Behavior Technician / ABA / Autism / Education / Special Education

ABA Therapy Description:
Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy encourages positive behaviors and discourages negative behaviors in order to improve a variety of skills. The child's progress is tracked and measured. ABA is based on the science and learning of behavior, which includes general "laws" of behavior. The therapy is also used to increase language, communication skills, attention, focus, social skills, memory, and academics. ABA techniques focus on antecedents and consequences. When a behavior is followed by something that is valued to the child "a reward" that behavior is more likely to occur in the future.
ABA Job Description:
1. Staff will work in the home with young children on the Autism Spectrum to provide ABA therapy.
2. Responsible for charting and collecting data on the improvement or lack thereof in the abilities of the child. Also, keep records of referred positive reinforcements for the child.
3. Staff will be supervised weekly by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and must be ready to provide feedback to the BCBA on current progress.
ABA Job Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree in behavior analysis, psychology, social work, sociology, special education or a related field required.
2. Previous experience working with children is required. Experience with Special Needs is a plus.
3. Need CPR/First Aide Certification.
4. Training is provided. Must be able to complete 40 hours of online training in Autism.
5. Must have reliable transportation and valid car insurance.
6. Need to be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check.
7. Looking for creative, hard-working, reliable individuals with a passion or helping children.

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