- With current Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification
- With Associate degree or 2 years in college
- Current National Provider Identifier (NPI) number preferred but not required
- Six months experience working in clinical and/or home setting with young children with autism utilizing the methods of applied behavior analysis
- Bilingual preferred
The Global Center for Autism Services (GCAS) is searching for Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT), for our Lanham, MD location. The Global Center for Autism Services is a center-based, full-time app...View more
- Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
- Familiarity with assessment tools including but not limited to: PDMS-2, Beery VMI, BDI2, SP, SPM, BOT-2,
- Excellent time management skills
- Proficiency in basic computer applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Sheets)
- Minimum two (2) years clinical experience in providing occupational therapy treatment, utilizing evidenced based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
- Licensed by the Maryland Department of Health
- Certification by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy
- Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting students, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination, physically able to manage students of varying weight and sizes. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
- Conduct initial intakes and parent conferences to gather relevant information.
- Develop & implement occupational therapy treatment, plans of care including goals and objectives.
- Address client’s occupational performance to support engagement in occupations (i.e., activities of daily living (ADL) across environments affecting health, well-being, safety and quality of life in a person with autism spectrum disorder.
- Create and perform task analyses to break down activities into achievable components for both the client and their family/caregivers.
- Guide and educate family members and caregivers during evaluation and treatment processes.
- Observe, note, and perform daily data collection, including creation of report on progress of long and short term treatment goals.
- Consult across disciplines to provide suggestions for environmental adaptations (i.e., board certified behavior analysts, speech & language pathologists).
- Provide direct treatment to patients, and create progress reports for submission to patient insurance carriers.
- Direct and supervise certified occupational therapy assistants (COTA) as needed in clinical setting.
- Assist the COTA and registered behavior technicians in treatment techniques that support progress towards patient treatment goals and objectives.
- Perform other related duties as may be assigned by Executive Director
Position Reports To: Executive Director GENERAL SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the implementation of occupational therapy to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (t...View more
- Provide speech language services to patients including: evaluations for candidacy to utilize augmentative systems; establishing behavioral, objective, and measurable goals for, and review/revise treatment plans; modify treatment program as indicated by patient’s progress and team recommendations; regularly assess the adequacy of each patient’s prescribed speech and language program; participate in transition plans; and assess the need for further testing.
- Assist Coordinator of Speech & Language Services in coordinating communication with referrals and outside agencies.
- Assist Coordinator of Speech & Language Services in educating all clinical ABA staff on communication topics including augmentative/alternative communication, apraxia, sign language and other related topics.
- Assist Coordinator of Speech & Language Services in providing consultation services to BCBA’s and Clinical ABA therapists in the area of speech and language development, assessment, intervention and individual program design.
- Ensure that all reports and documentation are completed thoroughly and within given deadlines.
- Performs other related duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Position Reports To: Coordinator of Speech & Language Services The Clinical Fellow – Speech & Language Services works under the supervision of the Coordinator of Speech & Language Se...View more
- 75% of work will be completed remotely, 25% in-person (5 days on-site per month, all travel expenses paid by Company)
- Supervise staff providing center-based ABA therapy to children ages 0-12 with autism
- Collect, graph, and analyze data
- Provide 1:1 supervision of RBTs implementing ABA therapy to patients
- Conduct training with families and other caregivers
- Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
- BCBA state licensed in Maryland, or credentials to obtain license
- Excellent ability to effectively build strong rapport with children with ASD
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to work independently, maintaining appropriate deadlines and individual program/patient requirements
- Access to reliable, high-speed internet services
- Ability to be innovative in developing programs and for with ASD
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to communicate and work with parents
- Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
The Global Center for Autism Services (GCAS) has openings for a full-time, salaried Hybrid Visiting BCBA, comprising of 75% remote work, 25% in-person (1 week per month paid by GCAS) at our Lanham, MD...View more