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Behavior Technician

Behavior Technician/Registered Behavior Technician

Our Behavior Technicians work as valued members of our teams to provide individualized services in a 1:1 teaching format to children with autism in our clinics and client homes throughout Arkansas. Autism in Motion (AIM) Clinics is able to provide all of the necessary training you will need to start your career as a Behavior Technician, as well as opportunities to grow with us through professional development opportunities. Our training program will provide you with all the tools you will need to be successful as you learn to apply and implement behavior analytical techniques under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Working 1:1 with children and young adults with autism by applying and implementing behavior analytical techniques that increase communication, self-help and social and play skills under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Utilize positive reinforcement and antecedent modification to increase appropriate behaviors over time
  • Use the appropriate/prescribed ratio of reinforcement for each client
  • Assist in the creation and/or maintenance of instructional materials
  • Maintain accurate records of client performance/progress via data collection and/or clinical notes through an online and paper data collection system
  • Manage any inappropriate behaviors that occur
  • Keep clients motivated to learn through preference assessments
  • Communicate confidentially and professionally with behavior analysts, teachers, parents, and principals
  • Respond appropriately to feedback and/or correction
  • Report concerns directly and promptly to your BCBA
  • Toilet training and diaper changing may be required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required for this position:

  • Working knowledge of basic technology: windows operating systems, IOS, word, excel, PowerPoint, email, tablets and computers
  • Ability to change one’s own behavior as directed by the BCBA
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others 
  • Ability to move freely, quickly and frequently from a sitting (on the floor or in a chair) to standing position
  • Have a basic knowledge of autism
  • Be willing to learn and grow as a Behavior Technician

Minimum Qualifications for this position:
  • Must have availability from 8:00 am-6:30 pm on Monday-Friday
  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to clinic and/or client homes
  • Be able to lift up to 25 lbs. routinely
  • Be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening
  • Have knowledge of use of modern technology, i.e. PC, Mac, iPad or other tablets. Training will be provided on the systems used.