Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children, youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.
We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: PT - Behavioral Health Technician - ABA- ($15hr - non billable & $20hr billable).
Job Description: Under the President and CEO, and the Senior Vice President's authority, and the Intensive Behavioral Health Services' Clinical Director's Supervision and the Administrative Director's management, the Behavioral Health Technician- ABA and the Behavioral Health Technician provides one to one behavioral treatment and emotional support for children and adolescents under the age of 21 in their homes, schools, or other community settings as medically determined by the child/adolescents needs and goals. Behavioral Health Technician- ABA have the ability to utilize ABA in their treatment interventions.
Qualifications: The Behavioral Health Technician and the Behavioral Health Technician-ABA shall be a mature person with sound judgment and represent an appropriate role model to youth and families. They must be an individual who has never been convicted of any child abuse offences and must have Act 33-34 clearances. They must possess the educational and/or experiential qualifications as set forth by the Department of Public Welfare, Office of Medical Assistance. The agency shall not discriminate against staff or individuals receiving services on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, religious affiliation, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, or economic status, and must observe all applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations. They must have an acceptable driving record, a valid driver's license, and a reliable mode of transportation. The candidate must also be able to test negative on a drug screen.
By January 2021, individuals who provide BHT or BHT-ABA services shall meet one of the following: (1) Have a certification as a BCaBA (2) Have a certification as an RBT (3) Have a certification as a BCAT (4) Have a behavior health certification or behavior analysis certification from an accredited agency (5) Have a high school diploma or equivalent and have completed a 40 hour training covering the RBT Task List as evidenced by a certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer who is certified as a BCBA or BCaBA. (6) Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services.
This agency is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Valley Youth House provides all applicants for employment and all employees with equal opportunity for employment and promotion without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by state or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as the use of all VYH facilities, participation in VYH sponsored activities and all employment actions such as hiring, job assignments, promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment.