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Classroom Counselor-$5,000 Sign on Bonus

Wilmington, MA | Full Time

Job Description

Our May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities seeking an experienced Classroom Counselor to join our clinical team in Wilmington, MA.   As the classroom counselor you will implement clinical services within one of our ABA-based classrooms and you will assist the clinical team in the analyzing and obtaining of various forms of behavioral data used to improve the lives of our students.  Candidates should have a desire to work with students with significantly challenging behaviors to implement some of the more complex behavior support plans on a regular and consistent basis.    Responsibilities: Work with Clinical Director and Behavior Specialist to complete behavioral assessments for assigned students. Train staff on behavior plans and provide support with managing challenging behaviors (including data collection). Assist set up of initial behavior program and review casebook for assigned students. Attend behavioral clinical, educational program review, and classroom meetings. Provide direct instruction to the students in the areas of academics and self-care (ADLs). Implement daily classroom schedule as designed by the Teachers and modify as necessary to address behavioral needs. Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of behavioral procedures using reliable observation and analysis of each student's behavior (baseline and treatment). Collects data on behaviors as indicated on the data sheet (e.g., frequency, duration, interval, etc.). Implement programs per the Short-Term Objectives (STOs) and collects data on programs as indicated in the program book and (e.g., discrete trial, chaining, shaping etc.) per the program schedule. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Enrollment in a graduate level program in ABA/psychology/special education preferred. Desire to work in an intensive environment with the support from clinicians to create the best outcomes for students. Demonstrated proficiency in using applied behavioral analysis. Ability to complete graphing in an accurate and timely manner.