of making independent decisions in regards to handling ongoing program changes on and off site.
  • Provide initial assessment.
  • Develop/revise/update child's programs as needed.
  • Assess mastery of individual skills and/or targets.
  • Act as a high level executive administrator to the Managing Director in regards to all aspects of clients' programs and therapists.
  • Directly supervises 5 - 20 employees in the Behavioral Management Department in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • A list of responsibilities included but not limited to training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems, meeting with parents, trouble shooting tasks, and managing work for adequate organizational work flow.
  • Utilizing judgment to make independent decisions regarding staff and programs.
  • Provide billable services as a BCBA in the division as caseload increases or decreases, covering vacation or unforeseen clinical vacancies

Qualifications

  • BCBA or BCBA-D
  • M.A. or Ph.D. in Psychology, Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis or related field
  • 2-5 years of demonstrated management experience with a multi-faceted team of professionals in a human services field
  • 2-5 years of experience as a supervising clinician
  • Ability to travel at least 50% of the time

Salary/Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary
  • Health and wellness benefits including health, dental and vision
  • Paid Time Off accrual of 3 weeks per year
  • 401K retirement with matching and immediate vesting
  • Professional Development support
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunity to earn free CEUs through our Journal Club and Leadership programs
  • Research opportunities
  • Work tools such as a laptop
  • Mobile phone reimbursement

Contact Information
If you are interested in this position and would like to schedule an interview, please email a current copy of your vita or resume:
careers@tbh.com
Attn: Patrick Sorensen
Website: tbh.com




Gateway Learning Group     (top)

Position
Clinical Director

Locations
Oakland, Hayward, San Francisco

Company Description
Gateway provides evidence-based, behavior interventions to children with autism and related disorders. We design and implement individualized treatment plans based on the unique strengths and needs of our clients. Our ABA therapy services are provided in the San Francisco Bay area.

Job Description
Gateway Learning Group is seeking dynamic Behavior Analysts to oversee home and school-based ABA programs.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Conduct assessments including Functional Analysis Assessments
  • Design treatment plans; observe and report on client progress
  • Direct client programs and manage staff implementation of services
  • Supervise Gateway Behavior Technicians and Program Supervisors
  • Design and deliver trainings to parents and staff

Qualifications
BCBA Certification required. MA in Special Ed, Psychology or related field required.

Salary/Benefits

  • 70-85K
  • Medical, dental, life, vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Cell phone and mileage reimbursement
  • Annual stipend for professional development

Contact Information
If interested, please submit your resume to brittany@gatewaylg.com
Website: gatewaylg.com




Positive Behavior Supports     (top)

Position
Lead BCBA

Location
San Francisco Bay Area

Company Description
Positive Behavior Supports, Corporation is a comprehensive agency providing behavior analysis services to individuals with behavior challenges and skill deficits that affect their ability to function in home, school, and community environments. PBS Corp is currently hiring employees representing a large group of highly-qualified, experienced, and dedicated professionals. Currently we are seeking master's level (BCBA) and doctoral-level (BCBA-D) behavior analysts. Services may range from consultation to comprehensive home and community support. Our program is designed to empower parents and other caregivers to support clients within their natural routines so they can be successful and self-sufficient.

Job Description
PBS Corp Seeks a Lead Behavior Analyst to conduct functional behavioral assessments and develop behavior plans in-home for individuals with autism. The behavior analyst will supervise other master's level therapists and work as part of a growing team of behavior analysts. Leadership opportunities to conduct parent trainings and mentor other analysts. Schedule is flexible around specific client needs.

Qualifications

  • BCBA (More than 3 years experience post certification preferred)
  • Previous experience in home and community supervision and implementation of behavior programs

Salary/Benefits

  • Full time salary start at 85,000 -90,000 with health care option
  • Part Time Option available (please inquire on individual rates)
  • Paid weekly
  • Signing bonus available
  • Collaborative team
  • Opportunity for Growth
  • 1 Annual Conference Paid
  • Custom On-line Client and Staff Management Tools

Contact Information
Please email CV and inquiries to analyst@teampbs.com
Website: teampbs.com




Easter Seals Bay Area     (top)

Position
Clinical Manager

Locations

Company Description
Since 1927, Easter Seals Bay Area (ESBA) has been leading the way to ensure individuals and families affected by disabilities can live, learn, work and play to their full potential. ESBA provides services to children with developmental disabilities and special needs, and has a specific expertise in serving children who have been diagnosed with autism. Services include consultation, early intervention, school-based, social skills, and therapeutic services. The organization runs the highly-regarded Kaleidoscope After-School / Summer Program in the Tri-Valley for youth ages 5 to 22 with disabilities and developmental delays.

ESBA serves 24 counties in Northern California (all 9 Bay Area counties and 15 northern California counties), and is an affiliate of Easter Seals Inc., which assists more than a million people through a nationwide network of affiliates in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. ESBA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

ESBA is especially focused on individuals and families in the Bay Area affected by autism. The following are the key services the organization provides to children with disabilities and their loved ones:

  • Early Childhood Services
  • Comprehensive Autism Services
  • School-Age Services

ESBA is currently experiencing unprecedented growth as a result of legislation that passed on July 1, 2012, mandating that private insurance companies provide services to individuals with an ASD diagnosis. In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, ESBA is now providing behavioral health services to over 1200 new families and speech and occupational therapy services to 800 individuals. This growth is expected to continue into 2014.

Job Description
Provides specialized behavioral intervention services and program supervision for children with autism spectrum disorders, ages 14 months and older. Responsible for the creation and implementation of specialized behavioral services for each client, in addition to the management of Program Supervisors and their direct reports. Directly supervises a group of Program Supervisors.

  • Clinical Responsibilities:
    • Supervises individualized programs for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, ages 14 months and older, in natural settings - primarily in-home, but additionally out in the community, in the schools, and within other peer-group social contexts.
    • Provides clinical supervision and work direction to treatment teams to include skills enhancement, clinical consultation, and professional development.
    • Conducts initial assessment of clients diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and produces assessment report to include a recommendation for treatment and supervision hours.
    • Assures clients receive interventions to meet the full extent of the services authorized; adjusts staffing of treatment team as appropriate to meet the needs of the client.
    • Coaches clinical teams on the procedural implementation of treatment plans via team meetings, and live/in situ supervision.
    • Reviews data and reports submitted by direct care team, and recommends changes to the program, procedures, and data collection methods to assure programs reflect each child's development and progress towards identified goals.
    • Observe and assess client skills and progress to inform recommendations for ongoing intervention and behavioral programming.
    • Create and lead implementation of Behavior Support Plans as appropriate.
    • Collaborate with additional service providers on the client's support team to ensure comprehensive service delivery.
    • Address program delivery with families; including parent coaching, challenges with teaching, parent participation, and work environment as necessary.
    • Review progress reports and treatments plans, ensuring that they meet the requirements of regulatory agencies and funding sources and are clinically accurate and appropriate.
    • Attend and support the Program Supervisor in progress and treatment plan review meetings with families.
  • Administrative Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for meeting productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
    • Maintain accurate documentation of billable tasks that meets the requirements of regulatory agencies and funding sources, and is HIPAA compliant.
    • Track direct and indirect client sessions to ensure that services are provided to the full extent of the authorization for each client.
    • Participate in recruitment, interviewing, selection, and onboarding of clinical staff.
    • Coordinate documentation to ensure reauthorization and continuation of services when necessary.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • Support staff in meeting productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
    • Provide regular performance feedback to Program Supervisors supervised related to their strengths and areas for improvement, work with Behavioral Interventionists to set goals for professional development.
    • Manage the performance of direct reports through identifying areas for improvement, create and implement performance management plans when appropriate in collaboration with the Senior Clinical Manager and HR.
    • Support Program Supervisors in development, implementation, and oversight of performance management plans for Behavioral Interventionists.
    • Monitor staff performance throughout the onboarding process, and refer staff to the Training Department when appropriate for additional support.
    • Lead POD meetings and ensure ESBA policy and procedure is communicated to and understood by clinical teams supervised.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education or Training Equivalent to:
    • Master's degree, PsyD, or PhD from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines is required: applied behavior analysis, early childhood education/development, early childhood special education, special education, pediatric therapy, psychology or related field.
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (preferred); Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT, MSW, SLP, OT, PT with current licensure in good standing with regulatory board and strong background in behavioral programs.
  • Minimum Years of Additional Related Experience:
    • Three years of related professional experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and/or other related developmental disabilities in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
    • Two or more years' experience providing staff direction and development in a supervisory role.
  • Special Qualifications (Skills, Abilities, Licenses):
    • Knowledgeable of methodologies found to benefit children diagnosed with ASD, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-Handicapped Children (TEACCH), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and Pivotal Response Training (PRT).
    • Familiar with the field of early intervention, and knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children.
    • Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
    • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; American Sign Language or bilingual ability preferred.
    • Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Able to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment.
    • Able to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/word processing software.
    • Able to obtain criminal record clearance through Department of Justice.
    • Able to obtain CPR certificate.
    • Able to travel to multiple work sites; reliable transportation needed (proof of valid driver license, current auto insurance identification card, and acceptable driving record per NIAC standards is required).
  • Physical Requirements (Approx. % per 7.5-hr Workday):
    • Frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, twisting in order to observe, assess, and interact with infants/toddlers (50%).
    • Frequent speaking and listening (50%) to clients, staff, and other professionals in meetings and on the phone.
    • Occasional walking to, bending to enter, sitting, and using upper and lower limbs to drive car to and from home visits and meetings (20%).
    • Occasional sitting and maintaining close visual attention to write reports and work at the computer (15%).
    • Occasional lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading toys and materials used in home visits (10%).

Contact Information
For immediate consideration please apply online.




EMQ FamiliesFirst     (top)

Position
ASD Program Manager

Location
San Bernardino

Company Description
EMQ FamiliesFirst is a private nonprofit agency that helps kids in crisis throughout California. The agency is nationally recognized for innovative, family-centered programs that help children recover and rebuild their lives. Established in 1867, we have been helping children ever since. Our mission is doing whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, and build community to ensure that families thrive.

We help thousands of children and their family members every year through programs like Family Finding, Wraparound, support and educational services. We are one of the largest providers of foster care and adoption services in the State, and provide community based and residential services to children from approximately 30 counties in California.

Job Description
Hires, develops, trains, manages ASD programs, and retains clinical program staff and a clinical team(s) to ensure customer satisfaction and culturally competent service delivery. Oversees behavior therapists and leads the clinical team in implementing behavioral treatment for children with autism. Responsible for the designing behavior intervention plans and designing treatment plans. Responsible for providing field training/shadowing coaching for Behavior Technicians, writing progress reports and ensuring that clients receive high quality services. Conduct parent training and consultation. Ensures provision of high quality service by program staff consistent with the scope of practice as defined by Medi-Cal regulations, California W&I Code, and other state and federal regulations. Actively participates in multidisciplinary team. Works within the vision, mission and philosophy of the agency.

Qualifications

  • Minimum:
    • Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, Psychology, Education, or related field required
    • Five (5) years of direct clinical experience, including three (3) years experience in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder or related disabilities required
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience in the design and implementation of behavioral intervention services, including parent training, required
    • Experience working with children ASD and/or Intellectual Disability required
    • California licensure as LCSW, MFT, PhD, or PsyD and/or certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Preferred:
    • Experience interfacing with healthcare plans
    • Bi-lingual and/or bi-cultural knowledge and experience
    • Experience working in the Inland Empire regions

Salary/Benefits
DOE + Bilingual and Licensure Stipends available. EMQ FamiliesFirst offers an excellent benefit package and much more!

Contact Information
Please apply online.
Website: emqff.org




Trumpet Behavioral Health     (top)

Position
BCBA

Locations
San Francisco Bay Area, San Mateo, East Bay, and San Jose

Company Description
Trumpet Behavioral Health provides ABA services for children and adults with special needs in homes, schools, and centers. We have company-wide initiatives to implement best practices in clinical standards and to conduct applied research under the direction of Executive Director, Dr. Linda LeBlanc Ph.D., BCBA-D. Trumpet Behavioral Health holds itself and its team members to the highest ethical and professional standards exemplified in our newly created ethics network. We offer Salaried Clinical positions for M.A. and Ph.D. level professionals in our regions in CA, AZ, CO, HI, OH, IL, KS and MO and have a 6-tiered Clinical model to ensure effective supervision and quality programming.

Job Description

  1. Establish and maintain excellent performance for consumer services
  2. Achieve excellent clinical outcomes for consumers with regard to improvement of behavioral targets
  3. Participate in a supervision system to regularly review case progress
  4. Complete all reports and updates for consumers in a timely and effective manner
  5. Follow established TBH clinical standards for excellence and general best practices
  6. Actively improve clinical skills via professional development opportunities and facilitate skill improvement for your therapists and associate clinicians
  7. Management and Training responsibilities for client teams
  8. Collaborate with senior clinical team to develop supports and remediation plans
  9. Maintain an adequate caseload with billable hours at the level specified by the Clinical Director.

Qualifications

  • BCBA certified or eligible to take the certification exam within 90 days
  • Have excellent communication and listening skills
  • Have reliable transportation to drive to homes, centers or schools
  • Have a genuine desire to learn, teach, collaborate, and above all have "Fun"!
  • Participate with a team to "bring about the best possible outcomes for the consumers we serve"
  • Practice in an "ethical" and "integrity" oriented value system
  • Desire to work in a "feedback-rich" work environment, focused on collaboration and results
  • Support and value an environment of research, professionalism and a "client first" attitude

Salary/Benefits

  • We offer full-time salaried positions for all Clinicians
  • Multiple options in health and wellness benefits
  • 15 days of Paid Time Off (after 6 mos.)
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401K with a 100% match on your first 4% contribution
  • Professional development support
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Free CEU through our monthly journal club
  • Research opportunities
  • Work tools such as a laptop and mobile phone reimbursement
  • Additional benefits (gym memberships, discounts, social connection)

Contact Information
Email: careers@tbh.com
Website: tbh.com




Therapeutic Pathways/The Kendall School     (top)

Position
Clinical Supervisor (positions open in the following locations)

Locations

Company Description
We provide evidence-based treatment and we also contribute to the body of published, peer-reviewed, empirical evidence base for ABA treatment of autism. We emphasize collegial, consensus-based partnerships within and across the agency. Our caseloads are at levels that permit the strong involvement of the Clinical Supervisor in order to promote high quality treatment delivery. We also provide some opportunities to conduct applied research in coordination with clinical responsibilities.

Job Description
Oversee behavior analytic interventions for children and adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders as follows: (a) develop and refine treatment goals and plans, (b) provide and adapt parent training, and (c) supervise program implementation. Although we specialize in intensive early intervention, we also provide services to older children, adolescents, and teens. Treatment takes place in center, home, community, and school settings. This position also requires coordinating with multiple funders including health plans. We emphasize families as partners in the behavior change process.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in behavior analysis, special education, or psychology
  • BCBA preferred
  • Expertise and formal training in applied behavior analysis; knowledge of errorless learning procedures, generative programming, and direct instruction desirable
  • Knowledge of family systems and typical development desirable
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience providing behavior analytic intervention to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders
  • Minimum of 1 year supervising behavior analytic intervention to children diagnosed with autism or other populations with developmental disabilities or behavior problems preferred

Salary/Benefits

  • Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon experience
  • Excellent benefits including paid vacation, health, dental, and 401K
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Conference allowance and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities to accrue supervised hours towards BACB or MFT credentials

Contact Information
Please email letter of interest and resume to Jill M. Young, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Regional Director, at jyoung@tpathways.org. Also contact for additional information: (916) 489-1376.
Website: tpathways.org




Behavior Therapy Clinic     (top)

Position
Behavior Interventionist

Locations
San Fernando Valley, West Los Angeles, South Los Angeles

Company Description
Behavior Therapy Clinic (BTC) is a private agency that serves children of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Pervasive Developmental Disabilities. Applying the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), we've developed individualized treatment programs for the home, school, and community settings. We hold a Nonpublic Agency Certification from the California Department of Education as well as a vendor contract with the Califomia Regional Centers. We have worked collaboratively with both public schools, including the Los Angeles Unified School District and Culver City Unified School District, and numerous private and parochial schools.

Job Description
Behavior Therapy Clinic is looking for Behavior Interventionists to work with children with autism. Under the supervision of a BCBA, our interventionists assist in the application of behavioral programs that are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and specifically designed for each particular child. Working with the children in their home or school, the interventionist must integrate knowledge and capability to help them learn play skills, social skills, language skills, attention skills, and self-help skills. The interventionist must record daily progress in notes and data collection forms. He or she must also attend monthly clinical meetings and regular communication with supervisors and office staff is vital. We provide supervision and mandatory training.

Qualifications

  • BCaBA preferred, but not required
  • Applicant must be a punctual, responsible, dedicated individual who is friendly, motivated, and a high level of patience.
  • Required: Minimum of 1 year Applied Behavior Analysis experience working with children with autism or other developmentally delaying disorders.
  • Required: BA/BS in Psychology, Education, Special Education, Child Development, Social Work, SLP, Communications, or similar fields.
  • Preferred: BCaBA certification or 12 smemster units in applied behavior analysis (ABA)
  • Live Scan Fingerprint Clearance (Criminal Background Check)
  • Must have reliable transportation and valid drivers license

Salary/Benefits

  • Starting salaries range from $14-$22 an hour depending on experience and education
  • Reimbursement for mileage and drive time
  • Continuous, practical, hands-on training and supervision provided
  • BCBA student/intern supervision provided
  • Health/dental insurance (for employees working 20+ hours/wk)
  • Staff qualifies for fully vested participation in profit sharing plan after 2 yrs of employment
  • Performance based incentives

Contact Information
Please submit your resume to employment@behaviortherapyclinic.com.
Website: behaviortherapyclinic.com