Los Angeles County

PAL’s Los Angeles County clinic is located in Canoga Park, CA. From this location we serve the general vicinity of the San Fernando Valley. Listed below are our current employment opportunities in this area. For more specific information about the position and job requirements, please click on the position link.

Clinical Program Coordinator II – Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA):

A Clinical Program Coordinator II is a certificated position, mainly for BCBA’s. Applicants should be in good standing with the BACB.

Clinical Program Coordinator I – MA Level or BCaBA:

The Clinical Program Coordinator I (CPCI) generally works as a supervisor of adaptive skills training and/or social skills training programs utilizing the science of applied behavior analysis. The CPCI is responsible for the assessment, development, monitoring, and reporting of programs designed for individuals with developmental disabilities. The CPCI should also show competence in behavior skills training and performance feedback.

Associate Clinical Program Coordinator – Enrolled in Master’s + BCBA Program:

An Associate Clinical Program Coordinator (ACPC) is a “mid tier” or entry level supervisor position in which the applicant was previously an instructor and has enrolled into a master’s plus BCBA program. The ACPC typically receives BCBA supervision from the BCBA (CPCII) during the course of employment. The ACPC is in acquisition or building mastery of skills in assessment, program development, behavior skills training, performance feedback, program monitoring, program reporting, and so forth. The ACPC receives and implements feedback provided by the BCBA.

Registered Behavior Technician:

An RBT is certified position in which the applicant has a minimum of 1 year of recent experience teaching individuals with developmental disabilities by implementing applied behavior analytic procedures and is a Registered Behavior Technician certified by the BACB. RBT’s must receive at least 5% of their worked hours to be supervised by a BCBA. As a RBT, you are generally working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a 1-1 or group format providing intensive behavior intervention (IBI).  In an IBI program, you will work with the individual served teaching introductory skills (simple communication, labeling items and actions, play skills, turn taking, hygiene related skills, motor imitation, pre-academic skills, and so forth) and implement strategies to reduce challenging behaviors (tantrums, repetitive physical movements, aggressive behaviors, and so forth) using the science of applied behavior analysis.

Instructor II – BA Level with 1 year of field experience:

An Instructor II is position in which the applicant has a minimum of 1 year of recent experience teaching individuals with developmental disabilities by implementing applied behavior analytic procedures. As an Instructor II, you are generally working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a 1-1 or group format providing intensive behavior intervention (IBI), adaptive skills training (AST), or Social Skills Training (SST).  In an IBI program, you will work with the individual served teaching introductory skills (simple communication, labeling items and actions, play skills, turn taking, hygiene related skills, motor imitation, pre-academic skills, and so forth) and implement strategies to reduce challenging behaviors (tantrums, repetitive physical movements, aggressive behaviors, and so forth) using the science of applied behavior analysis. In the AST program, the Instructor I will teach individuals with developmental disabilities communication skills, community access, functional pre-academic skills, home living skills, health and safety skills, self-care, and so forth also using the science of applied behavior analysis. In SST, the Instructor II provides group social skills instruction to 2 or more individuals with developmental disabilities. Social skills training generally consists of using applied behavior analysis to teach social interaction, conversation skills, pre-requisites for employment, turn taking, communication, play skills, community access, and so forth.

Instructor I  – 55 units:

An Instructor I is an entry level position. The Instructor I is new to the field or has limited experience in the field working with individuals with developmental disabilities. As an Instructor I, you are generally working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a 1-1 or group format providing intensive behavior intervention (IBI) or adaptive skills training (AST).  In an IBI program, you will work with the individual served teaching introductory skills (simple communication, labeling items and actions, play skills, turn taking, hygiene related skills, motor imitation, pre-academic skills, and so forth) and implement strategies to reduce challenging behaviors (tantrums, repetitive physical movements, aggressive behaviors, and so forth) using the science of applied behavior analysis. In the AST program, the Instructor I will teach individuals with developmental disabilities communication skills, community access, functional pre-academic skills, home living skills, health and safety skills, self-care, and so forth also using the science of applied behavior analysis.

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