aba behavior therapist resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Proficient and professional caregiver and behavioral coordinator offering over 4 years of patient-centered experiences. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care, proactivity, and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. I am enthusiastic and eager to learn, grow, and excel in my work. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • Critical thinking
  • Supervision
  • Good listening skills
  • Compassion
  • Leadership
  • Responsible
  • Special needs teaching
  • Vocal tone
Work History
07/2022 to Current High School Football Coach Chancelight Behavioral Health | , , Los Angeles, CA
  • Instilled discipline and principles of good sportsmanship in players.
  • Worked with offensive and defensive coaches to develop cohesive football program.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength.
08/2021 to Current Behavioral Technician Butterfly Effects | , ,
  • Facilitated on-site activities, support groups and outings for clients.
  • Encouraged clients to develop work skills and participate in social, recreational and therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.
  • Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve clients.
  • Devised problem-solving methods such counseling, psychotherapy and homework assignments to improve clients' quality of life.
01/2021 to Current Security Guard Bunzl Distribution | , , Los Angeles
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Patrolled and monitored premises in company vehicle, on bicycle and by foot.
  • Secured premises and personnel by patrolling property and monitoring surveillance equipment.
  • Checked identification of persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
02/2021 to 02/2022 ABA Behavior Therapist Cerner | , ,
  • Performed behavioral therapy assessments and treatments in patients' homes without direct supervision.
  • Acquired baseline data and implemented approved programs using behavioral technology appropriately, neutrally and consistently.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans to improve gross and fine motor coordination, movement and functioning of upper extremities.
  • Interacted with clients to assist in gaining insight, defining goals and planning action to achieve effective personal development and adjustment.
  • Identified psychological, emotional or behavioral issues and diagnosed disorders using information obtained from evaluation techniques.
  • Counseled individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse or family situations to modify behavior to improve personal adjustment.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Identified, recorded and enlisted data for prescribed personal hygiene training regimen.
  • Handled clients safely and appropriately to minimize risk of physical injury.
08/2020 to 08/2021 Delivery Driver Company Name | , ,
  • Delivered packages to customer doorsteps and business offices.
  • Kept detailed records of completed or in-progress deliveries using hand-held devices and camera images.
  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies and reported problems and safety hazards to supervisors following each shift.
  • Performed walk around on delivery vehicle before beginning shift to verify correct and safe operating order.
  • Loaded truck and properly secured items to prevent damage for deliveries.
02/2017 to 06/2020 Behavioral Therapist Company Name | , ,
  • Documented patient information through analyzing data, interview notes and test results, and identified and diagnosed nature of clients' problems.
  • Responded effectively to crisis situations and aggressive behaviors, skillfully mitigating conflicts with proven strategies.
  • Conferred with superiors to determine if non-progressing clients should continue to be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry or legal aid.
  • Helped teach important social, play and basic life skills such as personal hygiene management.
  • Counseled individuals, groups and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations and develop action plans.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
Expected in | Psychology New Mexico State University , Las Cruces, NM, GPA:
  • Awarded academic honor roll
  • Continuing education it’s Dixie state University
  • Member of the football team for 2 years
Expected in 05/2020 Bachelor Of Science | Psychology Dixie State University, Saint George, UT GPA:
  • Member of Football team
  • Awarded academic honor roll
  • Completed coursework in psychology
  • Certified First Aid/CPR
  • Food handler permit
  • Caregiver certification (special needs)

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School Attended

  • New Mexico State University
  • Dixie State University

Job Titles Held:

  • High School Football Coach
  • Behavioral Technician
  • Security Guard
  • ABA Behavior Therapist
  • Delivery Driver
  • Behavioral Therapist


  • Bachelor Of Science

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