Remote Parenting Specialist (BCBA) - Full-time

Little Otter

Little Otter

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Welcome to Little Otter!

Little Otter is a childhood mental health company that focuses on the mental health of young children and their parents. Little Otter’s mission is to bring expert care for children’s mental health to every home. With both everyday wellness tools and our award-winning online child therapy app, we’ve empowered more than ten thousand therapists and hundreds of thousands of clients across the country in the healthcare and insurance landscape.

The Role

We are looking for BCBAs who want to build a new way of delivering high-quality, evidence-based behavioral health care because they are dissatisfied with the status quo. We want providers who are excited to work at an early-stage startup and impact the way we provide exceptional virtual mental healthcare to children and families. This role reports to the Manager of Integrated Care.


  • Provide high-quality, evidence-based 1:1 parenting sessions via the Little Otter platform for families and caregivers (children ages 0-14 years old)
  • Develop observable and measurable goals for families in collaboration with therapists, psychiatrists, and other parenting specialists
  • Develop care plans to address specific family concerns and challenges
  • Help parents track success and setbacks, provide resources, strategies, and feedback
  • Deliver care to families through video and chat, providing caregiver education, caregiver training, and 1-on-1 coaching
  • Complete clinical documentation using the Little Otter platform for each patient including intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans
  • Participate in regular collaborative care meetings
  • Meet regularly with the Little Otter leadership team to share experiences and insights, give feedback, and contribute to the development of Little Otter

About You:

  • Masters degree in Child Development, Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field
  • Holds a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Experience providing caregiver training and evidence based interventions to caregivers of children ages 0-14 years old
  • Comfortable with technology and interested in incorporating technology solutions into clinical care
  • Comfortable delivering video-based care
  • Believe strongly in multi-disciplinary care and measurement-based methods and interested in learning and collaborating with the best early childhood mental health professionals in the country
  • Self-directed and feel comfortable in a startup environment that is changing and growing quickly
  • At least 2 years of experience as a BCBA
  • Model empathetic support and feedback when you work with parents
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written)
  • Loves working with children and families and is passionate about mental health!

Schedule: We are ideally looking for those that are flexible and can work schedules similar to: 9a-5p, 10a-6p, 11a-7p, and 12p-8p PST.


We provide a set base plus RVU model:

40 hours a week: ~ $77.000/yr

32 hours a week: ~ $60,000/yr

Total Rewards:

  • Premium healthcare insurance with coverage beginning on Day 1 (full-time employees only)
  • A Take-What-You-Need Paid Time Off Policy
  • 12 Company Holidays and a company close-down for the last week of December
  • Continuing Education and License Reimbursement
  • One-time stipend for supporting your home office
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long term, short term disability insurance
  • New Parent leave

Research suggests that women and people of color often believe that they need to meet 100% of job qualifications in order to apply. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t! Little Otter is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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