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Why You’ll Love This Job

ACES is driven to elevate the standards in the treatment of autism. Our team of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) clinicians is deeply committed to helping children with autism and related disorders reach their fullest potential through home and clinic-based services.
ACES is the only autism provider who is nationally recognized for quality care as part of Aetna/CVS’s Institute of Quality.  We are also an award-winning workplace where you can grow your career, collaborate with a supportive team, and make a lasting impact on the lives of people in your community.

Position Summary:
The mission of the Behavior Analyst Intern at ACES is to elevate the standards in the treatment of Autism by engaging in activities to increase their skills to a supervisory level while also providing effective and efficient implementation of services that positively impact the lives of ACES’ clients via ABA therapy.
Behavior Analyst Interns implement Applied Behavioral Analysis (“ABA”) programs that focus on decreasing maladaptive behaviors and increasing social, communication and adaptive skills with clients affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or other special needs under the direction of a Supervisor. In addition, Behavior Analyst Interns also engage in various educational, training, assessment and in the field application activities to prepare themselves for a supervisory level position at ACES under the direction of an Area Director/Area Manager.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:
Performing direct intervention services on a 1:1 basis (or in small groups) within a client’s home, school, community or in a clinic setting, which includes:

  • Following Supervisor(s) direction regarding responsibilities, performance, and ABA program implementation;
  • Setting-up and manipulating environments for direct intervention sessions to decrease distractions and ensure the safety of the client and interventionist;
  • Creatively implementing programs to ensure clients learn in a fun and effective environment; and
  • Working independently and problem-solving challenging situations
  • Collecting and graphing data daily and maintaining client databook(s) in a clear, accurate and organized manner.
  • Communicating questions/concerns regarding program implementation (including status, problems, or intent to change any aspect of the behavior/educational program) to Supervisor(s) during scheduled session times via direct communication, communication logs and/or supervision notes.
  • Attending and participating in mandatory direct services meetings, training and/or certifications as scheduled.
  • Strictly following any and all ACES policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, the policies described in this Handbook, or any other rule or regulation as may be communicated to employees from time to time.
  • Completing all Behavior Analyst Intern Checklist Items within the time provided, including training, assessments, competencies, and application of concepts with clinical staff and clients out in the field.
  • Attending and preparing for all required Behavior Analyst Intern meetings per the direction of their ADAM.
  • Completing all necessary paperwork and education requirements to be in compliance with BACB and/or college requirements for advanced degrees (e.g., MA, MS) and certifications (e.g., BCaBA, BCBA).

The foregoing job responsibilities are illustrative only and are not meant to be exhaustive. ACES reserves the right to change, amend, or modify the job description/responsibilities at any time and in its sole discretion.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum enrollment in a MA or BCaBA Program; MA Degree and/or BCaBA preferred
  • Exposure to individuals with disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Background check clearance and up-to-date immunizations may be required
  • CPR certification
  • 6 months experience working with clients with ASD or other special needs
  • Valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation
  • Background check, tuberculosis test, Livescan fingerprint, and any other funding source required clearance
  • Comfortable working in home, community, school, clinic, and military base environments
  • Strong desire to support and develop skills and abilities of staff
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, word processing, spreadsheets, email, database software, and project management software
  • Highly organized
  • Professional, positive attitude and appearance
  • Excellent communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force and lift/move up to 25 pounds
  • Direct work with clients may include, without limitation, the following physical demands: sitting, kneeling, squatting, running, twisting and turning, reaching above shoulders and/or frequent physical transitions

Additional Information
ACES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, age or covered veteran status.
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If you are having any issues with submitting your application, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]. Please note: When uploading your resume, there cannot be special characters in the file name or you will not be able to submit your application.

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 121960