ABA Behavioral Technician
Company: Centria Healthcare
Posted on: May 16, 2019
Thank you for showing interest in Centria Autism Services. Our
mission as a company is "to help every child living with autism to
develop, pursue, and achieve their goals and dreams through high
quality ABA therapy and support"The Behavior Technician position is
the perfect fit for a Teacher, Paraprofessional, Caregiver, Social
Worker, or Healthcare Professional looking for an exciting career
opportunity. This position is also a great fit for candidates with
experience or interest in working with children with special needs
or autism. Current Behavioral Interventionists, ABA Therapists, ABA
Technicians or students in Psychology, Education, Occupational
Therapy, or Speech Pathology are encouraged to apply. Watch Ava's
story below to see the incredible difference our Behavior
Technicians make in the lives of our clients. Behavior Technicians,
under the supervision of a clinician, use Applied Behavior Analysis
(ABA) Therapy to encourage positive behaviors and discourage
negative behaviors, as well as to improve a variety of skills for
children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The child's progress is
then tracked and measured. ABA therapy is also used to increase
language, communication skills, attention, focus, social skills,
memory, and academics. ABA techniques focus on positive
reinforcement; when a positive behavior is followed by something
that is valued to the child, such as "a reward", that behavior is
more likely to occur in the future.
ABA Behavior Technician Responsibilities:
- Behavioral Technician will work mostly in the home with
children on the Autism Spectrum to provide ABA therapy.
- Responsible for recording and collecting data on an iPad on the
progress and abilities of the child.
- Behavior Technician will be supervised/trained weekly by a
supervising clinician and must be ready to provide feedback to
their supervisor on current progress and implement programs and
- Minimum of Bachelor's Degree.
- Must be able to communicate expressively and receptively in
order to follow through with individualized behavior plan,
emergency procedures, and report on activities.
- Must be a creative, hard-working, dependable individual with a
passion and positive upbeat attitude for helping children and
- Must have proof of reliable transportation, driver's license,
and valid car insurance.
- Need to be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal
and background check. Pre-Hire Requirements:If selected for this
position you will need to complete our Pre-hire Behavioral
Technician Onboarding Program. The requirements of this onboarding
- CPR Certification. Certification and/or classes must be done in
a live or hybrid course (not online course).
- First Aid Certification. Certification and/or classes must be
done in a live, hybrid or online course.
- Must submit negative Tuberculosis (TB) test results.
- Must complete pre-hire certification modules. This requires
internet access and a computer. Post Hire Requirement:Must attend
recipient rights training within 30 days of hire and any additional
county specific trainings as required. Physical Requirements:The
physical demands and characteristics of the work environment
described here are representative of those that will be encountered
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
- Employee must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally.
- Required to perform activities that entail: fine motor skills,
kneeling, sitting on floor level, standing, and running.
This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of
responsibilities and job duties.
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
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
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