BLC is looking for Behavioral Technicians who are interested in growing as a Social Skills Facilitator. Social Skills Facilitators run social skills groups in the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Antelope Valley offices. Social Skills groups consist of 2-10 kids per group split into different age groups. The groups run 12 weeks for each client and meet once a week for 90 minutes.
This position is ideal for Behavior Technicians who may not be interested in pursuing a BCBA, but interested in developing their skills in other areas of psychology or education. If you are currently on ABA cases during the evening but you are passionate about running social groups in a clinic setting and if you are hired for the position, then a transition will be drafted place you on social skills groups only.
SOCIAL SKILLS FACILITATOR
Type: Part time (2 hours per session)
Start date: Immediately
Hours: Vary, usually between 3:00pm – 7:30pm, 3-8 times per week
Rate: $22.00 - $28.00 per hour
Location: San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Antelope Valley offices
Under the general supervision and direction of the Social Skills Coordinator, the duties of the Social Skills Facilitator include but are not limited to the following:
- Complete social skills assessments as needed. Run social skills groups based on lesson curriculum at least once a week until the completion of each client's cycle.
- Communication with Parents: Return phone messages by parents in the group (i.e. questions regarding curriculum or attendance, cancellations- all other concerns should be directed to the coordinator)
- Communicate absences, no shows, sub facilitator, etc. to the coordinator.
- Communicate any “no shows” with the social skills coordinator and follow up with a phone call or message to the family reminding them of the no show policy (2 no shows would be grounds for termination).
- Keep track of completed sessions within the 12 week period along with their authorization. Communicate the need for authorization extensions to your OA and/or coordinator.
- Review group lesson
- Make binders for each client. Make appropriate copies for datasheets and binders.
- Photocopy generalization homework for parents
- Prepare group data sheet
- Transfer recorded data from the group session to each client’s folder (15 minutes per each “No Pay” status client)
- Acquire parent signature for PVF’s, one per session attended
- Record and upload source doc for each client.
- Document each client’s attendance onto the attendance form in each client’s folder
- Render client sessions in code metro
- Complete PVF's, progress reports, assessment reports on a timely basis.
- Render appointments in scheduling and time reporting system with correct codes.
NOTE: This position does not provide individual MFT intern hours.
- Master’s Degree in Special Education, ABA, MFT, Psychology, or related field REQUIRED for consideration. BCBA not required.
- Ability to communicate via email as needed.
- Must stand, sit, twist, kneel, bend-over, crouch down, walk, & sit/play on floor for extended periods of time.
- Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 40lbs without assistance from another adult.
- Demonstrate good affect, outgoing personality and professional demeanor.
- Enjoy working with individuals of all ages, races, religious backgrounds and personalities.
- Enjoy working with special needs children and youths.