ABA Counselor-Education PA

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ABA Counselor-Education PA

Berwyn, PA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    The ABA Counselor-Education is responsible for providing educational instruction designed to promote intellectual, emotional and social growth to an assigned individual in a structured classroom environment.

    They will assist in implementing individualized programs that are appropriate to the ages and populations served, specifically children and adolescents (ages 5-21 years) with autism and intellectual/developmental disabilities, including those acquired by brain injury. The ABA- Counselor-Education will typically be assigned to a single classroom but may be required to work with individuals from other classrooms, as assigned by supervisors.

    Some of the high-level responsibilities of the ABA Counselor-Education include:

    • Attend to the health and safety of the assigned students through supervision, documentation, and the following of designated procedures
    • Assisting with the clinical side of the assigned students’ treatment by following the procedures in their Behavior Support Plan and collecting data on their progress
    • Treating each student as an individual, managing their cases appropriately, and assisting other staff members in monitoring their progress
    • Become a productive member of our team by seeking out educational resources, attending trainings, and achieving necessary certifications
  • Qualifications

    Education/Training:

    • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; Minimum requirement of 50 College Credits Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential preferred.
    • Must obtain RBT credential through Melmark within one year.

    Certifications/Licensure:

    • A valid US driver’s license and a minimum age of twenty-one (21) years old.
    • Must be capable of attaining approved Melmark driver status.
    • Successful completion of employer provided certification in CPR, First Aid and Crisis Intervention.

    Experience:

    • Prefer at least one (1) year experience with specialized populations.
  • Desired skills
    • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office.
    • Possess strong teaching skills with emphasis on individuals who are emotionally, behaviorally, physically and/or developmentally challenged. Ability to implement function based interventions for the reduction of challenging behaviors.
    • Experience in the principles and application of Applied Behavior Analysis. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are assets.
  • Industry
    Education
  • About Us

    Melmark is a multi-state human service provider with premier private special education schools, professional development, training, and research centers. We are committed to enhancing the lives of individuals with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families by providing exceptional evidence-based and applied behavior analytic services to every individual, every day.