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Cherry Blossom

Behavior Technician Position

The behavior technician works one-on-one with clients with autism spectrum disorder and/or other disabilities. They will follow and implement the treatment plan developed by the Clinical Supervisor.

The Behavior Technician will provide direct treatment to the client during treatment sessions that include the following activities:


  • Direct provision of  services to APPLE Consulting clients based upon the client’s treatment plan, Behavior Intervention Plan, and programming procedures.

  • Treats clients with respect and dignity.

  • Monitors client signals of assent and assent withdrawal and rearranges environment and expectations as needed.

  • Assists with client assessment/evaluation when trained to do so.

  • Collects accurate and reliable data at each session

  • Graphs data as indicated by the Clinical Supervisor

  • Monitors the need for reassessment and report changes in status that may warrant reassessment or referral under the director of the Supervisor(s).

  • Actively participates in Supervision sessions by providing information, asking questions if needed, demonstrating procedures as directed, and making modifications as indicated by the Clinical Supervisor.

  • Communicates with caregivers at the beginning and end of each session regarding client behavior and instructional programming.

  • Documents treatment activities completed by developing an accurate and unique chart note during each session and ensuring the note is signed by the technician and client’s caregiver.

  • Serves as a model for new technicians who are observing a treatment session

  • Utilizes Safety Care procedures (following participation in training) when implementing Behavior Improvement Plans that reference them.

Behavior technicians are also expected to

  • Set up client’s treatment area with toys and materials prior to arrival

  • Clean up treatment area after the session ends and the client departs

  • Collaborate with other staff to provide generalization trials for all clients

  • Attend staff meetings and training events as scheduled

Must follow clinical and administrative policies of A.P.P.L.E. Consulting.

Must follow the RBT Ethics Code, propagated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Required Qualifications

  • The behavior technician must possess an active Washington State Department of Health License as a Certified Behavior Technician in good standing.*

  • Must have reliable personal transportation.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Maintain current First Aid/CPR certification.

  • The behavior technician must participate and complete A.P.P.L.E. Consulting sponsored trainings both pre and post hire.

  • The behavior technician must pass all criminal background checks which shall include Federal Criminal, State Criminal, County Criminal and Sex Offender reports for the state and county in which the providers are currently working and residing.

  • TB testing (PPD or chest x-ray).

  • Professional and courteous written and verbal communications to colleagues, managers, clients, and others, including when under pressure or rapidly changing circumstances.

*Will provide training to those who are not yet CBT licensed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The behavior technician is preferred to have at least 1 year of educational or therapeutic experience with children with disabilities, preferably autism spectrum disorder.

  • The behavior technician is preferred to have previous experience providing related teaching.

  • Have an active driver’s license and a safe driving record.

  • Must have the ability to operate a car and to navigate to unfamiliar destinations.

  • Have occasional evening and weekend availability, dependent on client scheduling needs.

Let’s Work Together

To Apply For This Position, Please Send the Following to

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • 3 Professional References (Emails & Phone Numbers) 

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