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Career Opportunities

Positive Behavior Steps is seeking patient, compassionate, and motivated individuals who are looking to further their experience within the field of social/community services and applied behavior analysis intervention. We hire candidates who believe in our mission of serving the developmental disabilities’ population within our underrepresented communities.

Qualifications and Expertise for Job Seekers:

  • Preferred degree in Psychology, Sociology, Education, or a related field of study
  • Preferred 1 year of ABA training/work experience
  • Minimum 6-12 months of experience assisting individuals with Autism and/or other developmental disabilities
  • Minimum 6-12 months of experience working with school-aged children/adolescents
  • Must have a functioning cellular device
  • Must have reliable means of transportation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate skills in time management, communication, organization, documentation

Available Positions

ABA Therapist

Responsible for planning, developing, and monitoring a variety of behavioral support services in order to meet the needs of clients. Case Managers develop and implement training programs that reflect appropriate goals identified in each client’s FBA.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to Clinical Director
  • Maintain highly organized, consistent, thorough, and systematic record keeping practices
  • Establish and maintain data measurement, collection, and analysis systems for clients receiving behavioral interventions
  • Provide training and supervision of ABA Therapists through observations, meetings, performance feedback, and other methods
  • Develop quarterly reports
  • Ensure that all treatment plans and programs comply with contract requirements, satisfy all relevant insurance certification and other expectations, and meet or exceed professional standards
  • Seek creative options for ensuring the continuity and consistency of treatment and support services across multiple settings
  • Develop strategies for the stability of quality services when clients experience transitions
  • Conduct structured periodic service reviews to monitor the effectiveness of treatment programs and their implementation; modify and document plan changes as needed
  • Provide consultation regarding crisis interventions and critical incident support
  • Participate in professional growth activities such as conferences, classes, team meetings and program visitations
  • Accept other responsibilities, as assigned

ABA CASE MANAGER

Responsible for practicing methods of applied behavior analysis to modify behavior within clients’ homes. Therapists utilize reinforcement to increase clients’ use of positive behaviors, to encourage engagement within social situations, and to teach new skills that improve family functioning.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to ABA Case Manager
  • Work one-on-one with client in-home for 20-25 hours per week, typically after school
  • Analyze client’s strengths in completing basic tasks and assess his or her needs
  • Identify target behaviors
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to challenging behaviors exhibited by client
  • Utilize behavior modification methods
  • Teach family members how to respond to challenging behaviors exhibited by client
  • Document behavior changes and monitor progression
  • Submit weekly reports to clinical supervisor
  • Participate in ‘Case Conferencing’ as part of interdisciplinary teamwork to discuss concerns, goals, and productivity of client
  • Participate in required and ongoing training, supervision hours, and meetings

COMMUNITY FACILITATOR

Responsible for implementing structured community integration supports. Facilitators connect clients to community resources, provide transportation to ensure clients maintain access to resources, assist clients during planned outings, and teach functional skills that promote independent living.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to CI Program Supervisor
  • Actively participate in interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Transport and assist client within the community for 20-25 hours per week
  • Teach client self-advocacy, social-emotional skills, and safety awareness, as it pertains to accessing community
  • Teach client importance of maintaining personal hygiene
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to challenging behaviors
  • Document relevant data, monitor progression, and provide detailed summary of session
  • Participate in ‘Case Conferencing’ as part of interdisciplinary teamwork to discuss concerns, goals, and productivity of client
  • Participate in required and ongoing training, supervision hours, and meetings

COMMUNITY INTEGRATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

Responsible for assisting Program Director with planning, developing, and monitoring community inclusion services. Supervisors also provide support to Community Facilitators conducting sessions out in the community.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to Program Director
  • Oversee community inclusion services for a caseload of up 10 clients (subject to change)
  • Meet with clients, families, and Community Facilitators on a regular basis
  • Enforce policies and provide feedback to ensure the highest quality and delivery of services
  • Schedule and conduct initial 3-day skill building assessments for each client and develop reports
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of each program on a quarterly basis, maintain progress reports, and modify each program accordingly
  • Ensure compliance with organizational policies and those among state and federal regulations
  • Identify needs and strengths of each client and develop plan to address challenging behaviors
  • Potentially interview Community Facilitators and perform regular spot checks
  • Monitor progression of each client
  • Manage call outs and actively communicate with the Human Resources department
  • Develop social stories and assist Community Facilitators with implementation, as necessary
  • Develop visual supports for each client, as necessary
  • Accept other responsibilities, as assigned

SLS INSTRUCTOR

Responsible for supporting adult clients in establishing and maintaining safe, comfortable, and stable living arrangements. Instructors may assist with home management, budgeting, personal hygiene, medication administration, etc. and may transport clients to medical appointments, social service offices, day programs, and other social outings, if required.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to SLS Supervisor
  • Execute program recommended by Initial Assessment Report
  • Identify client’s strengths
  • Assist with planning and conducting of daily activities, as according to client’s needs
  • Document completion levels of specific tasks
  • Develop daily case notes highlighting summary of supports
  • Serve as advocate and liaison
  • Provide transportation as needed
  • Ensure client safety when teaching life skills and when out in the community
  • Participate in required and ongoing trainings and team meetings
  • Ensure compliance with organizational policies and state and federal regulations

SLS SUPERVISOR

Responsible for assisting with development, management, and structure of SLS Program. Supervisors will assist with goal planning, implementation of services, and ensuring clients are progressing towards goals. Supervisors may also hire, train, and supervise SLS Instructors, according to the organization’s needs.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to SLS Program Director
  • Oversee daily operations of support plans
  • Supervise implementation of SLS Program
  • Conduct and participate in team meetings
  • Ensure adequate delivery of services and supports
  • Assist with crisis management
  • Develop quarterly reports
  • Actively participate in IPP meetings
  • Conduct trainings for SLS Instructors
  • Attend and participate in additional training opportunities
  • Accept additional responsibilities, as assigned

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring a variety of behavioral supports for clients receiving services under our ABA program. BCBAs consult with and train Behavior Therapists, collaborates with related service providers, families, and other case participants, and develop comprehensive behavior treatment plans.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to Chief Executive Officer
  • Utilize analytical skills to develop and implement behavior modification programs and monitor the progression
  • Incorporate personal experience, independent judgment, and detailed planning in managing cases
  • Conduct and participate in the training of Behavior Therapists
  • Establish and maintain data measurement, collection, and analysis systems for each client
  • Develop quarterly reports
  • Ensure that treatment plans comply with contract requirements and evaluate insurance-related operations to ensure that the organization is meeting standards
  • Coordinate with families and Human Resources department
  • Develop and present informative workshops for training
  • Consult during crisis interventions and critical incident supports
  • Participate in the Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings for clients as appropriate
  • Accept additional responsibilities, as assigned