FirstSteps is Seeking BCBAs!

fs logo 300pxFirstSteps is currently seeking BCBAs in THREE Los Angeles locations in West Los Angeles (Culver City), East Los Angeles (Alhambra), and North Los Angeles/Ventura County (Calabasas)! 

Seeking Program Directors:

Do you want to join a team that provides you with the opportunity to learn, grow, and work with the most organized and professional Behavior Analysts in the field? If you answered yes, FirstSteps might be for you! By joining our team, you'll become part of a talented group of clinicians who are committed to improving the lives of young children with autism and related disorders.

Our dedication and integrity help to make FirstSteps a dynamic place to work. We emphasize teamwork, honesty, and mutual respect. Most importantly, we strive to maintain a family atmosphere and fun working environment, which is fundamental to our success as a company.

FirstSteps proudly offers:

  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • High time-off accrual rates
  • Cell phone reimbursements
  • Incentive pay programs
  • FREE in-house CEUs
  • FirstSteps Journal Club - featuring current behavior analytic topics
  • Paid conference attendance and travel
  • FUN outings with all staff and leaders
  • Annual Leadership Retreats
  • On-going festive team-building events
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Electronic data collection and graphing
  • Support from highly skilled administrative professionals
  • Support and extensive training from our clinical team
  • Opportunities to conduct and present research at national conferences

Program Director Job Description:

Our Program Directors are responsible for managing a team of clinicians in the design and implementation of individualized treatment programs for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, Program Directors may opt to participate in a variety of activities and projects for the betterment of the company and the behavior analytic field, to include conducting and presenting research, speaking in the community, volunteering at events, and working on other clinical projects of their interest.

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Conduct functional behavior assessments and design exceptional, evidence-based, individualized, comprehensive, and effective treatment plans and intervention programs for each learner
  • Regularly observe and assess each client's treatment and provide updates to assure optimal progress
  • Update assessments and progress reports | concurrent reviews for insurance providers and school districts
  • Educate and train parents in the Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, therapeutic targets and strategies, and behavior management techniques to ensure proper generalization of treatment effects outside the therapy setting
  • Collaborate with funding sources, attend IEP meetings, and conduct peer reviews to assure most optimal and comprehensive treatment for clients
  • Provide sound clinical oversight and management of therapeutic teams to optimize treatment outcomes
  • Maintain accurate treatment notes for each client's medical record


  • Master's Degree (Degree in Psychology or closely related field strongly preferred)
  • Behavior Analyst Certification (BCBA) completed 2 years prior experience in a similar role (Case Supervisor, Program Director, etc.)

View our current job posting on ABAI's Career Central

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