Position:  Behavior Therapist
Location:  Clippard Family YMCA, OH
Job Id:  720
# of Openings:  1

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Autism Clinical Director, BCBA & Lead Behavior Therapist, the Behavior Therapist is responsible for assisting in the planning, development & implementation of all curriculum activities & individual therapy programs for children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Implement treatment goals developed by the BCBA
  • Utilize ABA procedures to support & encourage children to grow to their full potential
  • Ensure a safe, enriching & healthy environment
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
  • Bachelor degree in related field (psychology, counseling, special education, intervention specialist) required
  • Experience with children with special needs preferred
  • Must meet all licensing requirements under the department of Human Services of the state & local governments
  • Must complete & maintain current status in CPR, First Aid, Oxygen, AED, Common Childhood Illnesses & Child Abuse Prevention
  • Must possess & demonstrate ability to engage in all activities associated with the daily care, activities & routines of the program's children, including but not limited to: interacting with children at floor level, physical education activities (running, jumping, etc.), lifting children and/or equipment & participating in outdoor activities, field trips & swimming as needed
  • Must be capable of implementing the daily administrative, program-related & supervisory responsibilities of the program
 
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time
SALARY RANGE: $13.20 - $14.50/hour

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