A premier Childcare and Community Impact Organization that works for the needs of all families in the community. Located in Salisbury, North Carolina, Partners In Learning strives to improve the lives of young children and their families daily. We are honored to provide the opportunities and experiences for those who are interested in working with children and families, including those with disabilities and their families.
Applied Behavorial Analysis
Here’s an intern description for ABA
- Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
- Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols.
- Follow and record data for prescribed toilet training protocols.
- Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client behavior.
- Conduct parent and caregiver training based upon the client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols.
- Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by the Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
- Maintain client confidentiality.
- Utilize safe and appropriate handling and guidance procedures when working with clients.
- Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.
- Collaborate with treatment team including client, parents and caregivers, outside professionals, Lead Behavioral Technician, ABA Interns, and co-workers.
- Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required training.
- Arrives prepared to supervision meetings with completed readings and assignments.
- Maintains appropriate supervision paperwork and documentation; ProvidesSupervising Behavior Analyst with documents that review revision and signature; Keeps Supervising Behavior Analyst informed of any changes to the supervision agreement, hours, or status.
- Demonstrates initiative and interest in the field by asking insightful questions and requesting additional training and supervision activities as necessary to develop professional and clinical skills. Maintains a high level of integrity, professional standards, and adheres to the BACB Ethical Guidelines.
Additional Responsibilities as the candidate progresses through supervision:
- Provide initial and ongoing staff education and training on client behavioral and skill acquisition protocols.
- Conduct regular staff skill evaluations.
- Provide positive and constructive feedback to staff regarding clinical and professional skills regularly.
- Conduct skill acquisition assessments under the supervision of the Behavior Analyst and ABA Interns; document results accordingly; prepare and explain reports to parents and caregivers.
- Conduct behavior reduction assessments including informal and formal assessment methods (i.e.: FA’s, FBA’s, parent interviews)
- Development of individual treatment plans.
- Weekly programming updates to individual treatment plans.
- Preparation of training materials for client programs.
- Present at company and local conferences.
- Update and maintain data collection systems and disseminate information to team members
If interested, please email Kelsie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Support and Triple P Parenting
Our family support specialist provides Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) one on one instruction to parents through multiple avenues of referrals. The Triple P practitioner works with families who have lost custody of their children and are working towards reunification, parents who are in jeopardy of losing their children. parents whose child is having difficulty in the classroom setting and would benefit from stronger parenting skills and parents who simply want to grow their tools for parenting their children. Our family support program provides an array of social work services to families in need including but not limited to: crisis intervention, employment search, time management, budgeting, referrals to community resources, IEP support, events for families of children with special needs, and much more.
If interested, please contact Tonya at email@example.com
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Services
We provide clinical mental health counseling services through individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy. We are able to provide professional development internships for anyone that may be interested in working closely with children and parents alongside a licensed therapist. Through clinical mental health counseling services, we develop treatment plans for each individual, maintain and update progress notes, as well as refer clients to the correct form of treatment if needed. We believe in an individualized and client-centered approach at partners In Learning. Our goal is to guide the clients and provide them with the tools and resources to benefit their well-being. If you are interested in shadowing or working alongside one of our providers, please reach out to Elizabeth Webb- at firstname.lastname@example.org
Developing and Marketing
The Development and Marketing Intern will work with the development team to help promote the program within the community and assist with organization of data and communications. This may include social media posts, press releases, plan and execute fundraising events, marketing flyers, creation of promotional materials, donor database entry, research and apply for grants, and attend public events when applicable.
If interested, please contact Amy at email@example.com
Community Based Rehabilitation Services
Community-Based Rehabilitative Services (CBRS): We provide developmental play therapy for children from birth- to three years old. We are able to provide professional development internships for anyone that may be interested in working closely with parents and children in their natural learning environment, like their home or childcare setting. CBRS providers work on goals developed in the IFSP ( Individual Family Support Plan) that is created by the Child Development Service Agency. Like every child, every goal is different; some children may have speech, occupational, physical, or social-emotional goals. Our job as CBRS providers is to treat the whole child and the whole family. If you are interested in shadowing or working alongside one of our providers please reach out to Cassie Karriker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Intervention & Inclusion Program
Early Intervention/ Inclusion Program: Our Early Intervention program is designed to identify children early, and ensure that all children have equal opportunities for high-quality education. Our Early Intervention Director works closely with the teachers and parents to ensure that the classroom has the appropriate modification, teachers have the appropriate training, and ensures that the parents have the same support at home. If you are interested in this program please feel free to reach out to Cassie Karriker at email@example.com