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





Clinician: The Family and Community Ties Program in Hamden is looking for a full time in-home clinician to work with youth in foster care throughout the State of CT. Clinicians will work in partnership with a Case manager to provide wrap around supports and services to support youth in foster care.

Clinicians will provide at least one individual and one family therapy session weekly in the home and/or community. The Clinician must possess a strong background in trauma informed treatment and be able to develop individualized treatment plans for up to 5-6 youth on his/her caseload as well as maintain timely documentation. Working in collaboration with outside providers, including DCF, school systems, courts, and various outside providers is essential. Maintaining professionalism and strong communication skills are also vital components to the position. In addition, the clinician will also be part of an on call crisis management rotation. Although Clinicians are expected to be available between the hours of 10am-6pm Monday-Friday, there may be times when meetings, sessions, and or a crisis with a youth falls outside of those core hours. The Clinician must be licensed or licensed eligible

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ABA Clinical Coordinator - Wolcott: IPPI is currently seeking a Licensed Behavior Analyst to work as a Clinical Coordinator to work within our school consultation division.

This individual will be responsible for, conducting functional and instructional assessments, participating in IEP development, designing curricula, developing behavior plans, training and supervising ABA therapists.


  • Master’s Degree
  • License Behavior Analyst (LBA)
  • BCBA
  • A strong ABA background
  • Experience providing discrete trial instruction and behavioral supports to children with autism and PPD.
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ABA Therapists - (ongoing openings): These positions are to provide one-to-one instructional and behavioral support to children in school and home-based programs.

Qualified applicants will have a 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.

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Farm Hand: We are seeking a Part-Time Farm Hand for a small farm we are operating in Bethany. Someone who is willing, and interested in, working with farm animals on weekends, flexible hours.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Caring and tending for the farm animals needs including but not limited to; cleaning stalls, ensuring safety and are properly cared for; The farms animals currently consist of, chickens, pigs, rabbits, donkeys and sheep.
  • Open and closing the farm
  • Giving guided tours around the property while providing guests the best experience while learning & interacting with the animals
  • Tending, planting, weeding, harvesting and watering the vegetables and flower gardens which consist of two green houses and multiple raised beds
  • Involvement with starting a farm to table program including but not limited to distribution of vegetables to area group homes and researching corresponding recipes.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must love animals and gardening
  • Valid drivers license and a safe driving record
  • Computer skills
  • Experience working with adults or children with developmental disability a plus
  • Willingness to accept reassignment as required

Candidates can email their resume to: or call Kerry at 203-317-2700 X 110

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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Meriden CT: We are currently seeking an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with a psychiatric focus. This is a part-time position, averaging 5-10 hours per week.

 Responsible for Providing initial psychiatric diagnostic assessments, managing a caseload, including ongoing evaluation and management (E&M) services, with a focus on pharmacological management of diagnosed mental health disorders, providing recommendations/referrals for other clinically-warranted therapeutic interventions such as psychological testing, neuropsychological testing, laboratory monitoring, and other medical interventions as warranted.  Must have Licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with prescriptive authority in the State of Connecticut, Previous experience with independent psychiatric diagnostic assessment and psychopharmacologic decision-making and training in or familiarity with trauma-focused therapeutic modalities.

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Residential Program Manager - Woodbridge: Responsible for the overall operation of one or more homes and the supervision of the residential staff. Assists and instructs the individuals in the home with the activities of daily living and community participation.

  Individual must have Bachelor’s degree plus two years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

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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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