applied behavior analysis aba therapist resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Versatile and dedicated educator with a focus on the individual needs of special education students. Empathetic and accommodating in the implementation of hands-on lessons and is successful at providing the structure special needs children require to flourish in an academic setting.
  • Trained in CPI
  • 2 Years one on one
  • implemented Behavior Modification Plans
  • Collected running records data
  • Collected anecdotal records
  • Summer Urban Seminar in inner city Philadelphia

Work History
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist , 07/2015 - Current
North Country Academy Elizabethtown, PA,
  • Worked as an ABA Therapist thru Epic Developmental Services within the Souderton Area School District.
  • Communicated non verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Communicated with multiple educators to implement best practices strategies.  
  • Taught reading, language arts and math in a self-contained Autistic Support classroom.
  • Collected data for running records.
  • Instructed students with disabilities, including autism an attention deficit/hyperactive disorder. 
  • Implemented a token economy to encourage positive behavior.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
  • Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Worked with students utilizing augmentative communication devices.
Lead Toddler Teacher, 05/2014 - 05/2015
Sbarro Holyoke, MA,
  • Created lesson plans.
  • Individualized lessons to cater to multiple learning styles.
  • Tailored educational goals to align with PA state standards. 
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and management.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, movies and themes to promote student interest.
Manager, 05/2003 - 05/2014
Payless Shoe Source , ,
  • Carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff.
  • Clearly and promptly communicated pertinent information to staff, such as large reservations or last minute menu changes.
  • Recognized and formally acknowledged outstanding staff performance to boost company morale and productivity.
  • Promoted a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
  • Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education , Expected in 2005
Lock Haven Univerity - Lock Haven PA,
Status -
Post Baccalaureate: Special Education , Expected in 2008
Kutztown University - Kutztown PA,
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School Attended

  • Lock Haven Univerity
  • Kutztown University

Job Titles Held:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist
  • Lead Toddler Teacher
  • Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Post Baccalaureate

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