Seven Hills Foundation

Registered Behavior Technician

Affiliate
SHCS
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID
21597
Schedule
Monday - Friday 9a-5p = 40 hrs. The hours will be based on the programs needs.

Overview

Under supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, the Behavioral Technician will support the implementation of behavior support plans, collect data, and assist with conducting assessments (e.g., preference assessments), and attend meetings as needed. Maintains compliance with Department of Developmental Services (DDS) regulations and SHF/SHCS policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

•Participates in the delivery of a continuum of comprehensive behavior analytic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual  disabilities within their natural environments (at varying levels of intensity as per DDS regulations). 
-Implements behavioral interventions designed by supervising behavior analyst to reduce challenging behavior and/or to promote acquisition of replacement skills.
-Develops and maintains supportive working relationships with the individual’s families/guardians.
-Conducts preference assessments.
-Assists in data collection for assessments and behavior support plans.
-Provides data reporting on target behaviors to both increase and decrease behavior.
-Participates in staff meetings or other meetings as needed.
-Consults with administrative, clinical, and residential staff, as well as participating providers/organizations (e.g., adult day programs, therapists, medical specialists, and Department of Developmental Services staff). 
-Participates in the Individual Support Plan (ISP) process, collaborating with other members of the team to promote a continuity of care.
•Delivers professional development training to SHF staff using the Foundation's current crisis management curriculum (e.g., Safety-Care).
•Provides on-site coaching and training to SHF staff specific to implementation of the Foundation's current crisis management curriculum (e.g., Safety-Care).
•Participates in the intake process as directed/requested.
•Performs other duties as directed by the Director of Clinical Services & Assistant Director of Clinical Services.

Qualifications

•Pass a fingerprint-based background check of the state and national criminal history databases.
•Associate’s or bachelor's degree in psychology or education.
•Prior experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental/intellectual  disabilities within their natural environments (preferably within SHF).
•Successful completion of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s 40-hour training program (conducted by a BACB certificant) based on the Registered Behavior Technician Task List. 
•Pass the Registered Behavior Technician online examination.
•Pass the Registered Behavior Technician Competency Assessment (administered by a BACB certificant) and any other BACB-mandated training requirements.
•Experience caring for individuals with developmental/intellectual  disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and/or mental health disabilities preferred.
•Certification and/or eligibility as a trainer in SHF's current crisis management curriculum (e.g., Safety-Care).
•Proficiency using word processing and spreadsheet software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel).
•Valid driver’s license, ability to drive, and means of consistent transportation.
•Travel to other cities and towns may be required.

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