The Brandywine Center for Autism is seeking Direct Therapists to join our growing team.
Official Title: Direct Therapist
Post Date: 01/22/16
Under the leadership of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Direct Therapists are responsible for providing 1:1 interventions to children to help increase their academic, social, and communication skills while also decreasing challenging behaviors. Direct Therapists will implement programs based on all principles of Applied Behavior Analysis including but not limited to Verbal Behavior, Discrete Trial Programming, Natural Environment Therapy and Social Skills Training. Direct Therapists will also be responsible for data collection, training and collaboration with other team members as well as graphing data and writing progress notes.
Experience in implementing ABA programming and interventions required. Minimum of Bachelor or Associate degree, or current enrollment in a college program, with a major in a related field. Candidates must be energetic, animated, and outgoing, with a passion for working with and helping children. Experience working with children, especially those with autism or other developmental disabilities is preferred. Current certifications in CPR and First Aid as well as a current Child Abuse Clearance and FBI fingerprint/background check must be obtained upon hire. Must have excellent communication skills. Must be able to complete clinical and administrative tasks as designated by a supervisor. Light physical work may be required, must be able to be on the floor for therapy sessions.
Interested candidates should send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.