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ABA Therapist - Chattanooga, TN

Company: Ascend Autism
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Behavior Technician (BT) or Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Position Location: Chattanooga, TNPart-Time: 10-25 -hours per week -Ascend Autism ("Ascend") is a provider of in-home autism therapy services for children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Ascend utilizes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) while -elevating the outcomes for individuals diagnosed with ASD. Ascend -is committed to the success of each child, as well as -the entire family.Ascend is currently seeking ABA Behavior Technicians ("Techs" or Therapists) - to join our team of professionals. Behavior Techs provide ABA services for children with autism, under the supervision and guidance of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience working with children and/or adolescents
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Fluent in English; additional opportunities for candidates with other language fluency
  • Driver's license -Job Responsibilities:
    • Provide 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy in-home and community-based environments
    • Implement individualized treatment plans developed by BCBAs
    • Collect behavior and skill acquisition data during sessions to monitor progress
      • Provide regular verbal and written progress updates
      • Participate in team meetings and training workshops
      • Be goal-oriented and maintain professionalism in all aspects of your work
      • Arrive to cases on time and remain consistent with scheduled sessions
      • Follow the policies and procedures of Ascend AutismWhat we offer:
        • Competitive pay and potential to progress from PT -into FT position
        • Flexible, part-time schedule
        • A rewarding experience helping children and families reach their full potential
          • Paid training that will help advance your career; defined career track within the company
          • Professional development, leadership opportunities, and scholarship/education assistance opportunities
          • Opportunity for supervision towards becoming a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)Qualifications:
            • College graduate or some college experience preferred
            • If college graduate, preferred areas of study: Psychology, Early Childhood Development, Special Education or related fields
            • Excellent communication skills
            • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities (preferred)
              • Specific experience working in Applied Behavior Analysis (preferred)
              • Current Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification (preferred) - see below for details
              • Valid driver's license and car insurance with access to reliable transportation -Will you be a good fit? If these qualities describe you, you should apply today!
                • You enjoy caring for and helping children learn
                • You are creative, happy and energetic
                • You are nurturing and patient
                • You are organized -What is an RBT? Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) are therapists that work one-on-one with children diagnosed with autism and directly implement an ABA treatment plan designed and guided by BCBAs. RBTs help the children acquire new skills and work toward the goals of improving communication, social interactions, problem-solving and adaptive living skills. -Becoming an RBT Does the role of an RBT sound like something you want to take on, but you're concerned you don't have the right qualifications?Ascend provides on-the-job training for our Behavior Techs to become licensed RBTs. The 40-hour course, RBT - Competency Assessment and RBT - exam can all be completed in six weeks or less. Ascend will cover the costs of the course!Career Path: Successful Behavior Techs can learn and rapidly advance to more senior positions within the company - Behavior Tech I, Behavior Tech II, Advanced Behavior Tech and Registered Behavior TechOur most successful Behavior Therapists often are considering a career as, or work with, a Childcare, Babysitter, Nanny, Counselor, After-School Counselor, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Behavioral Therapist, ABA Therapist, Applied Behavior Analysis, ABA Therapist, Assistant, Behavior Therapist, Behavior Technician, Behavioral Health, Behavior Interventionist, Behavior Modification, Caregiver for Kids, Children, Youth and Teens, Camp Counselor, Child Development, Coach, Developmental Interventionist, Disability Technician, Education/Educator, Healthcare, Hospice, Marriage Family Therapist, Preschool Teacher, Social Work, Student, Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Medical Assistant, Medical Staffing, Mental Health Specialist, MFT, Pediatrics, Psychology, RBT, Social Services, Social Learning, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Teacher's Assistant, Teacher's Aide, Therapy, Therapist, Tutor, Youth Program Coordinator. -Apply today to hear more about this exciting opportunity!To learn more, please visit -Ascend is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.Powered by JazzHR

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