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ABA Behavioral Therapist- Entry Level Position!

Autism Spectrum Interventions Santa Ana, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $21 Hourly
  • Part-Time

***This position has openings in Fullerton, Santa Ana, Long Beach, Brea, La Habra, Costa Mesa, Compton, Whittier, Pico Rivera, Montebello, Downey, Norwalk, South Gate, surrounding Los Angeles and Orange County areas. ***

Job Description

Enhance your career by joining a reputable ABA agency. Here at ASI, you'll gain hands-on experience helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other special needs. We're rapidly expanding and in need of new staff who are eager to grow with the company. Candidates can be experienced or ASI will provide training for highly motivated non-experienced staff!

About the Position

Direct Interventionist / One-to-One Interventionist One-to-One services are provided by staff trained in basic behavior analytic principles and preferably someone with a bachelor's degree in the studies of Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Education or other related fields. One-to-One services are provided to the consumer to address skill deficits and behavioral excesses using a variety of behavior analytic strategies. These services involve interacting with the consumer, implementing intervention plans, keeping ongoing data and adjusting contingencies to affect targeted behavior positively.


  • Conduct themselves in a professional, responsible and reliable manner
  • Have a motivation to learn new skills and help people
  • Be over the age of 18
  • Possess a valid driver's license, have access to reliable transportation and have proof of automotive insurance
  • Be dependable, prompt and have regular attendance
  • Complete and pass a livescan fingerprint check
  • Be available to commute to different locations to provide services, including long distances and from location to location within a session
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent such as General Educational Development (GED)
  • Frequently lift objects weighing up to thirty-five (35) pounds from a lower to a higher position and/or frequently move objects weighing up to thirty-five (35) pounds horizontally from position-to-position
  • Move about to accomplish tasks or to go from one location to another
  • Ascend or descend stairs
  • Remain in a stationary position
  • Sit
  • Bend at the waist
  • Collect written and computer-driven data
  • Visually track one or more clients engaging in gross motor and fine motor activities
  • Pursue a client who is running away from staff in a manner to attain safe containment
  • Navigate terrain, chase an eloping/fleeing client and block an exit route to ensure the safety of the eloping/fleeing client
  • Prevent a client from mouthing items
  • Prevent client from engaging is self-injurious behavior
  • Successfully complete the minimum competency training and/or pass tests demonstrating knowledge included in the minimum competency training
  • Understand and use basic computer operations
  • Perform intensive behavioral intervention; Mobility, Tactile Processing, Visual Processing, Audio Processing

Job Description

  • Works under the supervision of the Lead, Supervisor, Manager of Clinical Services, Divisional Clinical Supervisor, Associate Clinical Director, Clinical Director, Human Resource Manager, Executive Clinical Director, Executive Director
  • Implements behavior services at client’s home, school, and community
  • Implements behavior intervention as taught, advised, guided and appropriate
  • Collects, records and summarizes data on target behaviors
  • Maintains updated notebook and record of consumer’s program
  • Implements changes as requested by a supervisor
  • Monitors consumers’ program and progress
  • Attends and participates in team meetings
  • Collaborates with parents and other personnel working with the consumer
  • Provides parent education under the supervision of the Supervisor
  • Helps to create stimuli for the program
  • Availability to work part-time on weekday morning availability (7:30 am -3:30 pm) and/or evening availability (2:00 pm-8:30 pm)

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on education and experience
  • High Quality Paid Training
  • Access to ASI office and materials
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid mileage and drive time
  • 401 K for eligible employees
  • Annual reviews and advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity for growth within the company
  • Provide supervision hours towards BCBA or MFT supervision hours

*If chosen to interview in person, an additional application will be sent to you. You must bring the completed application to the interview to be considered.

Autism Spectrum Interventions

Why Work Here?

Team like environment, supportive management, opportunity to grow!

ASI was established with the philosophy that every individual with special needs deserves quality intervention. ASI is a rapidly growing agency and foresees continued growth in the future. ASI provides direct ABA intervention, parent consultation, program supervision, and social skills groups to individuals with special needs of all ages. While ASI has shown great growth, there continues to be a strong camaraderie and a great opportunity for training and promotion. Each individual is part of the ASI team and is a valuable asset to not only the clients they work with, but the company as a whole.

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