Trainer III

Position Title: Trainer III
Program: River Street School
General Purpose:
Under the general direction of the Director River Street School, to provide training and
technical assistance on children with autism to the River Street School Autism Program
and to local boards of education.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assists the Director in program development and maintenance by developing
program standards, providing guidance to autism case coordinators, developing
comprehensive services programs for LEAs and conducting quality assurance checks on
existing programs.
2. Maintains a caseload of students. Attends team meetings, conducts assessments,
develops objectives and educational programs and supervises program execution.
3. Provides technical assistance to LEAs and River Street School by planning and
providing workshops, forums, presentations and on-site consultations designed to
improve the quality of services delivered to children with autism.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires Masters degree or PhD in Psychology or Speech plus 10 years experience in
special education systems serving children with autism or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Must be knowledgeable and competent in applied behavior
analysis, autism intervention and characteristics, family support, management of problem
behavior and communication/language training.
Working Conditions
Occasionally requires application of physical strength and stamina to restrain a child
experiencing a behavioral crisis.
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed rather than give an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.
Date: 3/1/99