ABA Announcements

Applied Behavior Analysis, Continuing Ed. Announcements

8/18/17 - BCBAs Needed in FL & AL

 The Learning Tree, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing applied behavior analytic services to children with intellectual disabilities and severe behavior problems within the state of Alabama. Below is a description of the different programs provided by our organization:


The Learning Tree's three residential campuses are located in Mobile, Jacksonville, and Tallassee. These campuses serve children with significant challenges, ages 6-21. We offer 24-hour residential care in a homelike setting within the community that is individualized to their unique and special needs. Also, each campus delivers individualized educational services at a community-based school.

• Our preschool programs located in Auburn, Mobile, and Anniston provide intensive early intervention services to children as young as 2 years old with intellectual disabilities including Autism. The primary focus of intervention is language acquisition but additional areas such as self-care, play, social, and pre-academic skills are taught in conjunction with language skills.

• Our consultation and outreach services focus on increasing skills and reducing barriers (including maladaptive behaviors) in local school environments. The consultation program serves a variety of school aged students with intellectual disabilities in school systems across Alabama.


Instructional Support Specialist (BCBA)

The Instructional Support Specialist is responsible for development and implementation of behavior support plans based on the principles of behavior analysis. This individual will be conducting direct and indirect assessments to develop these plans. The Instructional Support Specialist works closely with a team including members of the residential and education departments to ensure behavior plans are implemented with integrity.


Qualifications: Minimum of Master's degree in Psychology or Education, certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst given preference; minimum of one year's experience


All positions offer:

• Competitive Salary

• Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance

• Employer matching retirement plan

• Liberal leave package


 If interested in this position, contact Kenneth Atkins at katkins@learning-tree.org