Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington Behavior Technician - ABA in Yakima, Washington
Catholic Charities of Yakima is looking for an ABA Behavioral Technician in their “Autism Therapeutic Classroom” Applied Behavior Analysis services at Catholic Charities provides intensive services based on the science of Applied Behavior Analysis. Services include a Day Program model which serves children 2-5 in an intensive and comprehensive clinic based model, Group services, and early intervention depending on location. A Positive Behavior Framework is used to make sure services are tailored to families. Bilingual and bicultural (Spanish / English) applicants are encouraged to apply. The Behavior Technician will provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a therapeutic setting serving children ages 2-5 and their families. The Technician will work under the direction of a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst and in collaboration with allied service providers in implementing ABA treatment plans. Education: High School Diploma required. AA/BA in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Social Work, Psychology or a related field preferred. Experience: Preferred experience working with preschool children and/or children with developmental disabilities including but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Bilingual (Spanish / English) preferred. Licensure, Registration, Certification: Agency Affiliated Counselor status required with Department of Health. Valid WA driver's license, access to reliable vehicle and minimum required liability insurance. Employment is conditional upon: Clearance of criminal background check and finger printing check when required. Completion of Child Abuse & Neglect and Marty Smith trainings. Completion of training in Blood borne pathogens. First Aid/CPR certification. Completion of requirement to obtain Food handler's card. Completion of a TB test with negative test results.