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Behavior Technician - Keller, TX

Company: The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center
Location: Keller
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:

At The Missing Peace, we provide a safe and therapeutic encompassment for pediatric-aged children with autism and other developmental disabilities. We incorporate an innovative and therapeutic environment where children are encouraged to develop at their own pace. We are dedicated to the patients and families we serve, by delivering the highest quality autism intervention.

Benefits:

Medical, Dental & Vision
Life, LTD & STD
Supplemental Insurances
401k
PTO accrual
Annual CEU Allowance
Referral program
Professional development assistance
Flexible schedule
Electronic EMR

If you are interested in learning more about joining the Missing Peace family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities, please visit us at www.missingpeacetherapy.com

Thank you in advance for considering The Missing Peace Therapy!

Job Purpose

The purpose of the Behavior Technician at The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center (TMP) is to apply behavioral principles consistently in all interactions with clients. Behavior Technicians work under the direction of the BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) to implement Behavior Support Plans (BSPs.)

Minimum Duties and Responsibilities

Implements and carries out processes and procedures to improve the quality of life of clients as it relates to their individual behavior support plan
Supports all members of the staff and assists with ideas, suggestions, work, and cleaning duties
Actively participates in staff training programs designed to increase overall skills, including but not limited to Registered Behavior Technician training
Communicates in a professional and respectful manner with management, parents, behavior analysts, Lead Behavior Technicians, Registered Behavior Technicians, and clients
Becomes fluent in the understanding and application of each child's Behavior Support Plan
Assists in creating instructional materials
Attends and participates in meetings and other TMP sponsored events
Observes records, and reports the condition and behavior of the clients, including maintaining daily records
Functions as an active member of the treatment team
Works with clients, consultants, staff, families, and community to implement client's behavior support plan
Consistently implements behavior plans to reduce client's maladaptive behavior and promote desired appropriate behaviors
Effectively responds to and manages crisis situations which may include client physical aggression as directed in the Behavior Support Plan
Completes daily paperwork and data collection notes in a detailed, accurate, consistent and timely manner
Follows TMP policies and procedures
Openly flexible and responsible in working with multiple children at one time, when necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of Bachelor's Degree preferred
Specialized knowledge in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Minimum of 2 years experience working with children, preferably special needs
Proven ability to work within a team, leadership and problem solving abilities
Strong core values, such as integrity, loyalty, trust, leadership, team work are required
Exhibits positive and proactive approaches to problem solving

Working Conditions:

Behavior Technician is required to be available to work any schedule within TMP's core business hours of 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday. Behavior Technicians may be asked to volunteer some weekends to assist with respites or community events. TMP Employees' first 90 days of employment are considered an Introductory Period. Employees must successfully complete the Introductory Period, which is also considered a new hire training period. All TMP employees will be considered full time if scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more and are eligible to earn Paid Time Off (PTO) upon successful completion of the 90-day Introductory Period. TMP employees who work 5 hours or more per day will be given a 30-minute lunch break.

Physical Requirements:

Behavior Technicians must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop and reach, as well as be able to effectively handle client physical behaviors to ensure overall safety of client and self.

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.%2058887%

Keywords: The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center, Keller , Behavior Technician - Keller, TX, Professions , Keller, Texas

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