Behavior Therapists

About the Position:

Holland Center is hiring Behavior Therapists to join our established, Twin Cities-based program, working one-on-one with children with autism using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Behavior Therapists are trained on 10-12 clients and work with anywhere from three clients to all of them each day. Holland Center’s clients range from 2 to 18 years old and represent the entire autism spectrum. With the wide variety of clients, staff have the opportunity to gain experience with all types of learners.

Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM with no evenings or weekends required.

We require candidates to qualify as a Mental Health Practitioner in one of the following ways:

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to clients with mental illness.
  • Is a graduate student in one of the mental health professional disciplines and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training.
  • Holds a masters or other graduate degree in one of the mental health professional disciplines from an accredited college or university.
  • Has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to clients with mental illness.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

We offer competitive salary, and benefit packages including medical, dental and vision as well as a 401K with employer matching and the opportunity to join a close knit team of dedicated professionals. Starting rates range from $17.00 to $20.00 an hour, with opportunities for advancement.

Additionally, we at Holland Center partner with Florida Institute of Technology to allow our staff to get a Master’s in Behavior Analysis degree while working here. We offer a guaranteed internship placement and *supervision during the second year of the program. For more information about the Florida Institute of Technology, visit their website:

*Please note that this position does not offer supervision hours for any field other than BCBA certification.


Speech Language Pathologist

Holland Center is expanding and currently seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist to join our team. We are looking for an independent, energetic, and reliable individual to lead our Speech department as well as provide services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Position Details:

Potential candidates will be responsible for evaluation, intervention planning and treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders who attend Holland Center as well as supervision of a CFY clinician. In addition, the Speech Language Pathologist will also provide treatment for outpatient pediatric clients with varying disorders. Responsibilities will also include:

  • Conduct initial evaluations and re-evaluations as necessary. Make appropriate recommendations for therapy frequency and intensity.
  • Complete all documentation, including initial evaluation reports, progress reports, daily therapy notes and discharge reports.
  • Attend parent meetings for Holland Center clients to report progress with Speech Language goals, provide appropriate home program strategies to maximize progress and collaborate on clients’ Individualized Treatment Plan.
  • Maintain MN Department of Health Licensure and ASHA Certification.

Education and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Licensed by the MN Department of Health


  • Prior experience in a pediatric setting is essential
  • Experience with children on the Autism Spectrum is preferred
  • Knowledge of ABA/VB therapy and techniques beneficial, but not required
  • Billing Experience


  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with a team of professionals, including consultation with the Clinical Behavior therapy team to promote generalization of communication skills across environments.
  • Ability to empathize with parental concerns and provide suggestions for speech and language carryover at home.
  • Ability to maintain child and parent confidentiality.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage time efficiently and in a timely manner.

Why work at Holland Center?

There are many reasons why people come to work at Holland Center and stay with us for many years!  Here are just a few of those reasons:

“The staff here are incredibly supportive of each other and genuinely want everyone to succeed.”

“We are like a close knit family here.”

“Seeing the children’s progress makes this job very rewarding.”

“Children receive evidence-based interventions delivered by well trained Behavior Therapists.”

“There are lots of opportunities for Behavior Therapists to grow and develop as they embark on their careers in the field of autism and applied behavior analysis (ABA).”

“Supervision is provided for individuals working on their Masters degree in ABA. Holland Center also partners with the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) to have a guaranteed internship placement in the second year of their ABA Masters program.”

“As a team, we do the best work we can for the kids that we work with.”

“Since no day is exactly like the last, I learn something new every day.”

“All staff at Holland Center are allowed multiple opportunities to grow in both the field of behavior analysis and as a professional.”

“Our clientele encompasses the entire autism spectrum, providing our staff with opportunities to learn how to work with a variety of different learners.”

“The quality of therapy is top notch. All procedures and protocols are evidence-based and receive ongoing supervision to ensure they are run with integrity and fidelity.”

“Our staff genuinely enjoy working with this population, they celebrate both big and small gains, and work hard to help kids achieve their highest potential, whatever that may be.”

“I am lucky to work with a team of experienced, well trained, supportive, and compassionate BCBAs, Speech Language Pathologists, and Behavior Therapists that work collaboratively to provide high quality therapy.”

“They provide intense thorough training of ABA, which allows therapists to become confident in their skills and experts in their field.”