Now Hiring Behavior Technician
Behavior Support Program
As a Behavior Technician, you will play a key role at NDAC helping individuals with autism reach their full potential through excellence in care, therapy, advocacy, and support. You will work under the direct supervision of a Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). You will be responsible for implementing behavioral intervention techniques to help reduce problematic behaviors and increase desirable replacement behaviors. You will utilize incidental and natural environment teaching, facilitating communication and generalization of the skills clients learn. Daily activities will include helping clients with academic programs to target skills such as following directions, sorting, matching, gross and fine motor skills, language skills, and social skills programs such as taking turns and conversation skills between peers.
Physical demands placed on the Behavior Technician
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to run, stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color
Job duties include but are not limited to:
- Provide direct behavioral services to clients in individual and group sessions
- Run skill acquisition programs with clients using Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal Behavior Analysis
- Work with Board Certified Behavior Analysts and/or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts to implement individualized treatment plans
- Collect data and graph data as instructed
- Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies
- Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients during treatment sessions and when emergency crisis situations arise
- Maintains a professional demeanor with clients, parents, and other professionals in the field.
- Provides in-home, community, and school educational and behavioral support.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Maintains client records and confidentiality according to Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and other privacy laws.
- Provides parents with training and support.
- Attends any agency social or community event.
- Attends staff development trainings.
- Check emails and scheduling software daily
- Renders sessions within 24 hours
- Proficient in ABA teaching methodologies such as Errorless Learning, First Trial Data and Discrete Trial Training during direct intervention.
- Promotes evidence-based treatments.
- Keeps programs up-to-date and data sheets that reflect measurable data and progress on goals.
- Once obtained, maintains certificates and licenses.
Additional requirements, skills, and abilities of a Behavior Technician:
- Must have cleared and approved criminal record check.
- Must have legal status in the U.S
- Assess situations and make proper judgments
- Understand behavioral situations and react accordingly in an ethical manner
- Objectively analyze crises
- Respond quickly to emergencies
- Communicate effectively and make recommendations to various agency staff and outside professionals, groups, or individuals
- Perform general clerical duties including maintaining accurate client records and preparing clear and concise reports
- Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, school personnel, and other agency staff
- Use a computer and behavioral software to prepare documents and maintain client records
- Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines
- Follow guidance from the leadership team to enhance own professional development
- Work with a diverse team of professionals in a respectful manner
- Supervise clients during treatment sessions Time management skills
- Oral and written communication skills
- Ability to stay organized
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.