In-Home Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Behavioral Technician
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: Northeast Region, Massachusetts
Job Type: Full-time
Program: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) In-Home Programs
Age group: All ages
- 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