Behaviour Therapist

Website Children's Community Network

Children’s Community Network

Réseau communautaire pour enfants

is currently seeking a Behaviour Therapist

for the Sault St. Marie / Algoma District [Hybrid work arrangement]

Full Time Contract – 1 year  (35 hours/week) Salary range: (Bachelors) $35.03 –  $42.06 (Masters) $37.83 – $45.42

The successful candidate will play a key role in the treatment of challenging behaviours for individuals diagnosed with Autism who are referred to the Urgent Response Program. The Behaviour Therapist will work in conjunction with the Urgent Response Coordinator, Mental Health Clinician, Respite provider and external partners to provide supportive treatment through a caregiver mediated model, using principals of Applied Behavioural Analysis.

The successful candidate will have an Honours Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Psychology, Disability Studies or another related field. Registration as a Board Certified assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA) or a Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) is considered an asset.  The successful candidate must have a minimum 5 years’ experience developing and implementing behaviour treatment plans for children with Autism; experience working within a multidisciplinary team, including with a BCBA and other registered clinical practitioners; experience in the development, implementation, data collection and oversight of clinical treatment programming for children with Autism; excellent organizational skills to support planning for client services in a multidisciplinary context, case management, assessment and intervention skills and data collection and analysis.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of both theory and the application of systemic interventions, child development, childhood disorders and syndromes, family/individual assessments and intervention.  The candidate must be self-motivated and able to work independently. Exceptional leadership, inter-personal, problem-solving, written and organizational skills are further requirements for this position. Bilingualism is an asset.

A valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and current insurance are required as travel throughout the assigned area is expected. The successful candidate must provide a clear vulnerable sector criminal reference check.
The potential candidate will be expected to work from home at this time.

Those interested in this position should send their current resumes to:

Mary-Katherine Howe- Executive Director

Children’s Community Network

Tel: (705) 566-3416 ext. 2547

Fax: (705) 521-7376


Will remain posted until filled.

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