ABA Technician- HARLEM Job at Lighthouse CH, New York State

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  • Lighthouse CH
  • New York State

Job Description

About the Lighthouse

Lighthouse is a New York City-based specialized agency dedicated to providing top-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services for children on the autism spectrum.

Our mission is to empower these children and their families by implementing evidence-based interventions that promote skill development, independence, and improved communication. 

We value compassion, dedication, and professional growth, placing a strong focus on fostering a supportive environment where our team members can grow and thrive.

 

Job Description

Lighthouse is seeking passionate and dedicated Behavior Technicians to join our team of professionals. As a Behavior Technician, you will provide one-on-one ABA therapy to children on the autism spectrum and other special needs under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. 

As you build a relationship with children and their families, your work will directly contribute to their growth, development, and improved quality of life.

 

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities as a Behavior Technician at Lighthouse will include the following:

 

  • Implement ABA therapy techniques under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

  • Provide one-on-one therapy sessions to children, following individualized treatment plans tailored to their specific needs.

  • Teach and reinforce appropriate social, communication, and behavioral skills in a supportive and structured environment.

  • Foster a positive and engaging therapeutic relationship with clients, promoting their independence and well-being.

  • Conduct assessments, collect data, and track progress to ensure effective treatment outcomes.

  • Collaborate with the BCBA and interdisciplinary team members to review progress, address concerns, and modify treatment plans as necessary.

  • Communicate effectively with parents/caregivers, providing updates on therapy goals, progress, and strategies for generalization of skills to the home setting.

  • Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of therapy sessions, including progress notes and data collection.

  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills in ABA therapy.


Ideal Candidate

If you’re seeking a position that is fulfilling, impactful, and offers room for growth, this is for you! Join our warm and collaborative team of experienced therapists and make a difference in the lives of children with special needs and their families.

Our ideal candidate is someone who: 

 

  • Is passionate about working with children on the autism spectrum and individuals with special needs.

  • Demonstrates patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of children and their families.

  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively engage with clients, parents, and the interdisciplinary team.

  • Is detail-oriented and able to accurately follow treatment plans, collect data, and maintain comprehensive documentation.

  • Can adapt to the individual needs of each client and implement appropriate strategies to support their progress.

  • Has strong organizational and time-management skills to prioritize tasks and effectively manage a caseload.

  • Is open to learning and receiving feedback, with a growth mindset and a willingness to enhance professional skills.

  • Has availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate client schedules.

 

Requirements

  • Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent 

  • Previous experience in ABA therapy or working with individuals on the autism spectrum is preferred, but not required.

Job Tags

Part time, Flexible hours, Afternoon shift,

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