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Remote Parenting Specialist (BCBA) - Part/time

Little Otter

Little Otter

California, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Welcome to Little Otter!
Little Otter was co-founded by Rebecca Egger & Dr. Helen Egger. Dr. Egger is a child psychiatrist, epidemiologist, and digital health researcher. She is a pioneer in the field of early childhood mental health. Before co-founding Little Otter, she served as Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Director of the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Health & Division Chief for Child Psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine. At Little Otter, she is the Chief Medical & Scientific Officer.
Want to learn more about Dr. Helen Egger? Click here!
The Role 🔎
Reports to: Manager of Integrated Care
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 is a W-2, part-time position.
Base pay: $24,000-$34,000 *base pay reflects minimum expectations of an average of 10 completed sessions per week.*
Incentive pay: Potential to earn $70 per session for any additional sessions above the average of 10 completed per week. *Incentive pay is per additional session exceeding the base expectation schedule.*
Schedule: You have the flexibility to create your own schedule. As long as you maintain our minimum expectation, your scheduling preferences are up to you. Providers have had the most success booking families from 3:00-8:00 PM.


  • 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) credential
  • 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!
About the Company
Early intervention is essential for lifelong health and wellness. Still, most families and children do not receive the mental health support they desperately need. Little Otter is a venture-backed startup reimagining how children and families receive mental health care. We bring technology, proprietary methods, and exceptional providers together to deliver high-quality mental health support directly to families and children anytime, anywhere. Little Otter's assessments identify a family's unique needs, providing a customized care plan that includes a mix of teletherapy and digital self-management tools. Parents receive personalized and judgment-free support that grows with their family over time. Little Otter is the first product of its kind that is sold directly to families. Our goal is to break down existing barriers to high-quality services and empower parents to help their kids when they need it the most.