Hours: 9-6 pm, Block Schedule
Hours may fluctuate based on caseload and client schedules.
ABOUT LIFELAB KIDS: LifeLab Kids is a therapeutic, recreation, and teaching center for youth of all abilities. A comprehensive campus designed to grow with students and families, to offer real-life skills and developmentally appropriate opportunities to help children grow past their limitations and lead full, balanced lives. We build collaborative partnerships between students, families, and therapists to engage students’ passions and increase their health, happiness, and quality of life.
Job Summary: As a Behavior Technician, you will work one-on-one with clients on the autism spectrum of all ages (18 months to -20 years old) under supervision. Our program focuses on improving language, communication, socialization, and play, skills and decreasing problem behaviors through an individualized plan. Behavior Technicians must work collaboratively with the LLK team, implement behavior plans, and interact daily with the client’s family.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the Behavioral Technician is to provide behavioral intervention in a one-on-one setting from a detailed treatment plan. Behavioral Technicians will assist the Board Certified Behavior Analyst ( BCBA) and Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst ( BCaBA) in implementing, monitoring, and documenting goals that teach clients coping skills and help to improve their education, behavioral challenges, and social behavior.
- Provide direct ABA services to clients in individual and group sessions
- Work with BCBAs to implement individualized goals, programs, and checklists as trained
- Utilize appropriate, ethical behavioral intervention strategies
- Collect and submit data, detailed case notes, and time worked using technological programs/software
- Communicate respectfully and effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, school personnel, and other agency staff
- Maintain respect, well-being, and confidentiality of all clients, families, and staff members
Skills and Abilities
- Interpersonal skills needed to manage crisis situations
- Respond quickly to emergency situations
- Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines
- Excellent communication
- Current BLS ( Basic Life Support ) certification or willingness to achieve certification
- Perform well in stressful environments
- Operate computer, phone and tablet software
- Ability to stand and circulate for extended periods of time.
- Ability to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
- Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
- Hazards: incumbent may be exposed to contact with individuals displaying physically aggressive, self-abusive, or socially undesirable behavior.
- Willingness to work with children seated on the floor and children who may not have been potty trained.
- Ability and willingness to travel between client locations for appointments as assigned punctually.
- Ability to frequently move throughout the center, organize and gather materials, anticipate and respond immediately to clients, and provide instructions in various settings.
Education, Experience, Training, Qualifications
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Must pass a criminal background check
- An associate, bachelor’s degree, or two years in education, psychology, or a related field is preferred
- RBT certification preferred
- If not an RBT, willing to complete the 40-hour RBT training, competency assessment and RBT exam to become an RBT within 3 months of hire.
- Experience working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with special needs