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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Merakey
Location: Indiana
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

External DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:Behavioral Health Technicians provide one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent at home, school, and/or community setting when the behavior without this intervention would require a more restrictive treatment or educational setting.POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:Works one-one-on with client(s)Implements a behavior modification treatment plan targeting the recommendations from the psychological evaluation and developed by a senior level team member. Direction will be determined for the setting for implementation of the treatment plan based upon medical necessity.Utilizes prescribed interventions as needed when the child exhibits problematic behaviors in each setting. Targets child specific antecedent, behavioral/teaching, consequent, reinforcement strategies techniques and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.Implements and models intervention techniques for members of the treatment team to stabilize the child or adolescent, lending support for family efforts to stabilize the child or adolescent, by transferring appropriate techniques and skills, and to promote developmentally and/or age-appropriate behavior. (i.e. the parent, grandparent, care givers, teachers, Personal Care Aide) for the transfer of skills which allows for successful discharge of services.Collaborates with all members of the treatment team and professionals working in the home or other community settings, including the family.Documents behavioral and program data during session, from each environment; Maintains progress notes for every billable contact or per regulatory and program requirements.Maintains contact with case specific treatment team.Submits payroll weekly or as directed by supervisor; including all county specific paperwork required with weekly submission.Receives scheduled supervision from an assigned clinical supervisorAttends training as required; attains required training hours per fiscal year.May perform other related duties, when required or assigned.ABOUT MERAKEYMerakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve.Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.To be the difference in a someone's life, apply today at:www.Merakey.org/careersRequirementsPOSITION REQUIREMENTS- High school diploma AND completed the 40-hour RBT training with certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer, who is a certified BCBA or BCaBA (RBT training can be provided) OR- Certification as a BCaBAOR- Certification as an RBTOR- Certification as a BCATOR- Minimum of 2 years' experience in providing ABA services AND a minimum of 40 hours of training related to ABA approved by the Department of Human Services or the BACB

Keywords: Merakey, Pittsburgh , Behavioral Health Technician, Healthcare , Indiana, Pennsylvania

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