Inclusive Hearts - Ability Development Center Behavior Technician Madera, CA · Mendota, CA · Fresno, CA · Kingsburg, CA · Part time

We are proud to provide a high quality level of behavioral health services, professional relationships, and commitment to our clients.

Description

Mission Statement

Inclusive Hearts – Ability Development Center is dedicated to fostering growth and empowerment through Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. Guided by our commitment to assent-based practices, we believe in creating environments where individuals of all abilities thrive. Our mission is to cultivate situations where people are Happy, Relaxed, and Engaged (HRE) and we recognize this as crucial to effective learning. With a focus on social validity, we strive to deliver services that are not only meaningful but also tailored to the unique needs of each individual we serve. We are unwavering in our dedication to advancing assent-based and trauma-informed methods, ensuring a holistic and compassionate approach to support the well-being of those entrusted in our care. Above all else, the safety – physical, emotional, and mental – of our clients is our paramount concern, reflecting our commitment to creating secure and nurturing spaces. The staff at Inclusive Hearts embrace limitless potential within every individual and aspire to create environments that foster the freedom of expression.

Core Values

These are the characteristics and/or beliefs we look for in all employees. This also encompasses the specific, directly related behaviors people in this role/position should demonstrate.

“People inherently want to do well, and those with disabilities and/or trauma are no exception.

When we see an individual struggling, it is our responsibility to figure out why and teach the skills necessary for success.”

-Ukeru

Compassion

● Communicate respectfully with clients, their guardians, and other staff members.

● Approach situations, with clients and staff, from a trauma informed mindset.

● Presume competence and willingness to learn, from all. Knowledge does not equal understanding. Just because someone understands what needs to be done, does not mean they have the knowledge to complete it.

Integrity

● Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

● Provide responsible, accurate, and truthful reports on client success, goals, staff training, etc.

● Maintain confidentiality of all clients and staff.

Excellence

Demonstrate attention to detail and work diligently to minimize major mistakes and errors.

Work together to determine areas of friction/in need of remediated systems. Act as a team player to determine solutions to the areas of need.

Commit to best practices of ABA, by staying current on research, developing practices in the field, and seeking out mentorship.

Televisibility

● Support Behavior Technicians and RBTs in demonstrating behavior, both verbal and physical, that encompasses the values and mission statement of Inclusive Hearts.

● Support staff in maintaining visibility and honesty of clinical practices.

● Uphold safety in clinical practices and model appropriate behaviors to keep clients and staff safe.

Active Listening

Listen to understand and display compassion before providing a response.

Talents

These are the talents that are essential for success in this role/position and the specific, directly related behaviors people in this role/position should demonstrate.

Dynamic Problem Solver

Problem solve and troubleshoot situations independently, when appropriate.

Be willing to solve a problem in a new way when the circumstances shift or change outright.

● Be willing to go a step further to optimize team opportunities.

Detail Oriented

● Be meticulous in written work, ensuring major typos are eliminated to the best extend possible.

● Strive to ensure accuracy of schedule, records, data, and information across systems.

Technologically Savvy

● Consolidate information effectively across platforms.

● Synthesize information quickly and present it simply and clearly to different levels of the team, client families, or other stakeholders.

● Ensure HIPAA compliance with devices or platforms used.

Efficient Communicator

● Speak with respect and kindness when discussing other’s ideas.

Act as a team player when collaborating with other team members. Practice communication soft skills.

Assigned Tasks/Job Duties

These are the tasks required of people working in this role/position. Other relevant tasks may be assigned as necessary and appropriate.

  • Works 1:1 with children, teens, or young adults in their homes, schools, and communities
  • Take data on observed behaviors as trained by your supervisor
  • Implement protocols (e.g. Behavior Intervention Plans) to help reduce challenging behavior
  • Attend training and utilize ABA concepts
  • Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols.
  • Assist with parent and caregiver training in line with the client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols.
  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress
  • Must adhere to the principles of ethical practices and values, and maintain client confidentiality.
  • Maintain a punctual, consistent, reliable schedule

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience working with children/teens (e.g. babysitting, instructional aide, nanny, education settings, mentor, etc)
  • Experience working with individuals with special needs
  • High School Diploma or GED; Associates or Bachelor's Degree desired
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is highly desired

Typical Physical Demands

● Lift at least 20 pounds.

● Must be able to remain stationary position 50% of the time.

● Must be able to move about the child's home, playground, clinic, community, or natural environment to engage in early intervention therapy.

● Must be able to ascend/descend stairs/ladders to engage children in gross motor activities.

● Must be able to position self on the floor to engage with children during floor-time activities.

● Must be able to stand up from a seated position, on a chair or the floor, and follow children when they leave an area.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $16.00 - $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 10 – 15 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work setting:

  • Clinic
  • Development center
  • In-home
  • School

Work Location: In person



Salary

$16 - $22 per hour