Job Location: Halton
Program: Halton Autism Services – Ontario Autism Program, Entry to School
Job Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1 (Georgetown)
Start Date: February 10, 2022
Application Deadline: January 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Reports To: Program Manager
Job Location: Halton
What We Do
Woodview Mental Health & Autism Services offers a broad spectrum of services for children, youth and their families facing mental health challenges. We work in direct partnership with children, youth and their families as well as with schools and social service agencies to ensure families are receiving the support they need, when and where they need it.
“We are committed to providing individualized, client-centred services and supports based on our values of accountability, respecting others, working together, leading, innovation and learning and our commitment to staff”.
Woodview goes above and beyond to engage individuals and families by providing high quality mental health and autism services and supports that inspires hope and strengthens lives.
Working at Woodview
In 2018, 2019, and 2020, Woodview won the Canadian Non-profit Employer of Choice award with an overall assessment score of 85% (industry benchmark: 68%) demonstrating a high level of staff engagement, satisfaction and an overall positive workplace culture. Top rated categories at Woodview included: Personal Enjoyment, Reputation, Leadership, Employee Engagement and Management/Employee Relations.
“I am proud to be working here” – 97% of staff surveyed strongly/moderately agree
“My organization encourages fun and enjoyment” – 94% of staff surveyed strongly/moderately agree
“Woodview encourages a supportive team culture” – 96% of staff surveyed strongly/moderately agree
- A meaningful job that inspires hope and strengthens lives
- A positive culture and supportive environment that offers flexibility
- A generous vacation entitlement (entry-level full-time employees can expect to receive 3 weeks paid vacation to start)
- A commitment to wellness in the workplace as well as ongoing professional development and training opportunities
- *A comprehensive benefits package including extended healthcare and dental coverage *Available to permanent employees after fulfilling necessary probation period
Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):
- Oversee Entry to School Program in Georgetown; staff and families primary contact
- Completes intakes, contract and consent documentation with families
- Participate in client assessment and treatment planning activities
- Conduct all aspects required for regular program reviews of clinical services for each client on caseload
- Provide supervision to Senior Therapist, ABA Therapist and Early Childhood Educator
- Develop Behaviour Plans for each child and family outlining individual goals
- Develop Behaviour Reduction Plans based on assessment
- Develop transition reports for each child and family outlining progress and recommendations
- Create, monitor and revise programming for parent workshops
- Ensure clinical and other case-level and program-level recording is completed accurately and reliably
- Collect data from ABA Therapists and provide summaries to detail the effectiveness of the programming
- Consult with Clinical Psychologist on an as needed basis
- Provide ongoing clinical supervision for clients
- Provide ongoing clinical supervision for Registered Behaviour Technicians (RBT)
- Collaborate with EAs, Teachers, SERTS, and Principals in the Halton Public and Catholic School Board to support transitions in to school
- Lead weekly team meetings alongside Senior Therapist
- Coordination responsibilities would include: performance supervision, performance evaluation, approve weekly time sheets and vacation requests, manage ministry stats, purchase program materials, oversee student placements
- Meet regularly with Program Manger to provide site updates and receive supervision and coaching
- Master’s level graduate degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis, psychology, or a related field
- BCBA Certification
- Qualification for the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) Provider List as set by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (Including at least 3,000 hours post-certification/registration experience with 1500 supervisory hours) by April 1st 2024 an asset
- Minimum one year direct clinical and supervisory experience in an ABA based Program in center and/or in community
- An understanding of child development and the impact of autism on the development of behavioural, communication and social skills in preschoolers with autism
- A solid understanding of behavioural principals
- Knowledge and experience implementing the Early Start Denver Model/NDBI treatment modalities is an asset
- Experience developing Behaviour Plans, supporting staff, conducting assessments, and delivering staff coaching
- Familiarity with the OAP mandate and requirements for service
- Experience collaborating with Public and Catholic School Boards personnel (i.e. EAs, SERTs, Teachers, Principles, etc.) to transfer knowledge from programs to school staff
- Experience in program development, curriculum modification and working on an interdisciplinary team
- Ability to train others in the principles of ABA
- Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
How To Apply
Qualified candidates are asked to send their resume to Ashley Silva at firstname.lastname@example.org (including ‘Entry to School – Clinical Supervisor’ in the subject line).
We thank all candidates but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.