Employment Opportunity

Part- or Full-time Job Position:

  • Licensed Clinician
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Licensed Psychologist
  • Job location
    • Home office at 333 Bennett Street, Fairfield, CT 06825
    • On location in clients’ homes, schools and communities
  • Part-time (beginning at 5-hours weekly) or Full-time (40+ hours weekly)

Job Description for Direct Therapists and Case Managers:

  • Clientele
    • Primarily elementary to high school ages (ranging from 3-to-21-years)
    • Most clients are on Individual Education Programs (IEPs), 504 plans or are involved with “Response to Intervention” evaluations
    • Developmental Disabilities (e.g., Autism Spectrum, Genetic Anomalies, cognitive impairments, etc.)
    • Individuals struggling with a range of issues within their (IEPs), such as academic, behavioral, or therapeutic struggles
    • And/or Mental Health issues (e.g., behavior disorders (Oppositional Defiant Disorders), anxiety, social struggles, depression, etc.)
  • Behavioral/Developmental/Educational Evaluations
    • Functional Behavioral/Developmental Evaluations are commonly needed
    • Formal testing with a range of appropriate evaluation tools is much less common, but a plus if you can administer these
    • Home program evaluations and development
    • Report writing with heavy emphasis on both functional evaluations and/or behavioral/therapeutic support plans
  • Development of Behavioral and/or Developmental Support Plans based on:
    • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
    • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) (we are NOT extreme in our use of ABA methodologies, but see some utility)
    • Positive Psychology
    • Special Education and instructional approaches
  • Social Development Instruction and Therapy
    • Social Thinking Curricula (e.g., Michelle Garcia-Winner)
    • Developing social stories & videos
    • Developing and managing child-specific peer social groups
    • Circles Program (e.g., Leslie Walker-Hirsch) about relationships
  • Consultation to Families & School Boards
    • Home Program Development
    • Family Counseling
    • School observations and consultations (e.g., participating in the IEP process)
    • Case Manager helping the family to organize the extremely varied numbers of activities and team members involved with the child
  • “Mind Care” LLC
    • Managing the use of on-line developmental and mental health questionnaires
    • “Virtual” case-management consultation to distanced clients
    • Need for comfort in having ongoing relationships with clients through telephone, email, Skype, Facetime, and text communications

Michael J. Weiss Ph.D. Director

 

Welcome to the home page of ADA Therapy LLC — spend some time looking at the services we offer, our commentaries on Applied Developmental Analysis (ADA) Therapy and the extensive Media Library that we have constructed.

Also, please comment wherever you go in the site… the entire website is one giant blog, so please tell us what you think as you browse around.

Many thanks, and welcome….

Michael J. Weiss, Ph.D.


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