Child Guidance Resource Centers is looking for both part-time and full-time Behavior Technicians to join our ABA department in Southwest Philadelphia.
The Behavior Technician provides individualized, one-to-one ABA support to children/adolescents with behavioral disorders across all settings (school, home and community). The Behavior Technician will implement individualized behavioral interventions based on the treatment plan goals created by a Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC).
CGRC is committed to supporting our employees, both clinically and financially, in obtaining your Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification. This position offers flexible work hours as a part-time clinician – work around your school schedule, family life, and/or other jobs! There is also a full-time track opportunity for our part-time RBTs. This is a great opportunity to enhance professional development for people who are looking for additional experience and training with kids with Autism.
- Collect daily data and document progress notes in a prearranged format for each session with the child/adolescent.
- Prompts safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem solving skills
- Fades prompts appropriately to promote independent use of replacement behaviors.
- Increases the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors by providing access to reinforcement.
- Accurately collects behavior data including: A-B-C, count, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, event, and interval based recording.
- Follows the treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing the ABA program designed and seeks out consultation when needed.
- Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required trainings and weekly supervision.
- Supports the family in implementing the crisis safety plan when needed.
- Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral health related field required OR Bachelor’s degree in any field with at least one year of experience in a job that involved direct contract with children/adolescents.
- RBT training preferred. If training is not completed, required completion of RBT training within 6 months of employment and RBT competency assessment within 12 months of employment.
- Competent to address the age-specific issues relative to the population served.
- Knowledge and background in working with children/adolescents with a social, emotional and behavioral needs.
- Knowledge of crisis management techniques including de-escalation techniques and physical interventions required.
- Ability to exercise initiative, problem-solving and decision making techniques.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Flexible hours including day, evening and weekends available.
- Valid driver’s license and own transportation required.
Child Guidance Resource Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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