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special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than
80 years. Whether helping someone improve physical mobility, return
to work or simply gain greater independence for everyday living,
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Easter Seals Southern California provides state-of-the-art and
evidence-based behavioral services, treatment and consultation
services. We provide education, outreach and advocacy so that
people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn,
work and play in our communities. To learn more about Easter Seals
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Job Description TEMPORARY POSITION (4-6 WEEKS) WITH POSSIBILITY
OF FULL TIME OFFER
Under general direction, review delivery of behavior programs to
subcontracted vendor participants based on the principles of
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Ensure subcontractors provide adequate caregiver training;
assure the development and delivery of specific intervention
activities in accordance with the treatment plan by auditing
subcontracted vendors and monitoring development of children
diagnosed on the autism spectrum disorder.
1.Evaluate subcontracted vendor’s programs for quality assurance
by observing procedures at locations throughout the organization’s
2.Review and approve treatment plans and progress reports
submitted by the subcontracted vendor. Assure authorization is
active for each participant receiving subcontracted therapy and
participant is making progress toward established goals.
3.Submit annual quality assurance reports for services for each
participant focused on reducing the number of participant concerns
that result in a grievance with the subcontractor.
4. Troubleshoot and resolve subcontracted vendor/parent
concerns, e.g. expired authorization, monitoring vendor
productivity, or ensuring participant receives appropriate level of
5. Evaluate effective subcontracted vendor service by reviewing
participant assignments to a subcontracted vendor and the adequacy
of communication to relevant parties (e.g., family, administrative
6.Participate in monthly CSCM meetings. Conduct annual vendor
audits and corresponding written follow-up as assigned by the
7.Prepare and report monthly caseload status including
participant concerns and progress, and vendor concerns.
Perform other duties as assigned. Non-Essential
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with
a concentration in early childhood education/development, early
childhood special education, special education, psychology or
2. Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA); Marriage
Family Therapist (MFT) or licensed psychologist preferred.
3. Three years of related professional experience working with
children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a
multi-disciplinary team setting preferred.
4. Advanced knowledge of scientifically-validated methodologies
and approaches found to benefit children with ASD; familiar with
current related research findings.
5. Expertise in approaches to intervention based on the science
of Applied Behavior Analysis. Competent in employing and directing
behavior analytic methodologies including Pivotal Response Training
(PRT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), Picture Exchange
Communication System (PECS), Behavior Skills Training (BST), and
Experimental Functional Analysis (EFA).
6. Expertise in all empirically evaluated assessment and
intervention strategies related to program and service delivery for
individuals with ASD.
7. Strong clinical, administrative, and leadership skills. Case
management experience required.
8. Ability to speak a foreign language e.g., Spanish, Chinese,
9. Able to interpret and implement policies, procedures, and
10. Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and
11. Ability to maintain customer service orientation and
professionalism in all interactions.
12. Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written
skills, and work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and
groups. Must relate well to children and their families and
maintain positive affect.
13. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain a high level of
confidentiality to handle sensitive and confidential situations and
14. Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook,
Word, Excel, etc.) and related computer software.
15. Able to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint
clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of
Investigation per Easter Seals Southern California and/or program
16. Must have and maintain current CPR certification card.
17. Ability to travel locally with reliable transportation,
maintains driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety
Standards, and must have and maintain proper auto insurance and
Additional Information Other Requirements and Information about
This position is intended to oversee the San Diego, CA area
temporarily. Possibly lead to full time offer.
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