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Behavior Technician - Entry Level

Centria Healthcare - Autism Services Frisco ,TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Under the direct supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst or Behavior Consultant (BCBA/BC), the Behavior Technician will provide individual treatment for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder using Applied Behavior Analysis in the home, center, and community settings. They will implement learning programs (i.e., communication, self-help, play skills), collect data on target behaviors, incorporate parent training, maintain client confidentiality, and meet with their direct leader regularly.


Behavior Technician job responsibilities include:

Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.

  • Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols.
  • Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client behavior.
  • Assist with parent and caregiver training in line with the client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols.
  • Ensure documentation is completed on time and following established Centria procedures.
  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by Supervising Clinician (BCBA/BC).
  • Utilize safe and appropriate handling procedures when working with clients and appropriately report all critical incidents and safety concerns.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.
  • Assist Supervising Clinician preparation of client materials, behavior reduction assessments, and skills acquisition.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma of GED is required.
  • Must have proof of reliable transportation, driver’s license, and valid car insurance.
  • CPR Certified.
  • First Aid Certified.
  • Need to be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Experience working as a: CAN, Caregiver, Home Health Aide, Behavior Technician is a
    plus.


If you are interested in this Behavior Technician job then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about the position please refer to our company website.

About Centria Healthcare:
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Farmington, Michigan, Centria's flagship service is Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA), which assists children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Since 2014 Centria has grown this service division into a leading provider in the country, with services stretching across many states. This exciting program is helping children reach their goals and dreams through positive reinforcement and continual support.

Centria’s office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, with primary hours conducted after school hours (3:00 pm – 8:00 pm).  The work location will vary by client case and include home, community, or center.  Additional time or flex schedules may be required to complete the above work or meet company objectives

While performing the duties of this job, the team member may be exposed to a client who exhibits physically aggressive behavior, which can include kicking, pinching, punching, biting, etc. The team member may have to use appropriate behavior management techniques with a client under such circumstances. Such a response requires agility, quick reflexes, and the ability to use physically evasive movement. The team member will be required to stand, walk, sit, grasp, reach, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, hear, type, and write. The team member will also be exposed to normal office conditions and usual office equipment such as phone, computer, copiers, files, etc. The team member must be able to independently push, pull, lift, move, and carry objects weighing up to thirty-five (35) lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near, far, and field of vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, Veteran status, or disability status. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position. Centria reserves the right to amend this job description at any time, with or without written notice.

Company Description
Every child deserves the brightest future and Centria Autism Services is on a mission to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have the best developmental experience possible while acquiring the skills to succeed in the world on their own terms. Too many children with ASD are untreated or undertreated and Centria is committed to reaching every child in need and their families with interventions based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis that meet – and exceed – best practices. Our Optimal Outcomes Model(TM) looks at the whole-child, engages families in aspirational treatment planning and leverages team-based care to allow BCBA’s to focus on clinical issues and support Centria’s dedication to quality, family satisfaction, and developmental outcomes.

About Centria Healthcare:
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Centria's flagship service is Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA), which assists children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Since 2014 Centria has grown this service division into the number two provider in the country, with services stretching across many states. This exciting program is helping children reach their goals and dreams through positive reinforcement and continual support.

All applicants receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Pursuant to Michigan Public Health Code 333.18263 an individual cannot be employed as an ABA Behavior Technician/Program participant with Centria Insitute in the State of Michigan unless that individual’s criminal history check does NOT contain ANY criminal history information for that individual. This includes even traffic violations if the violations were classified as misdemeanors.

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