Behavioral Health Technician


Full Time and Part Time positions available in Lancaster County or Dauphin County. A Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) provides one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with behavior disorders in the school, home and community setting based on medical needs of the client. The BHT prompts interventions in the areas of behavior management, conflict resolution, anger management, and peer interaction skills based on the treatment plan goals provided by a Behavior Consultant or Mobile Therapist. To accomplish this, the BHT will complete initial and required annual training. In addition to daily collection of data and documenting progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child/adolescent, the BHT will collaborate with client, family, and all other assigned team members in order to ensure compliance with CASSP.


  • BHT must meet one of the following requirements:
    • Have a certification as a BCaBA; or
    • Have a certification as an RBT ; or

    • Have a certification as a BCAT; or

    • Have a behavior analysis certification from an organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute or;

    • Have a high school diploma or the equivalent of a high school diploma and have completed a 40-hour training covering the RBT Task List as evidenced by a certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer, who is certified as a BCBA or BCaBA; or

    • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in providing ABA services and a minimum of 40 hours of training related to ABA approved by the Department or provided by a continuing education provider approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board

  • Must possess or have ability to obtain Act 33, Act 34 and FBI clearances
  • Must possess valid PA Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a PLUS but not required

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