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Instructor Therapist

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Health Psychology / Therapy
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Psychology
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ON
Description
OPEN POSITIONS: 2

LOCATION: Hartsdale site (Etobicoke, ON)

37.5 hours/week

POSTING CLOSING DATE: July 4, 2022

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Prepare and organize the teaching environment and materials
- Review available information pertaining to children on caseload on a regular basis
- Participate in intake and assessment activities as appropriate
- Provide Intensive Behavioural Intervention on a one-to-one or in a group setting as per expectations set by Provincial guidelines and clinical standards;
- Develop an appropriate therapeutic relationship with the child;
- Prepare and implement daily activities as per the child(ren)’s Clinical Program(s);
- Monitor and record the child(ren)'s progress using program approved data collection methods and forms
- Follow prescribed programs as written and seeks consultation as needed
- Utilize sound clinical judgment
- Assess individual children’s skills, abilities, interests, strengths and needs
- Collect data and evaluate children’s progress toward program goals
- Prepare written documentation regarding children’s plans and progress as required
- Collaborate with other team members in the development of Behavioural Intervention programs and procedures
- Consult with other team members and professionals as required
- Maintain regular communications with parents and family members as required
- Participate in scheduled team meetings and conferences as required
- Present information (both written and oral) sensitively and effectively
- Collaborate with Manager regarding programming and child’s progress
- Work within a multidisciplinary team

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

- Diploma/Degree in Behavioural Science Technology or related field
- If applicable, successful completion of the mandatory/required training
- Knowledge of childhood development and developmental disabilities, particularly Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Two years’ experience with children with developmental disabilities, particularly Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Knowledge of IBI and ABA

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

- Strong Communication Skills (both written and verbal)
- Program planning and implementation
- Accurate data collection and graphing
- Organization and time management
- Behaviour management of children
- Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
- Ability to work independently
- Knowledge of early childhood development and neurodevelopment variation
- Understanding of child welfare issues and policies
- Sensitivity to multi-cultural issues
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and excel
- Knowledge of Boardmaker is an asset
- Knowledge of Augmentative Devices is an asset

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

- Satisfactory clearance under the Criminal Reference Check
- Availability to work evenings and weekends, if required
- Access to reliable transportation to travel to various work sites within the GTA, where applicable

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2022-06-23

-June 23, 2022
 

 

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