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Behavior Therapist/RBT

Therapist – Itasca, Illinois
Department Therapist
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Opening for Full-time Registered Behavior Therapist


  • Provide direct 1:1 or small group therapy to children with autism or related disorders
  • Work under the supervision of a BCBA, in conjunction with an expert team
  • Ensure that programs written and approved by BCBA are carried out with fidelity
  • Notify BCBA of need to update or change teaching procedures based on student progress
  • Brainstorm potential ways to improve behavior plans or solutions to challenges
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Provide feedback as requested by supervising BCBA and at team meetings
  • Participate in community outings with clients
  • Assist in parent training
  • Assist in the creation of program plans and materials

Qualifications / Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field related to autism and/or 3-years’ experience working with children
  • Able to work flexible hours in the home and/or clinic
  • Physical ability to play with clients in the gym, pushing clients in swing, bending down, squatting, etc.
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of children on the autism spectrum at different functioning levels
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner and hold themselves to high rigorous standards
  • Have strong work ethic with the ability to meet scheduling commitments
  • Must pass a thorough background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance

Benefits for eligible F/T employees include:  group health, dental, life and disability insurance; PTO; 3-weeks' paid break; paid holidays, 401k and more

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:  Itasca, IL

Required education:  Bachelor's

Required license or certification:  Driver's License, RBT, CPR or BLS

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