Hopeful Hands, INC
2017 Summer Camp

Employment

Please send resumes and cover letters detailing your experience supporting children with autism, mental health issues, problem behaviors and special needs to admin@hopeful-hands.com



Behavioral Support Specialists & multiple ABA positions (Greater Seattle, Wa)


Hopeful Hands is hiring for full-time and part-time positions for In-school Behavioral Support Specialists, as well as full and part-time ABA Technicians! Hopeful Hands provides Positive Behavior Support for children and young adults at home and in schools. Hopeful Hands offers, unique in-school support services that combine effective evidence-based strategies with individualized student support plans. We specialize in working with Autistic Youth and those with other developmental disabilities. Our team provides interventions that help facilitate cognitive development, appropriate behavior and social skills.

Our company is now seeking an experienced full-time professional to add to our team. As a behavioral support specialist you would assist children in meeting their academic and social goals through the implementation of a behavioral support plan, work closely with social service associates, teachers and agencies. You would maintain a calm presence in high-stress situations and be sensitive to the needs of our children. It's important that applicants be able serve as an agent of change for our clients. Employees must be able to anticipate appropriate exit strategies, positive behavior reinforcement, and plan for expected and calming transitions.

Requirements:

-Bachelor's degree in a social service field or MA Level.
-Preferably two years experience working with special needs populations
-The ability to follow and create personalized curriculum
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-The ability to work independently and collaborate with teachers, co-workers, and school district employees
-Cultural sensitivity
-Reliable transportation and a clean driving record
-Excellent time management skills

ABA Positions Available:

Behavior Specialist/Technician The role of the ABA Behavioral Specialist is to develop and oversee the implementation of a written positive behavior support plan, based upon a functional behavioral assessment, for the recipient of Behavior Management and
Consultation. Responsible for quarterly written reports of progress and coordinating the implementation of the plan across environments.

MA Level Behavioral Technician

Education Requirements:

o Master's degree in psychology, education, or related discipline
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
o Unlicensed providers must be registered or certified with the state of Washington in accordance with the requirements of chapter 18.19 RCW.

Additional Qualifications Required:

o 800 hours of relevant course work and/or training in principles of psychology, child development, learning theory, positive behavior support techniques, dual diagnosis, and/or behavior analysis. May be included as part of the degree program.
o One year of relevant experience in designing and/or implementing comprehensive behavioral therapies for children with developmental disabilities and challenging behavior.
Ongoing Education Requirements:
o 45 hours every 3 years continuing education related to children with developmental disabilities and challenging behavior.

BA Level Behavioral Technician

Education Requirements:

o Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, related or unrelated field
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
o Registered or certified with the state of Washington in accordance with the requirements of chapter 18.19 RCW.

Additional Qualifications Required:

o 800 hours of relevant course work and/or training in principles of psychology, child development, learning theory, positive behavior support techniques, dual diagnosis, and/or behavior analysis. May be included as part of the degree program.
o Two years of relevant experience in designing and/or implementing comprehensive behavioral therapies for children with developmental disabilities and challenging behavior.
Ongoing Education Requirements:
o 45 hours every 3 years continuing education related to children with developmental disabilities and challenging behavior.

Those with BCBA Certification or BCaBA Certification strongly encouraged to apply!!
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