Summary:The speech–language pathologist is a team member in an integrated Applied Behavior Analytic service model.
Review and interpret baseline speech and language testing on clients w/Autism Spectrum Disorder (ABA)
Review goals based on assessment data that target the core deficits in ASD and focus on catch up vocabulary and language development, initiation of spontaneous communication in functional activities, engaging in reciprocal communication interactions, and generalizing gains across activities, environments, and communication partners
Conduct culturally and linguistically relevant comprehensive assessments of language and communication, including social communication skills on bi-annual frequency.
Develop treatment plans for speech and language services for clients requiring supplemental 1:1 speech and language therapy.
Learn and implement a comprehensive, language program specific to our organization;
Train family members, clinical and support staff in language program implementation;
Serve as an integral member of a team providing applied behavior analytic treatment with children with ASD and their families/caregivers
Collaborate with Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and BCaBAs (associate behavior analysts) in treatment design and development;
Assess need for multimodal communication system (e.g., spoken language, gestures, speech-generating devices [SGDs], and/or written language) that is individualized according to the individual's abilities and the contexts of communication;
Provide consultation and oversight of programs across multiple sites (with support staff)
Competitive Salary or Hourly Wage with incentive compensation. (Experienced Based)
Training and Professional Support from a team of master clinicians across multiple specialties
Opportunity to work in a unique clinical setting that offers center-based and home-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment program
Company sponsorship program for continuing education.
Company Health, Dental, and Vision Plans (available on the 1st of the month following your hire date)
Access to 401K retirement plan
Vacation and Paid Holidays
Master’s Degree in Speech–Language Pathology from an accredited college
CFY/Clinical Fellowship Year eligible
One (1) year clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology
Demonstrate good verbal and written communication, and organization skills
Current CPR certification
Willing to become BCaBA certified
Master’s degree and/or Doctorate
Early Intervention Experience and/or Experience with autism
Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech–Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association (ASHA)
California Speech-Language Pathology License
BACB certified; or graduate coursework in behavior analysis
Motivated by caring. Supported by science.Parents trust us to help their children with Autism Spectrum Disorder because of our experience and the results we’ve achieved. Our evidence-based treatment programs reflect clinical approaches found to be effective in more than 300 research studies involving children and adolescents with autism and other developmental delays.Our intensive work focuses on ...our clients, but of course touches their families, caregivers, other educators and administrators. In this way, our programs help to educate and align all those involved behind current best practices so that full potential is realized and independence is achieved.Science vs. pseudo-science.Treatment fads come and go, but it’s a scientific approach that will ultimately provide a complete understanding of autism spectrum disorders, just as it has for other medical conditions. We support unequivocally the answers provided by a scientific approach and base all clinical practice on that science.Our evidence-based treatments are designed and managed by licensed and credentialed professionals. Our Clinical Supervisors have graduate degrees in Psychology, Special Education, and Behavior Analysis. In addition, all of our Clinical Supervisors have the appropriate credential and/or license with over 90% of them being Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) with an average of 6 years of supervising intensive evidence based programs. In addition, they have substantial experience in supervising behavior analytic treatment programs for children, adolescents, and teenagers with autism spectrum disorders.Our direct line staff receive critical didactic and experiential training to ensure their competence. All direct line staff must demonstrate mastery prior to working with any client. In addition, direct line staff must commit to and pursue additional expertise and credentialing. Their work is closely monitored and evaluated by Clinical Supervisors on an ongoing basis.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.