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Behavior Therapists work with people diagnosed with mental disorders or dealing with personal issues. Essential responsibilities listed on a Behavior Therapist resume sample are assessing patient condition, identifying negative thought patterns, helping patients deal with challenges, and assigning homework. Based on our collection of resumes, successful candidates demonstrate excellent communication skills, compassion, active listening, patience, and creativity. Employers usually select candidates holding a Master’s Degree and expertise in cognitive behavior therapy or Applied Behavior Analysis.

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Behavior Therapist of Children's Services

Behavior Therapist of Children's Services for youth with co-occurring diagnoses residing in a community based program.

  • Identified socially significant problem behaviors after assessing youth via direct and indirect methods of data collection and developed individualized Behavior Support Plans.
  • Positively discharged youth to lower levels of care after reducing problem behaviors and teaching positive replacement behaviors through implementation, monitoring, and modifying Behavior Support Plans based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Increased residential counselor competence by developing training programs to ensure continuity in execution of Behavior Support Plans.
  • Involved families prior to discharge in therapy, teaching strategies for lasting change.
  • Effectively communicate youth needs, outcomes, and progress during client-centered treatment and IEP meetings.
  • Competent in Chapter 128 regulations to meet state approved objectives.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology, Summa
MA
Science
2

Behavior Therapist

Provided 1:1 intensive teaching instruction in the areas of behavior management and skill acquisition.

  • Designed and implemented treatment plans, academic programs, and data collection methods.
  • Assisted with new client intake process by conducting VB MAPP assessments and parent interviews.
  • Attended, conducted and participated in staff meetings and parent training workshops.
  • Assessed, developed, and implemented age-appropriate reinforcement for clients.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Speech Language Pathology
BS
Speech Language Pathology
MA
Applied Behavior Analysis
3

Behavior Therapist

Provided direct therapeutic interventions to the clients, by teaching, modeling, and coaching of ABA techniques directed to increase language and communication skills, social skills, appropriate play skills, cooperation skills, and daily living skills.

  • . Facilitated various activities in different settings such in home or in social environment.
  • Taught appropriate play and social skills.
  • Provided sequent learning chances.
  • Maintained progress notes for every client contact and submitted progress notes, billing forms, and all other required documents to payroll at the end of each pay period.
  • Communicated confidentially and professionally with behavior analysts, teachers and parents as well as kept the children motivated to learn and accurately recorded information on the child's progress
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Intervention And Counseling
BA
Psychology
Education For Research Teams Online Certification
4

Behavior Therapist

Created behavior treatment plans for children diagnosed with Autism and other developmental disabilities.

  • Provided 1:1 behavior therapy to children ages 2 years - 7 years
  • Measured, tracked, and analyzed data to ensure reliable treatment goals.
  • Collaborated with other service providers to create and discuss IEP and IFSP treatment goals.
  • Conducted ABC behavior measurement
  • Conducted FBA behavior analysis
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Child Development
MA
Applied Behavior Analysis, Certified Psychological Assistant
5

Lead Behavior Therapist/interventionist

Implemented and evaluated specified behavior modification programs, reading and language programs, and taught every day social skills for a child with Autism.

  • Coordinated therapeutic activities that covered areas in motor, speech, physical, and behavioral development.
  • Continually monitored client progress and prepared reports for behavior consultant and school IEP team to review.
  • Engaged child to speak and play with peers in the community.
  • Trained new therapists on techniques and therapy plan for behavioral treatment.
  • Oversaw therapists and introduced new lessons developed by the consultant.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Child And Adolescent Development
6

Behavior Therapist

  • Implemented behavioral programs (PRT, PECS, ABA, DTT) to help clients with socialization skills
  • Independently coordinated 1:1 behavioral intervention programs to children under age ten.
  • Generated positive results in increasing clients’ socialization skills, skill building and improved acquisition of functional activities to clients with autism
  • Encouraged desired behavior and extinguished inappropriate behaviors by utilizing positive reinforcement, and repetition
  • Collected data operationally, defined targeted behaviors, and managed case notes for each therapy session in detailed, accurate, consistent and timely manner
  • Worked with clients, consultants, staff, families and communities to effectively implement client’s treatment plans
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Human Development
7

Behavior Therapist

Worked with children diagnosed with autism in one-on-one home-settings using Applied Behavioral Analysis

  • Video recorded sessions and updated programs based on analysis of progression
  • Coordinated and presented speech's at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to present job opportunities as a behavioral therapist
  • Escorted a child with autism in the Miracle League night
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Art Studio
BS
Psychology
MS
Criminal Justice
8

Behavior Therapist

  • Provided one-on-one ABA-Based treatment to children who have been diagnosed with autism and other developmental disorders.
  • Followed a structured teaching plan to teach new skills and reduce challenging behaviors.
  • Implemented programs based on ABA principles that increase communication, self-help and play skills.
  • Managed inappropriate behaviors & provided intervention in both home and community settings.
  • Completed clinical and administrative tasks such as data recording, session progress notes and case file management.
  • Communicated confidentially and professionally with behavior analysts, supervisors, families and company principals.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Dance
BA
Psychology & Music Therapy
9

Behavior Therapist

Provided one on one behavioral therapy to children with autism by implementing behavior modification techniques aimed to reduce problem behaviors and increase life skills, communication skills, and social skills using different protocols according to client's needs

  • Cooperated with BCaBA to develop new programs as well as to update current protocols upon client's requirements
  • Trained parents and new staff members to collect data, record each therapy session, and implement behavioral protocols.
  • Facilitated a warm and secure environment for children and parents.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Psychology
BA
Psychology
MS
Marriage And Family Therapy
10

Behavior Therapist

  • Created and implemented educational and behavior plans to enhance and increase learning goals for autistic children that demonstrated a learning increase of 80% accuracy
  • Collected and compiled data accurately on daily basis to establish plans for short term and long term educational and behavioral goals
  • Supervised 3 assistants to ensure behavior plans and programs ran properly and data integrity upheld
  • Created educational and behavior plans using research-based teaching procedures and applied behavior analysis minimizing errors and fostering accurate responses increasing acquisition rate
  • Assessed clients current skill level and deficits to create treatment goals
  • Implemented behavior reduction plans in conjunction with positive behavior supports by accurately recording and analyzing antecedents and consequent data to identify maintaining behavior variables in order to teach student appropriate replacement behaviors
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Teaching

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