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Registered Behavior Technician (Mascoutah, IL)
The Behavior Technician is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA. The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services. The RBT will provide 1:1 services to beneficiaries with autism in the home and community setting. A caseload typically includes children between the ages of 2 and 22 but is not limited to that range. We also work with young adults. RBT must be available to work M-F between the hours of 8am and 6pm as assigned by clinical director.
Training: All new employees will be required to successfully complete the RBT credentialing process and will shadow a senior technician or BCBA before being given clients on their own. Additionally, new hires are required to be trained in Adult Safety Care and Basic Life Support.
Directly responsible to: The RBT is directly responsible to the supervising BCBA and Clinical Director.
Schedule: Monday through Friday; available between 8am-6pm
Location: Mascoutah, IL (St. Clair and Madison County)
- Bachelor’s degree in the field of Human Services (i.e. psychology, social work, special education)
- Previous experience working with individuals with special needs preferred but not necessary
- Knowledge of basic behavioral principles
- Pass a federal background check
- Illinois driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Ability to lift 45 pounds and move to fulfill the requirements of behavior plan
Duties and Responsibilities
- Applies behavioral principles consistently in all interactions with clients
- Implements Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) under the direction of the behavior analysts.
- Teaches the clients to acquire language, academic, self-help, and social skills as stated in the BIP
- Assists students, as needed, to acquire academic and/or appropriate life skills. This may include toilet training, eating, and other self-help skills.
- Supports all members of the staff and assists with ideas, suggestions and work duties
- Actively participates in staff training programs designed to increase overall skills
- Develops program plans and other instructional activities
- Writes session notes, and other requested written assignments related to the clients
- Communicates in a professional and respectful manner with parents, behavior analysts, therapists, clients, and other Trinity staff.
- Becomes fluent in the understanding of the PEAK Relational Training Program and other relevant assessments
- Assists in creating instructional materials
- Observes records, and reports the condition and behavior of the clients, including maintaining daily records during the day
- Functions as an active member of the treatment team
- Works with clients, consultants, staff, families, and community to implement client's treatment plans
- Consistently implements behavior plans to reduce client's socially inappropriate behavior and promote appropriate social behaviors
- Effectively responds to and manages crisis situations which may include client physical aggression
- Completes daily paperwork and data collection notes in a detailed, accurate, consistent and timely manner
Contact Information: Laurie Ferfecki at firstname.lastname@example.org