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Speech-Language Pathologist

Are you a SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST with experience working directly with school and pre-school aged children with ASD and provided coaching & supports to their parents? Have you experience facilitating social groups? Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals working collaboratively and putting families first? Are you ready to explore a career that can impact lives, including your own? If you are, then be a part of our story. At ISAND we’re passionate about working with families to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

POSITION: Speech-Language Pathologist
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Independent Contractor
LOCATION: Toronto (Yonge/Finch)
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 5 Years

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of 5 years of experience working with adolescents, school and pre-school aged children having autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders in clinic, home, community and school
based settings;
• Education: Master’s Degree in SLP
• CASLPO registration (in good standing) is required;
• Specific training and/or experience in the area of social skills intervention, Social Thinking © methodology preferred;
• Knowledge of or experience with: AAC; Hanen; ESDM considered an asset;
• Demonstrated ability to conduct assessments and implement interventions for: motor speech; language; and functional communication;
• Ability to manage and/or contribute to reduction of challenging behaviours within various intervention settings by supporting communication needs and skills;
• Demonstrated ability to provide both in-person and virtual interventions for individuals and small groups;
• Experience working in an interdisciplinary team setting;
• Strong interpersonal skills that will support collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of professionals;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Experience supporting children with complex needs and their families;
• Demonstrated experience providing coaching, feedback and support to families;
• Mature and responsible approach towards work;
• Strong self-motivation, enthusiasm and creativity with a willingness to explore novel program development, and collaborative problem solving;
• Demonstrated ability to provide education to parents, teachers and other involved persons;
• Experience working with an electronic records system;
• Current Vulnerable Sector and Police Check and ability to travel to home and community-based settings;
• Willingness to work into evening and/or weekend if required;
• Experience working with adults with ASD is considered an asset

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• With the assistance of parents and other clinicians develop and implement individualized intervention programs;
• Provide professional reporting on consultation, assessment, planning and intervention activities
• Provide SLP interventions to adolescent, school and pre-school aged children individually and in small groups, in home and community-based settings; and via virtual care platform (i.e., Zoom)
• Collaborate with clinical team members to ensure high-quality, well-integrated client care and problem resolution for the unique needs of each family;
• Participate in regular clinical team meetings and assist in the development of creative solutions to family challenges;
• Provide parent coaching, feedback and support;
• Support positive working relationships among clinical and administrative teams, client families, and community professionals;
• Contribute positively to the ongoing growth and development of ISAND.

INTERESTED? HERE’S HOW TO APPLY
If you are inspired to join our team in helping to meet the needs of families of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization, please attach a single file (Word or PDF format) with your resume along with a cover letter titled: SLP (R20-10) and email it to careers@isand.ca.

Early Intervention Behaviour Therapist

Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals providing early intervention? Are you ready to explore a career that can impact lives, including your own? Are you a Behaviour Therapist, an Early Childhood Educator (ECE), Communication Disorders Assistant (CDA) or a Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT)? If you are, then be a part of our story. At ISAND we’re passionate about working with families to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

POSITION: Early Intervention Behaviour Therapist
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time, salaried with benefits
LOCATION: Toronto
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 2 Years

THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking an enthusiastic Behaviour Therapist to work as part of our Early Intervention Team to provide services and supports for families of children living with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The Behaviour Therapist will work within a naturalistic, integrated and collaborative model. This position will report to ISAND’s Early Intervention BCBA Senior Therapist and Clinical Psychologist. ISAND offers a supportive interdisciplinary environment with opportunities to develop your skills through a comprehensive supervision and training program.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Postsecondary education in a related field.
• Knowledge of applied behaviour analysis, autism spectrum disorder and child development.
• Experience and desire to participate in natural, child-led approaches to behavioural intervention.
• Strong interpersonal skills that will support collaboration with a multidisciplinary team ofprofessionals.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Committed and responsible approach towards work.
• Experience with naturalistic developmental behavioural interventions (NDBI) such as Pivotal Response Treatment, Early Start Denver Model, Incidental Teaching, JASPER and/or Project ImPACT is strongly preferred.
• Current Vulnerable Sector and Police Check and ability to travel to home and community-based settings.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in the development of individualized intervention programs based on the principles of Naturalistic Developmental Behavioural Intervention (NDBI).
• Provide NDBI to children both individually and in small groups, in home and community-based settings.
• Collaborate with clinical team members to ensure high-quality, well-integrated client care and problem resolution for the unique needs of each family.
• Participate in regular clinical team meetings and assist in the development of creative solutions tofamily challenges.
• Participate in the rigorous collection and analysis of data.
• Document and report to clinical supervisor and parents on children’s developmental progress.
• Support positive working relationships among clinical and administrative teams, client families, and community professionals.
• Opportunity to participate in other programs and services (e.g. Social Peers groups)
• Contribute positively to the ongoing growth and development of ISAND.

INTERESTED? HERE’S HOW TO APPLY
If you are inspired to join our team in helping to meet the needs of families of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization, please attach a single file (Word or PDF format) with your resume along with a cover letter titled: Behaviour Therapist (R20-07) and email it to careers@isand.ca. ISAND strives to create an accommodating and inclusive workplace and we commit to merit, transparency and inclusivity in our recruitment processes to ensure equal opportunity for all of our applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Senior Therapist (BCBA)

Are you a BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOUR ANALYST (BCBA) with experience working directly with individuals with ASD and their families? Do you have experience providing clinical supervision to other Behaviour clinicians? Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals working collaboratively and putting families first? Are you ready to explore a career that can impact lives, including your own? If you are, then be a part of our story. At ISAND we’re passionate about working with families to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

POSITION: Senior Therapist (BCBA)
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Independent Contractor
LOCATION: Toronto (Yonge/Finch)
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 5 Years

THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking an enthusiastic BCBA to work as part of our interdisciplinary team providing services and supports to children, teens, and young adults living with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders, and their families. The BCBA will work within a collaborative model to ensure coordinated access across disciplines as appropriate. ISAND offers a supportive interdisciplinary environment with opportunities to develop your skills through comprehensive supervision and collaborative opportunities.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of 5 years of experience working with children, teens, and young adults having autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders in clinic, home, community and school settings;
• Education: Master’s Degree: in Psychology; Applied Disability Studies; ABA; or another related field;
• BCBA certification is required;
• Specific training and/or experience in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis is required;
• Demonstrated ability to conduct functional assessments and develop & implement resulting positive behaviour support plans;
• Demonstrated ability to provide in-person and virtual therapy;
• Demonstrated experience providing coaching and mentoring to other Behaviour clinicians, and other disciplines as required;
• Experience working in an interdisciplinary team setting;
• Strong interpersonal skills that will support collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of professionals;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Experience supporting individuals with complex needs and their families;
• Demonstrated experience providing coaching, feedback and support to families;
• Mature and responsible approach towards work;
• Strong self-motivation, enthusiasm and creativity;
• Experience providing naturalistic developmental behavioural interventions would be considered an asset;
• Demonstrated ability to provide education to parents/caregivers, teachers and other involved persons;
• Experience working with teens and young adults with ASD is preferred;
• Current Vulnerable Sector and Police Check and ability to travel to home and community-based settings.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• With the assistance of Behaviour Consultants, parents/caregivers, and other relevant staff, develop individualized intervention programs based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis
• Provide ABA-based interventions individually and in small groups, in home and community-based settings;
• Collaborate with clinical team members to ensure high-quality, well-integrated client care and problem resolution for the unique needs of each family;
• Participate in regular clinical team meetings and assist in the development of creative solutions to family challenges;
• Participate in the rigorous collection and analysis of data;
• Provide parent coaching, feedback and support;
• Support positive working relationships among clinical and administrative teams, client families, and community professionals;
• Contribute positively to the ongoing growth and development of ISAND.

INTERESTED? HERE’S HOW TO APPLY
If you are inspired to join our team in helping to meet the needs of families of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization, please attach a single file (Word or PDF format) with your resume along with a cover letter titled: Senior Therapist (BCBA) (R20-09) and email it to careers@isand.ca by Thursday, January 21, 2021.