ABA Registered Behavior Technician in Philadelphia, PA at Child Guidance Resource Centers, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CGRC’s ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Program is hiring! ABA RBTs (Registered Behavior Technicians) provide individualized, one-to-one ABA support to children/adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, other developmental or cognitive delays, and/or behavioral disorders across all settings (school, home, and community). The ABA RBT implements individualized behavioral interventions based on the treatment plan goals and specific ABA programming based off of specific assessments developed by the Licensed ABA Behavior Consultant.

If you’re looking for the opportunity to share and expand your competencies using evidence-based therapy, consisting of techniques that change behavior and uses ongoing evaluations to understand why problematic behaviors occur then CGRC’s ABA Services program is for you! Technicians use a variety of clinically based interventions such as talk, play, art, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other strategies to help you and your child reach the agreed upon treatment plan goals.

Responsibilities

  • Models behavioral interventions to all other mediators of the plan (i.e. parents, teachers, caregivers), to support the transfer of skills. 
  • Collects data daily and documents progress notes in a prearranged format for each session with the child/adolescent.
  • Prompts safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem solving skills.
  • Fades prompts appropriately to promote independent use of replacement behaviors. 
  • Increases the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors by providing access to reinforcement (desired items/actions, attention, or removal of demands/aversive situations)
  • Accurately collects behavior data including: A-B-C, count, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, event, and interval based recording
  • Follows the treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing the ABA program designed and seeks out consultation when needed.
  • Effectively communicates with caregivers and treatment team regarding client needs and progress.
  • Utilize safe & appropriate handling procedures when working with clients
  • Collaborate with treatment team including client, parents and caregivers, outside professionals, and supervisor.
  • Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required trainings and weekly supervision.
  • Supports the family in implementing the crisis safety plan when needed.

Requirements

  • Certification as a BCaBA, RBT, BCAT, or other behavior health certification or behavior analysis certification from an accredited organization; OR
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in providing ABA services AND a minimum of 40 hours of training related to ABA approved by the Department or the BACB; OR
  • High school diploma (or the equivalent of a high school diploma) AND have completed a 40-hour RBT training program AND RBT competency assessment within 12 months of employment.
  • *Philadelphia County BHT staff are required to complete the 40-hour RBT trainings regardless of number of years of experience, if they are not already certified (BCaBA, RBT, BCAT, or other behavior health certification)
  • Valid driver’s license or reliable transportation.

Who is CGRC? We are a premier children’s provider that embraces our clinicians as partners in our organization’s strategic plan. 

What can CGRC do for you? Do YOU want to be a Change Agent? If so, we want you to be a part of the Child Guidance partnership. Working here means being open to new clinical experiences both as an individual and as part of a team. We offer reimbursed comprehensive clinical supervision and training with the opportunity to develop your leadership competencies and career interests on a personal level. Join any of our organizational committees, task forces, or work groups. If you are furthering your education, we want to be your partner.   We are offering flexibility for classes, internship possibilities within our organization, and the availability for licensure supervision.  It is important to us that you enjoy a healthy work-life balance and we will encourage you to have personal goals that focus on self-care.

At CGRC, you can enjoy a relaxed working environment with flexible work schedules that allow for a healthy work-life balance. We encourage and support career development and there are always opportunities for you to learn and grow within the organization. 

We have a competitive compensation package and generous time off and benefits for eligible employees. You and your family can also enjoy discounts and offers through our Tickets at Work Program. CGRC is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. 

APPLY NOW TO JOIN OUR TEAM!

Child Guidance Resource Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer