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Westside Regional Center

Position

Autism Specialist

Location: Los Angeles Metro, Culver City
Company: Westside Regional Center

Company Description

It is Westside Regional Center’s mission to empower people with developmental disabilities and their families to choose and access community services that facilitate a quality of life comparable to persons without disabilities.

Regional Centers are nonprofit, private corporations that contract with the State of California, Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Regional Centers are funded to provide diagnosis and assessment of eligibility and help plan, access, coordinate and monitor the services and supports that are needed because of a developmental disability.

Westside Regional Center (WRC) is one of the 21 regional centers that provide services to persons, age three and above, with a disability pursuant to the Lanterman Act and infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months, who have a need for early intervention services and who meet the eligibility criteria for the California Early Start program.

Minimum Education Required for Position

Master's Degree

Minimum Certification Required for Position

RBT Preferred

Job Description + Responsibilities

This is a great opportunity to be part of a great team of mental health professionals. Come grow your career with us!

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed Mental Health Professional (LCSW: LMFT: Psy.D; Ph.D) and 5+ years of experience in Behavior Management and/or Board Certified Behavior Analyst with 5+ years of experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities/Autism

Responsibilities:

Under supervision by the Director of Clinical Services, develops ASD policy, guidelines and provides technical assistance to WRC management and staff regarding the development and management of intervention and treatment resources.

Reviews all requests for ABA services: assessments and progress reports. Provides technical assistance to providers and regularly communicates with families regarding issues related to behavior and the ASD diagnosis.,

Collaborates directly with service providers to develop and implement service standards used in programs for individuals and their families. Collaborates with local universities, medical clinics, public and private agencies, school districts and service providers to enhance services for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Serves as a central point of contact within the agency for issues related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Acts in the capacity of community liason with social service agencies, health care agencies and education agencies.

Conducts presentations in the community on Regional Center policy, regulations and practice.

Consults with the management team to develop policy and procedures that govern the delivery of ASD specific services including Behavior Management, Social Skills training and Counseling

Salary, Benefits, + Opportunities

Tremendous room for advancement.

Flexible schedule/hours.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short/Long term disability insurance, CalPERS Pension and many other perks.

Other Requirements

Must have experience developing care plans, participating in IPPs, and MUST be licensed.

How To Apply

Send your resumes to Jobs-WRC@Westsiderc.org

3102584000

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