The Behavior Technician provides 1:1 behavioral intervention to children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Behavior Technician works in the family home and in the community based on the needs of the child. Under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), the Behavior Technician implements behavioral strategies to improve socially significant behaviors and the quality of life for children and their families. This includes implementation of a treatment plan developed by a BCBA addressing functional communication, challenging behavior, daily living, vocational, and social skills. The Behavior Technician is responsible for monitoring child progress of goals outlined in the treatment plan by reporting progress to the BCBA through daily data collection and clinical documentation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
COMPLETE MANDATORY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Attend workshops, trainings, and in-services provided by BCI or by an outside agency if asked by BCI to do so. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
BEHAVIORAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SKILLS
Adaptability and flexibility
Attention to detail
Ability to produce data and daily notes on specific cases, as well as specific interventions provided during the course of work. Ability to write in English and produce written material with appropriate grammar.
Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions from your direct supervisor (BCBA/BCaBA) and caregivers when appropriate.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, pictorial or schedule form. Ability to demonstrate good judgment and efficiency during decision-making.
Ability to work collaboratively with others. Ability to prioritize tasks and demonstrate efficient use of time. Ability to portray a professional, polished appearance and manner. Knowledgeable on the practice of positive behavioral programming. Ability to operate tablet technology and navigate online practice management software.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, run, sit, stand and drive. The employee is also required to use their hands and reach with their arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Employees are required to engage in frequent vocalization to effectively carry out verbal behavior training for clients requiring vocal communication training, as well as provide vocal instructions for clients who have listener discrimination programs, verbal reinforcement procedures, and other vocal instructions targeted in their treatment plans. Discerning client vocal behavior is essential to one’s ability to carry out specific ABA treatment protocols. Full auditory functioning is required to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this job. The employee may be required to intervene in physically demanding behavioral interventions with physically aggressive clients.
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