Direct Therapist / RBT - Wilmington Center at The May Institute Inc. in Wilmington, Massachusetts

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Direct Therapist / RBT - Wilmington Center

Wilmington, MA, USA
Req #3866

Monday, April 5, 2021

May Instituteoffers a continuum of care that begins with applied behavioral analysis (ABA) services for toddlers newly diagnosed with an ASD, and continues with school consultation, residential placement, special education schools, and adult services to meet the needs of our many clients and their families.

Our mission and vision drive us to understand each person's unique needs and find effective means to help each individual reach his or her potential and live as independently as possible.

We offer a competitive salary, an array of exceptional benefits, flexible scheduling to meet the needs of families, fully paid in-house training, continuing education seminars, internal transfers and promotions, generous time off, and the opportunity to work with national experts in the fields of ASD and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, and behavioral health.

Other terrific opportunities for professional growth and development include:

* A highly collaborative environment and the opportunity to work with teams of BCBA

* Tuition reimbursement and opportunities to participate in graduate programs

* Senior-level clinical support and supervision from doctoral-level BCBAs

* Participation in applied and grant-funded research

* Opportunities to publish and present

* Diverse clinical experiences across age ranges and populations in the community and at our world-class schools and outstanding adult programs

* Ongoing professional development tailored to areas of interest

* Cutting-edge developments in computerized data management systems and technology for communication and language training

* Supervision hours to meet advanced academic requirements

* Generous compensation and great benefits package

The May Center for ABA Services in Wilmington, Massachusettsis currently seeking a compassionate and dedicatedDirect Behavior Therapistor Registered Behavior Technician (RBT).In this position you will work directly with children between the ages of 1 and 6 who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or a related developmental disability.You will be trained to provide state-of-the-art instruction based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Instruction will be individualized to the child and designed to increase social, communication, and play skills and decrease behavior problems.This instruction will occur at our Wilmington Center for ABA Services and/or the child's home setting. You willreceive supervision from an experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who will provide ongoing training, feedback, and support.


  • Implement specially designed programs that include developing academic, play, communication, social, and daily living skills.

  • Record data and document of how each child responds to their programs, their behavior and their progress each day.

  • Graph data to illustrate child progress over time.

  • Submit narrative reports of each session and hours worked every day.

  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled.


  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Child Development, or related field preferred.

  • ABA experience and/or knowledge of special education preferred.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with children.

  • Experience working with children who have developmental disabilities preferred.

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to interact with children (i.e., running and implementing physical intervention strategies if necessary).

  • Comfortable working with children who display behavior problems.

  • Understanding of proper professional and communication boundaries in terms of families and supervisors.

  • Ability to defer to supervisors in program development, modification and report writing as appropriate.

May Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer of qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. May Institute also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of the protected categories.

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