Are you ready to make a real difference in the lives of children with ASD? Do you want to join a fun, supportive team of ABA professionals? If so, then being a Behavioral Health Technician at BM Behavioral Center might be the perfect job for you! We’re looking for someone who is passionate about helping children reach their goals through play-based learning.
As an Applied Behavior Analysis Technician, your primary responsibility will be providing one-on-one teaching alongside our ABA program supervisors. You’ll get to help develop and carry out unique treatment plans for each child and work closely with them and their families. And that’s not all – we’ll also count on you to collect data from each session and provide training both to the children and their parents.
If you have a passion for making a real impact in the lives of children, we would love to have you as a part of our team! So, join us today and become the ABA Technician you’ve always dreamed of being.
What Is a Behavioral Health Technician?
A Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) is a mental health professional who provides therapeutic support to individuals and families. BHTs work with clients in various settings, including hospitals, residential facilities, treatment centers, and even the client’s home.
The job includes helping patients with self-care and daily life activities. By promoting beneficial behaviors, the technician creates a nurturing environment that helps patients develop their skills. An effective behavioral health technician demonstrates empathy, possesses strong interpersonal and observational skills, and maintains composure under pressure.
What Are the Duties and Responsibilities of Behavioral Health Technicians?
BHTs provide support to patients and families, as well as helping teach caregivers how to implement behavior programs. This involves designing individualized behavioral plans, collecting data, and providing daily session notes that are designed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Other duties can include assisting with specialized assessments, conducting screenings under the guidance of a BCBA, and managing behavior plans.
The Behavior Health Technician must also have excellent communication skills, as they will be required to build rapport with patients and their families. They must maintain a positive attitude as well as ensure that all behavioral goals are met in a timely manner.
What Skills Do You Need to Work in Behavioral Health?
Anyone with a strong desire to work in the field of behavioral health can become a behavioral health technician. To be successful, however, it helps to have or make efforts to develop the following traits and skills:
- Good listening skills
- Good communication skills
- Desire to help others
- Ability to build a strong relationship with patients
Become Part of Our Team
Our staff at BM Behavioral is devoted to supporting families and children with autism spectrum disorder throughout the full diagnostic and treatment process. When it comes to helping kids and their families, no one on our team works more closely than our behavioral technicians.
Submit your application for the position of behavioral health technician at the BM Behavioral Center if you are interested in joining our team!