Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona
is seeking a qualified individuals to work with our Autism Services program in Phoenix as an Applied Behavior Analysis Tutor (ABA Tutor) / Behavioral Therapist. Provide high quality one-on-one ABA treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related developmental disabilities, who display a wide range of skill deficits and behavior excesses, in home, center, school, and community settings. In this position you will receive extensive training on how to use ABA procedures to teach new skills and decrease undesired behaviors.**
These positions are starting off as Part-Time with the opportunity to transition to Full-Time as the program grows. Afternoon availability is strongly preferred. Hours between 8:00am and 7:00pm.
Pay rate is $15.00/hr
Some responsibilities of an ABA Tutor include but are not limited to:
Working with individuals to decrease undesired behaviors through discrete trial teaching, natural environment teaching, prompting strategies, data collection, and behavior reduction interventions
Implementing lessons to improve communications, social, play, and self-help skills
Activities include, implementing lessons to improve communication, social, play, and self-help skills; managing maladaptive behavior as it occurs during sessions;
Demonstrates working knowledge of basis ABA principles, teaching procedures, and behavior reduction procedures
Conducts one-on-one treatment sessions using ABA interventions outlined in each client's individualist treatment plan
Demonstrates the ability to structure the environment so every interaction and activity within the treatment program promotes positive goal-directed responses and/or social interactions.
You will work under the direction of a BCBA and will receive ongoing training and supervision.
We are offering TRAINING AND SUPERVISION for our Tutors to work towards their RBT, BCaBA, and BCBA certifications and licenses.
Keywords: Applied Behavior Analysis Tutor, ABA Tutor, Autism, Autism spectrum, developmental disabilities, behavioral health, children, youth, Behavioral Analysis, Behavioral Therapist, Registered Behavior Technician, RBT, behavior therapist
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.
Devereux Arizona serves more than 4,000 individuals annually, across the state. Programs include Residential Treatment Centers, Day School, Outpatient Services, Prevention Programs, Respite, Short-term Residential Treatment, Adult Foster Care, and Foster Care for children. The Human Rights Campaign recognized Devereux Arizona in 2012 for its work with LGBT foster and adoptive families, with the “All Children – All Families” seal. Devereux Arizona was the first organization in Arizona to receive this honor.
The Devereux Arizona culture is extremely diverse. We are a supportive and inclusive organization and practice nondiscrimination across all programs and services. Whether we are hiring employees, licensing foster parents or serving clients, we do so without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, ancestry, national origin, gender identity or expression, and/or sexual orientation.
The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.
It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Six (6) weeks of experience working in behavioral health, interest in working with children and young adults.
Experience working with children, adolescents and/or young adults with or without autism spectrum disorder or developmental disabilities.
The IDEAL candidate will...
Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.**
Part-time hours to begin, with opportunity to move into full-time as program growth continues
Weekend hours available
Work hours range from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Emphasis on afternoon availability
Minimum of 15 hours per week
TRAINING AND SUPERVISION
RBT training provided
RBT supervision provided
BCaBA and BCBA practical experience and supervision available
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE