Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is a pioneer in developing leading edge resources, programs and services that serve as models for other organizations throughout the world. Our mission is to empower individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, to fully participate in their communities
We are currently seeking ABA Facilitators to support the community-based Urgent Response Service Program. This team will support children/youth with Autism and their families with an identified urgent need to prevent further escalation of risk or harm to a child or youth, other people or property based on the identification of key high-risk factors.
Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor and working with direction from a BCBA, The ABA Facilitator uses the Behavioural Skills Training model to teach caregivers and workers strategies outlined in a behaviour intervention plan for children and youth with ASD.
WHAT YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
•Implement Behaviour Intervention Plans written by BCBA with caregivers and workers in family homes and community settings using the Behavioural Skills Training Model
•Collect data on behalf of the BCBA and coach others to gather data, identifying barriers to gathering data and reporting back to the BCBA
•Graph raw data for interpretation by the BCBA
•Assist BCBA to conduct Functional Assessments
•Assist BCBA in generating summary reports
•Maintain accurate client records, submit expense reports, and other administrative components related to caseload and department needs
•Participate in team meetings, client meetings, and supervisions
•Other duties as may be assigned.
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE:
•Post-secondary diploma from a recognized College in Behavioural Sciences, Applied Behaviour Analysis or other area of relevance
•A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working with children and youth with ASD
•Sound knowledge of ABA principles
•Experience coaching parents/guardians
•Knowledge of a variety of data collection procedures
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Good judgement and problem solving skills
•Applied knowledge of community-based service delivery systems with demonstrated ability to work within the community
•Experience working with Behavioural Skills Training model to implement and monitor individualized ABA-based intervention programs for children and youth diagnosed with ASD and/or dual diagnoses an asset
•Satisfactory current Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Records Check
•Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.
•Off-site client requirements (client homes and community)
•Outside normal working hours to meet client needs when necessary
•Challenging client behaviours
•Use of CPI (training is provided)
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:
Please quote Job #19.22
We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Geneva Centre for Autism is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment. Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require an accommodation, Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.
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