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01. BCBA/LBA Director

Compass Behavioral Group is a home- and clinic-based, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) company that provides individualized, data-driven behavioral therapy to families throughout Virginia. We are seeking a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) to direct our Norfolk location and join us in our mission as we support families and their children with developmental challenges.

As one of the largest providers of behavioral services in Virginia, Compass offers the security of an established, thriving company; a supportive, team-oriented work environment; and a culture of continual self-improvement and mutual accountability. We are committed to excellence, not just in our clients’ outcomes, but in ourselves and one another. We have multiple offices located throughout Virginia, convenient to the communities that we serve. The Director of our Norfolk location will work in close collaboration with our other location directors and our Regional Director.

Successful candidates will be a BCBA and have, or be eligible for, licensure as a licensed behavior analyst (LBA) in Virginia. They will have supervisory experience as well as experience managing administrative tasks. The director will be responsible for providing both clinical and administrative oversight to ensure the success of the location.

We offer competitive compensation, including bonuses, as well as a comprehensive full-time benefits package. We also offer a structured environment for professional growth and opportunities for advancement.

Directors at Compass receive personal Apple devices, reimbursement for mileage, phone and supplies, as well as access to assessment tools and a library of resources and activities.

To see a video with more information about who we are, please go to https://compassva.com/discoverwhatsnext/.

Why choose Compass:

  • Enriching and supportive environment for all employees
  • Comprehensive supervisor training program that uses a BST model for all new supervisors
  • Extensive new hire training and ongoing support for all clinicians
  • Competitive base salary with significant earning potential
  • Personal office
  • Personal Apple devices (e.g. MacBook and iPad)
  • Access to assessment tools and a library of resources and activities
  • Free CEUs offered in house and reimbursement for attendance at select conferences
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Employee bonuses
  • Tuition assistance
  • Mileage, phone, and therapeutic supplies reimbursement

Comprehensive benefits for full-time directors include:

  • Health insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan after first year with up to 4% employer match
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off

    02. BCBA/LBA Supervisor

    Compass Behavioral Group provides individualized, data-driven, compassionate ABA therapy to families throughout Virginia. We are seeking board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) to join us in our mission as we support families and their children with developmental challenges.

    As one of the largest providers of behavioral services in Virginia, Compass offers the security of an established, thriving company; a supportive, team-oriented work environment; and a culture of continual self-improvement and mutual accountability. We are committed to excellence, not just in our clients’ outcomes, but in ourselves and one another. We have multiple offices located throughout Virginia, convenient to the communities that we serve.

    Successful candidates will be BCBAs and have, or be eligible for, licensure as a licensed behavior analyst (LBA) in Virginia within 1 month of hire. They will ideally have experience working with children and/or adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Supervisory experience is helpful, but not required.

    Students who have completed coursework and supervision for BCBA strongly encouraged to apply.

    Position details:

    • Our supervisors manage a caseload of 4-5 behavior support clinicians, who each have 2-3 clients that are seen predominantly in the home setting.
    • Supervisors meet with families at the start of treatment, help the family identify the goals for the client, and conceptualize each case with consultation.
    • Supervisors then provide training to caregivers in the home/community, and manage the implementation of interventions in the home, community, and clinic (as needed), and provide care coordination/documentation to support treatment.
    • Supervisors use evidence-based ABA and complementary practices (e.g., motivational interviewing) to maintain family engagement in services and adjust the treatment plan to maximize efficacy for the clients/families on his/her/their caseload.
    • All supervisors receive weekly support and consultation, as well as bi-monthly groups to support cohesiveness of the site and continued professional/clinical development.

    Why choose Compass as a BCBA/LBA:

    • Enriching and supportive environment for all employees
    • Small caseload
    • Cohesive leadership team with person-centered approach
    • Support with work/life balance
    • Streamlined administrative processes
    • Commitment to healthy culture and transparency
    • Comprehensive new supervisor training and ongoing support
    • Extensive new hire training and ongoing support for all clinicians to help support supervisors
    • Competitive base salary with significant further earning potential/ bonuses
    • Personal office/Personal Apple devices (e.g. MacBook and iPad) provided
    • Data collection software/app developed and tailored to the practice of ABA to minimize time-consuming documentation.
    • Free CEUs offered in house and conference attendance/lodging for local professional conference
    • Advancement opportunities/opportunities to pursue clinical interests
    • Monthly mileage, phone, and therapeutic supplies reimbursement
    • Multiple resources for consultation and support in a variety of areas, such as transition-age clients, trauma-informed ABA, complex cases, medically complicated treatment.

    Comprehensive benefits for full-time BCBA/LBA Supervisors include:

    • Health insurance
    • Health Savings Account
    • Dental insurance
    • Employer Paid Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
    • 401K retirement plan after first year with up to 4% employer match
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Generous paid time off and flexible PTO policy
    • Free Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program for employees and immediate family

      03. ABA Behavior Technician

      Compass is a community-focused multi-disciplinary counseling agency providing clinical services to children, adolescents and adults in the Hampton Roads area. We are currently seeking individuals who have a passion for working with children with special needs in our Connections ABA program.

      Compass provides services in all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk).

      Benefits:

      Compass provides competitive wages and a variety of benefits including:

      • Company issued iPad to support field work and documentation
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Cell phone subsidy
      • Reimbursement for therapeutic supplies and resources
      • Health, Dental, 401K, Life Insurance, and Long term Disability insurance for Full-Time employees
      • Paid Time Off for Full-Time employees
      • Professional Growth and Promotion opportunities
      • Enriching and supportive environment for all employees
      • Free clinical supervision towards BCBA or BCaBA certification available for eligible Full-Time employees
      • Free Residency supervision for full-time LPC and LCSW Residents

      As a professional in our program, you will:

      • Provide home-based ABA services to individuals diagnosed with Autism and/ or related developmental disabilities under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
      • Work directly with families to support them in learning interventions and improving client behaviors
      • Collaborate with other professionals from various agencies in the community including: social services, schools, community service boards, physicians, etc.
      • Work one-on-one with clients and families in their homes and in the community to support them in learning functional communication skills, play skills, self-help skills, and safety skills.
      • Utilize interventions specifically designed for each child, record daily progress, maintain client records, and collect data on clients’ goals/ objectives.

      Qualifications and Skills

      • A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field such as psychology, child development, communication disorders, behavior analysis, special education, or other human services fields is highly preferred
      • A minimum of 1 year of direct experience working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays is required.
      • Candidates must be available to work with clients and their families during after-school and evening hours.
      • Candidates must be punctual, responsible, patient, friendly and motivated.
      • Candidates must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.

        04. Intensive In-Home Clinician (QMHP-C)

        We are seeking motivated professionals for Full Time Intensive In-Home Clinician positions. This program is designed to stabilize, strengthen, and support at-risk children and families through community-based counseling, collaboration, and skill building. The Intensive In-Home program provides excellent training, supervision, experience and support to bolster your career. Compass offers Full Time benefits and reimbursements.

        Free Residency Supervision for full time clinicians seeking Residency in Counseling and Residency in Social Work in our Intensive In-Home program. The Residency program provides free, on-site individual and group supervision toward LPC and LCSW licensure. Residency Supervisors are available to provide guidance with initial submission and documentation.

        Candidates for the Intensive In-Home clinician position must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional — Child (QMHP-C). A bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services or a related field (e.g. counseling, psychology, social work) and at least 1500 hours of documented clinical experience with children or adolescents who have a DSM diagnosis is required for the QMHP-C designation.

        This position requires registration with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-Child. Candidates who have already completed the registration process are preferred.

        At a minimum, candidates should initiate the registration process prior to interviewing with Compass. Registration applications must be completed online at www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling_forms.htm

          05. Mental Health Skill-building Clinician (QMHP-A)

          We are seeking motivated professionals for our Mental Health Skill-building Program. This program is designed to be goal-directed training to enable adult clients with mental illness achieve and maintain independence and community stability.

          This is a community-based position and involves training that is focused on the following areas with clients:

          • Functional skills and appropriate behavior related to the individual’s health & safety
          • Activities of daily living
          • Use of community resources
          • Assistance with medication management
          • Monitoring health, nutrition, and physical condition

          Compass provides services in all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk).

          Candidates for this position must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional- Adult (QMHP-A). A bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services or a related field (e.g. counseling, psychology, social work) and at least 1500 hours of documented clinical experience with adults who have a DSM diagnosis is required for QMHP-A registration.

          This position requires registration with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-Adult. Candidates who have already completed the registration process are preferred.

          At a minimum, candidates should initiate the registration process prior to interviewing with Compass. Registration applications must be completed online at www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling_forms.htm