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 Professional Opportunities

The Centre for Autism Services Alberta values respects and recognizes the dedication and commitment of all staff members, volunteers and stakeholders. We believe that a supportive, ethical and positive work environment is integral to maintaining and delivering outstanding services.

We recruit enthusiastic people who are eager to make a difference in an individual's life. If you are interested in becoming part of a talented team of professionals, we want to hear from you!

We provide:

  • A comprehensive benefit program (based on eligibility)
  • Three weeks holidays in years one through five, four weeks thereafter
  • Comprehensive initial in-house training
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Advancement within the organization
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Collaboration with a team of clinical professionals
  • Mentorship from a team of clinical professionals (Occupational Therapists, Speech language Pathologists, Psychologists, Clinical Consultants, etc.)
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention training (organization’s expense)
  • First Aid certification renewals (ongoing at the organization’s expense)
 
 

Full-Time BCBA

Full-time Board Certified Behaviour Analyst or Behaviour Specialist

In this role, the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in collaboration with their multi-disciplinary team will be responsible for delivering the behaviour components of in-home evidence-based interventions and services to children, youth, and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. This role requires a strong leader who is able to effectively provide orientation, training, coaching, and mentorship to Aides and Interventionists working one on one with children.

The BCBA must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This position requires focus on initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Job Requirements:

  • As a part of a multi-disciplinary team, provide a functional approach to behaviour assessment and treatment for children at a variety of ages, developmental levels, and in a variety of settings

  • Conduct direct and indirect functional behavioural assessments in the home, school, and/or community 

  • Lead in the development, modeling, and implementation of skill acquisition and behaviour reduction program plans
  • Regularly collect, graph, and review data with clinical team and families for ongoing monitoring of program effectiveness (e.g. reinforcement schedules, prompting procedures, stimulus control, maintenance, generalization, etc.) 
  • Use Behavioural Skills Training (BST) to coach interventionists and caregivers (ie: instruction, modeling, rehearsal, feedback) 
  • Regularly review behaviour analytic research independently and/or as assigned 
  • Problem solve and provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to clinical team, Interventionists, and families 
  • Using a family and/or person-centered approach, consult on respective goals, priorities, plans, and potential barriers to services
  • Work within the policy mandates of provincial funder, centre policies, family centered-care, and best practices Collaborate with clinical team by contributing written objectives within a service plan document and meet all established deadlines for required reports 
  • Collaborate with community partners to support the generalization of goals across environments 
  • Collaborate with external healthcare provides to support individual and family-centred programming as needed 
  • Ensure regular communication and direct contact with families in the home

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will possess a Master's Degree and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst or be enrolled in a Master’s Program BACB-approved course sequence.

Possible BACB-approved BCBA supervision during the certification process is available.

This individual will have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in the field of Autism or other developmental disabilities. The successful applicant must obtain a clear criminal record check, valid driver's license.

A generous benefits package is offered.

 

Interventionist - part-time

This programming is conducted in the client’s home with children between 2 to 14 years of age, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The employee is responsible for carrying out the programming and objectives found in the Individualized Program Plan, in collaboration with the clinical team and parents. Ongoing support, supervision and mentorship are provided.

Employees receive:

■Valuable hands-on experience
■20 hours of comprehensive introductory training (paid)
■Ongoing support and guidance from the clinical team
■Collaboration with a team of clinicians: Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists.
■Opportunity to provide an essential services to children and their families

Requirements include:

■Interest in working with children with special needs
■Post-secondary education preferred
■Clean Information Police and Intervention Record checks
■First Aid and Child CPR
■Ability to work a minimum of 2 to 3 shifts per week (2 to 3 hours per shift)
■Excellent communication, problem-solving and time management skills

 

Apply to: Human Resources by mail, e-mail or fax:

Mail to -  4752 – 99 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 5H5

E-mail: humanresources@centreforautism.ab.ca

Fax: 780-488-6664 (confirm fax transmission at 780-488-6600)