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Behavior Technician

Company: Proactive Behavior Services
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*Position Title*: Behavior Technician (BT)*Reports To*: BCBA on case, PBS Directors*Position Status*: Part time or Full time*Availability: *Based on client needs*Job Summary*:The Behavior Technician is an entry level position and will provide clinical skills instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to clients with exceptional needs in the home, community, and school settings. The Behavior Technician will collect data on programs, assist with parent training, and assist the BCBA with clinical tasks as requested. The behavior technician must go through training and become a RegisteredBehavior Technician within 90 days of being hired.*Essential Duties and Responsibilities [ED]: *1. Focus on changing the child's behavior by observing and measuring the behavior in real life environments.2. Collect data to track progress in reaching behavioral objectives identified in the behavior plan and periodically modify the plan, under the supervision of the BCBA, to adapt to the child's response to the intervention.3. Implement learning programs (communication, self-help, and play skills) as written and instructed by the BCBA.4. Collect data on all behaviors targeted and discuss with the supervisor weekly to analyze the information gathered and participate in initial and ongoing training.5. Assist BCBA to incorporate parent training so family members/caregivers can teach and support skills during typical family activities.6. Document each service activity on a session note immediately after each session.7. Complete mandatory, RBT training and refresher training and pass RBT Exam.8. Properly report all critical incidents and safety concerns regarding persons receiving services.9. Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with established organizational procedures.10. Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients.11. Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients during sessions and when emergency crisis situations arise.12. Effectively utilize company software programs as directed.13. Promote positive public relations, facilitate interagency collaboration, and advocate for the establishment and maintenance of comprehensive services.14. Accept all other responsibilities as assigned.*Education and/or Experience: *1. Experience working with children and adolescents in a classroom or 1:1 setting; and/or experience working with adults with developmental disabilities; and/or experience implementing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis is desired.2. _Required_: High School Diploma_3. Required: _Must successfully complete Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) coursework and competency assessment and pass RBT Exam to obtain certification within 90 days of being hired._4. Preferred_: Bachelor's in Education, Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Speech and Hearing Services, or a related field.*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities [KSA]: *1. Strong and timely communication skills to work with a diverse team.2. Excellent oral interpersonal skills.3. Respond quickly to crisis situations and be able to handle aggressive and self-injurious behaviors of clients.4. Reliable attendance record. Must meet a minimum of 95% attendance for scheduled sessions and follow established procedure for rescheduling or calling off.5. Basic computer skills and be able to use all required software.6. Ability to problem-solve and assist in decision-making, including during emergencies or when a supervisor is not onsite.7. Work productively to develop relationships with individuals, families, and natural supports.8. Proven creative abilities, strong organizational and time management skills.9. Maintain a high level of organization for file maintenance and record keeping.*Additional Requirements [AR]: *1. Successful Completion of 40 hour Registered Behavior Technician classes. Pass RBT Exam to earn credential within 90 days of being hired.2. Successful completion of fingerprinting and criminal background check; BCI and FBI.3. Satisfactory professional reference checks.4. Completion of CPR training.5. Valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and a driving record that will enable the employee to be insured, if applicable.6. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and quickly respond to children or aggressive behavior.7. Ability to work at a variety of work sites is required.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Home Health* PediatricsSchedule:* After school* Day shift* Evening shift* Monday to Friday* No weekendsWillingness to travel:* 100% (Preferred)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Proactive Behavior Services, Youngstown , Behavior Technician, Professions , Youngstown, Ohio

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