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Job Posting: Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017 by SAAAC No Comments

The SAAAC Autism Centre is seeking an experienced Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst to provide clinical leadership in the delivery of in-centre, evidence-based behavioural interventions to children, youth, and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

A Bit About Us

The SAAAC Autism Centre is a registered charity based in Toronto. The centre was founded in 2008 with the intention of empowering culturally and linguistically diverse families in need of ASD support.

The organization’s mandate is to provide culturally responsive services that encourage lifelong development of children, youth, and adults with autism; empower caregivers through education, training, and peer support networks; and increase access through community engagement and knowledge sharing.

SAAAC is proud to be able to deliver a combination of free and subsidized programming made possible through strong partnerships across federal, provincial, and municipal governments along with autism agencies and private donors.

Your Role on Our Team

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst will develop, lead, and support focused ABA-programming at SAAAC. The Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst will perform observations and assessments pursuant to designing positive interventions and supports for individuals with ASD and will provide training to staff concerning positive and effective approaches to preventing/addressing challenging behaviors.

Specific Responsibilities
• Lead in the development, modelling and implementation of skills acquisition and behaviour reduction program plans
• Provide clinical supervision, training, coaching and evaluation of staff
• Regularly collect and review data with clinical team and families for ongoing monitoring of program effectiveness
• Work collaboratively with OAP Family Teams to support client growth and development
• Write reports and provide feedback to parents on the assessment findings
• Maintain and organize all administrative functions in support of service delivery
• Remain updated on current literature regarding evidence- based practices and undertake research to present at conferences and/or for publication

Qualifications

The qualified candidate will possess a Masters Degree in psychology or Applied Behaviour Analysis or relevant area of study. In addition, he/she  must be a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with 1-3 years experience in Applied Behaviour Analysis for the treatment of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) is mandatory for the position. Candidates who are multilingual will be given special consideration. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested?

If you’re interested please send your resume to [email protected]