Full Job Description
Little Leaves Behavioral Services
Little Leaves Behavioral Services provides high quality, critical early intervention programs designed to nurture the growth and development of young children with social, behavior, and/or language challenges. Little Leaves provides a range of in-home, at-school, and clinic-based ABA services for children with developmental delays, especially Autism Spectrum Disorders, in Northern VA, the DC metro area, the Baltimore metro area, and southern Florida.
Supervising Behavior Analysts manage and oversee the delivery of ABA therapy services to children with developmental delays, especially Autism Spectrum Disorders. Supervising Behavior Analysts perform assessments, develop treatment plans, lead and supervise a team of therapists, train staff, and work with parents and families. BCBA required.
Conduct comprehensive behavioral skills assessments and develop individualized ABA treatment plans and programs based on assessment results
Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments, and develop Behavior Intervention Plans
Create materials and data sheets as needed to support program implementation
Oversee treatment plan implementation and provide clinical supervision to staff
Modify treatment plans and programs as needed based on data-driven decisions
Provide training and consultative services to families, schools, and other professionals
Lead periodic team meetings with families, therapists and other professionals
Provide initial and ongoing training to therapists
Ensure internal policies are followed
Provide 1:1 ABA therapy as needed
Write reports and maintain client records
Maintain client roster, manage caseload assignment and client scheduling
Work collaboratively with other members of the child’s team, family, and other professionals
We are seeking a professional with exceptional clinical and managerial skills with a commitment to helping children and families.
The ideal candidate would be drug-free, reliable, efficient, and have a strong work ethic.
Master’s or doctoral degree in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or related field required
Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA or BCBA-D) required
A minimum of 5 years of experience working with children with a developmental delay, communication disorder and/or autism spectrum disorder
Clinical experience conducting assessments using the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS) and/or Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP); developing treatment plans, programs, and materials; supervising clinical staff; and monitoring progress. Experience working with and training families.
Familiarity with Skinner’s verbal operants and Naturalistic teaching procedures
Experience with providing services to families and children in their homes and in inclusionary settings.
Experience, knowledge and confidence in supervising a staff of therapists, and providing staff training
Exceptional collaboration skills with colleagues and families
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent management skills, experience managing caseload
Ability to maintain client confidentiality and adherence to the BACB Code of Ethics
Record of success in previous positions as evidenced by excellent references
Technologically adept and enthusiastic
Reliable transportation as this position will require visiting clients
Compensation and Benefits
Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience
Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, life and disability insurance
We are a professional organization with a powerful social objective: to become a national leader in programs for children with autism and unique learning needs. Little Leaves is part of Capital Education Group, whose founding team includes highly successful and award-winning national leaders in education, social entrepreneurship and business. The company is located in Washington, DC, a national center of autism research, advocacy and service, which creates a unique array of professional opportunities. For more information, please visit the Little Leaves and Capital Education websites.
Little Leaves and Capital Education Group are Equal Opportunity Employers