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ABA Counselor - Full Time Weekend Intensive

Company Name:
Devereux
Devereux''s Short Term Autism Intensive Residential Services Program (STAIRS) is seeking a Full Time Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Counselor. STAIRS is a short-term psychosocial rehabilitation for children who have an autism spectrum disorder who have not responded to traditional mental health services due to cognitive limitations and/or medical complexities. The ABA Counselor will provide assistance to the Special Education Teacher and Treatment Manager in planning and implementing educational and behavioral programs for individuals with Autism.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The ABA Counselor will assist in establishing a classroom environment that is conductive to maximum learning by maintaining structure and guiding students to socially appropriate behavior.
Supervises students and is responsible for their welfare, safety, and location at all times, including arrival and dismissal.
Utilizes and implements Functional Communication Training, reinforcement systems, visual systems, error correction strategies, and social skills plans.
Implements skill acquisition and behavioral reduction programs individually and in small groups as directed by the Special Education Teach. Implements class activities as outlined in class schedules and directed by the Special Education Teacher.
Performs ongoing data collection and record keeping as directed by the Special Education Teacher.
Devereux 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.
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, Supplemental Life, and Accident coverage 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.
This position requires a BS degree and some experience working with Children with Autism.
Job ID: 827615
Posting ID: 827615
Title: ABA Counselor - Full Time Weekend Intensive
Category: Education
FullTime: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Open Date: 4/3/2014
Location Name: PA CIDD Glen Loch
Location City: West Chester
Location State/Region: PA
Location Zip: 19380
Location Country: USA
Job Boards: Devereux
Date First Posted: 4/3/2014

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