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Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist)
New Alternatives for Children
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) to join its team.
The Behavior Technician will report to the Associate Director of The Peter Haje Center for Autism and work out of the new state of the art Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHC) located at New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC), an award winning child welfare agency with 35 years of experience exclusively serving children with complex, chronic medical conditions and co-occurring mental health challenges and their families. NAC’s on-site CHC includes Article 31 and Article 28 clinics and delivers a range of integrated interdisciplinary medical and mental health services. The hallmark of the agency is assuring quality professional and strength-based services to children and families involved in the child welfare system. The Behavior Technician will deliver hands-on service of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children and young adults who have autism. The Behavior Technician will collect, maintain and graph data as well as take anecdotal log notes. Service delivery will be center based, with opportunities to generalize skills in the community setting.
Description of Responsibilities:
-Case Specific: Deliver ABA therapy to a young adult, in his home between the hours of 6:00-7:30am daily. Service delivery will include, task analysis, modeling, self-recording and life skills (cooking).
- General Duties: Deliver ABA therapy to children and young adults who have autism, including but not limited to the use of, Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), Reinforcement Systems, Extinction Procedures, Verbal Behavior, Task Analysis, Behavior Reduction, Adaptive Daily Living Skills Training, Vocational Skills Training and Social Skills Training
- Collect and graph ABA program and behavioral data per session
- Take daily descriptive log notes of each session
- Maintain client records and program data
- Communicate consistently with Supervising BCBA/LBA
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Requires a minimum of 6 months experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) preferred. Requires a minimum of 1 year experience working with children and/or young adults who have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.
Experience working with teenagers and young adults highly preferred.
Based on experience
How to Apply:
Please indicate "Behavior Technician – ABA Therpist" in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Mary Ann Code
Human Resources Department
New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010
For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
Posted on 07/24/18; CVMHA ID #12223