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Date Posted10/10/2023
Job TitlePer Diem Behavior Technician - (ABA Therapist) 
CityNew York
StateNew York
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New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities, and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a per diem (hourly) Behavior Technician to join its Peter Haje Center for Autism.  

The Behavior Technician will report to the Associate Director of The Peter Haje Center for Autism and work out of the new state-of-the-art Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHC) located at New Alternatives for Children, Inc. NAC’s on-site CHC includes Article 31 and Article 28 clinics and delivers a range of integrated interdisciplinary medical and mental health services. The hallmark of the agency is assuring quality professional and strength-based services to children and families involved in the child welfare system.  

Position Type: Per Diem (hourly) Center-based Mon-Sat, up to 20 hours a week
Pay Range: $25-$30 per hour
Location: 825 7th Ave, New York, NY

Department/Program: The Peter Haje Center for Autism at New Alternatives for Children is one of many programs within NAC’s Mental Health Clinic, as part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic. NAC’s Mental Health Clinic provides a full range of psychiatric and psychological services, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy. NAC provides ABA therapy as part of its Family Centered Treatment approach. Parents and caregivers are critical contributors to treatment, and valued members of each ABA treatment team. 

Description of Responsibilities:

Deliver ABA therapy to clients, including but not limited to the use of, Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), Reinforcement Systems, Verbal Behavior, Task Analysis, Behavior Reduction, Adaptive Daily Living Skills Training, Vocational Skills Training, Social Skills Training, and Skill-Based Treatment

Understand and explain basic ABA principles

Assist in assessment procedures under LBA supervision (Practical Functional Analysis experience a plus)

Ability to comply with and follow BACB Ethics Code, Crisis Intervention Training, and Individual Treatment Plans

Understand behavioral situations and react according to treatment plan and/or crisis training

Objectively analyze situations and respond quickly

Implement the Treatment Plan and Behavior Plan as written

Collect and graph ABA program and behavioral data per session, using established systems.

Take daily descriptive log notes of each session in the Electronic Health Record

Perform necessary clerical duties including maintaining accurate client records

Communicates effectively in both oral and written form with a diverse group of clients, parents/caregivers, internal staff, and external stakeholders.

Communicates consistently with Supervising BCBA/LBA

Participates in training and group supervision as needed.

Additional administrative tasks as needed or required, including updating client treatment materials under LBA supervision.

Must be available for afternoon/evening hours on a consistent basis
Required Skills:
Requires a minimum of 1 year of experience delivering ABA therapy to children and/or young adults who have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.
Experience working with a variety of individuals is highly preferred.
Ability to follow guidance from senior-level staff to enhance your own professional development
Work with a diverse team of professionals in a respectful manner
Use of Technology, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and data collection systems
Use of correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field.
Requires a minimum of 1 year of experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy.
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) preferred.

These statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.

How to Apply:
Please indicate Per-Diem Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at

NameMary Ann Code
Company NameNew Alternatives for Children
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