Early Childhood Therapist

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:
  • Participates in a culture of professionalism and verbal community free of distractions that might take away from the treatment of clients
  • Build rapport with each student, creating and maintaining motivation
  • Implements skill acquisition and behavior reduction programming with students
  • Makes and maintains materials for instructional and treatment programs
  • Records and graphs data (both digital and paper) for behavior reduction and skill acquisition programming and records data in program books for record-keeping
  • Effectively implements crisis and physical intervention procedures
  • Assists and/or implements daily hygiene and toileting programs for students when appropriate
  • Communicates appropriately with parents via go home notes or at the vehicle (using correct behavioral terminology and free from mentalism)
  • Able to complete SAMS and BRMS on time with appropriate materials and highlighted areas for review by senior-level staff
Essential Qualifications:
  • BA - Human Services field preferred
  • Knowledge of behavioral principles and instructional strategies based on behavior analysis
  • Knowledge of typical child development (developmental milestones and social/emotional development)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Can handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and support program philosophy
  • Able to take direction from supervisors and demonstrate appropriate change
  • Able to work cooperatively within a team
  • Relates well to parents and students in an appropriate manner while following ethical code of conduct
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrate dedication to and investment in student progress 
Job Type: Full-time
Firefly Autism is a 501(c)(3) organization registered in the state of Colorado. Donations are tax-deductible.


2001 Hoyt Street
Lakewood, CO 80215

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