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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 underserved communities within the developmental disabilities population.

Desired Skills 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 clients with Autism and or/other developmental disabilities
  • Minimum 6-12 months of experience working with school-aged children/adolescents
  • Must posses functional cellular device (we provide monthly reimbursements)
  • Must have reliable means of transportation (we provide monthly reimbursements)

Available Positions

ABA Therapist

Behavior Therapists utilize positive reinforcement to increase client’s use of socially appropriate behaviors. Our organization practices research-based methods in order to make an impact on members of the developmental disabilities population.

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 techniques
  • Teach family members how to respond to challenging behaviors
  • 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

Community Facilitators utilize structured planning to implement community integration supports. They are responsible for connecting clients to community resources, providing transportation to ensure that clients maintain access to said resources, assisting clients during planned outings, and teaching functional skills that promote independent living.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to Community Integration 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 about the importance of maintaining good personal hygiene
  • Recognize and respond to appropriately to challenging behaviors
  • Document relevant data, monitor progression, and provide a detailed summary of each session
  • Assist with job training and volunteer work, if necessary
  • 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

Positive Behavior Steps is hiring Community Integration Program Supervisors in the San Gabriel Valley area; caseload may include clients residing in the following locations: Baldwin Park, Arcadia, Monrovia, Rowland Heights, Glendora, Altadena, Azusa, Covina, Pomona, and Diamond Bar.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report to Community Integration Manager
  • Oversee Community Integration services for a caseload of up 10 clients
  • 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
  • Ensure transitional planning and assist Community Facilitators with meeting client goals
  • 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

Board Certified Behavior Analyst / Clinical Director

Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) are 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 Office
  • 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 other responsibilities, as assigned