Behavioral Skills Therapist (ABA) - Humboldt
Trumpet Behavioral Health - Arcata, CA

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About Us:
If you like to have fun at work, help others, and be a part of a dynamic team... JOIN US!

Trumpet Behavioral Health’s mission is to maximize the potential of the clients we serve. We believe in putting our clients first, doing the right thing, striving to improve every day, working as a team and having fun.

TBH is a talented group of professionals dedicated to its mission and values. We are continuing to grow our business and expand our team of experienced, caring and enthusiastic individuals to deliver the best evidence based behavior programs possible for individuals with unique abilities. Further, TBH's collaborative approach means that parents, educators, healthcare service providers, and team members all play important roles in outcomes.

What you will be doing:
Quality Behavioral Outcomes (the Humboldt office of TBH) provides intensive behavior therapy for young children diagnosed with Autism or other special needs. We are looking for a positive & energetic candidate who has a passion for helping children ages 1-22 in schools and in homes.

For younger children:
Implement programs based on ABA principles that increase communication, self-help, social and play skills.

Manage inappropriate behaviors that occur.

Keep the children motivated to learn.

Accurately record information on the child's progress.

Be courteous & professional with families, organizations & children and represent TBH in a positive light.

Play games, have fun and incorporate them into learning.

For older children:
Implement the behavior plan provided.

Keep the child motivated and engaged.

Facilitate interactions with peers.

Manage problem behaviors that occur.

Communicate confidentially and professionally with behavior analysts, teachers, parents and principals.

Find creative, fun solutions to children resistant to therapies.

Must be able to lift approximately 25 lbs.

What We Offer:
We offer paid working experience in the field of Psychology.

On-the-Job Training & Career Development.

A schedule that provides a work/life balance - this is not a 9-5 position.

Opportunities to grow with the company & build a career.

The rewarding experience of changing the lives of children and their families.

We also offer paid training to learn the necessary skills to become an ABA Skills Therapist, Our next upcoming Training session will be during the week of April 1-5, 2013 all potential canidates must attend this training which will be paid at minimum wage, subsequent work hours will be at the hourly rate you are hired at!

Required Skills

About you:
You have experience and love working with children ages 0-3 (Early Intervention) and/or working with children ages 1 -22 in a team and 1:1 environment

You have experience working in a school, clinic and/or home setting with individuals with special needs

You might have experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or Discrete Trial Training (DTT), that will be beneficial

You could have an Associates Degree or B.A. in Psychology, Education, Special Education or related field that would be highly desirable. Candidates with incomplete degrees will be considered based on experience.

You must have reliable transportation & a working cell phone

Must have availability between the hours of 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at least three weekdays or at least one weekday and the weekend

Required Experience

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Trumpet Behavioral Health is a leading provider of behavioral health services. We specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents...