Board Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA (full-time, center based)

Clinical Leadership Frederick, Maryland


Position at Little Leaves Behavioral Services

Center Based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Opportunity at our Frederick, MD Center

Why Grow your BCBA Career with Little Leaves

Compensation and Schedule:
Compensation: We offer a guaranteed base salary (not based on billables) plus other company paid benefits, with a total compensation earning potential between $93,000 to $103,000
Continue your Growth: Professional Development Budget
Recharge:  Flexible Time Off (unlimited PTO), 11 Holidays
Schedule:  Center based, no nights or weekends. Possibility to work off-site weekly with approval
Unlimited Referral Bonuses: Generous referral bonuses - no limitations!

Other Great Benefits
Small caseloads
Bonus Opportunities
Comprehensive Medical / Dental / Vision Plans
Professionally-Managed 401(K) Plan
Focus On Clinical Quality, Supervision & Mentorship
Fun & Supportive Team Environment
Relocation Assistance - Ask Us!

What makes Little Leaves a great place to work in ABA:

  • Ethics: Little Leaves has an unwavering commitment to ethics—both clinically and in our business practices. 
  • Professional Development:  With growth as a core value, Little Leaves ensures all staff receive on-going professional development.  Opportunities include regular supervision with an experienced BCBA/BCBA-D, peer reviews, all-staff trainings, and in-house CEU-granting presentations.  Little Leaves also provides financial support for conference and workshop attendance.  
  • High-quality Behavior Technicians:  Well-trained Behavior Technicians mean your programming will be implemented with fidelity.   Little Leaves uses rigorous hiring standards to ensure we find the right team members.  We then use a consistent training model which includes multiple weeks of hands-on coaching to ensure all BTs are well-prepared for their role.  
  • Multi-Tier Model: Little Leaves uses an apprentice style model to help up-and-coming and recent BCBAs develop into competent, independent case supervisors.    
  • Center based program: Being together in one building means that supervisors can see their clients and BTs more regularly and jump in to provide support as needed.  We all enjoy being together as a community where we can collaborate each day! More time with each other, less time in cars! 
  • What we do:  We provide high quality, critical early intervention programs, based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Services are designed to nurture the growth and development of young children with social, behavior, and/or language challenges. Little Leaves provides a range of in-home, at-school, and full day center-based ABA services for children with developmental delays, especially Autism Spectrum Disorders, in Virginia, the DC metro area, the Baltimore metro area, and the South Florida area. 

As a BCBA with Little Leaves you will: 

Supervising Behavior Analysts manage and oversee the delivery of ABA therapy services to children with developmental delays, especially Autism Spectrum Disorders. Supervising Behavior Analysts perform assessments, develop treatment plans, lead and supervise a team of therapists, train staff, and work with parents and families. BCBA or BCBA-D required.    

  • Conduct comprehensive behavioral skills assessments 
  • Develop individualized ABA treatment plans and programs based on assessment results  
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and develop Behavior Intervention Plans  
  • Modify treatment plans and programs as needed based on data-driven decisions  
  • Oversee treatment plan implementation and provide clinical supervision to staff  
  • Work collaboratively with members of the child’s team, family, and other professionals 
  • Provide regular training to families and caregivers  
  • Provide initial and ongoing training to therapists  
  • Write reports and maintain client records  
  • Create materials as needed to support program implementation
  • Provide BCBA Supervision as needed (training and support provided)
  • Ensure internal policies are followed  

As a BCBA candidate some of our desired qualifications are:

  • Master’s or doctoral degree in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or related field required  
  • Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA or BCBA-D) required  
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with children with a developmental delay, communication disorder and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder  
  • Clinical experience conducting assessments using the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS) and/or Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) 
  • Clinical experience developing treatment plans, programs, and materials and monitoring progress
  • Experience, knowledge, and confidence in supervising a staff of therapists, and providing staff training  
  • Experience working with and training families  
  • Familiarity with Skinner’s verbal operants and Naturalistic teaching procedures
  • Exceptional collaboration skills with colleagues and families  
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Excellent time management skills, experience managing a caseload  
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality and adherence to the BACB Code of Ethics  
  • Record of success in previous positions as evidenced by excellent references 
  • Technologically adept and enthusiastic  

Little Leaves Behavioral Services knows that providing the highest quality services to your child requires a team effort, and that is how we work. Within Little Leaves, we have created a model for our professionals to collaborate on treatment approaches, share best practices, and continuously learn from each other since growth and professional development of our clinicians is key to the success of our clients.

Health and Safety Requirements:
In our continuing effort to protect the health and safety of our employees, students, clients, families and visitors, FullBloom requires that all candidates for employment who receive a conditional offer of employment from the Company must wear an approved mask if and when reporting to a physical work site where they are interacting with others. 

Our Company:

We are a professional organization with a powerful social objective: to become a national leader in programs for children with autism and unique learning needs. Little Leaves is a division of FullBloom, Impact for Life.

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Little Leaves and FullBloom are Equal Opportunity Employers