Current Job Openings:

Full Time Behavior Technician - IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN MARION, MT GILEAD

Roles and Responsibilities

Primary job responsibility is to work with children with autism in a small group classroom and to facilitate peer interactions; some 1:1 interaction as needed. This is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt status position.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Organize and maintain instructional area.
  • Prepare and keep reinforcement and needed materials accessible.
  • Delivers instruction following procedures learned from initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback given from supervisors.
  • Collect and analyze data accurately following SBSA procedures.
  • Maintain designated child’s program book.
  • Monitor designated child’s IEP/Treatment Plan objectives and the progression of goals.
  • Complete quarter review forms for designated child when assigned by Supervisors.
  • Conduct re-enforcer assessments and deliver reinforcement following principles as learned in initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback from supervisors.
  • Implements specific behavior plans as directed by supervisors.
  • Demonstrates accurate implementation of specific skill sets as taught in initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback from supervisors.
  • Identifies when interventions are needed for specific children and programs.

Requirements

  • Education: Minimum qualifications for the position of Behavior Technician Level I require that you have at least 2 years of college in psychology or related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exemplary attendance
  • High degree of flexibility
  • This is a physically demanding job that requires candidates to walk, run, sit, stand, reach, handle, crouch, crawl, lean, bend, lift above knees and life above shoulders

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Intervention Specialist - Worthington, OH - IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN WORTHINGTON – Paid breaks throughout the years and paid summers off!

Step By Step is currently looking for Intervention Specialists for its Worthington campus and in Mt. Gilead, Ohio at Park Avenue Elementary

Major Tasks 

Primary job responsibility is to facilitate group instruction to students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Intervention Specialist will monitor and report on progress students make toward identified treatment goals, demonstrate an understanding and application of ABA principles and procedures, guide classroom support staff in assisting with group instruction activities and implementation of designated pull-out sessions, and will lead designated skill set/project meetings in collaboration with supervisors. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position.

Primary responsibilities

  • Facilitate group instruction opportunities consistent with students’ identified level of need and treatment goals, using the principles and procedures of ABA
  • Assist in the development of IEP objectives to ensure IEP and treatment goals are met for each student; goals will be submitted to the supervising Behavior Specialist or Clinic Director
  • Complete ASP & JP Quarter Reports and conduct quarterly meeting with parent/guardians
  • Implement specified teaching methods, record data accurately and chart individual student information
  • Create lesson plans for the current and following week; coordinate down- time activities
  • Follow and/or adapt state content standards per subject area to incorporate in group instruction periods, consistent with students’ identified level of need
  • Correctly implement and monitor classroom behavior management system and designated student’s specific behavior plans in collaboration with direct supervisor (as applicable)
  • Create and manage needed instructional materials for group instruction; maintain appropriate safety and structure to classroom environment
  • Assess students as needed (i.e. Direct Instruction, State Testing, etc. as appropriate/when indicated)

Qualifications

Education:

  • State of Ohio certification as Licensed Intervention Specialist

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Exemplary attendance
  • Independent decision maker
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and morale
  • Flexible, professional and neutral (when addressing behaviors)
  • Professional and effective communication with all

EOE

Step By Step offers competitive salary step contracts for teachers commensurate with experience, including excellent health, disability and life insurance programs. 

Speech-Language Pathologist – Worthington, OH IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Step By Step is currently looking for a Speech Language Pathologist for its Worthington campus

Roles and Responsibilities

Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, this center-based speech-language pathologist will provide prevention, assessment, and remediation services for consumers who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency. These services are designed to help consumers meet their specific goals and include, but are not limited to:

  • With assistance from the Speech and Language Pathology Manager, organizes a program that addresses local school speech-language goals.
  • Designs, selects and/or modifies special curricula/therapy content.
  • Selects/implements evidence-based practices which support the goals and objectives of the speech, language and hearing program.
  • Uses evidence-based methods and techniques appropriate to stated objectives.
  • Uses a variety of equipment, materials, devices and aids.
  • Uses systematic and evidence-based intervention strategies to foster communicative competence.
  • Provides feedback and reinforcement to consumers.
  • Adjusts intervention strategies based upon consumer performance.
  • Uses systematic procedures for review of consumer progress.
  • Changes activities on basis of consumer progress.
  • Adheres to all local, state, federal regulations and ethical practices
  • Works cooperatively with school personnel to accomplish the goals/objectives of the local education agency.
  • Applies a systematic model to facilitate the organization of the speech-language program within the center.
  • Collaborates with center staff, such as Program Managers, Clinic Directors, Psychiatrist and Psychologists, to best meet the needs of all consumers.
  • At the direction of the Speech-Language Pathology Manager, attend IEP meetings.
  • Collects data for program planning and decision making for consumers.
  • Modifies therapeutic instructional approaches and other functions from data gathered during therapy.
  • Submits reports which meet local and state requirements.
  • Implements the service delivery model most appropriate to the consumer.
  • Provides activities commensurate with students’ interests and aptitudes.

Qualifications

  • Masters in Speech-language pathology with at least 1 year experience (may consider a strong CFY candidate)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • ODE certificate (or eligible for application)
  • State of Ohio License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Knowledge of devices and autism a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exemplary attendance
  • High degree of flexibility

EOE

Step By Step offers competitive salary step contracts for teachers commensurate with experience, including excellent health, disability and life insurance programs. 

Licensed Social Worker/Case Manager - Worthington, OH IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Licensed Social Worker/Case Manager needed to become part of a rapidly growing outpatient mental health practice which includes social workers, psychiatrists and psychologists located in Worthington Ohio.  The desired candidate will have experience in providing child and adolescent psychotherapy and case management services.  Administrative and clinical supervision is provided.  We offer an exciting, energetic team, a flexible schedule, and collegial support.

Major Tasks

Primary job responsibility is to facilitate group instruction to students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Intervention Specialist will monitor and report on progress students make toward identified treatment goals, demonstrate an understanding and application of ABA principles and procedures, guide classroom support staff in assisting with group instruction activities and implementation of designated pull-out sessions, and will lead designated skill set/project meetings in collaboration with supervisors. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position.

Primary responsibilities

  • Serve as a liaison between families and the center to positively promote collaborative processes in the treatment planning for clients by encouraging parent/guardian participation in treatment.
  • Locate and mobilizes community resources to support the treatment program.
  • Provides case management (coordinate and link all services) for clients and families.
  • Complete records request from all agencies.
  • Maintains all required clinical records and submits appropriate documents for statistical reports with adherence to program standards for your caseload.
  • Develop programs to address parent/guardian participation in the center and client engagement in the educational and behavioral treatment processes.
  • Completes psychosocial assessments to assist in the determination center-based services and to facilitate coordination for additional services (e.g., counseling, psychiatric medication).
  • Determines and implements appropriate therapeutic strategies to effect changes in behavioral-social interactions of clients and their families.
  • Provides individual and group therapeutic counseling to clients and their families.
  • Identifies and assesses psychosocial and life skills needs through analysis of factors impinging on client adjustment including factors in the home, center and community.
  • Initiates collaboration and consultation on biopsychosocial issues affecting client participation in the learning process with the client’s supervisor(s) in implementing strategies to promote client learning during counseling sessions.
  • Conducts treatment team meetings, psycho-educational social skills groups, and presentations on identified areas of concern for the clients.
  • Provides parent/guardian educational workshops on identified issues related to child development, stress reduction, discipline and safety, and teacher/parent/client communication.
  • Establishes enrollment for services and provides orientation meetings as required/necessary.
  • Keeps caseload spreadsheet (information management) which is updated regularly.
  • Completes risk assessments on referred clients by the Clinic Director, Director of Clinical Operations, Psychologist and/or Executive Director.
  • Provides outpatient psychotherapy to children, adolescents or adults as deemed appropriate within the scope of training, experience and licensure, as assigned by Psychologist.
  • Attend meetings and professional development activities as required.
  • Provide 25 hours of billable service each week that SBSA is open; exceptions may be made upon request (e.g., travel for supervision, mental health support meetings) and approved by Psychologist.
  • Provides consultation, psychotherapy, and/or support outside of the SBSA center, such as within the school or home contexts.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Must be licensed in good standing with the State of Ohio – Licensure in Social Work

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Exemplary attendance
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, demonstrating professionalism
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to stay focused/Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to follow all SBSA policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge of many children with autism at different areas of the ASD spectrum, as well as various mental health conditions common in children (e.g., AD/HD)
  • Intermediate computer skills and professional telephone etiquette
  • Professional telephone etiquette

EOE

Step By Step offers competitive salary step contracts for teachers commensurate with experience, including excellent health, disability and life insurance programs. 

Part-time Outreach Home Community Services Practictioner - Immediate Opening:

Great opportunity for college students or those individuals looking for a part time job!

Many families need an in-home practitioner to work one on one with their child/adolescent diagnosed with autism.

Major Tasks

Primary job responsibility is to provide 1:1 mental health support to child/adolescent with autism in home and/or community setting.  The practitioners will also be responsible forcollecting data, implementing skill development programs, and facilitating sibling interactions.

Practitioners will receive supervision from supervisors through observation and/or videos.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • 2 years of college in education, psychology, etc. Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Education, or related field preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilites:

  • Exemplary attendance
  • Exemplary data collection, including, but not limited to:
    • Internal data collection
    • Billing
    • Homework
    • Pay related time keeping
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including organization and communication skills
    • Demonstrated clinical knowledge of many children with autism at different areas of the ASD spectrum
    • Demonstrated full treatment integrity when implementing behavior support plans
    • Understands, demonstrates and is consistent in prevention and CPI strategies to avert problem behavior

Previous experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred but not required for the right candidate. 

If you are looking for a rewarding and satisfying part time job in the autism field, please respond with an updated resume and references.

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Worthington, OH

We are excited to announce that Step By Step Academy will be offering a full time, one year psychology post-doctoral training opportunity focused on the provision of services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Delays. Step By Step currently offers outpatient assessment and counseling services, speech/language therapy and psychiatry to a broad range of child and adolescents. Additionally, services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders also include center based interventions both in one-to-one and small group formats, out-reach and transition services, speech/language therapy and psychiatry.

Primary training will include, but may not be limited to:

Diagnosis and conceptualization, functional skills assessment and monitoring of treatment outcomes with additional exposure to intervention services in a variety of settings and modalities.  In the fall of 2014, Step By Step Academy will be opening a long term residential facility. Individual supervision, group supervision, didactic training and opportunities to participate in ongoing research will be provided.

Education:

  • Ph.D. or a Psy.D. from an APA accredited graduate program

Interested candidates should forward Curriculum Vitae, professional statement, and three letters of recommendation (one letter of recommendation must come from the director of clinical training at the applicant’s graduate program) to jobs@stepbystepacademy.org; or visit the employment page of our website at www.stepbystepacademy.org

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Psychology Aide/Counselor:

Major Tasks

Primary job responsibility is to assist psychologist in basic duties. These duties may include the administration and scoring of psychological tests, writing reports, conducting psychological re-evaluations and assessment/diagnostic examinations, and administrative duties.  There also may be an opportunity to perform psychotherapy depending upon candidate’s qualifications and/or payor sources.  The majority of counseling services will be provided to a non-autism population, such as children, adults or adolescents with depression, anxiety, or behavioral disorders.  This position will provide case consultation to other professionalsCandidate must have a strong background in providing counseling/psychotherapy.  Schedule to be set by supervising psychologist.  This position will include a minimum productivity requirement (a minimum number of billable contact hours per week/month).  All clinical work is to be assigned and monitored by the supervising psychologist.          

Qualifications

Education:

  • LSW, Ph.D. highly preferred. Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, marital/family therapy, or counseling or equivalent. A bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field may be considered.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Exemplary Attendance
  • Experience with psychological testing (e.g., principles and practice)
  • Knowledgeable about autism, diagnosis, principles of psychology, psychopathology and
  • development psychology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work under supervision
  • Knowledge of Child Protective Services
  • Experience with counseling adults, children, teens and families

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Clinical Assistant – Elijah Glen Center:

Come join our experienced inter-disciplinary team, establishing Ohio’s only short-term residential treatment center founded on the principles of behavior analysis. The Clinical Assistant position would be ideal for full-time students persuing higher education.

Primary job responsibility of the Clinical Assistant is managing the execution of the weekend clinical treatment protocol in the crisis and stabilization residential program specializing in serving adolescents with ASD, and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities. This is a part-time, weekend position.

  • Assisting in functional behavioral assessments, including functional analyses under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Managing the execution of Skill Acquisition Plans and Behavior Support Plans under the supervision of a BCBA
  • Conduct weekend crisis and stabilization technician team meetings
  • Conduct/rotate into treatment sessions with consumers when necessary
  • Record, graph and interpret problem behavior and skill acquisition data
  • Conduct weekend parent, teacher, and provider training under the supervision of a BCBA
  • Share “on call” duties with the BCBA and evening supervisors

Educational and Skills Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Social Work, Education or related field, required
  • Pursuing BCBA or BCaBA certification is preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding in behavioral principles and applying within a clinical setting
  • Clinical experience and knowledge of many clients with autism at different areas on the ASD spectrum
  • Experience in a clinical residential program structure is preferred
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with families, clients, staff and the public 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including organization/communication skills
  • Exemplary attendance

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

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445 E Dublin-Granville Rd

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Worthington, OH 43085

Tel: (614)-436-7837

Fax: (614)-388-6473

Email: jobs@stepbystepacademy.org

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