Now Hiring: Supervising Senior Therapist (BCBA)

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to christine@tipes.ca

Position: Supervising Senior Therapist (BCBA)

Location: Ottawa

Position Status: Full-time, Permanent

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30)

 

As a supervising senior therapist you will be responsible for designing and overseeing individualized Intensive Behavioural Intervention programming, providing ongoing supervision, training and mentoring to ensure the highest level of workplace compliance and professional standards.

 

The successful candidate will possess an energetic and positive demeanour with strong interpersonal and team building skills with a willingness to learn. Top candidates will be organized, flexible and passionate about the field of ABA!

TIPES is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a team from diverse communities.

 

Applicants are encouraged to share accessibility needs in the application process, and every attempt will be made to accommodate them.

 

We offer our employees:

  • Competitive salaries with paid vacation, paid sick time, and comprehensive health and dental benefits

  • A supportive management team with opportunities to think outside the box and apply creative solutions

  • Access to on-site board-certified training and supervision (including, RBT, BCaBA, BCBA)

  • Developmental and training opportunities such as Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, CPR/First Aid, and non-salary compensation towards annual continuing education units

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct weekly clinical supervision of direct service delivery and implementation of behaviour plans as needed for a caseload of learners

  • Determine the appropriate curriculum for each learner, incorporating the ABLLS-R, Carolina Curriculum, Direct Instruction, PEAK, AIM and VB-MAPP as appropriate

  • Oversee the implementation of functional behaviour assessments, including functional analysis, interpretation and summary of data and results

  • Responsible for ongoing program evaluation and modifications to behaviour plans

  • Review completed ABLLS-R and PEAK assessments (initial and 6-month updates) and adjust programming appropriately

  • Review completed functional assessments and collaborate with senior therapists to write up appropriate behavioural interventions

  • Liaise with parents regarding clinical programming

  • Liaise with third parties regarding learner progress

  • Conducts team and/or senior therapist meetings as required

  • Provides initial and ongoing senior therapist education and training

  • Provides supervision hours to employees pursuing their BCaBA and BCBA certifications

  • Provides supervision to designated staff including positive and constructive feedback, discipline as necessary

 

Education/Experience:

 

  • Masters’ degree in Psychology, Behavioural Sciences, Disability Studies or Applied Behaviour Analysis

  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in good standing

  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and evidence-based treatment models and approaches

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role, conducting comprehensive behaviour assessments, developing behaviour interventions, and analysis of data

  • 3000 hours post BCBA certification, an asset