Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
ABA , Psychology , Behavioral Health, Education
Reports to (Administratively)
The position of registered behavior technician is to provide high quality 1:1 applied behavior analytic ( ABA ) therapy to individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ages 18 months to 21 years.
Duties and responsibilities
Assessing Prospective and Current Clients
· Assist in conducting skill acquisition and behavior reduction assessments under the supervision of a case manager
· Conduct baseline assessments during follow-up sessions prior to client on-boarding as directed by case manager
Client Treatment and Programming
· Provide 1:1 direct client care utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and naturalistic environment training
· Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols as designed by case manager and trained by case manager or cps
· Follow and record data for prescribed toilet training, function living, adaptive, and desensitization protocols
· Collect, record, and summarize data for observable client behavior
· Under the supervision of the case manager and cps, update and maintain data collection systems and disseminate information to the team
· Write and submit a clinic note by the end of every session
· Write and provide a parent note for each session
Ongoing training and development
· Accept, apply, and provide positive and constructive feedback regarding clinical and professional skills on a regular basis
· Attend on-going staff education and training on client behavioral and skill acquisition protocols through case management, staff development, and morning meetings
· Complete assigned readings and objectives
Clinical maintenance and organization
· Facilitate day-to-day operations of the team by ensuring that all necessary paperwork, materials, scheduling, and documentation are up-to-date
Training of others
· Assist with caregiver training under supervision of case manager and cps pertaining to client's individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols
· Effectively communicate with caregivers regarding client progress as directed by case managers and cps
· Maintain positive relationship with parents, client, and team members
· Communicate questions and concerns to the appropriate individual following communication policies
· Maintain client confidentiality and abide by regulations of HIPAA
· Comply with the professional and ethical compliance code for RBTs
· Utilize safe and appropriate prompts and guiding procedures when working with clients
· Implement MCPP strategies with fidelity
· Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment
This position is an hourly position. Hours of operations for the center are 8:00-5:00
- Walking, running, standing, sitting, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, twisting, reaching, pulling, bending (possibly for prolonged periods of time) and carrying up to 50 pounds.
- Work involves play with children that can occur on the floor or settings where the furniture is child size.
- Diligently attending to the safety of the client and surroundings is required.
- Quick and sudden movements may be required.
- Sustained physical exertion may be required for up to 45 minutes.