Bcba Behavior Therapist resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Board Certified Behavior Analyst equipped with the positive attitude and patience necessary to teach those with disabilities and behavioral problems using the principles of applied behavior analysis. Extensive experience working with autistic children and their families.
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Knowledge of the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Fast learner 

  • Adept at working with special needs children
  • 5 years experience working in the field of applied behavior analysis with children with autism
  • Experience with assessments such as the Vineland II, FAST, MAS and VB-MAPP.
Relevant Work History
2012 to Current BCBA/Behavior Therapist Kids Peace Mesabi Academies | Honesdale, PA,
  •  Write and implement programs utilizing Applied Behavioral Analysis to teach kids with autism independent functional skills.
  • Collect data on skill programs and behaviors to assure improvement and independence.
  •  Provide training for parents/guardians to implement aspects of applied behavior analysis in the home.
  • Create and implement behavioral support plans based on the function of the behavior.
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments to determine the function of problem behaviors. 
  •  Supervise Associate Behavioral Therapists on each case.
  •  Assist in training newly hired Associate Behavioral Therapists.
  • Write quarterly and concurrent reports on clients to represent data collection.
  • Create monthly graphs to assure progress within programs.

05/2011 to 11/2011 Therapeutic Staff Support The Institute For Behavior Change | City, STATE,
  • Supported children and adolescents with behavioral issues, developmental delays, and autism in their homes, schools and communities. ·        
  • Utilized behavioral techniques to teach child coping skills and socialization techniques. ·        
  • Helped teach parents/guardians and teachers techniques to help child.
08/2010 to 04/2011 Intern for Connections Therapeutic Afterschool Program Bay State Community Services | , ,
  • Helped create therapeutic atmosphere for kids ages 7-11 with behavioral and emotional problems.
  • Lead weekly art group activities as a form of healthy expression.
  •  Set boundaries and limits to help kids achieve personal goals.
  •  Assisted in teaching and modeling healthy social skills.
  • Helped implement a token economy which used positive reinforcement to promote positive and adaptive behaviors.
Expected in 2016 Masters of Education | Applied Behavior Analysis Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA GPA:
Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Science | Counseling/Psychology Lesley University, Cambridge, MA GPA:
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst #1-16-2464
  • Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst in Massachusetts #1626
  • Candidate for Licensure (LBA) in Rhode Island

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School Attended

  • Cambridge College
  • Lesley University

Job Titles Held:

  • BCBA/Behavior Therapist
  • Therapeutic Staff Support
  • Intern for Connections Therapeutic Afterschool Program


  • Masters of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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