Job Descriptions

Board Certified Behavior Analyst Clinical Supervisor

Locations: Greater Sacramento County; Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties, CA


Giving you considerable and meaningful administrative support you need so you can focus on your primary objective and your one personal passion – creating lifelong improvements in behavior to promote engagement within the family and community.


Looking to kick start or further your career in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) helping children and adults? Looking for a strong family feel organization that encourages and empowers free flow of ideas and dialogue with a high level of employee engagement? Looking for an organization to help you build a strong foundation where you can apply and enhance your skills, gain new skills and further your professional growth? Then CVAP is the place for you!  Join our seasoned team of ABA experts.


CVAP’s core values of integrity, collaboration, and ethics support our team members and treatment success. We empower our team members by offering opportunities for individualized professional growth and stated career goals.  Clear and positive supervisor and subordinate relationships foster a team environment conducive to successful clinical outcome.


CVAP is a renowned and well respected industry leader in ABA treatment.  CVAP has served for nearly three decades as a pioneering organization implementing ABA services in northern California. Using the Lovaas methodology as the foundation of its ABA services, CVAP has further developed and advanced ABA treatment, embracing advanced social skills and generalization of all skills into the natural environment. CVAP provides social skills and human interaction development and systematically programs treatment plans for all ages in the Greater Sacramento, San Joaquin and Stanislaus county areas. For families, CVAP adheres to the importance of family training and inclusion into intervention.


CVAP originated as an EIBI clinical replication research site chosen by the late Dr. Ivar Lovaas of UCLA to participate in his international, multi-site replication outcome study.Since its inception in 1990, CVAP has established itself as a well-known ABA treatment program with proven quality outcome data and its’ own peer reviewed published research, while remaining current with empirical, evidence-based research and literature. In the spirit of Dr. Lovaas, CVAP continues to work toward additional research publications. CVAP is very committed to research development and working with partners in the field to apply proven treatment across the industry.


Published research…CVAP has published its own clinical outcomes in a peer reviewed publication, Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment, Replication of the UCLA Model in a Community Setting, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, (Cohen, Amerine-Dickens, & Smith, 2006), and thereafter has been cited in hundreds of publications and presentations.


See what our staff have to say about CVAP…

The culture at CVAP has provided me the ability to succeed. 

CVAP has a well-rounded administrative and support team so you can focus on clinical treatment…allowing you to stay true to your passion of treatment!

At CVAP, there is a balance of science with creativity…best of both worlds!

Longevity is beyond industry standard.

CVAP encourages you to do your best and reach your full personal and professional potential.

CVAP is dedicated to training staff.

Great growth opportunity!

At CVAP, clients and their families come first.


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Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise and manage a reasonable caseload to capacity
  • Supervise BCBA/BCaBA candidates and RBT staff
  • Primary supervisor to supervisorial staff and Behavior Interventionists/RBTs
  • Initiate useful and proactive support to Clinical and Regional Directors
  • Conduct and write assessments
  • Develop goals and individual program plans
  • Develop, analyze and modify behavior management plans, graph data
  • Implement quality control and fidelity measures
  • Provide staff training individually and groups
  • Provide family training individually and in groups
  • Streamline information between departments
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external entities



  • Ability to empower others
  • Adheres to the BACB code of ethics
  • Excellent communication skills while relating effectively and professionally with all people
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, selfless positive attitude
  • Proactive and strong work ethic, with a passion for client and staff success
  • Strong behavior analytical skills and theoretical understanding of the science
  • Excellent technical writer using proper language to the audience and grammar
  • Well-spoken, confident and articulate; public speaking
  • Well-organized and focused on efficient time management
  • Global thinker while detail oriented
  • Receptive to feedback and change opportunities
  • Pleasant, sincere and honest personality


Competitive Compensation Package

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tiered business model to provide analysts/metrics with additional support for all aspects of services
  • Supportive administrative staff to manage referrals, authorizations, and claims
  • Supportive Scheduling Department to handle scheduling and full-service Human Resources Department to manage hiring responsibilities; scheduling and hiring full-filled by the Human Resources and Staffing departments
  • Sign on bonus
  • Moving allowance
  • Medical and Dental (Employer Contribution)
  • Vision (Employer funded)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (Employer funded)
  • 401k Participation (Employer contribution up to 5%)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Conferences
  • Paid annual continuing education units (CEUs)
  • Paid BCBA Registration fees
  • Phone allowance
  • Company issued laptop
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Staff Expense Budget
  • Supplemental insurance available
  • Flex Saving Account (FSA) available
  • Resources for assessment and program development


Come join a winning team!


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Senior Behavior Interventionist I/II

Locations: San Joaquin County

The Senior Interventionist Applicant will have already demonstrated their abilities in the areas listed below:

  • Ability to work effectively during 1:1 Intervention and has passed multiple overlap tutor overlap forms consecutively across quarters.
  • Has demonstrated competency with each client’s specific needs and Behavior Management Plans across multiple clients at multiple levels (i.e. start-up, TOM, school-age, etc).
  • Demonstrates competency in structure of IT and ESAIP if qualified.
  • Is able to work competently in the Center (has knowledge of Center procedures) and as a floater in the Center.
  • Is Peer Play trained and continues to demonstrate competency in facilitating peer interactions and data collection.
  • Is School Trained and continues to demonstrate competency in shadowing clients in school, collecting data, and maintaining professional relationships with school staff.
  • Presents good clinical insight in regard to client progress and behaviors.
  • Initiates clinic recommendations based on clinic notes or recommendations made at clinic.
  • Maintains professional relationships across environments.


The applicant must complete and pass the following activities during the Senior Interventionist 90-day probationary period:

  • Attendance at an Interventionist Trainer Workshop
  • Passes Interventionist Trainer Evaluation.
  • Passes follow up Trainer Overlap Form when assessing trainee at 10 and 20 hours.
  • Deemed an effective Behavior Interventionist trainer.
  • Knowledgeable of all administrative procedures (i.e. vacation requests, SIR forms, etc.).
  • Receives training provided by the CA or Clinical Supervisor, for each senior case, in regard to data collection and how to accumulate data specific to client.
  • Demonstrates some knowledge of the progression of programs and SD’s for programs.
  • Writes detailed clinic notes that encompass all behavioral and programmatic recommendations.
  • Competently monitor entries in logbook and provide appropriate feedback to ensure recommendations and discrimination training is being followed.
  • Demonstrates the ability to set up new programs.
  • Creates and update generalization checklists (based on supervisor frequency recommendations) and monitor tutors progress towards completing generalization assignments.
  • Files old notes consistently and is knowledgeable of filing procedures.
  • Continues to receive 5’s and above on all administrative feedback forms and consistently fulfills all senior tutor duties detailed on Senior Monthly Checklist for 4 consecutive weeks prior to end of probationary period.
  • Turns in completed Senior Monthly Checklist to Supervisor consistently.

Behavior Interventionist I/II

Experienced and Non-Experienced candidates apply. A rewarding employment opportunity in an established Applied Behavior Analysis program working with children diagnosed with autism. Candidates will work one-on-one with clients and serve as support staff in our autism therapy clinics. Paid training will be provided.  Full-time positions include medical, dental, vision along with paid vacation/sick/holiday time and 401k participation. Minimum one year employment commitment preferred. APPLY HERE


Qualified candidates are those who can move quickly and swiftly from the floor, to the chair, and back, in a repeated motion throughout the day, for up to 4-6 hour blocks of time.  For the safety of children, candidates must be able to move more quickly than the child they are working with, and may at times be responsible for 2 or 3 children they must be able to manage in the event a child bolts.  Position requires the ability to lift 50 lbs. Must be 18 years or older and have reliable transportation. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but HS diploma may be accepted. Behavior Interventionist I requires HS Diploma and Behavior Interventionist II requires a Bachelors Degree. Spanish bilingual applicants are a plus.

Clinical Supervisor

Location: San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties

Career Opportunity
Join one of the original, sanctioned providers of Applied Behavior Analysis in California.  Central Valley Autism Project (CVAP) began as a research replication site chosen by the late Dr. Ivar Lovaas of UCLA over 24 years ago.  CVAP continues today as a leading ABA provider in the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and mountain counties of California.  CVAP provides its team members with career opportunities that are founded on over 24 years of proven performance in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.  Many of our clinical team members have been with us for over 15 years and some as long as 24 years.  They have enjoyed a work environment that promotes development of individual career goals with attractive compensation and benefits.  Any applicant will appreciate joining this seasoned team. 



  • BCBA (required)
  • Master’s degree in ABA or a related field
  • 2 – 5 years experience in  ABA; preferred in autism
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role
  • Bi lingual Spanish speaking preferred


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage clinical team/quality control
  • Conduct assessments
  • Develop and modify behavior management plans, curriculum, data analysis, accurate graphing and programming
  • Conduct parent training toward parent’s effective application of ABA
  • Coordination and positive collaboration within and outside CVAP
  • Initiate useful and proactive support to Clinical Director


Skills Required

  • Energetic, enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Proactive work ethic, passion for client and staff success
  • Well organized, strong time management skills, multi task
  • Receptive to feedback, self analysis for change, open to new clinical discipline
  • Proficient clinical, technical writing/proficient professional writing
  • Articulate/public speaking
  • Be one-step ahead; big picture thinker



  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401k Participation

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