Child & Youth Worker/Behaviour Specialist

*RBT 40-hour training available for wm+a associates – Free!
As an Independent Contractor with wm+a, you are part of a team committed to providing evidence-based services and making a meaningful difference in the lives of those we support! ⠀ NOTE:  Interviews may be held virtually or onsite.  

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can offer you:

  • Flexibility of work: work options based on your availability and skill sets
  • Team commitment: 24-hour access to support when needed
  • Technical infrastructure: online scheduling, data and CRM system
  • Professional development: clinical training opportunities: ABA, OCD, ADHD, ODD, FASD and more!
  • RBT (Registered Behaviour Technician) 40-hour online training content available to active associates via alphabeePRO
  • In-house mandatory trainings: CPI, SMG , CPR/FA

Responsibilities:

  • Providing individualized and/or crisis supports to children, youth and adults diagnosed with ASD (autism), Developmental Disability, Mental Health Disorder and/or Dual Diagnosis
  • Implementing client specific goals and ISP/BSP; teaching based on principals of ABA and other evidence-based practices
  • Work with client in their setting: residential, schools/day programs; hospitals and health care setting; family or independent living home; and the community at large
  • Collect, manage and analyze data/daily documentation relevant to the clients’ specific programs and goals; participate/contribute to case coordination and multi-disciplinary service dialogue.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 full years of strong experience with complex needs population…ASD (autism), Mental Health Disorders or Dual Diagnosis
  • Community college diploma or university degree in a relevant discipline (CYW, DSW, BA, BST)
  • Ability to work independently following an individualized plan (IEP, BSP)
  • Critical thinking and sound decision making ability
  • Experience in data collection; knowledge of ABA is an asset
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening required; VPC accepted if within the last 6 months
  • Crisis training (CPI, SMG) and Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19