Start your rewarding career helping children with autism acquire
the skills to reach their full potential. This can be either
part or full-time work, and we provide the training to be
successful. We provide a strong compensation package with a
well-defined path for performance and tenure-based pay raises and
career advancement opportunities. If you are passionate about
helping children and want to work for a purpose-driven company to
help make a difference, we would like to chat with you.
Our mission is to help every child living with autism to
develop, pursue and achieve their own goals and dreams through high
quality ABA therapy and support. You will be on the front
line of this mission helping individuals with Autism to live their
best lives possible
LinkedIn recently published their top-10 list of the fastest
growing careers, and Behavior Technician was the only healthcare
role and came in it - at #9!
What does a Behavior Technician (BT) Do?:
This role is a science-based practice that requires proper
protocols to be implemented by creating and repeating many learning
opportunities, called trials, and documenting the child’s progress
and responses. Under the supervision of a Board Certified
Behavior Analyst or Behavior Consultant (BCBA/BC), prompting and
positive reinforcement is used to help the individuals we work with
to develop and build upon skills that will help them to be as
independent as possible doing things throughout their
Depending on the client’s location, therapy will either be
conducted in the child’s home or at a Centria center.
Behavior Technician job responsibilities
Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a
combination of intensive teaching and natural environment
- Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior
reduction protocols as outlined in client’s individualized
treatment plan built by BCBA/BC.
- Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client
- Assist with parent and caregiver training in line with the
client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction
- Ensure documentation is completed on time and following
established Centria procedures.
- Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding
client progress as instructed by BCBA/BC.
- Utilize safe and appropriate procedures when working with
clients and appropriately report all critical incidents and safety
- Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy
- Assist BCBA/BC in preparation of client materials, behavior
reduction assessments, and skills acquisition.
Required Qualifications, Skills, and
- If extended an offer, must be willing to participate in the
company’s background check process.
- Minimum of a High School Diploma of GED is required.
- Must have reliable transportation and in some cases, proof of
driver’s license and valid car insurance.
- Need to be at least 18 years of age.
- Willing to obtain CPR and First Aid certification along with a
TB test if you had not had one in the past year.
- Must be able to physically perform this job, including getting
down on the floor and standing up many times, lifting up to 50lbs
and the ability to run/move quickly if required to do so for the
interaction with and safety and protection of the children with
whom you work.
- Need to be very reliable and able to show up for each scheduled
- Must always be professional in terms of both presentation and
- Need to have patience to help keep our clients on task.
- Able to maintain emotional control even if client acting out
physically or verbally.
- A positive attitude and drive to help a child acquire new
skills is a must.
- Strong attention to detail with ability to do repetitive things
in a precise manner.
- Ability to follow and carry out detailed instructions.
- Strong understanding of technology to be able to record data on
a mobile device and navigate digital applications.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong cultural competency with ability to remain flexible and
Additional qualifications (not required):
- Experience working as a: Behavioral Technician, Working in some
capacity with children with autism or other learning disabilities,
Teacher’s Aid, Tutor, CNA, Caregiver or Home Health Aide
The work location for our Behavior Technicians will vary by
client case and could include home, community, or center.
Additional time or flex schedules may be required to complete the
above work or meet company objectives
If you are interested in this role, then please click APPLY NOW.
If you have questions about the position, please refer to our
About Centria Healthcare:
Centria Autism is a division of Centria Healthcare, which was
founded in 2009 and headquartered in Farmington, Michigan.
Centria's flagship service is Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy
(ABA), which assists children and young adults on the autism
spectrum. Since 2014 Centria has grown this service division into a
leading provider in the country, with services stretching across 11
states and growing. This life-changing program is helping children
reach their goals and dreams through positive reinforcement and
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, Veteran status, or disability status. This job description
is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills,
efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated
with the position. Centria reserves the right to amend this job
description at any time, with or without written notice.