Employment & Training
The Center staffs a team of highly trained staff. All staff members are supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
The Center staff consists of Behavioral Treatment Technicians, Behavioral and Focused Treatment Therapists, and Behavioral and Focused Treatment Licensed Supervisors.
Behavioral Treatment Technician
The primary role of the Behavioral Treatment Technician is to use the strategies needed for the child to assist them in learning to enjoy more toys and activities, and teaching the child to use their communication skills to ask for the things that they want and talk about the things that they enjoy.
- Implement therapy protocols as directed by the supervising provider(s)
- Assist child in developing interests in toys and activities
- Teach communication skills across the verbal operants
- Reduce problem behavior through teaching functional alternatives
Additional goals may involve assisting the child in becoming more independent in his or her basic living skills, practicing and generalizing the skills he or she has learned in the community, and working on pre-academic and academic skills in a more structured setting.
1. Build independence in activities of daily living
2. Generalize skills in the home and community
3. Target pre-academic skills in a structured setting
Behavioral Treatment Technician Responsibilities
- 1. Review goals and notes
2. Document progress towards goals
3. Meet competencies in the following areas:
- Establishing cooperation and using effective teaching
- Pairing with reinforcement (building rapport)
- Skinner’s Verbal Operants
- Natural environment teaching
- Functional assessment and management of problem behaviors
- Teaching sign language to non-vocal learners
- Teaching procedures across the operants
- Advanced Learners
- Social Skills
- Activities of Daily living
- Effective Data collection
Specific CLTS Requirements
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Requirements
- be at least 18 years old
- have earned a high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) certificate
- have a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification from the BACB or 40 hours of training administered by a supervising provider