Behavioral Therapist/Direct Service Providers

Job description:

Integrated Behavioral Technologies, Inc. (IBT) is a group of caring individuals whose goal is to provide children and their families with the behavioral therapy services they need to succeed. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that serves children across the state of Kansas with a focus on rural and low-income areas.

IBT is hiring several Behavioral Therapists/Direct Service Providers (DSPs) in our Topeka, KS region. DSPs work as part of a treatment team to develop and implement behavioral interventions using an applied behavioral analytic framework. Candidates must be enthusiastic, flexible, and have a strong interest in working with children with special needs, particularly those on the autism spectrum. Individuals who work directly with clients may fill the following provider roles depending on the client/care plan and the applicant’s qualification:

Intensive Individualized Support (IIS): IIS providers work one-on-one with the child or adolescent to implement various interventions as outlined in the treatment plan, collect data, implement behavioral interventions as outlined on their behavioral intervention plan, and communicate with the treatment team. IIS providers must possess a high school diploma, have 1,000 hours working with a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and be KMAP certified

Tutor (RBT credentialed): Tutors work one-on-one with the child or adolescent to implement various interventions as outlined in the treatment plan, collect data, implement behavioral interventions as outlined on their behavioral intervention plan, and communicate with the treatment team, and must have 40 hours of training in the use of applied behavior analysis and be working towards a degree upon hire. Tutors must have a current RBT credential.

Supportive Homecare Provider: Providers work one-on-one with the child or adolescent, helping them engage in various daily tasks and activities and implementing behavioral interventions as outlined on their behavioral intervention plan. Providers must have a high school diploma and live separately from the individual for whom they are providing care.

Respite Care Provider. Providers work one-on-one with the child or adolescent, helping them engage in various daily tasks and activities and implementing behavioral interventions as outlined on their behavioral intervention plan. Providers must have a high school diploma, live separately from the individual for whom they provide care, and complete the state mandated training.

Minimum Qualifications:
In addition to the requirements for each role listed above, applicants must…
-Possess a valid ID, have reliable transportation and maintain appropriate auto insurance.
-Pass criminal background checks as required by each funding source.
-Obtain the Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) credential within 3 months of their hire date. (**This may not be required depending on the caseload you are assigned)
-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with clients, caregivers, and team members.
-Be willing to work on a flexible schedule, Morning, Afternoon, Evening, between 8am-7pm, and possibly some weekends.

Preferred Qualifications
-College educated and degree-seeking candidates.
-Experience working with individuals with autism.
-RBT credential at the time of hiring.
-Responsibilities and Requirements:

As part of their employment, employees must…
-Act professionally and treat clients with respect and dignity at all times.
-Engage in professional development activities as outlined by IBT, including attending training sessions, reading journal articles about behavior analysis, and conducting research as part of a client’s treatment team.
-Conduct intervention and data collection as prescribed by the client’s treatment plan, including monitoring and accommodating frequent program modifications, as well as accurately collecting and reporting data.
-Strictly follow designated protocols to foster skills and behavior generalization.
-Submit to occasional fidelity and competency checks conducted by consultants or lead teachers during therapy sessions.
-Stay apprised of the client’s IBP and/or PCSP Program and demonstrate competency in all skills listed under the supervision of the Autism Specialist, Consultant, or Case Manager.
-Complete weekly communication reports summarizing successes or concerns with both administrative (e.g. schedule, pay) and therapy tasks (programs, behavior).

Employees must also achieve at least 80% accuracy on the initial IBT training within three (3) months of employment. Employees failing to achieve 80% accuracy will be placed on unpaid administrative leave until this outcome can be achieved.

Additional Benefits and Bonuses Available!

-Initial Training Bonus: Employees who complete required training in its entirety by their assigned completion date will receive an initial bonus of $50.
-Three-Month Performance Bonus: An additional bonus of $300 will be given to those employees who bill an average of 10 or more hours per week for the three consecutive months following completion of their training.
-Professional Development Assistance: Employees have the opportunity to receive in-house CPR and MANDT training and certification at significantly reduced or zero cost.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $9.00 – $15.00 per hour

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