Behavior Therapist/Autism Therapist

Lovaas Institute - Lincoln, NE (29 days ago)

Full-time

About our Company:

The Lovaas Institute is committed to providing the highest quality treatment available to children diagnosed with autism or a related disorder. We approach this one child at a time by individualizing each child’s program to best meet his or her needs.

We are seeking a Behavior Therapist Associate in Lincoln, Nebraska—the job is fun, flexible and offers a rewarding experience for our employees and the opportunity to change lives!

Ideal Candidates:

  • Passionate about helping children
  • Motivated by making a positive difference in the lives of others
  • Dedicated to exercising effective leadership in implementing treatment programs
  • Posses a desire for continuous growth and learning.

Position Summary:

  • Provide individualized intensive early intervention behavior therapy services directly and independently to children with autism in their home, school and community environments.
  • Assist Senior Behavior Therapists as requested in conducting assessments and training of staff, parents, and community members utilizing methods that have been demonstrated through Applied Behavior Analysis to be effective in developing typical home and community language, social, and self-control skills.
  • Provide services that place the highest priority on an ethical regard for the best interests of the children served.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Benefits offered to employees working 20 + hours per week almost immediately upon hire.
  • Comprehensive low cost, low deductible medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Vacation and holiday pay, bi-monthly fuel bonuses, performance and weekend work bonuses

Recognized as the world leader in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, The Lovaas Institute also offers frequent opportunities for advancement within the company and professional growth including supervision by Board Certified Behavior Analysts, on the job training, and compensation and training for continuing education.

Qualifications:

Experience with individuals with mental or developmental disabilities is preferred but not required.

Alternate Job Titles:

This job is also commonly listed under such titles as Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), ABA Technician, Autism Tutor, ABA Counselor, Behavior Technician, Behavior Therapist, and ABA Therapist.

Job Type: Full-time

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)