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ABA Program Manager

Company: DV Therapy
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

DV Therapy - Bakersfield - DV Therapy Inc serves, with excellence, individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disorders by providing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services of the highest quality. Our commitment is to bring about meaningful, positive changes in behavior, and improve the overall quality of life for individuals and families affected by developmental disabilities. We currently serve Kern County and are growing our other regions, including Los Angeles, Inland Empire, and Antelope Valley. -
A Program Manager works closely under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is responsible for developing and ensuring the implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment programs via the development of: skill-based programs, behavior intervention plans, as well as the provision of training and feedback for interventionists and parents. Other essential duties include data analysis (analysis, interpretation, and graphically displaying data) and writing of quarterly reports - for clients with various behavioral health diagnoses and developmental disabilities.

Competitive Pay

BCBA Supervision Hours

Paid drive-time and mileage

Company Laptop

Ongoing paid trainings, supervision, support, and mentorship

Opportunities for career advancement within the company

Paid PTO, sick leave, and holidays dependent on employment status

Healthcare benefits

Flexible workdays/times, telehealth hours available (case by case basis)

Highest level of professional and ethical standards

Positive & team-oriented company culture, company socials

Consistent access to coordination of care with other professionals (e.g., Speech and Occupational Therapists)


Develop, evaluate, and modify behavior programs/treatment plans and/or goals for a caseload of clients with various developmental disabilities and/or behavior challenges.

Monitor effectiveness of treatment approach and modify program as needed

Conduct functional assessments and complete assessment and progress reports accordingly

Design and deliver behavior intervention plan implementation, training, and other related in-service programs, including client- specific intervention training to staff and parents.

Ensure that all treatment methodologies are evidence based and reflect the most recent research findings.

Trains and supervises clinical staff by monitoring and providing feedback to staff for the direct implementation of ABA interventions (i.e. DTT, PECS, NET, PRT, etc.)

Provide training/consultation/support for direct interventionists, paraprofessionals, and/or parents/guardians in principles and implementation techniques of applied behavior analysis, intervention plans, crisis management techniques, and management of behaviors.

Collaborate with families in the development of behavior support strategies.

Collect fidelity and reliability data according to various forms of measurement

Effectively manage caseload, prepare and submit all required clinical documentation in a timely manner

Attend staff meetings and professional development meetings

Follow ethical standards regarding behavior intervention and skill development as delineated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and the APA (American Psychological Association)

Be able to commute/travel to clients' locations. Services may take place in the clients home or in-clinic


Master's degree required with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Counseling, Education, Special Education, Child Development, Social Work, or a related field.

Minimum of 2+ years of experience in providing direct services to clients with various developmental disabilities, - behavioral health diagnoses, and/or severe behavior challenges in a home-based, educational, or social services setting preferably cross-age groups.

Experience in interpreting, designing and developing specific medically and educationally necessary program plans for children with autism and related disorders.

Experience and training in a variety of intervention techniques [e.g., communication training, parent training, PECS, Natural Language Paradigm, Pivotal Response training, social skills training, positive behavior intervention training, DTT, etc.]

Spanish speaking preferred

Our guiding philosophy is: Client first, employee second, company third

DV Therapy believes that satisfied employees are the backbone of any successful organization.

DV Therapy is dedicated to investing in & providing an environment in which ample support is provided and an employee feels a sense of ownership in their work. -

DV Therapy offers a positive, supportive, & organized work environment that cultivates teamwork, inspires professional excellence, & encourages contributions by all members of our organization.

If you are seeking opportunities with a dynamic, ethical, & professional ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) organization where you can learn & grow professionally, DV Therapy is the place for you!


Keywords: DV Therapy, Bakersfield , ABA Program Manager, Executive , Bakersfield, California

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