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ABA Fieldwork Opportunities

Are you passionate about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and eager to gain practical fieldwork experience for your masters program?

Join our exciting ABA Student Fieldwork Opportunity and make a real difference in the lives of individuals with autism!

Experience the Blossom Difference with our Interdisciplinary ABA Fieldwork Program

Blossom provides ABA master’s students with an enriching fieldwork experience, immersing them in a unique learning environment. Our program stands out due to the collaborative efforts of our two additional disciplines–speech therapy and occupational therapy. This interdisciplinary approach enhances the overall experience for our students.

ABA Fieldwork Opportunities

Another key aspect that sets Blossom’s ABA Program apart from the others is our strong focus on Natural Environment Teaching (NET) and child-led ABA therapy. This emphasis ensures that our students gain practical knowledge and skills in working with individuals in their natural environments, promoting meaningful and effective learning experiences.

By optimizing our fieldwork program, Blossom aims to provide ABA master’s students with an exceptional educational journey, equipping them with the necessary tools to make a positive impact in the field of applied behavior analysis.

What will ABA Fieldwork Students Receive?

At Blossom, ABA fieldwork students can expect a comprehensive and rewarding experience that prepares them for success in their careers. Here are some of the key features of our program:

  • Concentrated Supervised Fieldwork: ABA fieldwork students have the opportunity to accrue 1500 hours of concentrated supervised fieldwork, providing them with extensive hands-on experience and practical skills development.

  • Assigned Primary Fieldwork Supervisor: Students will have 1:1 weekly meetings with their dedicated primary fieldwork supervisor, ensuring individualized support and guidance throughout their fieldwork journey.

  • Cohort Experience/Collaborative Learning: Weekly group supervision meetings will be conducted at each location. Students have the opportunity to attend weekly study group, where they can learn from and collaborate with their peers, gaining valuable insights and diverse perspectives.

What are the Eligibility Requirements for ABA Fieldwork Students?

All interested students should fill out an application to accrue fieldwork hours with Blossom’s fieldwork program coordinator. To participate in Blossom’s fieldwork program, interested students must meet specific eligibility criteria. These requirements ensure that students are well-prepared and qualified for the program.

Here are the eligibility criteria:

  • Enrollment in a Qualifying ABA Master’s Program: Students must be currently enrolled in an ABA master’s program that meets the necessary standards and qualifications.
  • Client Staffing: Students must be staffed on a client for a minimum of 15 hours per week. Both full-time and part-time students are eligible to apply.
  • Blossom Employee in Good Standing: Students must be current employees of Blossom and should maintain a good standing within the organization.
  • Post-Training Work Commitment: Students are required to commit to working at Blossom for at least 30 days following the completion of their training, ensuring continuity and stability within the program.
  • Fieldwork Application: All interested students must complete the fieldwork application, providing relevant information and demonstrating their commitment to the program.

  • BCBA Fieldwork Recommendation: Students must obtain a fieldwork recommendation from a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), affirming their suitability and readiness for the fieldwork program.

By adhering to these eligibility requirements, Blossom ensures that students who participate in their fieldwork program possess the necessary qualifications and dedication to excel in the applied behavior analysis field. The BACB (Behavior Analyst Certification Board) website provides frequently asked questions pertaining to documenting your fieldwork.

Participate in Personalized and Exceptional ABA Fieldwork with Blossom

Blossom offers an exceptional and tailored fieldwork program, making it a top ABA fieldwork opportunity. Our program focuses on providing each student with a comprehensive and personalized experience to help them achieve their goals in the field of ABA. Through a range of relevant and engaging fieldwork activities, we equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary for a rewarding and impactful career.

At Blossom, we understand the importance of individualized learning and development. We prioritize creating meaningful experiences for each student, ensuring they receive the guidance and support needed to excel in their chosen path. Our fieldwork program is designed to foster growth, challenge students, and prepare them for a successful future in the ABA field.

By offering a top-tier fieldwork opportunity, Blossom strives to empower students and help them become confident and competent professionals in applied behavior analysis.

Taylor Ross

Fieldwork Coordinator

Meet your fieldwork coordinator, Taylor.

Taylor is a 5th year BCBA at Blossom Children’s Center. During her undergraduate studies at Central Michigan University, Taylor embarked on a journey of working with individuals on the autism spectrum. This newfound passion was ignited after her volunteering experience at the Autism center on CMU’s Campus, where she discovered a profound affection for both the children and the scientific aspects of autism.

Building upon her foundation, she went on to earn her master’s degree in ABA with a focus on autism from Ball State University and has worked at Blossom Children’s Center since 2020.

Get in touch with Taylor if you are interested in Blossom’s ABA Fieldwork Program!

Taylor Ross

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