Registered Behavior Technician

Bremerton, Everett, Gig Harbor, Island County, Kitsap County, Lacey, Oak Harbor, Olympia, Pierce County, Snohomish County, Spokane, Spokane County, Tacoma, Thurston, Tumwater
Posted 7 months ago

Overview

LEAPS is a largest and fastest-growing ABA therapy provider who possesses a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence accreditation. Our behavioral service delivery model is committed to excellence in providing evidence-based treatment strategies. We are a leading company currently hiring enthusiastic individuals interested in a rewarding career. We want you to join our LEAPS team!

  • Find your purpose as a behavior technician making positive changes in the lives of individuals with autism today!
  • We provide you with all the training you need to learn and grow both personally and professionally as an applied behavior analysis – ABA therapist.
  • We also offer mentorship from our experienced master’s level managers and Board-Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) who truly care about the career growth of our behavior technicians.

Job Description

Behavior Technicians (BTs) will work under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). They are responsible for providing direct behavioral therapy to individuals with autism or developmental disabilities. BT’s implement Applied Behavior Analytic (ABA) programs, as written by the BCBA. BT’s will be responsible for teaching life skills and remediating skill deficits and eliminating problem behaviors. Behavior Technicians work in a variety of settings including in client’s homes, LEAPS centers, and school-based settings.

Responsibilities

  • As a technician, you will make an impact by delivering 1:1 behavior therapy to individuals with special needs in their natural setting, such as in their home, school (special education or regular education), or community.
  • Our passionate behavioral technicians help teach individuals with autism how to talk, play, make friends, and function independently, while helping reduce any inappropriate behaviors.
  • We provide our behavior technicians with extensive, paid training so that they can deliver effective, applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment, such as discrete trial teaching (DTT), naturalistic teaching strategies (NATS), and verbal behavior (VB).
  • Our ABA therapists collaborate and engage with their behavior treatment teams by participating in clinical team meetings to report client progress and get specific feedback from the supervisor.
  • In our research-based program, our behavioral technicians also collect data to demonstrate each client’s progress toward reaching his or her goals!
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements – Entry Level

  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to pass the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) exam (See www.bacb.com for more information)
  • Ability to complete training within 3 weeks and receive Certified Behavior Technician (CBT) license
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance, and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to interact in a positive and collegial manner with fellow staff members, families, and clients

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Preferred: Currently enrolled in college/university with 2 years of college coursework completed in psychology/related field & 2 years of experience/exposure to autism professionally or personally (e.g., through family/friends), or
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology/related field & 1 year of experience/exposure to autism professionally or personally (e.g., through family/friends)
  • Ability to work part-time on at least 3 weekdays (8am-8pm) and Saturday (9am-4pm)
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance 

Benefits

Join our fast-growing company and start a fulfilling career at LEAPS! We offer our behavior technician’s paid training and supervision, discounts on master’s programs in ABA, company social events and more!

  • Competitive pay 
  • Initial and ongoing paid training and supervision 
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Performance and promotion raises 
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid professional liability insurance 
  • Paid registration for professional conferences 
  • Opportunities for BCBA mentorship 
  • Discounts at specific ABA Master’s or Certificate programs 
  • Allowances for purchasing client reinforcers 
  • Professional Development Opportunities to become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), Case Manager, Board Certified Behavior Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Clinical Director

Compensation: $15-$21/hr, depending on experience

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