Department: ABA

Location: Toronto, East

Hours: 37.5 hours/week

Salary: $70,000 – $75,000

Publish Date: May 11, 2023

About SAAAC Autism Centre

The SAAAC Autism Centre is a Toronto based charity whose mission is to make autism services equitable for all Canadians. The Centre provides culturally responsive autism services targeting culturally and linguistically diverse families. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, our Centre offers a dynamic range of services that support the development of individuals on the autism spectrum at all life stages, along with their caregivers

Your Role on Our Team

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Clinical Supervisor will develop, lead, and support ABA programming at the SAAAC Autism Centre. The Clinical Supervisor will bring a strong knowledge of ABA principles to design skill acquisition and behavior support plans for individuals with ASD. The Clinical Supervisor will provide supervision, mentorship, and training to instructor therapists concerning positive and effective approaches to preventing/addressing challenging behaviors.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical guidance to instructor therapists in the Focus ABA program
  • Develop client specific ABA programs based on assessments and caregiver goals for
  • Observe clients bi-weekly to ensure integrity of client programs and collect IOA data
  • Review client binders to analyze program data to ensure appropriate progress and
  • Supervise instructor therapists in the correct implementation of programs, and
    routinely coach and give feedback to enhance staff development and skills
  • Consult with other professionals in various settings (i.e. school, daycare)
  • Meet monthly with the consulting BCBA to ensure the provision of effective and
    efficient service delivery
  • Lead weekly team meetings
  • Liaise with parents about program outline, service contract, client progress and any
    other concerns when necessary
  • Provide parent training and coaching as necessary
  • Develop the OAP plan for clients receiving government funding
  • Develop progress reports for clients exiting the Focus ABA program
  • Facilitate center wide training and professional development opportunities for instructor therapists
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Perform admin. related tasks such as assisting with scheduling, invoicing, hiring new
    staff, etc.
  • Be able to work flexible hours (i.e. evenings and weekends)

Minimum Qualifications

  • BCBA Certification
  • Masters degree in Behavior Analysis or Psychology
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a supervisory role
  • 3-5 years experience in delivering Applied Behavior Analysis for the treatment of
    children and youth (i.e. up to 18 years of age) with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Knowledge of OAP funding process is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Qualifications and Requirements

  • Police Clearance – Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Candidates who are multilingual will be given special consideration
  • Experience as a clinical supervisor is an asset