ABA Therapist/Registered Behavior Technician

Manhattan Psychology Group

Manhattan, New York, United States

Part time

$22-31 (hourly)

Registered Behavior Technican

Jan 13

Position Summary

ABA Therapists (also known as Behavior Technicians, Registered Behavior Technicians, or RBTs) are responsible for providing one-on-one mental health services and principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum in order to improve their behaviors across settings. ABA Therapists work in concert with teachers, parents, guardians, families, counselors, and other professionals to implement a client’s prescribed treatment plan and transfer skills to the client's primary caregivers.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Cancellation pay when families cancel sessions last minute
  • Paid training toward earning the RBT credential for new hires if needed for the selected case
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free supervision for trainees pursuing BCBA certification
  • Ongoing ABA Therapist clinical trainings
  • Free monthly professional development webinars
  • Experience in the rewarding field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Student practicum placement and qualified supervision for psychology, social work and other undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Opportunities to grow with our family of companies (MPA, MPG & MPG Tutoring)

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide direct ABA therapy in home, school, and community settings
  • Implement treatment plans developed by Licensed Behavior Analysts (LBAs)
  • Develop rapport, communicate effectively, and collaborate with LBAs/Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), other professionals and/or family members involved with the client’s treatment
  • Collect behavioral data as directed by the LBA/BCBA
  • Complete and submit appropriate, accurate clinical notes per each session in a timely manner according to agency policy
  • Participate in ongoing in-house training and professional development

Position Qualifications

  • B.S., A.S., or at least 2 years of post-secondary education in one of the following disciplines: behavior science, early childhood education, special education, human services, psychology, or related field
  • Successful completion of New York Mandated Reporter Training
  • Hold a current RBT certification or complete free online training program (40 hours) to obtain RBT certification if needed for selected case
  • Flexibility and availability during scheduled hours, which may include evenings and weekends
  • Passion for working with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and community members
  • Ability to adhere to organizational policies and procedures and abide by code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Commitment to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to business associate agreement and HIPAA laws
  • Ability to navigate data collection software on tablet or other tech device
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively, both written and verbal
  • Ability to implement established treatment plan with integrity, including goals and activities
  • Ability to shift priorities and adjust execution of treatment plan based on feedback provided by LBA ability to think on your feet and creatively engage clients while implementing treatment plan
  • Possess a drive to learn and grow in the rewarding field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Experience working with neurodiverse children and adolescents with developmental diagnoses is preferred

Position Conditions

  • must be physically present at the assigned job location, including homes, schools, and community placements
  • must be willing and able to travel between different job sites
  • must be able to sit on the floor, stand for extended periods of time, lift, and carry weight, not to exceed 50 pounds
  • must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures, including kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, and standing for extended periods of time

View our Open Cases for ABA Therapists including locations and schedules here:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1v4NRYjXb5_gEKs1s4fmLqh32jLJL3snh6pHLuf_waQ8/edit#

MPG provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. To request assistance due to an ongoing medical condition or disability, contact our HR team by leaving a voice message at 1-646-389-3550, and someone will respond within one business day. Alternatively, email requests can be sent to accommodationrequest[at]manhattanpsychologygroup.com.

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