ABA & Behavioral Therapy for Autism | Connect Plus Therapy

Behavior Technician - BT

Join Our Collaborative & Supportive Team​

The Behavior Technician provides direct one-on-one behavioral interventions to teach communication, social, and daily living skills and reduce problematic behaviors in the home, community, and school settings. Behavior Technicians will be trained to utilize interventions developed out of the science of Applied Behavior Analysis.

The Behavior Technician will report to and be supported directly by the BCBA and Clinical Supervisor assigned to their cases, as well as, the Clinical Director.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish & maintain a therapeutic relationship by pairing self as a reinforcing entity and building the value for the client of social interaction with the BT.
  • Prompt safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem-solving skills.
  • Fade prompts appropriately to promote both successful and independent responding.
  • Increase the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors by providing access to reinforcers (desired items/actions, attention, or removal of demands/aversive situations).
  • Accurately collect behavior data including: A-B-C, count, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, event, and interval based recording.
  • Accurately collect data based on current programming.
  • Follow the treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing sound judgment and seek out appropriate consultation.

Skills and Competencies

  • Interested in psychology, special education, or behavioral health.
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and other data collection programs specific to our industry.
  • Confident communication skills for interactions with family members and caregivers of the client.
  • Excellent written communication skills for session notes and other forms of documentation.

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What We Offer

  • Work directly with children and their families
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive pay ($18-$25 / hour)
  • RBT training provided in-house
  • ABA graduate student supervision available
  • Ability to grow within the company

The Journey

No matter where you are in your career, we will meet you there and help you go farther. We love mentoring staff and know this journey is not a straight line. We provide plenty of opportunities for clinical and administrative advancement.

Becoming a BCBA?

If you’re on the path to becoming a BCBA, starting as a BT is a great way to gain hands-on ABA experience.

The Pass Rate for our first-time BCBAs candidates is 86%That’s well above the National Pass Rate of just 60%.

Connect Plus Therapy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Connect Plus Therapy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in the Agency’s policies, the way we do business and is an important principle of sound business management.