Associate Therapist

Associate therapists are critical members of a child’s therapy team. They deliver the majority of a child’s individualized therapy hours based on the plans and protocols developed by the Clinical Coordinator, and collect data on a child’s progress.

Responsibilities

  • Work consistently as part of a team to ensure that clients receive the highest quality therapy
  • Implement individualized ABA programs in client’s homes, schools, community, and/or the Little Leaves center
  • Follow specific protocol for each client
  • Collect data throughout each session in a timely and efficient manner
  • Create program materials for individual clients as needed
  • Report client progress to supervisor
  • Attend periodic team meetings for each client
  • Shadow children in the inclusive setting and facilitate structured playgroups
  • Participate in introductory and ongoing training programs that provide instruction in ABA
  • Be energetic, creative, and imaginative when working with children who have developmental delays
  • Keep therapy appointments as per schedule. Be punctual and responsible when managing client schedule throughout the week.

Desired Qualifications

We are seeking a professional with a commitment and enthusiasm to helping children and families.

  • Bachelors or Associates (or the equivalent credit hours) in Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, or related field, required
  • Experience working with children with special needs, e.g., autism or developmental delays (at least 1 year experience preferred)
  • Ability to follow instructional guidance and to follow ABA curriculum plan
  • Ability to interact well with children, families and colleagues
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a therapy team member
  • Ability to work well independently and seek assistance when needed
  • Possess strong attention to detail for data collection
  • Organized, flexible and willing to take constructive feedback and apply it to improve the quality of programming and one’s own professional development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to maintain client confidentiality
  • Record of success in previous positions as evidenced by excellent references
  • Technologically adept and enthusiastic
  • Reliable transportation Compensation
  • Competitive hourly pay rate, commensurate with experience. Positive work environment with extensive training and supervision.

Compensation

  • Competitive hourly pay rate, commensurate with experience. Positive work environment with extensive training and supervision.

To apply for any of our positions, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@littleleaves.org