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Behavior Technician

Company: Minnesota Autism Center
Location: Rochester
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Are you enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? The Minnesota Autism Center (MAC), a not-for-profit organization, is presently in search of capable Behavioral Therapist/Mental Health Practitioners who can deliver direct one-on-one therapy to individuals, both children and adults, grappling with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). If you hold positions such as PCA (Personal Care Assistant), DSP (Direct Support Professional), Paraprofessional, CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), or Home Health Aide, you are welcome to apply! This position is also referred to as Behavioral Technician, Behavioral Therapist, Behavior Therapist, ABA Therapist (Applied Behavior Analysis therapist). We provide competitive initial compensation for Behavioral Therapists/Mental Health Practitioners, beginning at $19.00 per hour or higher (commensurate with experience). We are open to adjusting compensation based on experience in Applied Behavior Analysis. Our developmental training program opens doors to various promotional pathways. Currently, we are offering a Retention Incentive of $1,000! You will receive $500 after completing 6 months of employment, and an additional $500 after your first year of employment. The role of Behavioral Therapist/Mental Health Practitioner/DSP involves on-the-job training. Full-time positions are available: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. No weekend or evening shifts are required. Part-time positions are available: Monday to Friday, either 8:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Opportunities for career advancement and promotions are also available. If you're interested in learning more, submit your application with us today. Minimum Qualifications: Strong desire and genuine passion for delivering mental health services. Capability to function effectively within a group setting or provide one-on-one support to clients. Proficient in maintaining a high level of professionalism when interacting with clients and their families. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent. Minimum age requirement of 18 years. Preferred Qualifications: Holds a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences or a related field from an accredited college or university, and has accrued a minimum of 2,000 hours of supervised experience in providing mental health services to clients dealing with mental illness. (For example, a Bachelor's in Behavioral Science plus 1 year of full-time experience). Possesses a minimum of 4,000 hours of supervised experience in delivering mental health services to clients with mental illness. (For example, 2 years of full-time experience). Enrolled as a graduate student in a mental health professional discipline, with formal assignment by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training. Holds a master's or other graduate degree in a mental health professional discipline from an accredited college or university. Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: We are committed to equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $19 - $22 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Minnesota Autism Center, Rochester , Behavior Technician, Professions , Rochester, Minnesota

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