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Behavior Health Technician 1269958

Johnstown, PA, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description
Are you interested in working with a company that values people and has a passion for service? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth? If you have answered YES to these questions, then you should consider working for Children's Behavioral Health!

Children's Behavioral Health, is one of the largest providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services in the state of Pennsylvania. At Children's Behavioral Health we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. Children's Behavioral Health provides services to our clients in 18 counties in the state of Pennsylvania.

Children's Behavioral Health (CBH) specialize in providing direct services and case management to children, adolescents and adults with behavioral and medical health needs, as well as those supervised by government subsidized programs, in their homes or through community-based resources. Pathways offers a full spectrum of social service and behavioral health solutions, including Youth & Family Services, Adult Services, and Prevention Services. Within each area, clients have access to a broad range of social and behavioral services to meet their needs.

Behavior Health Technician

Part Time but Full Time could be available!!


A person in this position provides one-to-one mental health interventions to children and adolescents between the ages of twenty-four months and twenty-one years' old who are confronted with serious, identified, emotional and/or behavioral disturbances. The goal of the BHT worker is to improve independent age-appropriate functioning to levels which require less or no service intervention.  The BHT worker will attempt to transfer skills to the child/adolescent and parents.


  • Provides face-to-face behavioral interventions. Implements Individualized Treatment Plans.
  • Provides support to parents, teachers, and community individuals.
  • Delivers and models treatment interventions.
  • Provides positive reinforcement to the clients and families.
  • Implements consequences for inappropriate actions as agreed upon.
  • Communicates with peers and co-workers and exchanges information which is important in achieving the individual goals for the clients.
  • Prevent dependency on BHT services from the child and/or family by strictly adhering to the Individualized Treatment Plan
  • Setting and adhering to professional boundaries with all clients and families.
  • Provides culturally aware and competent service provision.
  • Completes initial training curriculum as per company requirements and guidelines and state regulatory standards.
  • If the individual has not previously provided BHT services, the individual shall complete at least 30 hours of Department-approved training prior to providing services independently.
  • If an individual has not previously provided BHT services, the individual shall complete at least 24 hours of Department-approved training within the first 6 months of providing BHT services.
  • An individual who provides BHT services shall complete at least 20 hours of Department-approved training annually that is related to the individual's specific job functions and is in accordance with the individual training plan.

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • None Required

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly working in a non-traditional setting that may include environments made up of multiple family dynamics.   

  • This position requires travel up to 50% of the time.

  • Individuals who provide individual services through BHT services shall meet one of the following
    • Have at least a high school diploma and have completed a 40-hour training covering the RBT Task List as evidenced by a certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer, who is certified as a BCBA or BCaBA. CBH can assist candidates with needed trainings to qualify for a BHT position.
    • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services.
    • Have a certification as a BCaBA
    • Have a certification as an RBT
    • Have a certification as a BCAT
    • Have a behavior health certification or behavior analysis certification from an organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute.
  • Must have PA Criminal, PA Child Abuse and FBI Clearances

  • 2 years related experience and/or training.

  • None required

  • Language Skills
Ability to read and analyze treatment plans.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries regarding clients and/or families.  Ability to document data and effectively consult with the lead clinician both verbally and in writing.  Ability to transfer skills to the care giver.

  • Mathematical Skills
Ability to understand and apply general math skills.

  • Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, implement effective intervention from the treatment plan and draw valid conclusions.


  • Ability to analyze complex issues and make good decisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow schedules and meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all client related matters at all times.
  • Ability to organize and plan in a methodical systematic approach.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, families, and other employees.
Children's Behavioral Health is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package:

• Competitive Salary/Wage
• Paid Time Off
• Holidays
• Medical, Dental, Vision including a Health Savings Account for Eligible Employees.
• Health, Dependent and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts
• Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
• 401k Plan
• Training, Development and Continuing Education Credits for licensure requirements
• Opportunities for advancement! As we grow, you grow with us!

Children's Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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