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Behavior Therapist

Rate TBD
Location Mississauga, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Health Psychology / Therapy
Duration part time (4 to 16 hr/wk) hours
Education required Masters
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Psychology
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Mississauga ON
Job Description

Important Information:

Initially, clinical support will be provided to three clients located
in Kitchener-Waterloo, Oakville and Guelph. Kitchener-Waterloo.

 Position Summary:

As the Behaviour Therapist you will work under the clinical guidance
of a Clinical Coordinator and Psychologist. Following the direction of
the Clinical Coordinator, the Behaviour Therapist will work with
community agencies and/or designated individuals and develop and
implement behavioural intervention programs and skill acquisition
protocols that are individualized to each client.


Duties and Responsibilities:

· Conduct functional behaviour assessments and functional analyses as

· Develop, monitor, and supervise the implementation of behaviour
clinical support plans for each individual, breaking down larger goals
into phases of acquisition and create interventions for reduction in
challenging behaviour based on the principles of ABA

· Develop and implement skill acquisition programs that utilize
effective teaching strategies based on the principles of ABA

· Coach Behaviour Therapist Assistant’s and Behaviour Support
Specialists to implement behaviour support plans and teach the
strategies outlined in skill acquisition plans

· Conduct Treatment Integrity Checks (TICs) to ensure the
consistent/accurate implementation of the Behaviour Clinical Plans

· Model and coach staff in their interactions with clients while
engaging in programming

· Input data, create charts/graphs, and interpret data to guide
clinical decision-making

· Model professional and compassionate care with a focus on least
restrictive and positive behaviour supports to empower choice and

· Recommend additional treatment by other professionals as indicated

· Ensure that clinical documentation is current and complies with
established standards

· Communicate regularly with the clinical director especially as it
relates to concerns with the community agency or individual served

· Attend and prepare required reports for clinical supervision and
case conferences within identified timelines with clinical directors,
caregivers and/or community partners

· Participate in required training with no expectation of payment

· Maintain designation and stay current on best-practice and ethical

· Invoice for services provided according to contractual requirements

· Provide the necessary tools to perform the job duties

· Promote the services offered by PLA to the community

· Communicate any concerns regarding conflict of interest immediately
to the clinical coordinator

· Administer ABLLS-R, VB-MAPP, AFLS, and others

· Create and implement Educational Routines (ERs) and Skill
Acquisition Programs (SAPs)

· Train Behaviour Support Specialists and Behaviour Therapist
Assistant’s on Skill Acquisition Program implementation

· Report data to Skill Acquisition Program Consultant (SAPC)/ Dr.

· SAP problem solving re: acquisition and retention of skills with
clinical team and SAPC

· Curriculum planning/ mapping (i.e., determining short- and
long-term skills goals) with clinical team and SAPC



· A master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or Psychology

· The candidate must have a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)
Certification or must prove that this certification is underway

· A valid Standard First-Aid + CPR-C certification

· Vulnerable Sector Check

· Crisis Intervention Training (will be provided by Safe Management
Group Inc. upon employment)

· A valid G-Class Driver’s License, with a reliable vehicle and
automobile insurance

· Professional Liability Insurance

· Membership in good standing with the Ontario Association for
Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA).

-January 19, 2023


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