Psychiatry - Autism - Reg Behav Tech I (EAC)
Posted: November 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Under close, ongoing direct supervision of a BCaBA, BCBA or BCBA-D, the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) I at the Emory Autism Center (EAC) is responsible for the direct day-to-day implementation of individual and or group behavior-analytic programs for children and or adults with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD), dependent on program placement.
Responsible for implementing individualized treatment plans both to increase functional skills and to reduce challenging behaviors that interfere with learning.
Maintains data on program parameters and targeted behaviors for use in program and progress evaluations.
Duties include activity set-up, direct care and instruction to group and/or individuals with and without ASD, dependent on program placement, using evidence-based procedures and teaching strategies, collecting and graphing data, and writing session notes. May assist the BCBA or BCBA-D with family training, behavioral assessments, and documentation of client progress.
Ensures compliance with national, state, university practice policies and procedures.
May be required to lift or move up to approximately 50 lbs. and be able to assume or maintain a variety of postures (e.g., kneeling, squatting, sitting, standing, walking) for extended periods of time.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
High school diploma/GED AND Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification.
Must be at least 18 years old, have reliable transportation and pass a background check.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, behavioral science, or related field, and working towards a Masters Degree and BCBA certification. At least one year of experience working with individuals with autism or other developmental disabilities.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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