Behavior Technician - Branch County

  • $12.00 - $17.00/hour
  • Here at Braintrust Behavioral Health our team of professionals maintain a positive culture where everyone has value. We are seeking energetic individuals to join our team of Behavior Technicians! This is an opportunity to provide Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to children, teens, and young adults with autism and other developmental disorders in their homes and community. Applied Behavior Analysis therapy (ABA) is an evidence based therapy that seeks to increase positive behaviors while decreasing challenging behaviors to improve functional and independent living skills. Behavior Technicians receive paid training in ABA theory and practice before starting with clients. Technicians will also receive mileage reimbursement for travel to the client’s home! This position provides an excellent entry to the field for people who are interested in psychology, behavior analysis, special education, occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, counseling, or other careers in healthcare.

     

    Behavior Technician Responsibilities:

    Provide 1:1 instruction to enable the child to acquire and maintain skills that will allow him/her to have greater independence in their home and community.

    Follow ABA practices as directed by the supervising Behavior Analyst.

    Implement errorless teach procedures, discrete trial training, natural environment training, and the verbal behavior approach

    Implement skill acquisition programs and individualized behavior protocols under the direction of the supervising Behavior Analyst

    Serve as a role model for clients and other employees

    Collect empirical data on behaviors and skill acquisition goals

    Complete required paperwork

    Attend and participate in staff meetings

    Complete necessary online trainings within first 30 days of employment and in person trainings within 60 days

    Respect client and family confidentiality at all times

     

    Qualifications:

    Energetic professional who is a team player

    Must have reliable transportation and valid car insurance

    Must be willing to travel 30 minutes to client's home (mileage is compensated at a standard mileage rate.)

    Experience working with children is required

    Experience with individuals with special needs is a plus

    Be at least 18 years of age and able to pass criminal background check

    Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required

    Must be able to interact professionally in both oral and written communication

    Must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills

    Employee must show discretion in matters that need to remain private

    Creativity is a plus

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