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Center for Autism and Related Disorders(CARD)

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders(CARD)

Now Hiring in Arlington, Texas


Entry Level Behavior Technician

Responsibilities

  • The CARD behavior therapist will be trained to work with children, teens, and adults with exceptional needs and their families/caregivers.  Acquire valuable career skills, such as:
  • Adhere to CARD policies and procedures
  • Represent CARD professionally and ethically to internal and external stakeholders
  • Complete the CARD Training Program successfully by completing all coursework and passing all examinations
  • Maintain accurate and timely records
  • Report to behavior analyst on patient progress and implement feedback during each therapy session
  • Participate in regular meetings including monthly staff training
  • Maintain HIPAA compliance at all times, across all settings
  • Minimize cancellations
  • Maintain billable requirements

CARD Behavior Technicians Must:

  • Be able to work with patients who are seated on the floor, in small chairs, or other home, school, community and clinic environments
  • Move frequently throughout the therapeutic setting to gather materials, anticipate and respond to the movement of a patient, and/or provide instruction in a variety of settings, such as school, playground, clinic, or community locations
  • Constantly position oneself to participate and respond to the movements and behaviors of patients, including but not limited to bending to assist a patient, kneeling/crouching to teach a play skill, hurrying to block an open doorway, or reaching to prevent a patient from entering a traffic congested street
  • Be able to utilize continuous visual tracking in order to monitor the movement of patients, as well as the items and circumstances in the surrounding environment
  • Occasionally move to evade aggressive behaviors and/or physically block attempts to aggress towards others. Responding to behaviors may occasionally require bearing weight of a patient who is leaning, pushing, etc.
  • Frequently teach patients to use vocal speech. Must be able to articulate sound and model speaking clearly, as well as listen to and shape vocal communication of patients
  • Occasionally use modeling to teach gross motor skills, such as climbing or jumping, and fine motor skills such as clapping or opening a container
  • Work in both indoor and outdoor settings as they relate to the patient’s natural environment, which may include being outdoors in a variety of weather conditions (e.g., community skills, recess in a school setting, etc.)
  • Be able to lift up to 30 lbs. while assisting patients
  • Be able to utilize assigned iPad for iMessage communication, email correspondence, viewing online eLearning modules, use of the SKILLS Logbook application during each therapy session, and any other iPad applications that may be needed for a patient’s program
  • SKILLS Logbook application includes: reviewing written instructions and supervisor updates for each patient’s program, reviewing and interpreting previous data, reading and responding to correspondence notes, and collecting trial by trial and narrative data while working with each patient
  • Be able to pass Initial Therapist Training including: completion of online eLearning modules and quizzes, participation in hands on role play sessions with trainer, completion of field training with patients, passing a comprehensive written exam and passing a field evaluation prior to working independently with patients

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience/interest in working with individuals with disabilities
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Availability of 10 – 30 hours per week for part-time consideration
  • Availability of 30 – 40 hours per week for full-time consideration
  • Reliable means of transportation with proof of auto insurance for some locations
  • Familiarity with iPads
  • No past criminal history
  • Must pass tuberculosis test

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