Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) Job
The Watson Institute’s Psychological Services program is hiring a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) for the Intensive Behavioral Health Service (IBHS) program. This casual position has a flexible hybrid remote work schedule which may include evening hours.
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- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and flexible spending accounts.
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Employment Type: Temporary
Behavioral Health Technician Job Description:
- Implement treatment plan objectives by working directly with children who have autism and related disorders in the IBHS program
- Provide direct one-on-one therapeutic interventions under the supervision of a Behavior Consultant
- Work with families to assist them in acquiring skills and enabling them to maximize their child’s progress and independence
- Communicate regularly with families regarding their child’s progress and issues
- Provide services in the child’s home and/or community-based settings
- Supervise the child and maintain safety of the child while working in community-based settings
- Assist children in developing social skills and facilitate development of peer interactions
- Attend regular required supervision meetings, individual supervisory sessions, and required trainings
- Assist in implementing behavior management plans to enable the child’s participation in community-based settings
- Implement ABA intervention techniques
- Maintain therapeutic records and data necessary to monitor progress
- Complete daily progress notes
- Turn in progress notes and paperwork into the office on time per department policy
- Other duties as requested
BHT Job Requirements:
- One of the following educational/experience qualifications is required:
- Have a certification as a BCaBA
- Have a certification as an RBT
- Have a certification as an BCAT
- Have a behavioral health certification or behavior analysis certification from an organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute
- Have a high school diploma or the equivalent of a high school diploma and have completed a 40-hour training covering the RBT Task List as evidenced by a certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer, who is certified as a BCBA or BCaBA
- Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services
- Ability to complete necessary training successfully
- Ability to participate in physically demanding activities with the child throughout the course of the intervention
- Current Acts 34, 114, and 151 clearances required
- Availability to work a flexible work schedule, which may include evening and weekend hours