This position involves providing in-home behavior intervention services for adults and children with developmental disabilities, primarily mental retardation and/or autism.
The interventionist works at the family home or a day program, depending on the need, providing behavior intervention for the client and training in behavior intervention theory and application to parents and/or other caregiver.
The interventionist typically makes his/her own schedule and most of the work occurs in the field.
This area is quite spread out, applicant seeking chance at full-time work must be prepared to drive some distances. Towns include Greater Palm Springs, Indio, Coachilla etc.