Connecticut Career Opportunities

A non-profit human services agency, we are thought of as a leader throughout Connecticut in the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, and behavioral disorders. The agency has gained a reputation over the last few decades of being able to combine compassion, respect, and commitment with expertise in the principles of applied behavior analysis. Our staff strives to make a positive difference in the lives of people with special needs, enriching their lives by helping them acquire the skills they need to live and work in the community.

The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer





ABA Therapists – (Various Locations across the state): We are currently seeking bright, motivated individuals to provide one-to-one instructional and behavioral supports to children in school and home-based programs throughout Connecticut. Qualified applicants will have Bachelor's Degree and a desire to help young children with special needs learn. Specific work experience with children with autism and discrete trial instruction preferred, but extensive training and supervision provided to all Therapists.


  • Bachelor’s degree.  Experience working directly with children with autism within a behavioral format preferred but not necessary.
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Behavior Analyst (BCBA) School Consultation, Watertown/Wolcott, Hamden, New Haven, New Milford, Old Lyme/Groton (10 month plus summer school position): Individual will conduct functional and instructional assessments, participate in IEP development, design curricula, develop behavior plans, train and supervise school therapists. Preferred candidate will have a Master's Degree with a strong ABA background, plus experience providing discrete trial instruction and behavioral supports to children with autism and PPD. Candidates must have BCBA and have their LBA (License Behavior Analyst).

ABA Special Education Teacher Position – Learning Academy Stratford and Stamford: Responsible for daily management of assigned caseload and ongoing supervision of ABA Therapists to ensure completion of all daily responsibilities. Work cooperatively with consultants and classroom teacher regarding instruction, classroom management, group activities, and reinforcement systems Assist consultants in conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and in the development and implementation of behavior support plans. Work with regular education teachers to prepare them for inclusion of children This position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree and certification in special education in the state of Connecticut.

Speech Language Pathologist: Reporting to the leadership within the Learning Academy, the SLP will help improve/remediate speech, language, and or hearing disorders that interfere with an individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the educational program. The SLP will be responsible for but not limited to, participating in curriculum development, timely report completion, PPT/meeting participation, fulfills non speech, language assignments as required, and develops and or provides individuals education programs to meet the needs of children. Qualifications: CT Speech and Language Pathology License.

Clinical Coordinator – Internal ABA Consultation (Meriden, CT): Reports to the Project Director of Internal ABA Consultation. Provides behavioral consultation services for varying departments within the agency. Responsible for completing Functional Behavioral Assessments, Functional Analyses and skills assessments, developing behavior change plans based on assessment results including identification of appropriate replacement behaviors, designing and implementing Positive Behavior Supports, training multiple levels of staff to competency to implement programs, ensuring treatment fidelity, developing and training data collection procedures, analyzing data, and making data-based decisions across multiple populations.

  Candidates must have current BCBA and be licensed to practice in CT (LBA).  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Minimum 2 years of experience providing ABA services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Flexible schedule as necessary.  Valid driver license.

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Direct Support Professionals (Mainly 2nd and 3rd Shift): If you are looking for a great career in human services, IPPI is seeking Direct Support Professionals to assist in our residential group homes in the Waterbury, Meriden and Middletown areas.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable assisting our residents with personal care and daily living activities in their home and in the community. We emphasize mentoring and coaching, behavioral management and skill building to help our residents be as independent as possible. The Institute of Professional Practice is one of the area’s most innovative providers of services to individuals with disabilities. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits and varied schedules. A HS diploma or GED, and valid driver’s license, criminal background check and drug screen, are required for employment with IPPI.

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Contact Information:
Kerry Antolini
Human Resources Generalist

538 Preston Avenue
Meriden, CT 06450
T 203.317.2700 x 110
F 203.317.2889

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