Michigan Behavior Technicians Job Opportunities: Behavioral and Mental Health Technicians Needed

Blossom Children’s Center Novi and Brighton open Behavior Technician positions

Blossom Children’s Center is looking to hire Behavior Technicians.

Are you searching for a fullfilling position in behavioral health? Blossom Children’s Center is looking for experienced, passionate professionals to work in the growing field of applied behavior analysis (ABA). This hands-on opportunity allows you to use your positive attitude and energy to help children learn to better communicate their feelings and develop on a social level.

Our Mission

We are seeking caring, responsible, and energetic individuals to join the Blossom team as behavior technicians. With Blossom, you will be given an exciting and unique opportunity to provide one-on-one intensive services to children in a state-of-the-art facility with a team that supports you!

As a behavior technician, you’ll be responsible for implementing and managing specific treatment plans or strategies that teach children behavioral and social skills. Your job is to act as an advocate for patients who struggle through typical day-to-day tasks and teach them appropriate reactions and ways to communicate their feelings.

Take the RBT Mock Exam to Become a Behavior Technician

If you’re interested in becoming a behavior technician at Blossom Children’s Center, you have to have an RBT certification. Our free RBT mock exam is a great place to start, giving you a better understanding of what to expect on the test.

Before you can earn your RBT certificate, you must complete a free, 40-hour training course offered by the Autism Partnership Foundation. Following a competency assessment, you would then sit for the official RBT exam.

Designed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, the RBT exam was created to measure your proficiencies and ability to perform a designated treatment plan. Divided into six primary content areas, this exam will test your ability to perform the following tasks while on the job:

  • Measurement. Data collection and behavioral analysis
  • Assessment. Individualized assessment
  • Skill acquisition. Implement teaching strategies and procedures
  • Behavior reduction. Understand behavioral procedures and interventions
  • Documentation and reporting. Communicate variables creating barriers for services
  • Professional conduct and scope of practice. Respond to feedback and maintain professional boundaries

If you’re interested in becoming a registered behavior technician before applying to the job, consider taking our RBT mock exam. This can help to lay the groundwork for your career in mental health services and give you an idea of where to focus your studies.

Who Makes the Perfect Behavior Technician?

Someone who is patient, poised, creative, and enjoys working with children makes the perfect fit for the behavioral technician position at Blossom Children’s Center.

Even if you don’t have your RBT certification to start, it doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t apply for the job. Individuals with interest in the following fields are especially encouraged to apply:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Behavioral sciences
  • Social work
  • Pre-Med
  • Child development
  • OT
  • Counseling
  • Human services
  • Behavioral health

There are specific personality traits and characteristics beyond education and skill level that can make a career as a behavioral and mental health technician more successful. Those pursuing a career working with children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental conditions should possess the following characteristics:

  • Creative
  • Energetic
  • Compassionate
  • Empathetic
  • Understanding
  • Patient
  • Dedicated
  • Flexible
  • Adaptable

The ideal candidate is eager to learn, open to challenging work environments and ready to invest time and energy in each client’s unique situation.

Want to Be a Behavior Technician? Apply Today

The career path of psychiatric technicians and aids is growing at a pace that’s above average, and the popularity is only expected to increase. If you are interested in helping children with autism work through common communication and social barriers, apply to fill our behavior technician position today.

The Blossom Children’s Center team in Novi is growing and we’d love to have you. All you need to do is fill out the behavior technician job application and attach your resume and optional cover letter.

Apply to become a behavior technician at Blossom Children’s Center today.