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Chicago Autism & Behavior Specialists

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Therapist – Itasca, Illinois
Department Therapist
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Based on experience

The BCBA position involves providing and supervising ABA therapy in both clinical and home-based settings. The BCBA will formulate and implement treatment plans, conduct regular parent trainings and collaborate with team members implementing treatment plans.  The BCBA will assist in the creation of training materials for parents and staff and monitor client progress.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Conduct functional assessments and create behavior plans that are generalizable to every day environments
  • Maintain accurate and organized client notes, data and reports
  • Review technician’s documentation and data collection and provide feedback as needed
  • Complete necessary documenting (i.e. supervision summaries, program updates, overlaps) following direct services hours
  • Maintain supervision schedule which includes assessments, overlaps, team meetings, parent updates and parent trainings
  • Confer with members of ABA therapy staff and other health team members to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment program
  • Prepare and conduct regular staff performance reviews with HR and Clinic Director
  • Provide supervision to BCBA candidates as outlined in the BCBA Supervision Contract 
  • Generate team spirit through creating and maintaining an environment that fosters staff satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis or special education
  • Minimum of 4 years providing ABA treatment to children
  • BCBA certified with ability to supervise
  • Possess and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong administrative and time management skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to play with clients in the gym, jump on the trampoline, push in swings,
  • Ability to bend down, squat and lift 50 pounds
  • Volunteer in community events in which CABS participates or events hosted by CABS for clients and/or their families
  • Have a valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and reliable transportation to be able to drive between clients’ homes and community settings
  • Must pass a thorough background check


  • Competitive wages
  • Regular training
  • Continuing education stipend
  • Medical and dental insurance with substantial company contribution
  • Company paid life and short and long-term disability insurance
  • 12 PTO days
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid breaks
  • Travel and mileage reimbursement

References:  A minimum of 3 references are required

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  • Location
    Itasca, Illinois
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Based on experience
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