In-Home Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Behavioral Technician

Description


JOB SUMMARY:

A Behavior Technician provides:

  • Behavioral intervention services to patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnosis
  • Behavior Technicians are responsible for implementing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) based programs as directed by Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Master Level Clinician Supervisor.
  • This is performed in accordance with the outpatient mental health clinic program.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Reports to the Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervisor and other supervisors.
  • Completes a BCBA Supervisor approved RBT course and keeps registration to the BACB current.
  • Assists the BCBA /Supervisor in implementing behavioral programming in a 1:1 setting.
  • Monitors patient’s progress in the implementation of the goals of the treatment plan developed by the BCBA /Supervisor.
  • Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
  • Collects data, conducts assessments (e.g., stimulus preference assessments) and writes progress notes on each patient intervention within program professional standards.
  • With the BCBA, instructs patients and family/significant others in-home programs and protocols.
  • Provides coaching, support, and guidance to the patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in implementing a treatment
  • Directly implements skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans developed by BCBA /Supervisor
  • Attends all supervision meetings, in-service and care conferences programs as assigned.
  • Instructs patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in the program with BCBA /Supervisor.
  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards on all patient-related
  • Reports to the BCBA Supervisor if the patient is not achieving the goals and objectives outlined in the treatment plan.
  • Immediately reports to BCBA Supervisor any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
  • Reports all incomplete work assignments to BCBA Supervisor.
  • Demonstrates effective time management, organizational skills through timely submission of documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
  • Must maintain clean CORI AND SORI
  • Understands and adheres to all policies and procedures.

KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOR:

  • Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills; willing to work directly with patients and clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a variety of situations and diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills

Location: Southeast Region, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full-time

Program: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) In-Home Programs

Age group: All ages

Qualifications


  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Social Work (preferred) or Public Health, Counseling, Psychology with a clinical concentration, or have licensure or certification to practice in the Social Worker (LCSW), training as Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) or be willing to be trained.
  • This full-time position will be working under the supervision of the Clinical Program Director and Clinical Supervisor is providing intake for the individual, children, and adolescents in their community environment.
  • Must have a current valid US-issued driver’s license, and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work-related purposes.
  • Bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian

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