Behavior Interventionist

Direct Care Staff Palmdale, California



This position is with California Psychcare

Part of the 360 Behavioral Health Family of Providers




California Psychcare provides behavioral health therapy services to infants, children, adolescents, young adults and adults impacted by autism or other developmental disabilities through our in-home, in-clinic, school based or telehealth delivery models.


Our company was established more than 20 years ago and was one of the original autism therapy providers in California. Today we are one of the top 10 autism service providers in the United States – serving more than 4,000 clients through our 22 clinics.




Starting rate: $20


Your Role as Behavior Interventionist


As a Behavior Interventionist with California Psychcare, you work under the supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) as you interact directly with your clients during in-home visits to implement established behavioral treatment plans based in the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Implementing treatment plans may involve teaching individuals' adaptive skills, communication skills, self-care skills and social skills to improve their quality of life.


We offer part-time (15-20 hours / week) schedules for individuals available weekday afternoons between the hours of 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


Why Us?


This entry-level role can be the first step you take on the path toward an amazing and very rewarding career in behavioral healthcare.


We believe in our colleagues and we focus on cultivating from within, and we’re committed to your growth and development. If you share our passion to make a difference in the lives of others, we invite you to come GROW WITH US!


When you join California Psychcare as a Behavior Interventionist, here’s what we offer:


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Clear and Defined Career Progression
  • Performance-Based Bonuses / Incentives
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Benefits
  • No Cost Clinical Skills Training Including
  • No Cost Professional Development Training
  • 401(k) Program
  • Mileage / Phone Reimbursement
  • Employer Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Collegial & Collaborative Environment


What We Are Looking For:


  • BA/BS completed (Preferred majors: Psychology, Education, Child Development or other related fields).
  • Must be Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • A minimum requirement for this role is, you must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Some experience working with individuals with autism or other developmental disabilities using the principles of ABA-based behavioral therapy preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated, responsible, honest and articulate.
  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor; be well-organized and detail oriented.
  • Maintain professional boundaries and work well under pressure.
  • Politely interact with individuals and families who may be uncooperative or aloof.
  • Maintain professionalism and composure if and when a client demonstrates behaviors such as repetitive body movements, repeated vocalizations, aggression, self-injury, tantrums, etc.
  • Ability to serve culturally and linguistically diverse families in low and high social economic status areas.
  • Be comfortable working in clients’ homes (studio apartment, housing projects, etc.) of families with limited resources.
  • Effectively communicate with others (clients, family members, agency staff).
  • Accept, follow, and implement direction from agency representatives.
  • Ability to be creative, spontaneous, excited, and animated in your gestures, facial expressions and voice interactions.


Other Requirements:


  • This position requires traveling to clients’ homes: expected daily travel is at least 30 miles.
  • Have reliable transportation, current liability insurance for the vehicle and a clean driving record.
  • Have a telephone and reliable method to record scheduled appointments and return phone calls within 24 hours.


Ready to Grow with Us – And Be Part of Something Truly Amazing?


Apply Now


California Psychcare is an equal opportunity employer. If anyone is unable to fully access any portion of the 360 Behavioral Health | California Psychcare on-line system, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations.  Please contact us at 855-360-4437 for assistance.