Behavior Therapist for Children with Autism

Location: Chicago and suburbs, IL

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Autism Home Support Services is growing and expanding our team, which has created NEW employment opportunities!

Autism Home Support Services wants you to join our collaborative, professional team, which provides quality, evidence-based support, therapy and counseling to children with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders, their families, and their support networks in multiple markets. Autism Home Support Services believes that the most important place for children on the autism spectrum is to develop skills in the home environment. Come participate in creating an innovative way of helping families of children with autism!

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What we offer:

  • Career Development in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • A  part-time schedule
  • Opportunity to grow with the company and build a career
  • A rewarding experience in helping children reach their full potential
  • Comprehensive training program (online and onsite) before joining a client

What you will get to do at Autism Home Support Services:

  • 8-10 hours a week of structured one-on-one interaction/instruction with children with autism spectrum & related disorders in their home, school and/or a community setting. This may include maintaining and furthering skills from the child’s IEP (Individual Education Plan) and executing an AHSS Care Plan via Applied Behavior Analysis techniques, as well as, attending to physical needs of the child
  • Care Team Members provide observational data based reports on the learning progress of their clients using best in class technology
  • Competitive compensation package based on experience and education
  • Work alongside a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a professional care team, in a collaborative environment

Required Skills:

  • Experience with children with special needs, preferably autism
  • Applicants must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be self-motivated, creative, organized, and reliable
  • Applicants must possess our Core Values: Getting Stuff Done, Empathy, Integrity, Teamwork and Positivity/Energy
  • Technology proficient, must be proficient in Google and Microsoft tools  
  • Applied Behavior Analysis experience preferred
  • Some college experience preferred
  • First Aid/CPR/Crisis Management Training preferred

Locations: Throughout Northern Illinois

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