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Pacific Child and Family Associates is one of the most sought-after and respected providers of services for children and adults with autism spectrum and other developmental disorders. Maintaining a reputation for excellence and expertise over the past 20 years, we are honored to serve a community where word of mouth has earned us our clients. And that would be impossible without our outstanding team of therapists.
If you are looking for rewarding work and a company that you can be proud to represent, please send your resume to Resumes@PacificChild.com or fax it to Pacific Child and Family Associates, Attn: Human Resources at 818-241-6853. We are always on the lookout for exceptional individuals. We welcome diversity, and see it as one of our greatest strengths. We serve many families who speak another language in the home including Armenian, Hebrew, Hmong, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Our full and part-time staff positions include:
Direct Service Provider:
This position requires a bachelor's degree in psychology, special education, or a related field. Exceptional applicants who haven't completed their bachelor's degree will be considered if they have considerable experience working in this field and have a strong scholastic record. The direct service provider will receive an intensive initial training course followed by ongoing in-service training and supervision. All direct service providers are also required to attend staff update meetings.
The senior therapist will have fulfilled the qualifications of a direct service provider, with the addition of at least two year's experience in the field and the successful completion of an examination demonstrating an advanced level of knowledge in the field of applied behavior analysis. Senior therapists may be called on to supervise and train direct service providers, write reports, perform assessments, and recommend program changes to supervisors.
Must have either a master's degree in psychology, special education, or a related field; or a special education teaching credential. Certification in applied behavior analysis (BCBA®) required. They must have over three years of experience working within the field, one year of which must include supervisory/management responsibilities. The clinical director designs, coordinates, and modifies behavioral programs, performs behavioral assessments (including functional analyses), and oversees the quality of service delivery. The clinical director also provides regular supervision for senior therapists, direct service providers and supervisors, performs ongoing and initial assessments (including functional analyses), and supervises their work.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst®:
Certification in applied behavior analysis (BCBA®). Must have over three years of experience working within the field. The BCBA® designs, coordinates, and modifies behavioral programs, performs behavioral assessments (including functional analyses), and oversees the quality of service delivery. The BCBA® also provides regular supervision for senior therapists, direct service providers and supervisors, performs ongoing and initial assessments (including functional analyses), and supervises their work.
We are also occasionally in need of services from the following professionals:
• Speech and Language Therapists
• Occupational Therapists
• Licensed Psychologists
• Social Workers
Pacific Child and Family Associates values enthusiasm and professionalism. We support each and every employee and their outstanding efforts and we provide a solid financial package. All positions receive both mileage reimbursement and reimbursement for time spent traveling between clients. All employees will be required to pass an extensive background and reference check Therapists will also need a reliable car and a good driving record. Full-time employees receive the following benefits:
• Health, Dental and Life insurance
• 401K Retirement Plan
• Continuing Education Allowance