The Edinburg Center

Behavior Technician

US-MA-Bedford
Job Code ID
CB 2
# of Openings
1
Category
Children’s Services
Program
CBHI - Children Services

Responsibilities

Role Summary:

The Edinburg Center provides In Home Behavioral Services and ABA Autism Services for youth and their families in the home and community settings. The behavior technician works with the client and his/her family to implement and monitor the progress of behavior interventions and skill acquisition programs under the supervision of a BCBA.  Currenty there is a need for FFS (part-time) BCBAs based in Bedford but supporting a number of communities in the surrounding towns.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting functional behavior assessments and skills assessments in family homes
  • Assist in designing positive behavior support and skill acquisition plans with individualized behavioral goals
  • Implement, model and monitor progress of individualized behavior support and skill plans based on data analysis under the supervision of BCBA
  • Collaborate with Children's Services team members
  • Assist in training parents and caregivers who implement plans with children and families on principles of Applied Behavior Analysis

 

Qualifications

 

  • BA in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Special Education or human service-related field
  • Experience in implementing principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Experience in implementing positive behavior support plans and teaching new skills, including direct instruction, discrete trial training, incidental teaching, task analysis and other ABA methods preferred
  • Experience working indepently in client's home is prefererred
  • Experience working with youth 21 years and under with serious emotional and behavioral challenges or Autism
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills, team player
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

 

** Competitive salary and benefits for salaried positions. Competitive hourly rate and flexible work schedules.

Organizational Overview

The Edinburg Center was established in 1977 as a non-profit community-based services agency. The Center's mission is distinguished by our longstanding belief that all people have the potential to learn, the capacity for change and the right to live a meaningful life in the community of his or her choice. Our mission is to provide an array of innovative services which promote personal growth and independence, foster hope and enhance the quality of life of people with mental health conditions, co-occurring substance use conditions and/or developmental disabilities, and brain injury services.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including; health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan.  Paid time off benefits include vacation, personal, sick and holidays. To support ongoing professional development, we offer tuition reimbursement, conference, seminar, certification and specialized training funding, as well as free clinical supervision for licensure.

 

If you would like to make a true difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply today!

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