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Behavior Therapist

Company: PACIFIC AUTISM CENTER OF EDUCATION
Location: san jose
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationFaces - San Jose - San Jose, CAPosition TypePart TimeEducation Level2 Year DegreeSalary Range$18.00 - $21.00 Travel PercentageNegligibleJob ShiftDayJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescriptionBehavior Therapist - $500 bonus if you possess a current RBT upon hire*Do you want to make a difference in a child's life?Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to spend your time? Do you want to work with awesome kids facing some learning and behavioral challenges? Is working for a non-profit agency important to you? Do you want to get paid while you train? If your answer is "Yes!" then we want you on our Faces therapy team.PACE (Pacific Autism Center for Education) is looking for entry-level or experienced behavior therapists for our Faces program which offers 1:1 (ABA) behavioral therapy to children 18 months and older in our Clinic and when health restrictions are lifted, in the child's home. Under the direction of a Clinical Supervisor, (BCBA), Behavior Therapists utilize the science of Applied Behavior Analysis to work on social, communication and play skills, as well as behavior management with children. Currently we are looking for therapists for our South Bay team. We want to meet you if you are interested in working part time, 10-20 hours/week, and you meet the following requirements:Have enthusiasm for and experience working with childrenHave a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, prefer a Bachelor's or AA degreeHave a valid driver's license and reliable transportation and auto insuranceAre available mornings between 9am - 1pm, Monday-Friday (We need at least 3 days/week of availability)Are able to pass a DOJ and FBI fingerprinting process and have a TB test prior to the first day of work. (We will arrange this after a job offer has been made.)Salary range $18-$22/hourQualificationsKnowledge, Skill and ExperienceThe candidate must possess the following minimum requirements for consideration for the Behavior Therapist position:Education - A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; Associate's Degree (A.A.), with one to two years of related experience or B.A. preferred in related field such as psychology, behavior or child development.Certifications - RBT or BCaBA preferred but not required.Experience - Experience working with children who have challenging behaviors and developmental disabilities preferred but not required.Communication Skills - This job requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to be playful, creative, energetic and enthusiastic. Strong writing skills required to document treatment sessions.Organizational Skills Strong organizational skills with the ability to read and implement written treatment directions and collect numeric data.Technical Skills -The completion of training competencies and a period of supervision hours as established by the Clinical Supervisors is required.Medical - Must have a clear physical health and TB test prior to employment and routinely during employment as requiredClearance - Must possess and maintain a clear DOJ (Department of Justice), FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) clearance prior to and during employmentDriver - Once health restrictions are lifted, the employee must possess a valid California driver's license with a good driving record, proof of insurance, and access to an automobile to travel to and from therapy sessions (up to a maximum of 20 miles) and to the clinic for training sessions and meetings. PACE offers mileage reimbursement and paid drive time.We provide:Excellent supervision by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)Fun, enthusiastic and supportive work environmentOngoing paid trainingPaid drive time and mileage reimbursement if driving to client's locationsCompetitive pay and benefitsThis is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate, graduate students and others seeking to gain hands on experience and training working with children.*RBT must be verified at time of hire and may be linked to service period.

Keywords: PACIFIC AUTISM CENTER OF EDUCATION, San Jose , Behavior Therapist, Other , san jose, California

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