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PART-TIME BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN

Company: The Language and Behavior Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*_This is a part-time position with the opportunity to obtain more hours. We are looking for staff that are currently in an undergraduate or graduate program and are looking to work with children with Autism and other related disorders. _*

*_We will help you get your foot in the door in the field of ABA! No precertification required, we will walk you through each step to obtain your Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)_* * _Certification!_*

*Position Overview*

Our RBTs work as a part of the ABA Treatment Team, providing in-home services for children with Autism and related disorders. Our RBTs receive frequent supervision and support from a supervising BCBA. They're integral to the child's progress as well as family communication with the ABA Treatment Team. The RBTs role involves *planning, collecting data*, and *treatment.*

*Planning *- RBTs are responsible for arriving at appointments with materials to keep clients engaged and stimulated for the duration of the appointment. This can include toys, books, games, arts & crafts, or other creative ideas. Prior to the scheduled session, the RBT consults with the child's supervising BCBA to determine the appropriate goals, materials, and activities for the day's session.

_Specific job responsibilities include_
* Review the child's individualized treatment plan and goals prior to session.

* Develop a plan for the session, to include creative materials and engaging activities to integrate into programs.

* Consult with the supervising BCBA to ensure the appointment follows the designed schedule and addresses the child's individualized goals.

* Punctuality: RBTs are expected to arrive a minimum of 5 minutes prior to the session's start time.

*Collecting Data* - RBTs need to collect data in order to monitor the progress and effectiveness of the individualized treatment plan. Regular and ongoing data collection is vital in evaluating the progress a client makes towards their goals. Critical decisions regarding the client's goals and therapy sessions are made based on this ongoing data collection. RBTs will collect their data during sessions as they implement programs developed by the supervising BCBA. This allows the ABA and administrative team to ensure the treatment is progressing and effective.

_Specific job responsibilities include_
* Collect data throughout session to actively monitor the child's progress

* Participate in program development with the BCBA

* Discuss collected data with the BCBA and assist with program modifications to ensure the child continues to reach attainable goals

* Ensure confidentiality and abide by HIPPA regulations

*Treatment *- RBTs are responsible for implementing the child's individual treatment goals throughout the session. Specified targets are embedded in play and seamlessly incorporated into fun and engaging activities. RBTs collect data on all specified targets and provide a comprehensive, narrative report at the end of each session.

_Specific job responsibilities include_
* Provide reliable one-on-one ABA services based on the child's treatment plan

* Implement programs developed by the child's supervising BCBA to help build communication, advocacy skills, daily living skills, and social-emotional skills

* Assist with preference assessment to ensure the child is continually motivated during teaching

* Provide an overview of the session activities to the caregiver at the end of each session

* Obtain a signature from the caregiver at the end of each session

* Include all specified information on the session note (i.e. caregivers present, start and end time of session, behavior goals, and skill acquisition goals)

* Ensure confidentiality and abide by HIPPA regulations

*About The Language and Behavior Center: *

We provide family-focused therapeutic services to children age 0-12 years old. With a focus on play-based learning, TLBC believes that language and skill development should be a positive experience for both the child and the family.

*_Why Work at TLBC?_*

Local Caseloads: RBTs are assigned to clients near where they live, which means less time spent in the car and more time spent with clients.

Social Environment: We have frequent staff get-togethers, clinic meetings, mentorship meetings, and a central office with coffee and snacks always stocked.

Technology: TLBC uses electronic data collection. BCBAs are able to make immediate changes to programs and see progress in real-time, which means RBTs are always running up-to-date programs

Structure for personal growth: RBTs are provided with a clear pathway to grow in the ABA field. We also support our RBTs' individual interests and provide opportunities for them to pursue these interests at TLBC.

Focus on Staff: The happiness of our staff is essential to the quality of service that TLBC provides. TLBC is constantly evolving to ensure our staff's happiness through an extensive benefits package, supportive mentors and supervisors, and frequent opportunities for promotions and raises.
*_What makes you a great fit for TLBC: _*
* Enthusiastic about TLBC's mission and the success of its clients

* Strong organization skills

* Collaborative

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Driver's license and access to reliable transportation

* Experience working with children

* Must pass a background check

* Open to obtaining RBT certification within 2 weeks of employment (training provided)

* Ability to work afternoons (3:00-6:00pm) a minimum of three days per week

*Benefits: *

The RBT position is a W-2 position with the following benefits for full-time employees:
* Competitive hourly rate

* Paid Time Off

* Sick Leave

* Flexible hours

* Medical Insurance for full-time staff

* 401(k) with a 4% company match

* Short-term Disability Insurance for full-time staff

* Initial as well as Ongoing Training

* In-house RBT Training

* Tablet for Electronic Data Collection

* Paid trainings

* Mileage Pay

* Frequent Support & Supervision

* Continuing Education reimbursement

* Access to TLBC materials, curriculums, and games

* Opportunities for growth within the company

For more information about our company or our staff, check out our website at www.tl-bc.com

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Tuition reimbursement
Schedule:
* After school
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Children and RBTs are required to wear masks for the duration of the sessions. Sessions are cancelled if anyone exhibits COVID symptoms or other illness.

Application Question(s):
* Are you willing to submit to a CPS and Criminal background check for this position?

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road%58047475%

Keywords: The Language and Behavior Center, Alexandria , PART-TIME BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN, Professions , Alexandria, Virginia

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