• The Behavior Technician provides direct implementation of LCA’s ABA curriculum to patients by utilizing evidence-based and empirically supported methods to achieve outlined program goals established by the tenants of applied behavior analysis.
Hourly & Billable Expectations:
• 40 hours per week
• Bonus Structure Eligibility for Hours Exceeding 36 Hours Per Week up to 40 hours per week
Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Provision of ABA service delivery via empirically supported and evidence-based delivery models (Pivotal Response Treatment, Discrete Trial Training, etc.)
• Review of program planning and follow through on execution of identified goals from program manager.
• Consistent and efficient data collection.
• Consistent and efficient raw data transfer to program manager for data analysis and tracking
• Meeting with program manager for training and fidelity upkeep
• Execution of behavior plan as outlined by program manager
• Knowledge of specific curriculum structure and comprehensive skill tracking system designed for implementation
• Periodic meeting and discussion with treatment team groups
• Collaboration and consultation with other treatment providers across disciplines
• Consultation and discussion with families and care providers concerning progress and goals occurring in single sessions
• Daily delivery of ABA programming goals and structures in accordance with principles of ABA
• Data collection and transmission
• Form and related service note completion
• Attendance in multidisciplinary meetings
• Consultation with program manager for training and mentorship
• Continuing education related to ABA treatment implementation
• Fill-in sessions for social group or education related settings as needed for implementation of ABA or social skill support.
Time Management & General Expectations
• Prioritizes and schedules work tasks independently.
• Appropriately utilizes and manages inventory of therapeutic equipment and assessment tools
• Maintains clinical and administrative records in accordance with professional standards and state guidelines.
• Provision of ABA services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral challenges including but not limited to autism.
• Adheres to federal and state legislation, regulation, and policies that affect psychology practice.
• Efficiently utilizes technology and record keeping tools
• Maintains efficient organization and access to necessary data and materials
• Consults, monitors, and collaborates with community agencies, parents, and others to increase understanding of the current levels of development
• Provides presentations, trainings, and consultation to clinic or community members in the treatment community as needed
• Collaborates and meets with program manager and director of psychological services for training, education, and professional development
Professional & Growth Ethics
• Participates in continuing education for professional development to ensure practice consistent with best practice and to meet appropriate certification and credentialing agreements.
• Uses professional literature, evidence based research, and continuing education content to make practice decisions.
• Uses professional Code of Ethics and standards of practice to guide ethical decision making in practice.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Knowledge of human development throughout the life span and integrates with a child’s unique developmental status.
• Knowledge and appreciation of the influence of disabilities, socio-cultural and socioeconomic factors on child’s ability to participate in life.
• Knowledge and use of developmental theories, models of practice, principles, and evidence based practice related to applied behavior analysis to guide intervention decisions.
• Knowledge of the federal, state, local legislation, regulations, policies and procedures that mandate and guide practice or provision of services.
• Bachelor’s degree in psychology, human development, biology, or treatment related field Minimum one year experience working directly with children with autism spectrum disorders or other developmental disabilities
• Knowledge and experience delivery behaviorally based skill training interventions
• Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) preferred