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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) & Job Coach

Job summary:

The RBT provides 1:1 and group behavioral intervention services to children with ASD and other developmental disorders. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment is individualized to meet the unique needs of each child. Behavioral programs may be used to reduce maladaptive behaviors and promote skill acquisition. Areas of focus include communication, daily living skills, play skills, social skills, personal hygiene, and vocational skills. The Behavior Technician works as part of a transdisciplinary team composed of occupational therapists, speech pathologists, music therapists, educators, parents, and behavior analysts. A Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA/ BCBA-D) designs the programs implemented by the Behavior Technician with input from all members of the child’s team. The RBT is responsible for providing services in accordance with the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct. Training and supervision on behavior analytic principles and procedures is provided via didactic and on-the-job training.

The Job Coach will collaborate with highly skilled professionals and highly experienced staff to develop, plan, implement, and assess programs for transition-aged youth and adults with developmental disabilities. The Job Coach will plan and teach activities that enable participants to increase independent living, communication, and pre-vocational skills in preparation for paid employment. Lessons may take place at The Els Center of Excellence or in community-based settings. This portion of the position requires flexibility in schedule (with a need for working during evenings and weekends) and commuting between worksite locations.

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We are looking for people like you to join our team!

Are you interested in a job with Els for Autism but don’t see a position matching your skills? We still want to hear from you!

We have a highly qualified transdisciplinary team of professionals in the fields of Behavior Analysis, Speech and Language Pathology, Mental Health Counseling, Occupational Therapy and more.  The team works together to develop unique & individualized programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

If you feel you are a good fit for our growing team, please inquire here.

Day Program Personal Care Aide (Part-Time)

Job Summary:

Day Program Personal Care Aide works with graduate/doctoral level professionals and highly experienced staff in a team atmosphere to facilitate programs, provide direct supervision, and support participants in daily living skills.  Personal Care Aide will utilize evidence-based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (“ASD”) and related developmental disabilities to assist participants and carry out the goals of the program.  Personal Care Aide will need to be able to actively participate and assist participants during volunteer projects and instructional classes while out in the community and on site. In addition, the Personal Care Aide will actively participate in a variety of physical activities such as fitness, swimming, and golf.  The Personal Care Aide will support programs that take place at The Els Center of Excellence and in community-based settings.

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Speech Language Pathologist – Full-Time

Job summary:

This position includes the implementation of speech-language intervention services for young children through adults with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities for the Els for Autism Foundation. Within this position, the SLP will conduct intakes, administer assessments, and be responsible for program delivery. The SLP will conduct parent training sessions to ensure parents are actively involved in intervention. The SLP may provide professional development trainings through live and online webinars and support the training and supervising of university practicum students with oversight from the Program Director. The SLP will also support clients engaged in the adult service programs occurring both on-site and off campus.

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Employment Specialist – Job Coach

Job summary:

Collaborate with highly skilled professionals and highly experienced staff to develop, plan, implement, and assess programs for transition aged-youth and adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Employment Specialist/Job Coach will utilize evidence-based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (“ASD”) to plan and teach activities that enable participants to increase independent living, communication and pre-vocational skills in preparation for paid employment. The tasks may take place at The Els Center of Excellence or in community-based settings. This job requires flexibility in schedule (with a need for working during evenings and weekends) and commuting between worksite locations.

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