Behavior Technician Job Description

Behavior technicians serve a critical role in a number of organizations.

Behavior technicians work in educational settings.

Behavior technicians work with individuals with autism.

Behavior technicians also work in correctional facilities.

Behavior technicians work with clients who suffer from severe disabilities.

Behavior technicians work with individuals who are developmentally delayed.

Behavior technicians work with clients who have intellectual disabilities.

Behavior technicians work with clients who are on the autism spectrum.

Behavior technicians work with clients who have emotional and behavioral disorders.

Behavior technicians work with clients who have physical disabilities.

Behavior technicians work with clients who have severe mental health disorders.

Behavior technicians work with clients with developmental disabilities.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Behavior Technician to provide one-on-one in-home behavior therapy to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The Behavior Technician will work under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to deliver individualized treatment plans that address the child's specific needs. Therapy services will be provided in the child's natural environment (i.e. home, school, community) and will focus on developing skills in the areas of communication, social interaction, and daily living.

Behavior Technician Duties:

  • Provide behavioral therapy to people with autism or other behavioral disabilities by working one-on-one, in groups, or in classrooms
  • Develop and implement behavior modification plans for clients
  • Provide guidance and feedback on behavioral development
  • Function as a liaison between the client and the medical community
  • Provide direct supervision to assigned staff
  • Monitor clients and report any unacceptable behavior
  • Perform administrative activities, including processing of documentation

Behavior Technician Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting surveys of residents, families, staff, and/or other stakeholders, while generating reports
  • Generate and maintain data reports for management
  • Assist with maintaining client files
  • Assist with facilitating or running focus groups, interviews, or surveys
  • Provide clerical support and data entry
  • Assist with maintaining resident files, family files, and files on staff
  • Assist with maintaining compliance files
  • Assist with maintaining and/or updating resident files, family files, and files on staff
  • Assist with clerical support including preparing reports, memos, and/or correspondence
  • Create and maintain database

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field
  • Strong knowledge of behavior management techniques
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to supervise and direct support staff
  • Knowledge of behavioral principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of behavior management programs
  • Knowledge of behavioral assessments
  • Knowledge of human growth and development

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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