Behavior Therapist / RBT

Connections Therapy - Fort Lauderdale, FL (30+ days ago)


Connections Therapy, LLC provides 1:1 behavior therapy, social skills groups, parent trainings, psychoeducational evaluations and behavioral assessments for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disabilities. We believe that every child has unlimited potential, and it is our mission to help guide therapists, teachers and parents in unlocking and fostering that potential. We make it our priority to listen to and consider each family’s needs as a whole unit, taking into account family culture, different parenting styles, and family structure, when assessing and treating each child. If you are passionate, like us, about helping families and children with Special Needs work together to unlock their unlimited potential using an approach that is effective, compassionate and fun, come join our team!

For the Behavior Assistant and Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) positions we are looking for Part Time (10 - 20 Hours a week)positive & energetic individuals who have a passion for work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disability, and other special needs in either the Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach County areas as a Behavioral Skills Therapist.

Job Duties:

In addition to providing direct care to our clients, our 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 in a variety of settings (school, home, after-school programs)
  • 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.

Client Progress Communication:

  • Accurately record information on the child's progress throughout the session.
  • Be courteous & professional with families, organizations, and children
  • Collaborate and communicate confidentially, respectfully and professionally with behavior analysts, teachers, parents and principals.

Required Skills/ Experience

  • A High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • RBT Certification
  • Must be a Medicaid Approved Provider for ABA
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to client homes and work at center
  • You should be able to lift up to 25 lbs. routinely
  • Regular and timely communication with supervisors while employed with Connections Therapy
  • Ability to pass a state and federal background check

Desired Skills/ Experience

  • An Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, Special Education or related field.
  • You might have experience working with in pediatrics with children ages 3-22
  • You might have experience working in a home or school setting with children and individuals with special needs
  • You might have experience with Applied Behavior Analysis

Job Location

Tri-county South Florida Area

Position Type

Part-Time

Salary

$19-20 an hour

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $19.00 to $20.00 /hour

Experience:

  • working with special needs children: 1 year

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

License:

  • RBT Certification
  • Medicaid Approved Provider