Center for Autism and Related Disorders Behavior Therapist I-Alexandria, VA in Alexandria, Virginia

Behavior Therapist I-Alexandria, VA

Type: Part Time

Location: Alexandria, VA


CARD is now HIRING in Alexandria, VA!


About CARD: The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), LLC, is among the world’s largest and most experienced organizations effectively treating individuals with autism and related disorders. With US and international reach, CARD touches the lives of thousands of people affected by autism and their families. Through a network of trained therapists, supervisors, and researchers, we develop and implement quality, comprehensive, and personalized treatment programs that produce measurable results for every patient.

CARD was founded in 1990 by renowned psychologist and autism researcher, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh. Dr. Granpeesheh designed a unique treatment curriculum using the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and built a global organization of dedicated and highly trained staff. Currently, CARD has over 60 centers across the U.S. and affiliate sites across the globe.

What you will do: CARD is seeking entry-level and experienced therapists to implement center, school, and home treatment programs for CARD patients and their families using ABA. CARD provides extensive initial and ongoing training and support. CARD therapists are an integral part of the therapy team as their work directly influences patient success. Therapists report to the CARD supervisor who oversees patient treatment. Therapists have ongoing supervision and monthly mentor meetings to ensure the therapist has the necessary support to provide the highest quality treatment. This is an hourly, non-exempt, part-time (minimum of 10 hours per week availability required) or full-time position.

Who we are looking for: CARD is currently seeking enthusiastic, energetic, and reliable candidates who reside and are willing to travel to the following areas: Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, and Springfield.

  • Currently, CARD needs therapists who are available to work the following days and times: 3 weekdays (2:00 PM - 8:00 PM), 1 weekend day (Saturday or Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM).

What we offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience and geographic region

  • Comprehensive paid initial and ongoing training

  • Travel time pay and mileage reimbursement

  • Quarterly performance reviews with potential for wage increases

  • Educational Assistance Program, Master’s in psychology program, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) preparation program

  • Paid sick time & opportunities for paid holidays

  • Flexible part -time schedules

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • US & International travel opportunities

  • For qualifying employees, benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending program, 401K, earned sick pay, educational assistance program, and corporate discount programs.

  • Opportunities to participate in research

  • Therapist rewards program and discretionary bonus program

  • Team-oriented atmosphere, dedicated to helping people with autism and their families across the country

Training Opportunities include:

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Credential

  • Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT) Credential

  • Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Coaching and Supervision

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervision, Guidance, and More

What we require:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Reliable means of transportation with proof of auto insurance

  • Must pass TB test

  • Must pass criminal background check

Please check out The A-Word to learn more about ABA and see an example of new therapist training here:

CARD is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).