Full Job Description
The Behavior Technician (BT) works in TILL’s in-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program,
providing families with support, and implementing interventions established by a Master’s level BCBA,
LABA. Assess child’s developmental and behavioral needs related to his/her diagnosis of Autism
Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The BT works as part of a team and receives guidance from the ABA analyst to
implement behavior modification plans with the child. The BT works intensively with the caregiver(s)
and child on establishing structure and rules, developing independent living skills, teaching self-
regulation and self-soothing, and other behavioral interventions. There are part/full time opportunities
and opportunities for full time with benefits. $22-$29/hour per diem
Behavioral Interventions and Monitoring
- Develop positive connection and rapport with the child and family
- Provide coaching/modeling for caregiver(s) based on evidence-based best practices and guidance from the BCBA
- Utilize Safety Care de-escalation strategies.
- Monitor progress of goals/objectives of behavior treatment plan devolved by the BCBA
- Implement behavior modification strategies with children to increase positive behaviors and decrease/extinguish maladaptive behaviors; directly implement skill acquisition plans developed by the BCBA; identify reinforcers and strategies for the generalization of learned skills beyond ABA sessions
- Consistent data collection and summary.
- Timely completion of written clinical progress notes
- Data Collection
- Attend supervision with BCBA
- Attend monthly staff meetings
- Complete required trainings
- Local travel to client homes
- Follow all program policies and procedures
- Minimum of 8-12 hours per week.
- Must be 18 years or older
- A high school diploma or GED is required, and 12 months experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, children adolescents, transition age youth or families
- Associate’s degree in either a human, social, or educational services discipline, or a degree or certification related to behavior management and a minimum of six months of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, particularly Autism
- Certification as an RBT and 3 months' experience
- Must have a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
- Bilingual individuals strongly encouraged to apply (not required)
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Areas: Salem, Swampscott, Dorchester, Peabody, Walpole,
Hyde Park, Braintree, Jamaica Plain, and surrounding areas