The RBT provides 1:1 and group behavioral intervention services to children with ASD and other developmental disorders. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment is individualized to meet the unique needs of each child. Behavioral programs may be used to reduce maladaptive behaviors and promote skill acquisition. Areas of focus include communication, daily living skills, play skills, social skills, personal hygiene, and vocational skills. The Behavior Technician works as part of a transdisciplinary team composed of occupational therapists, speech pathologists, music therapists, educators, parents, and behavior analysts. A Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA/ BCBA-D) designs the programs implemented by the Behavior Technician with input from all members of the child’s team. The RBT is responsible for providing services in accordance with the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct. Training and supervision on behavior analytic principles and procedures is provided via didactic and on-the-job training.
The Job Coach will collaborate with highly skilled professionals and highly experienced staff to develop, plan, implement, and assess programs for transition-aged youth and adults with developmental disabilities. The Job Coach will plan and teach activities that enable participants to increase independent living, communication, and pre-vocational skills in preparation for paid employment. Lessons may take place at The Els Center of Excellence or in community-based settings. This portion of the position requires flexibility in schedule (with a need for working during evenings and weekends) and commuting between worksite locations.