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Verified Pay $23.00 - $29.00 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Ashburn, Virginia

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ABA Therapist / Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Verbal Beginnings is a leading Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy provider serving children diagnosed with autism. We provide extensive training to anyone interested in learning about ABA therapy and autism and have a passion for working with children!

Attributes and qualifications needed to be successful in this role:

  • Patience, compassion and the desire to help children with autism achieve their goals
  • Genuine desire to learn about Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others
  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree (completed or in progress) preferred
  • 6+ months experience working with children preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation
  • All ABA therapists will be required to complete or provide proof of completion of the 40-Hour RBT course. Verbal Beginnings will provide the course to those who need to complete it.

Schedule, Location and Compensation:

  • When: Sessions typically occur 3-5 days per week for 2-3 hours, most often during after school hours between 3pm-8pm.
  • Sessions typically occur in the child’s natural environment (in the child’s home, community, and/or school).
  • Starting at $23.00 - $29.00 per hour, based on experience and certifications

What sets us apart in ABA Therapy:

  • Supportive, fun and rewarding atmosphere for our staff
  • Extensive training and support to help you become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Student loan assistance to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), as well as free supervision hours
  • Collaborative environment that promotes professional growth and learning
  • Excellent benefits for eligible employees

What does my day look like as a Behavior Technician (BT)/Registered Behavior Technician (RBT):

  • ABA therapists work under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to implement individualized treatment plans
  • to address communication, behavior, feeding, ADLs, and social skills. The ABA therapist / Registered Behavior Technician
  • Collects and records data to monitor the progress of a treatment plan and works in collaboration with the clinical supervisor to update the treatment plan as necessary

If you are in this field, you know sometimes 'it takes a village', and we strive to provide that support.

Verbal Beginnings’ personnel policies, procedures, and practices prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex. Verbal Beginnings’ employment opportunities are provided for applicants with disabilities and reasonable accommodation(s) are made to meet the physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees.