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Behaviour Therapist

Behaviour Therapist
Calendar Icon January 19, 2024
Time Clock Full Time
Map Pin Townsend, ON

Company: Haldimand-Norfolk REACH

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH is a multi-service agency, providing Children’s Mental Health Services, Autism & Behaviour Services, Developmental Services, Youth Services, Family Services, and several Early Learning Intervention & Care services including EarlyON Child & Family Centres and the Community Action Program for Children.

 

H-N REACH serves as the Lead Agency for Haldimand Norfolk Children’s Mental Health Services, Coordinated Service Planning and the Student Nutrition Program in the Hamilton/Niagara Region. Through our Contact Unit, the agency serves as the single point of access for a variety of children’s services.

H-N REACH is recognized as a local leader in community education, advocacy, inter-sector collaboration and Community Service Planning.

 

 

Autism & Behaviour Services Unit

Ontario Autism Program

BEHAVIOUR THERAPIST                                         Ref. #2023-55

Full-time, Temporary, Salaried

–contract to March 31st, 2025

 

Salary Band M, Year 4:  $47,343 - $53,261 - $59,179 

Benefits as per second column of the Staff Association Cooperative Agreement, Article 12(a)

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide behaviour support services to families and their children & youth who have an autism diagnosis
  • Develop & implement behaviour support strategies based on information obtained through assessment
  • Create specific goals utilizing non-aversive behavioural programs and treatment strategies for the modification of children’s behaviour to enable optimal functioning in home, school and social settings
  • Consult & liaise with community agencies, professionals and referral sources regarding programming needs/supports required to meet the individual’s goals.

 

 

Qualifications: 

  • University degree in the behavioural or social sciences with focus on developmental psychology and/or human behaviour or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years related work experience in the children's developmental service field
  • Excellent verbal & communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Haldimand & Norfolk communities and their resources
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Criminal & Judicial Matters and Vulnerable Sector Record Checks, Children’s Aid Society Declaration/Release
  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence, $2 million vehicle liability insurance, clear Driver Abstract and use of a vehicle.

 

 

Please submit a cover letter (citing the reference # above) & resume by email to jobs@hnreach.on.ca by October 5th, 2024 to:

Lynn Tessaro, Human Resources Manager

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH

101A Nanticoke Creek Parkway, Townsend, ON, N0A 1S0

 

 

Website:  www.hnreach.on.ca

 

 

Only those selected for an interview will be selected

Please contact us if you require accommodation 

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