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Direct Therapist / RBT - West Springfield

Company: The May Institute Inc
Location: West Springfield
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

May Institute offers a continuum of care that begins with applied behavioral analysis (ABA) services for toddlers newly diagnosed with an ASD, and continues with school consultation, residential placement, special education schools, and adult services to meet the needs of our many clients and their families.

Our mission and vision drive us to understand each person's unique needs and find effective means to help each individual reach his or her potential and live as independently as possible.

We offer a competitive salary, an array of exceptional benefits, flexible scheduling to meet the needs of families, fully paid in-house training, continuing education seminars, internal transfers and promotions, generous time off, and the opportunity to work with national experts in the fields of ASD and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, and behavioral health.

Other terrific opportunities for professional growth and development include:

  • A highly collaborative environment and the opportunity to work with teams of BCBA
  • Tuition reimbursement and opportunities to participate in graduate programs
  • Senior-level clinical support and supervision from doctoral-level BCBAs
  • Participation in applied and grant-funded research
  • Opportunities to publish and present
  • Diverse clinical experiences across age ranges and populations in the community and at our world-class schools and outstanding adult programs
  • Ongoing professional development tailored to areas of interest
  • Cutting-edge developments in computerized data management systems and technology for communication and language training
  • Supervision hours to meet advanced academic requirements
  • Generous compensation and great benefits package

May Institute is currently seeking compassionate and dedicated Direct Behavior Therapists who want to make a positive difference in the lives of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism or developmental disabilities. In this position you will work directly with children, teaching them communication, social, and play skills. This instruction will occur in the natural context of a child's home, school, or other community setting. You will be trained in state-of-the-art instruction based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and receive supervision from an experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

This is an exciting opportunity to:

  • Implement individually designed behavior and skills training programs to children with developmental disabilities
  • Learn how to record and analyze meaningful data to track progress and effectiveness of program
  • Utilize graphing software to effectively map growth and progress of child
  • Graph data to illustrate progress over time
  • Be an integral part of a clinical team

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A budding interest in Psychology (special education?) and looking to gain experience in the field
  • An interest in working with children and adolescents who have developmental disabilities


May Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer of qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. May Institute also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of the protected categories.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • West Springfield, MA, USA

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