Fall Interns (UNPAID) for Alpine Academy

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Alpine Academy/Interventions Unlimited
848 Executive Drive
Oviedo, FL
Application Deadline: August 8, 2014
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)
Timeframe: 08/11/14 — 12/19/14 (Flexible)

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Description

Our Services

We provide a wide range of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services and supports to persons with autism, other developmental disabilities or behavioral difficulties. We also work with families, educators, and other caregivers. Services are provided in the home, school, and community. We serve persons of all ages. We are available to clients in Florida, other states, and countries.

Services include:

ABA School

Our ABA school is a full day school for children with autism or other developmental disabilities. The teaching methods are based on the principles of ABA with a focus on developing language and communication. We accept McKay Scholarships. Please contact our office for current tuition.

Behavioral Evaluation

During the evaluation, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or a Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCABA) will interview the parents or caregivers, and observe your child. The evaluator will also interact with your child and try different strategies to determine areas of strength and weakness. The evaluator will make recommendation regarding the intensity of services needed.

ABLLS Assessment

A BCBA or a BCABA will conduct the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills to determine your child’s level of skills in the areas of language and beginning learner skills.

Functional Behavioral Assessment

A BCBA or a BCABA will conduct the functional behavioral assessment to determine the environmental variables that affect and maintain the target problem behaviors, so as to develop effective behavior intervention plans to change the target behaviors.

1:1 ABA Therapy

During 1:1 therapy, a behavior therapist will work with your child to teach a variety of skills that your child needs to learn such as language skills, beginning learner skills, social and play skills, self care skills, and academic skills. The behavior therapist will also work on reducing any problem behaviors your child exhibits such as tantrums and aggression. Parent training will be conducted during the sessions.

ABA Consultation at Clinic, Home and School

The behavior therapist will consult with the parents regarding any concerns. The behavior therapist can design a home program for you to implement. During school consultation, the behavior analyst will consult with the teacher regarding your child’s behaviors, social interaction with other children and inclusion issue.

School Shadowing

A behavior therapist can go to your child’s school to assist your child in being successful in the classroom. The therapist will work with the teacher to gradually fade the 1:1 assistance, so that your child can be independent in the classroom.

Summer Reading Clinic and Social Skills Summer Camp

We offer intensive summer camps for children with language, social and academic difficulties. Using Applied Behavior Analysis, our dedicated and skilled instructors will help your child improve social competency and readi

Responsibilities

Assist teachers with daily activities, care of children, assist with any data, organize notes, files, Come in on time, ready to work, positive attitude, minimal call outs, provide a set schedule.

Requirements

Focused, loves working with children, dedicated, psychology major, education, ABA or speech pathology majors. We are looking for dedicated interns that will honor the internship. The internship will for all fall semester. August 9th till Dec 19th. Our school schedule, although a private school reflects Seminole County School with a few exceptions.

You will have to pass a background check at your cost before starting

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