Aba Therapist resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Compassionate and caring for children with disabilities. I have 20 years of experience in different environments and with a multitude of families. Extremely skilled at building trust with diverse individuals to promote client honesty and growth during recovery processes.

I've been involved in many families of different cultures and religions. Taking into consideration of their needs, the needs of the client and cultural beliefs. Working with kids all the way to adulthood, watching them grow and learn. Skill and time management along with the ability to keep tabs on and safely transport clients in public settings.

  • Client evaluation
  • Monitoring multiple people
  • Individual therapy
  • Defining treatment objectives
  • Data entry
  • Conflict resolution
  • Recordkeeping
  • Medication distribution
  • Scheduling
  • Cash management
  • Safe food handling practices
  • Handling credit transactions
  • Coffee expertise
  • Up-selling
  • Espresso machine operation
  • Time management
  • Engaging personality
  • Active listener
  • Inventory management
  • Multitasking
  • Customer service
  • Cash register operation
08/2019 to Current
ABA Therapist Verbal Beginnings, Llc Silver Spring, MD,

I work with children on the spectrum using therapeutic tactics and communicating with families and a BCBA about continuing and changing therapeutic processes. Watching and interacting with the child on a daily basis with mostly routine building activities around current or new programs. Taking the child out into public settings such as grocery stores and parks while working on skills needed to thrive when he is out in the community. Plus new trips when parent and I agree to introduce him to something new.

  • Defined problems, selected methods and completed experiments to gather data.
  • Maintained thorough records and submitted timely reports of project activities, findings and recommendations.
  • Determined central concerns and identified optimal strategies of investigation and remediation.
04/2009 to 09/2019
Special Needs Caregiver Total Education Solutions Rancho Cordova, CA,
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Distributed medication for up to four children at a time three times a day.
  • Helping with basic needs for hygiene and dressing for the day, keeping a tight schedule for school days or transportation and chaperone for any doctors, therapy or OT therapy appointments.
02/2007 to 04/2009
Group Home Staff Chrysalis Farmington, UT,
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
  • Supported and counseled clients with drug and alcohol addiction.
  • Care for a support five children during day and night shifts.
  • Distributing medication for multiply children with multiple diagnoses.
  • Planning activities suited towards the special needs of each child.
  • Working with misunderstandings and dealing with the lack of communication between teenage boys living under the same roof.
Barista Chumash Casino Santa Ynez, CA,
  • I worked in 4 different small local coffee shops after graduation high school. They all had been sold off, changed owners or dissapeared (ie the drive thru coffee shop that no longer resides in what was once the Copper Penny parking lot) but here are some skills I gained while working in these wonderful little drive thrus.
  • Protected customers by regularly cleaning and sanitizing work areas and equipment.
  • Memorized official and off-menu preparations to serve all customer beverage desires.
  • Prepared more than a hundred drinks per shift with high accuracy and consistently strong customer satisfaction.
  • Listened to customer desires and needs to recommend optimal products.
  • Restocked counter and customer areas to maintain adequate items levels for expected needs.
  • Maintained highest standards of conduct and service to support company reputation.
  • Received and accurately processed customer payments.
  • Supported store manager with recruiting, interviewing and hiring baristas.
  • Enthusiastically engaged customers during busy periods to keep mood light and fun.
  • Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, utensils and equipment.
  • Resolved customer disputes with tact and professionalism.
  • Maintained calm demeanor during high-volume periods and special events.
  • Managed morning rush of over eighty customers daily with efficient, levelheaded customer service.
Education and Training
Expected in
High School Diploma:
Franklin high school - ,
Expected in
: Foster Classes, Workshops And Career Advancements Online
Various Workshops - Portland, OR

I have done many workshops and online classes over the years to understand more of whom I'm working with. Kids on the spectrum, brain injuries, incontinence and behavioral therapy are some of the subjects I have education in.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Franklin high school
  • Various Workshops

Job Titles Held:

  • ABA Therapist
  • Special Needs Caregiver
  • Group Home Staff
  • Barista


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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