The Behavior Interventionist should demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals, groups and systems through the application of positive behavior supports. The Behavior Interventionist will provide clinical skills instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of ABA to children with Autism and other developmental disabilities in the home, community, clinic or school settings.
Essential components of this position are listed below but subject to change at the discretion of Building Connections Behavioral Health, Inc. This job description describes essential job functions but does not provide an exhaustive list of duties that may be assigned.
Professional Responsibilities and Duties:
● Structured one‐on‐one interaction/instruction with children in their home, school, and/or community settings
● Implement educational programs and behavior interventions as designed by BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) Behavior Consultant, or teacher).
● Create instructional control and rapport with clients.
● Teach communication skills, social skills, self-help skills, and play skills through ABA principles.
● Promotes the development of functional communication skills (i.e. speaking, using assistive communication devices, sign language) when necessary.
● Support Child’s independence with adaptive living skills (self‐help, social, play skills), as set forth in the child’s program.
● Accurately collect data for progress reports as required by district or insurance agency.
● Inclusion with peers, facilitate social interactions, play and conversation skills.
● Keep the children motivated to learn by playing games, having fun and incorporate them into learning.
● Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.
● Quickly and accurately communication problems/concerns to appropriate staff.
● Report updates and progress to supervisor on the case.
● Maintain confidentiality of all clients and professional conduct.
● Responsible for completing and maintaining all required certifications and trainings once employed, including, but not limited to: CPR, RBT trainings/certification and other company in-services and trainings as directed by management.
Benefits of Working with Building Connections Behavioral Health, Inc.:
● $16- $23 an hour (dependent on education and experience in field or related industry)
● Paid training to sit for your RBT certification exam
○ Employee may be required to reimburse company the cost of training ($2000) if employee leaves company before 6 months of employment
● Supervision by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)
● Ongoing training and support by staff
● Opportunities for growth
● Paid drive time and mileage
● Medical/Dental/Vision insurance for employees working an average of 30+ hours weekly
● PSL- 1st year accrual is 1 hour for every 30 hours worked