JOB DESCRIPTIONS

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is a graduate-level certification. Professionals who are certified at this ABA job level are autonomous practitioners providing behavior-analytic services. BCBAs supervise the work of BCaBAs, RBTs, and others who implement behavior-analytic interventions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts intake assessments for patients using provided curriculum

  • Creates skill-acquisition and behavior reduction programs and strategies

  • Participates in interdisciplinary collaboration/ meetings with educators, speech, and occupational therapists

  • Analyzes patient data and makes necessary program modifications

  • Models implementation of treatment for BCaBAs and RBTs

  • Evaluates staff performance, provides training, and feedback

  • Completes progress reports in accordance with structured deadlines

  • Conducts patient re-assessments when necessary

  • Conducts caregiver training as required

  • Provides exemplary leadership through hands-on training and modeling of ethical conduct

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)

The Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) is an undergraduate-level certification. Professionals who are certified at this ABA job level work under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). However, BCaBAs can supervise the work of RBTs and others who implement behavior-analytic interventions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts Functional Assessments of Behavior (FAB)

  • Develops Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs)

  • Models implementation of treatment for RBTs

  • Monitors implementation of treatment plans and provides feedback

  • Conducts caregiver training

  • Ensures company standards of data collection by RBTs

  • Collects data on skill acquisition and behavior reduction when required

  • Provides ongoing assessments of changes in behavior function

  • Completes monthly summaries in accordance with structured deadlines

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

A Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paraprofessional who works under the supervision of a BCBA or BCaBA.  At this ABA job level, the RBT is primarily responsible for direct implementation of treatment plans related to skill- acquisition and behavior reduction. RBTs also collect data and provide support when needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implements treatment plans

  • Collects skill acquisition and behavior reduction data

  • Applies feedback and training on ABA job performance given by the lead BCBA or BCaBA

  • Provides behavior support inside and outside of the home or classroom when applicable