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You might hire a behavioral health technician to:

  • Deliver a high standard of care per the specific orders of each client’s individual team
  • Work alongside staff members, caretakers, and family members as part of an integrated team

  • Follow a model of care that supports the health and wellness of clients
  • Serve as a source of information and support for clients and caregivers

  • Foster a compassionate yet efficient environment that meets the needs of clients and their families
  •  Adhere to organizational standards, policies, and procedures, in addition to legal regulations

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent Applied behavior analysis (ABA) experience
Experience/interest working with individuals with mental health disorders — and excellent judgment and discretion handling confidential information Experience as a caretaker of children and/or adults
First aid and CPR-certification or willingness to be trained  
Ability to perform duties of the role in an unpredictable environment without physical limitations  
Valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation