Entry-Level Behavior Therapist

Trumpet Behavioral Health - Redwood City, CA3.2

For this Part-Time (averaging up to 30 hrs/wk), Entry Level Behavior Therapist position (no ABA experience or higher education degree required) we are looking for candidates with availability Monday- Friday for any or all of the following shifts: (9:00am-12:00pm), (3:00pm-6:00pm), averaging up to 45 hrs/week, who are positive & energetic and have a passion for working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disability, and other special needs in the Redwood City area.

About the Behavioral Skills Therapist and Registered Behavioral Technician Position:

At Trumpet Behavioral Health, our Behavioral Skills Therapists and Registered Behavioral Technicians are the backbone of our success in providing superior care and service through the implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis. We’re seeking current and future therapists and technicians whose qualities match our core values of Clients First, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork and Fun!0.

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Behavioral Skills Therapist and Registered Behavioral Technician Job Overview:

In addition to providing direct care to our clients, our Behavioral Skills Therapists and Registered Behavioral Technicians will be expected to perform:

Client Training:
  • Implement individualized programs for children and young adults based on ABA principles that increase communication, self-help, social and play skills
  • Utilize positive reinforcement and antecedent modification to increase appropriate behaviors over time.
  • Manage inappropriate behaviors that occur. Through the implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) and consultation with our Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)
  • Facilitate interactions with peers, coworkers, and families
  • Keep the children motivated to learn through preference assessments
  • Toilet training may be required.

Client Progress Communication:
  • Accurately record information on the child's progress throughout the session
  • Be courteous & professional with families, organizations, and children
  • Communicate confidentially and professionally with behavior analysts, teachers, and parents

What you get by joining Team Trumpet:
  • Opportunity to earn your Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) Certification
  • 40+ hours of paid training prior to working with clients
  • Future growth opportunity into more senior roles within our company
  • Earn Paid Time Off while working part-time
  • Eligibility for professional development programs (e.g. Free Continued Education Units (CEUs)
  • The opportunity to gain supervised independent field work hours for those in need practicum/internship hours.
  • A chance to make a meaningful impact on the life of the children served and their families

Required Skills:
  • A High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license to travel to clients homes and designated centers
  • You should be able to lift up to 25 lbs. routinely
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and clients
  • Ability to pass a state and federal background check

Desired Skills:
  • An Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, Special Education or related field
  • Experience working in a home or school setting with individuals with special needs
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)