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Autism Assessment Specialist Counselor / Psychometrist

Company: Action Behavior Centers
Location: Keller
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Regional Assessment Specialist

Impact Lives. Build Relationships. Help Children and Families. Exceed Expectations.

Action Behavior Centers is seeking qualified candidates with a clinical license to assist with our assessment service for children suspected of having autism. The role involves administration and scoring of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-Second Edition (ADOS-2), and summarizing results. Results are reviewed by physicians and clinicians to help guide diagnostic determination and recommendations. This role is designed to help children and their families, as well as physicians, receive more information to make a determination on how to use our evaluation as a tool to best serve the children in their futures.

Master's degree and clinical licensure required for this position.

What you will be doing as a Regional Assessment Specialist:
Complete initial training on the ADOS-2
Administer and score the ADOS-2 with a high level of reliability
Complete written summaries of ADOS-2 results to be reviewed by referring clinicians and physicians
Seek consultation for cases where validity might be impacted
Conduct assessments and complete written summaries in a timely fashion
Assist the regional psychologist in oversight related tasks to help maintain integrity of the service across the region
Testing will be done in 1-3 clinics within the region, with a set schedule of 1 location per day
What you will bring:

This is an ideal role for a candidate with an interest in assessment and diagnosis of autism and other developmental disorders. The opportunity provides in-depth exposure to understanding autism through working with a diverse population of children with developmental concerns, as well as becoming an expert on the ADOS-2, considered one of the gold-standard tools. The position is a good fit for someone who enjoys a predictable schedule and routine of a certain number of assessments per day. Previous training or experience with the ADOS-2 is a bonus, but not required. Training will be provided with ongoing support from the regional licensed psychologist and broader assessment team.
Applicants must have completed their Master's degree required in psychology, school psychology, education, counseling, or related field.
Licensure as an LPA, LSSP, LMFT, LCSW, LCPC, Licensed Clinical Psychologist required
Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail
Strong behavioral observation skills
Good time management
Natural ability to connect with children and parents. Need to be able to get on the floor and play
Coursework in standardized assessment with related experience preferred
Experience working with individuals with autism or developmental differences preferred

ABC Story

Our story began in 2017 in Austin, TX. We started with humble roots but big aspirations.

From 1 center in North Austin, our movement has inspired thousands of clinicians and operators. Today, the ABC community is 3000+ strong serving thousands of children with ASD.

Growth with intentionality: We have a maniac focus on our core values. Each center is purpose-built, each community of teammates is nurtured.

What we offer:

Industry Leading Professional Development: Learning is one of our core values! It's instilled in our culture through our initial training cohort, Learning in Action series, and annual leadership summit.
Benefits that Nurture the Mind, Body & Soul: Student Loan Repayment, Maternity/Paternity Award of up to $3,000, FSA for childcare, Short Term Disability options, Restore Program, OM sabbatical, Headspace/NURX/DoorDash subscriptions, Team Happy Hours, FREE FOOD FRIDAYS!
Student Loan Repayment Employer Contributions.
Heath insurance coverage + Health Savings Accounts for tax free benefits on child care + medical expenses.
401K Retirement Plans with company matching.
Up to 25 paid days off per year
Tuition discounts at our university partnerships.

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Keywords: Action Behavior Centers, Keller , Autism Assessment Specialist Counselor / Psychometrist, Other , Keller, Texas

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