Behavior Therapist

  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Total Spectrum specializes in providing in-home and center-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Job Description

Total Spectrum is looking for an eager, outgoing, passionate individual to fill an opening for a  PART TIME Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)! Total Spectrum and its employees specialize in making a positive impact in the Autism community by providing in-home and center-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders!

Sessions take place between one RBT and one client and are typically scheduled for 2-4hrs in duration. One RBT can have a caseload of 2-5 clients ranging in age from 2-25 and can expect to be scheduled during the peak hours 3:00pm - 8:00pm M-F and weekends. This can vary depending on the needs of our clients. A fully trained RBT therapist can receive, on average, 10-20 hours/week.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Introduce and run therapy programs developed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) during a 1:1 session with a client

  • Take data during session while targeting different skills related to social skills, play skills, basic life skills (brushing teeth, potty training), etc.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the fundamentals of ABA through sessions being observed by your BCBA Supervisor once a month

  • Clients do sometimes exhibit more aggressive behaviors, so it’s important that you’re comfortable working with all types

  • Desire to achieve positive outcomes for clients

  • Represent the Total Spectrum and our mission positively in all interactions


  • Free Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Training & Paid Certification Exam fee!
  • Training Bonus!
  • Mileage Reimbursement!
  • Travel Time Reimbursement!
  • Free Supervision hours for employees pursuing their BCBA certification!
  • Paid ongoing training and additional certifications provided!
  • Opportunities for advancement!



  • Pursuing or holding a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, ABA or a related field is preferred
  • Candidates with weekend availability is a plus!

  • Reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance

  • Obtain RBT Certification within first 90-days of employment

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to multitask

Physical Requirements

  • You will possibly be working with young kiddos! It’s important to be able to sit on the floor, stoop, stand, walk, and run.



Additional Information

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