Registered Behavior Technician / Line Therapist

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Organization: Project HOPE Foundation

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: Project HOPE Foundation provides competitive compensation based on experience and ongoing opportunities for professional and career development. Full-time employees receive full health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as paid holidays and time off based on length of employment. Project HOPE Foundation offers employees the opportunity to make a unique impact on the lives of clients and their families, while also learning and growing professionally in a career that was recently named by Forbes as the 6th most meaningful job in America. Registered Behavior Technicians with a 4-year degree and 500 hours of Line Therapist experience are encouraged to apply for Lead Therapist training, provided by Project HOPE Foundation. For Lead Therapists interested in pursuing their BCBA, Hope Reach is currently partnered with Florida Institute of Technology's ABA Hybrid Master's Program as a satellite campus. Students are able to work full-time while taking courses and completing practicum hours onsite.

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or the national equivalent (GED, HiSET, TASC).
  • Certified as a Registered Behavior Technician or commitment to become certified by successfully completing a 40-hour training course (provided by Project HOPE Foundation) in Applied Behavior Analysis, and passing the RBT Competency Assessment and RBT examination.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or commitment to achieve certification (provided by Project HOPE Foundation).
  • Reliable transportation and insurance.
  • Willingness to travel to and from clients' homes within 30 minutes of your location.
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and actively engage with children in multiple locations.
  • Clear criminal background check and TB test.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work within a team environment.
Job Description:

Project HOPE Foundation, a leading provider of home-, clinic-, and classroom-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, is actively seeking energetic, dedicated individuals interested in beginning a career as a full- or part-time Registered Behavior Technician. The only nonprofit provider of ABA therapy in Upstate South Carolina, Project HOPE Foundation offers a range of programs designed to meet the needs of our more than 200 clients, creating a flexible, fast-paced, and collaborative environment for staff. As a member of Hope Reach, began as a program under Project HOPE Foundation in 2007, a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) works in client teams under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), implementing individualized educational and behavioral programming through 2-4 hour sessions of one-on-one therapy. The typical client is between 3-8 years old, as research shows that intensive early intervention results in significantly improved long-term outcomes. In the past year, Hope Reach therapists have provided over 88,000 hours of therapy, resulting in over 95% of clients gaining significant, measurable skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct 1:1 ABA services targeting the development of language and play and new academic, behavioral, social, and daily living skills.
  • Develop replacement responses for difficult or disruptive behaviors.
  • Create a fun, engaging environment for clients, using each individual's motivations to promote meaningful learning opportunities and experiences.
  • Collect data on clients' goals using an iPad.
  • Communicate with fellow therapists and BCBA regarding client programs.
  • Provide support to parents, teachers, and caregivers through the modeling of appropriate interactions.
  • Participate in ongoing training to maintain certifications and further develop best clinical practices.
Schedule:
Contact Name:
Rob Welborn
Application Process:
If you are interested in learning more about employment at Project HOPE Foundation and Hope Reach, please contact Rob Welborn via email. To access our online application, please visit our employment webpage at www.projecthopesc.org/employment-app.

Project HOPE Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute, and to promote the full realization of an inclusive employment and service policy.