Behaviour Consultant, OAP Urgent Response Services - Canopy Support Services

Dec 30, 2023
Peterborough, Ontario

Program:             Autism Services

Position:              Behaviour Consultant, OAP Urgent Response Services

Duration:             Full time, Regular

Salary positing is on the established grid and is pro-rated to Canopy’s fiscal year, $29.46 to $38.77 per hour or ($53,616.97 to $70,556.27 annually)

What We Will Ask of You: As a key member of our Autism Services OAP Urgent Response Services (URS) team, our Behaviour Consultant (BC) plays an important role.  On most days you’ll be providing and overseeing ABA-based services within the URS framework to children/youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In collaboration with the Clinical Supervisor, the BC supports with the preparation of all relevant documents, including but not limited to session notes, urgent response service plans, and safety plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide and oversee ABA-based services within the Urgent Response Services (URS) framework to children/youth with ASD.

  • Deliver evidence-based behavioural services, caregiver and mediator training and/or education, time-limited case coordination and consultation including; conducting assessment activities, designing data collection protocols and interpreting data to make data-based decisions within the URS framework, and collaborating with other service providers.

  • Provide implementation support for behaviour plans/service plans during a family’s involvement with URS.

  • Design and facilitate training and coaching for parents and professionals regarding implementation of ABA-based strategies.

  • Support the Clinical Supervisor in the preparation of all relevant documents, including but not limited to session notes, urgent response service plans, and safety plans.

  • Research and analysis of best practices.


  • Bachelor Degree in Social Science or equivalent.

  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)/Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA) qualifications or ability to obtain BCBA/BCaBA qualifications is an asset.

  • 3+ years of experience working with the ASD population; short-term consultation, experience in development and implementation of ABA evidence-based programming.

  • Experience in consultation, supporting mental health and caseload management is considered an asset.

  • Extensive knowledge of developmental sector services, OAP guidelines, community resources, mental health services and Advocacy and Social Action for People with Disabilities Act 2008.

  • Valid G-Class driver’s license for the Province of Ontario, access to reliable transportation and have valid proof of automobile insurance with driving for business purposes and a minimum liability of two million dollars.

Who We Are:

At Canopy Support Services, we empower individuals to overcome barriers and live their best lives. Within a welcoming, safe, accessible environment, those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) have access to individualized supports, resources, and specialized clinical services.

Taking an individualized approach, we recognize that everyone’s abilities and circumstances are unique, and that they require different supports or solutions to achieve their best quality of life. Our skilled staff work together as a team. Through creativity, strong communication, and collaboration, they empower and inspire confidence in those we serve. We are a capacity building organization. Through planning, evidence-based approaches and proactive measures, we form a stable foundation in the lives of those we support. With knowledge and expertise, we play a part in strengthening our community and its people.

Our primary service area extends across five regions – Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Durham, and Haliburton – and is expanding virtually and physically to reach new areas. With a growing team of over 100 dedicated staff, we work with individuals of all ages to support them in different stages of their lives.

At Canopy Support Services, people are listened to, supported, and empowered. We find individualized solutions that build on strengths, and are inspired by best practice and rooted in community. Together, we build capacity, forming a stable foundation in the lives of those we support.

We look forward to having a person who shares our passion and commitment to developmental services join us!

How You Can Join Our Team:

If you’re interested in working with us to better your community, then please click Apply now to complete your application! 

We will review applications as they are received until we find our successful candidate. We thank you for your interest and those selected to participate in the selection process will be contacted. Accommodation in accordance with applicable legislation will be provided for all employment related activities, Canopy Support Services is an equal opportunity employer!


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