Behavior Therapy Technician

Location: Topeka, KS
Date Posted: 10-19-2018
Company: Easterseals Capper Foundation
Position: Behavior Therapy Technician
Job Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Work Schedule: As mutually agreed upon in the Offer Letter
Reporting Relationship: Director, Autism Services
 
Primary Accountabilities:
The primary function of the Behavior Therapy Technician is to enhance the independence of children with autism in the clinic, home and community environments.  This position will assist with acquiring, retaining, improving and generalizing skills in the areas of self-help, socialization, communication, fine and gross motor, cognitive skills, play and adaptive skills with evidence-based interventions and data-driven decisions.
 
Major Duties:
  • Implements individualized behavioral treatment plan developed by the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for children in the clinic, home and community environments.
  • Implements motivational systems as directed by BCBA. Attends to the environment in order to respond to the needs of the child. 
  • Participates in supervisory sessions with BCBA to evaluate and upgrade behavioral plans for individual children.
  • Provides input to the BCBA for assessment and evaluation of child’s performance.
  • Maintains appropriate data collection, as well as accurate time sheets and billing records.
  • Demonstrates flexibility of working hours and carries out duties assigned.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • Sixty (60) college credit hours in human services or education required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One thousand (1000) hours experience working with Autism Spectrum Disorders required.   
  • Certification as a Registered Behavioral Technician preferred.
  • Successfully complete, within first six (6) months of employment, the training requirements for a Registered Behavioral Technician.
  • Read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license with acceptable driving record and proof of insurance.
  • Must be able to pass background checks and drug test per agency procedures.
 
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Required to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl and walk frequently.
  • Regularly required to speak and hear.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach and use hands.
 
Work Environment:
  • Direct contact with and instruction of children and adolescents in the clinic, home and community environment.
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