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RBT Job Description

The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is responsible for providing behavior analysis services under the direction of the Behavior Analyst. The RBT will implement the treatment plan developed by the BCBA to develop socially appropriate skills that align with the overall goals for successful completion of ABA services. ABA treatment plans assist to learn new behavior that are directly related to existing challenging behaviors or functionally equivalent replacement behaviors for identified challenging behaviors.


The responsibilities, KSA, and basic requirements listed are the expectations that can be anticipated when taking the position.



  • Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.   

  • Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols.

  • Follow and record data for prescribed training protocols.

  • Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client behavior.

  • Assist with parent and caregiver training in line with client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols. 

  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by the BCBA.

  • Maintain client confidentiality.

  • Assist Behavior Analysts, and ABA Interns in preparing client materials as instructed.

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.  

  • Maintain a professional appearance with regard to clothing, grooming, and hair.



  • Ability to accept constructive feedback and develop knowledge and skill sets accordingly. 

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and community members.

  • Ability to adhere to organizational policies and procedures and abide by code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board

  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws.  

  • Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills, professional development, ethics, and technology, and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standard.

  • Ability to interpret and implement clinical protocols and written.



  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to lift and carry clients with adaptive equipment. 

  • Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, standing) for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be willing and able to response block/transport and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Intervention Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior.  

  • Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection.  

  • Must be physically present at the assigned job location, which may include home, school, and community placements.  

  • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication.

  • Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.  

  • Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License & insurance in good standing

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