Company Name: Center for Autism and Related Disorders, inc.
*Description of Job and Duties: ORGANIZATION The Center
for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) is among the world’s largest and
most experienced organizations effectively treating children with autism and
related disorders. With US and
international reach, CARD touches the lives of hundreds of children and their
families. Through a network of trained
therapists, supervisors, and researchers, we develop and implement quality,
comprehensive, and personalized treatment programs which may lead to success,
and in many cases recovery.
CARD was started in 1990 by renowned psychologist and
early researcher of autism, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh. She designed a unique treatment curriculum
based on the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) method and built an organization
of dedicated and trained staff.Currently CARD has 24 US-based offices serving in the following states:
California, Texas, New York, Arizona, Illinois, Massachusetts and Virginia; and
one international offices in New Zealand. CARD’s goal is to become the
worldwide leader of top-quality autism treatments.
CARD is hiring qualified Case Managers to assist with the
design and implementation of ABA treatment programs for children with autism in
multiple locations. The Case Manager will
supervise a treatment team of therapists in setting up ABA programs.
Case Managers supervise the treatment team assigned to
each client’s case to help ensure that CARD provides top-quality client
service. The Case Manager will assist
with reports and other supervisory responsibilities as is appropriate and
necessary based on the client service contract. The Case Manager track has two
Phase I Training
Phase. In addition to the Case Manager's
main role of supervising a treatment team, in Phase I, Case Managers will also
participate in face to face and online training on CARD's ABA method. The end of the training phase will end with
two written exams on the ABA method; one after the completion of the face-to-face
training and one after the completion of the online training component.
Phase IIPracticum / Co-Supervision. In
Phase II, having increased their knowledge of the ABA method, Case Managers
will increase their supervision of the treatment teams in the practicum and
Case Managers will be assigned a Supervisor mentor who
will be available for questions regarding their implementation of the ABA
method on a quarterly basis. At the end
of approximately 300 training hours or 5 months maximum, Case Managers will
take oral examinations for promotion to the position of Supervisor. This position is a salaried, exempt,
supervise and mentor treatment team of therapists.
discretion and independent judgment in the management of client services and
supervision of treatment team based on CARD policies & procedures.
and achieve performance goals with client, client guardian, and treatment
and review quarterly performance evaluations of treatment team, including
recommendations as to advancement or other changes in status.
quarterly coaching sessions for treatment team.
treatment team complaints and grievances.
with training of staff.
techniques to be used in implementation of terms of any treatment contracts
CARD has with outside agencies; ensure 100% contract fulfillment for assigned
clients; based on this, supervise Office Administrative staff with regards to
appropriate meetings and therapy times
and represent CARD policy enthusiastically.
CARD professionally and ethically to internal and external stakeholders.
initial and on-going client assessments, and based on these assessments, design
and maintain top quality treatment programs.
program design functions during regularly scheduled client meetings.
implement CARD treatment models such as the CARD Curriculum©.
and maintain accurate and organized client notes, data, and reports for
internal and external stakeholders.
for and attend client educational meetings (Individual Education Plan meetings,
IPPs, IFSP, ARC) and develop treatment recommendations.
clients’ guardians and family members on treatment techniques; maintain positive
working relationship with clients’ family; respond to guardian questions in
timely and professional manner; minimize cancellations of scheduled sessions.
and report time spent in direct contact with clients and time spent preparing
documents, reports, and other materials related to clients.
minimum billable client treatment requirements (100 billable hours per month).
cooperatively and courteously with internal staff and outside stakeholders
including school personnel/administration, outside service providers, regional
center personnel, and other agency personnel.
client privacy in accordance with CARD policy.
required trainings and meetings including bi-annual retreat.
of two years of experience providing Applied Behavior Analysis treatment to
children with autism
Certified - MUST be a current Board Certified Behavior Analyst®
knowledge of ABA treatment techniques and treatment program designs for
children of varying skill levels
verbal and written communication skills
Characteristics: Professional, organized, creative, motivating, goal-driven
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
salary based on experience
travel time, training time, and office time
paid training program
to work on research and development projects
employees earn medical/dental insurance, 401k, supplemental insurance, life
insurance, medical savings plan
& international travel opportunities
full-time employees earn paid vacation, sick and holiday pay
*Contact Name: Kelly Soulies
*Contact Phone: 818 345 2345 x323
*Contact Email Address: email@example.comContact Address:
Special Instructions for Applying: Please submit resume
and cover letter to: