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Paraprofessional - Work with Kids - We Train!

Company: Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc.
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

If you are interested in working with individuals affected by autism spectrum disorder and/or with exceptional needs, we invite you to explore CARD's job postings! CARD provides all training, including extensive initial and ongoing training and support!About CARD: The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, LLC (CARD) was founded in 1990 and is the world's largest and most experienced organizations effectively treating individuals of all ages who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. CARD strives to meet the growing need for services by continuously opening new offices throughout the country to provide top-quality ABA therapy across all populations. CARD is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).POSITION OVERVIEW: Behavior Technician Trainees implement Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment programs with CARD patients and families under the direction of a Clinical Supervisor. Treatment plans are designed to address skill acquisition as well as challenging behavior reduction, and may occur in a variety of settings including the CARD center, patient's home, school, community, or via telehealth. This is an hourly, non-exempt, part-time position.QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: - Eager, energetic, and passionate individual who want to make a difference in their career and their clients' lives - Passion for working with children - High school diploma or equivalent - Reliable transportation to and from work - Availability at least 15 hours per week (Weekdays Mon-Fri between 8:00 am-8:00 pm and weekends if needed)PERKS AND BENEFITS - Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience and geographic region - Comprehensive paid initial and ongoing training - Part-time afternoon schedules - Travel time pay and mileage reimbursement - Paid sick time & opportunities for paid holidays - Sponsorship to earn credentials to advance your career including the Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT) and the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: The CARD Behavior Technician will be trained to work with children and teens with exceptional needs and their families/caregivers. Acquire valuable career skills, such as: - Understand autism and how to treat the deficits and behaviors associated with the diagnosis - learn applied behavior analysis (ABA) principles and procedures - Implement treatment plans across multiple domains, including language, social, cognitive, executive functions, adaptive, and independent living, as well as pre-employment and vocational skills - How to implement ABA programs in the natural environment, such as the home, school, place of employment, and community; and - Work with applications, games, and web-based technology via an iPadwww.centerforautism.comJob Type: Part-timeAbility to commute/relocate:

  • Santa Maria, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Education:
    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)License/Certification:
      • Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc., Santa Maria , Paraprofessional - Work with Kids - We Train!, Other , Santa Maria, California

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