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Program Director - BCBA

Company: FirstSteps For Kids, Inc.
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

The FirstSteps Program Director
At FirstSteps, we recognize the transformative impact of exceptional clinical leadership. Our Program Directors exemplify these qualities, ensuring that our commitment to clinical excellence and compassionate care remains unwavering.
Overview of the Position
At FirstSteps, our Program Directors are not only highly skilled behavior analysts but also wonderful leaders and clinicians who bring a unique blend of expertise and person-centered compassionate care to their clinical work. They understand the significance of thorough assessment and develop purpose-driven treatment plans that honor the unique needs and aspirations of each child and caregiver we serve.Collaborating closely with caregivers, educators, therapists, and physicians, our Program Directors establish seamless coordination of care, resulting in the highest level of treatment fidelity and enriched learning environments for all our kids.
Our Program Directors also play a pivotal role in shaping our renowned clinical curriculum. Their contributions are instrumental in keeping our intervention approaches progressive, evidence-based, and aligned with the latest research and advancements in the field.
Leading by example, our Program Directors wholeheartedly embrace the values and mission of FirstSteps. Their dedication to our families and enthusiastic mentorship truly inspires and empowers our entire team to bring their best selves to their work with our kids, ultimately fostering a culture of empathy, understanding, and growth within our organization.
Core Responsibilities:

  • Client Care: ABA Program Design + Implementation
  • Supervision, Management, and Mentorship of our clinical team members
  • Coordination of Carewith treating clinicians/physicians and funders
  • Leadership, professional Development, and contribution to positive company culture

    FirstSteps on Diversity & Equity
    We are an equal opportunity employer which means that we value diversity, equity, and inclusivity in all aspects of our work - in our service delivery with our clients, in collaboration with families and communities, and in our organizational culture and practices with our staff. We strive to serve a diverse population of children and their families and see a responsibility to address the issue of inequity in access to ABA services across different cultures.
    As a service provider employing hundreds of staff to support our children and their families, we believe that we have a responsibility and an opportunity to contribute to social change and a kinder and more compassionate world by living our values of diversity and equity in all our daily operations. When we provide a more diverse learning environment for our clients and their families, we provide a more meaningful experience for all and contribute toward a more equitable future for everyone.
    Being part of team FirstSteps affords many opportunities and benefits, including (but not limited to):

    • Paid time-off for illness and vacation/wellness
    • Health Insurance with generous employer contribution
    • Access to discounted dental and vision Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
    • Full company sponsorship of BACB required CEUs
    • Annual Stipend Conference Attendance
    • Monthly Data Stipend
    • Employment Assistance Program
    • Wellness Incentives
    • Access to discounted Pet Insurance
    • Employee referral bonus program
    • Employee discounts on movies, theme parks, hotels, etc.
    • Ongoing team building and community events during and outside of work hours
    • Fun, team approach and work atmosphere developed via the Prosocial Model of collaborative work

      Please apply for this position if you have:

      • A Master's Degree or Ph.D (required)

        • Degree in ABA, Psychology, or closely related field strongly preferred

        • BCBA credential
        • A minimum of two years prior experience in a similar role with exemplary performance

Keywords: FirstSteps For Kids, Inc., Walnut Creek , Program Director - BCBA, Executive , Walnut Creek, California

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