ABA Therapist -Brighton

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Strive Centers for Autism
Position Details: 

Strive Center for Autism in Brighton, Michigan is currently seeking a Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist to join our outstanding team at our bright and cheerful facility.

Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision plan with a low employee contribution. 401K plan available.  Life, ADD, STD, and LTD 100% paid by employer!

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, 60 college credits required.
  • Experience with children required; experience with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) preferred.
  • Experience and training with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques and principles is preferred.
  • Ability to interact professionally with parents.
  • Ability to multi-task; implementing behavior intervention protocols, skill acquisition protocols, and following standard practices all at the same time.
  • Great written and oral communication skills.
  • Completion of 40 hour online RBT training within first 90 days of employment.
  • Completion of Crisis Management training within first 180 days of employment.

Strive Center for Autism (STR) can offer Therapists:

  • A supportive Team: Strive Center for Autism is a highly collaborative environment comprised of talented, successful, passionate staff that is committed to the Center’s mission.
  • Professional Learning: Strive Center for Autism provides Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training to all Applied Behavior Analyst (ABA) Therapists and additional learning opportunities throughout the year.
  • Competitive Compensation: Competitive compensation, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, long and short term disability and life insurance.

Strive Center for Autism is looking for:

  • Strong candidates with strong character and a passion for excellence.
  • Relentless commitment to the success of all children.
  • Excitement for learning and a commitment to growing their skills/craft.
  • Professionals who enjoy working together, learning together, and doing whatever it takes, to engage children with an understanding of the whole child.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment protocols under supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Fluently implement skill acquisition programs for any children.
  • Provide supervision of clients during the clients’ lunch period, which may include heating or cutting food, and implementing treatment protocols related to lunch skills.
  • Accurately collect data daily (tools provided).
  • Accurately graph data daily (tools provided).
  • Accurately complete billing/session notes for clients.
  • Attend staff meetings as required.
  • Attend professional development as required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
In order to successfully perform the essential duties of this job, the employee must be able to meet the following physical demands:

  • Occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Complete all requirements for Professional Crisis Management Association (PCMA) training as a Practitioner or Practitioner 1 as needed.
  • Stand and walk frequently.
  • Move quickly to keep up with small children.
  • Play actively.
  • Push children (weighing up to 150 pounds) on a swing.
  • Sit on a stool or chair for up to 30 minutes at a time.
  • Sit on the floor for up to 30 minutes at a time.
  • Get up from the floor quickly.
  • Withstand all demands presented by outside weather conditions at any time of the year.
  • Withstand a moderate noise level.
Job Type: