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Post Date08/08/2019
Job TypeFull Time
Positions Available1
Company NameLifeScape
Company Websitehttps://www.lifescapesd.org
Address2501 W 26th St
CitySioux Falls
StateSD

Registered Behavior Technician-Rapid City

If you are familiar with what a Registered Behavior Tech (RBT) career is, then you are aware that there are very rewarding careers for people that have a passion to work with individuals that are affected by a behavioral disability.  This position starts off as a certified individual that provides support and assistants to behavior analysts and behavior therapists.  RBT's also get to work one-on-one with the individuals affected by a behavioral disability by implementing the applied behavior services that were designed by a board-certified behavior analyst.  Still interested?  Here are just a few of the challenging, yet very rewarding tasks RBT's do for their job: 

Provide behavior therapy services:

  • Establish and maintain rapport with children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • Implements behavior interventions designed by the BCBA in clinic or home settings; Follows treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing sound judgement and seeks out appropriate consultation.
  • Collects data accurately and document within the EMR and within other software programs, used by the department/organization.
  • Collaborates with family and treatment team members to provide treatment effectively and without disruption to the environment or other individuals in the environment; communicates with family and other members of treatment team regarding progress.
  • Collaborate and assist with planning and implementation of center-based/group programs.
  • Assist BCBA and other RBT®’s with preparation of client materials for assessments, interventions, etc.
  • Educate peers, co-workers, and community members about ABA and the role of ABA based interventions.
  • Maintains expertise in current research/techniques affecting persons supported, and remains current on legal and ethical issues. Promotes behavior analytic theory and principles.
  • Assist BCBA with training family, caregivers, and others regarding reinforcement, interventions, and any other topics related to the treatment plan and goals.

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Must be 18 years of age or older. Current certification as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT®) as issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) is preferred. Two years of completed coursework in psychology, education, social work, behavioral science, human development or related fields and/or prior experience working with individuals with developmental and physical disabilities, and challenging behaviors is preferred.

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