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Training at Autism Home Support

Autism Home Support Services believes in investing in our team so that our clients’ investment in us is most productive. Our initial training program includes classroom overview of autism spectrum disorder characteristics, professional conduct, and ABA basics. Autism Home Support Services uses a Skills Coach Competency Assessment to gauge and develop team members in key areas of competency such as:

  • Preparation/Structure of Session- Notes, organization, pace, transition, breaks, engagement
  • Table Work – Materials, use of SD’s, balance, consistency
  • Prompting –Appropriateness, fading, avoiding inadvertent, correction procedures
  • Data Collection – Data sheets, recording, flagging
  • Reinforcement – Pairing, role of self, differential, labeling, intonation, body language, facial,“working for”, preparation, FUN
  • Incidental Teaching/ Programmed Opportunities – Manding, intraverbals, environment, control of reinforcers, motivation
  • Behavior Intervention

AHSS requires all Care Team Members complete 30-40 hours of industry best practice online training including interactive quizzes.  Our methodology includes knowledge based and skills based evaluations as well as ongoing coaching. Quarterly refresher training include updates for First Aid, CPR, Prevention/Physical Intervention , and Teaching Methods. Training is offered for parents and others on a periodic Workshop Fee basis.

Individualized training by experienced Care Team Members and Supervisors is a core component of our program to assure that Care Team Member skills are developed and adapted to individual client needs and are developing to meet competency requirements over time.

Currently seeking:

Data Entry Specialist

The Data Entry Specialist plays a vital role in entering accurate data for invoicing, payroll and report generation, and updating the database. The primary purpose for the Data Entry Specialist position is to assure that information in operations and finance systems is up-to-date and accurate. In addition to the Operations Director, this position interacts closely with

  • Operations Analyst
  • Staff Accountant
  • Client Services Coordinators
  • Client Impressions Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Checks data from completed time sheets or other documents/emails for accuracy and completeness and enters information into database.
  • Reviews time sheets and database and resolves errors to ensure integrity and accuracy of data.
  • Identifies problems with database management policies and procedures and provides input into their revision.
  • Provides direction or assistance to users of information regarding data requirements and status of paperwork.
  • May assist in preparing and distributing reports.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

Qualifications:

  • Superior attention to detail
  • Excellent keystrokes per hour and excellent accuracy rate
  • Results-oriented with strong computer skills (Excel, Word and customer database systems)
  • Understanding of the principles of database management software
  • Ability to learn software systems quickly
  • Facility with email and internet
  • Capacity to learn to prepare and distribute routine reports after instruction
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High school diploma

Benefits include: Major medical, life, LTD, PTO, 401K, professional development allowance, and we offer a competitive compensation package!

About Autism Home Support Services

Autism Home Support Services is a leading provider of in-home, one-on-one services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).    Our passion is delivering progress towards the hopes and dreams of our clients.  Our mission is to provide quality, evidence-based therapy and counseling to children with ASD and their families in the home.  The company’s comparative advantage is its customized, fully-integrated solution, which combines the highest quality in-home care with proprietary software, telemedicine support and comprehensive end-to-end insurance, billing and process infrastructure to make care-giving and insurance reimbursement seamless.

AHSS serves clients throughout the Chicago area and has been growing quickly since early 2010.  AHSS’ core service is home based therapy using the ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) approach.  ABA is the leading evidence based approach to therapy for children on the autism spectrum.  AHSS has taken a leadership position in training its staff, providing technology and in process supports.  AHSS has a strong culture of collaboration and support.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Autism Home Support Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer including women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

Behavior Technician for Autism

Location: Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit area suburbs, MI Type: Part Time Min. Experience: Mid Level

DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM AND RELATED DISORDERS? ARE YOU ENERGETIC, CARING WITH KEEN OBSERVATIONAL SKILLS? IF SO, WE WANT TO SPEAK WITH YOU…

Autism Home Support Services wants you to join our collaborative, professional team, which provides quality, evidence-based support, therapy and counseling to children with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders, their families, and their support networks in multiple markets. Autism Home Support Services believes that the most important place for children on the autism spectrum is to develop skills in the home environment. Come participate in creating an innovative way of helping families of children with autism!

To learn more, visit our website at:  www.autismhomesupport.com

What we offer:

  • Career Development in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • A  part-time schedule (limited number of full-time openings)
  • Opportunity to grow with the company and build a career
  • A rewarding experience in helping children reach their full potential
  • Comprehensive training program (online and onsite) before joining a client

What you will get to do at Autism Home Support Services:

  • 8-10 hours a week of structured one-on-one interaction/instruction with children with autism spectrum & related disorders in their home, school and/or a community setting. This may include maintaining and furthering skills from the child’s IEP (Individual Education Plan) and executing an AHSS Care Plan via Applied Behavior Analysis techniques, as well as, attending to physical needs of the child
  • Care Team Members provide observational data based reports on the learning progress of their clients using best in class technology
  • Competitive compensation package based on experience and education
  • Work alongside a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a professional care team, in a collaborative environment

Required Skills:

  • Experience with children with special needs, preferably autism
  • Applicants must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be self-motivated, creative, organized, and reliable
  • Applicants must possess our Core Values: Getting Stuff Done, Empathy, Integrity, Teamwork and Positivity/Energy
  • Applied Behavior Analysis experience preferred
  • Some college experience preferred
  • First Aid/CPR/Crisis Management Training preferred

Recruiting Coordinator

Purpose of Position:

The purpose for the Recruiting Coordinator position is to assure that Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) has a high volume of quality Behavior Therapists and Board Certified Behavior Analyst’s (BCBA’s) talent. This role will be responsible for sourcing and pre-screening candidates and scheduling interviews. In addition, this role will also be responsible for ensuring that our recruiting process is efficiently and effectively managed. This position interacts closely with the following team members:

  1. Family Support Team to understand our client’s needs by area and networking
  2. Clinical Team to understand  recruiting needs and sources
  3. Client Services to provide Care Team information for scheduling

Reports to: Director, Talent Management

Qualifications:

  1. 2-5 years of recruiting and sourcing experience
  2. Attention to detail, strong Excel, Word and internet skills
  3. Experience using social media tools such as Linked IN, Facebook, Search Engines
  4. Knowledge of Chicago area geography, ability to use Google maps and other similar applications
  5. Excellent communication skills, sense of urgency and ability to respond to client needs and applicant inquiries
  6. Ability to thrive and remain calm while multi-tasking under time pressure
  7. Ability to develop relationships with schools, universities, and other Autism programs as sources of talent
  8. Proven ability to work in a team environment
  9. Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Responsibilities:

Key Responsibility: Recruiting Management

  1. Source, pre-screen, and present  qualified candidates to the organization
  2. Coordinate interview schedules including inviting candidates, coordinating interviewers and logistics
  3. Maintain recruiting databases and applicant tracking system for statistical analysis
  4. Coordinate and execute recruiting at universities (design strategy, maintain career services relationships)

Demonstrate our Core Values

  1. Results Driven: Sets high standards of performance and consistently strives to deliver the best results.
  2. Demonstrate both problem solving and problem-prevention skills.
  3. Demonstrate good communication skills.
  4. Maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to clients, families, AHSS personnel, and others.
  5. Demonstrate integrity and empathy.
  6. Team Player: Works collaboratively, seeks feedback, supports organizational goals and listens and learns from others.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Send resume, wage history, and availability to Lynn Green.

Recruiting Scheduler and Coordinator

Location: Northbrook, IL

Autism Home Support Services has an immediate opening for a Client Services/Scheduler position. This role is to assure that Autism Home Support clients receive the number of hours of service that they desire and have been approved for via insurance. In addition, the Customer Service/Scheduler is essential in supporting our Care Team in meeting their job objectives for the number of hours they would like to work, in receiving training, and in scheduling time off appropriately.

This position interacts closely with:

  • Family Support Team to understand client needs by area
  • BCBA’s (Board Certified Behavior Analysts)/Supervisors to understand client needs by skill set and Care Team capabilities
  • Care Team Members to take feedback on schedules and desired hours as well as cancellations and rescheduling needs
  • Clients to take feedback on schedules and desired hours as well as cancellations and rescheduling needs

Candidates must have:

  • Attention to detail, strong Excel, Word, and internet skills
  • Agency scheduling of care team members/therapists experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Chicago area geography, ability to use Google maps and other similar applications
  • Excellent communication skills, sense of urgency and ability to respond to client needs and applicant inquiries
  • Strong project management, time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive and remain calm while multi-tasking under time pressure
  • Facility with email and phone
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Responsibilities include:

Maintain and manage the overall schedules of Care Team, including:

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) assessments
  • Regular therapy
  • Ad hoc respite needs
  • Team meeting schedules for BCBAs, Team Members, Parents, and Family Support Leads
  • Manage cancellations and reschedules
  • Communicate Schedule Updates via Calendar, email and phone
  • Serve as point of contact for all interactions with clinical team members, administrative associates, parents, and referral sources
  • Periodically request and update family and care team schedules in alignment with school holidays

Apply Now!

Board Certified Behavior Analysts for Children with Autism

Location: Northern Illinois and Southeast Michigan

Are you a bright, enthusiastic and compassionate BCBA who is interested in making a difference?  Would you like to be part of a team where your ideas and contributions are fully valued? Then Autism Home Support Services may be a great place for you!  We deliver on hopes and dreams through consistent, high quality in-home ABA services. We are a relatively new, but rapidly growing company providing ABA supports to children in the Chicago, surrounding suburbs, and Rockford areas. Our services are in high demand as a result of physician referrals and happy clients who tell their friends!

We currently have a team of over 25 BCBAs who provide assessment and plan development, consultation, monitoring and adjustments to children on the Autism Spectrum.  We have excellent professional development opportunities.

Full Time BCBAs: Assessment, plan development and monitoring, coordination with families/schools, training and coaching line staff; and completing progress reviews and plan adjustments.  Work from home!

Contract BCBAs: Up to 15 hours per week, assessment, plan development and monitoring, coordination with families/schools, training and coaching line staff and progress reviews/plan adjustments.

Benefits include: Major medical, vacation, professional development allowance, work-at-home allowance, and generous mileage policy, and bonus opportunities!  We offer a competitive compensation package.

For questions and consideration, email Lynn Green, Director of Talent Management: Lgreen@autismhomesupport.com.

Apply Now!

Behavior Therapist for Autism (ABA)

Care Team Member for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ABA Behavior Therapist)

Are you an energetic, caring person with keen observational skills and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) experience looking for a part-time position?

Responsibilities include 8-10 hours a week of structured one-on-one interaction/instruction with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in their home, school and/or a community setting. This may include maintaining and furthering skills from the child’s IEP (Individual Education Plan) and executing an AHSS Care Plan via ABA techniques as well as attending to physical needs of the child.  Behavior Therapists provides observational data based reports on the learning progress of their clients.

Behavior Therapists will receive training in working with children with autism including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. They will be supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Our committed, experienced and caring leadership team wants to work with you!

  • Location: Chicago and all suburbs within a 50-mile radius (less than a 30 minute drive from your area)
  • Compensation: based on experience and education related to ABA therapy
  • This is a part-time position
  • Shifts will typically be 2-4 hours in length 3-8PM (limited daytime availability) and optional weekends
  • Experience with children with special needs required
  • ABA experience preferred
  • Psychology and education students preferred
  • Some college experience or AA, BS, or BA degree preferred
  • First Aid/CPR/ CPI training preferred

Autism Home Support Services wants you to join our team as we launch a new, technology supported service to families of children with autism in Northern, IL. Come participate in creating a new way of helping families of children with autism!

Compensation: $15-20 hourly depending on experience and education

Apply Now!