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Zephyr Behavioral Healthcare Center-Based Behavior Therapist in Hatfield, Massachusetts

HATFIELD Center-Based Behavior Therapist Hours 8:45am - 4:15pm Position Description Join a growing startup center for children with autism! Fast promotion and career opportunities available for high-performing therapists. Applicants can send their resume and a brief cover letter to Zephyr values authenticity, integrity, teamwork, and play. If your values align with ours, we?d love to hear from you! We are seeking passionate, energetic, fun-loving behavior therapists to deliver 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to clients aged 2-5 in a center-based setting. Our vision is to create a nurturing, preschool alternative environment for children with autism using the principles of ABA to teach them skills that matter. Using naturalistic teaching strategies, we hope to teach our clients how to self-direct their own learning and play, as well as express their unique personalities. Behavior therapists will receive training on Applied Behavior Analysis and how to deliver high quality therapy. Applicants must be willing and excited to learn and grow their skills! Responsibilities: Implement Applied Behavior Analysis programming with integrity to teach children with autism skills for independence, such as communication, peer interaction, self-care, play skills, and more! Engage in high affect play with clients Creatively embed learning opportunities into play Implement behavior support plans when challenging behaviors occur Remain calm during high-stress challenging behaviors Record data in the moment on client performance Report data on client progress using online data collection software Receive and implement feedback from supervisors Multi-task effectively in chaotic environments Communicate with BCBA and report on client progress Communicate with parents at pick-up and drop-off regarding their child?s day Change diapers and perform other basic care tasks Special skills required (training, licenses, language fluency, etc.) Previous experience with children required (babysitting, camp counselor, nanny, etc. experience accepted)