Behavior Consultant (Mid-Level Provider) Job Description


At Esperanza Behavioral Health, our behavior consultants are professionals who have completed a

minimum of a 40-hour intensive training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), have successfully passed a

competency assessment administered by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), and received a

passing score on the Registered Behavior Technician exam through the Behavior Analyst Certification

Board in order to become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). A master’s degree in psychology, child

development, social work, or a related field is preferred. All behavior consultant are continually supervised

by an agency BCBA on a bi-weekly basis and engage in behavior analytic professional development


Job Duties:

• Supervise Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs for a caseload of children with autism

spectrum disorders, ages 24 months to 21 years, including the management of behavior therapists.

• Designs and supervises individualized ABA programs for children diagnosed with autism

spectrum disorders, ages 6 months to 21 years, in natural settings – in-home, out in the

community, in schools, and within other peer-group social contexts.

• Schedules and attends regular home visits with behavior technicians to review program

effectiveness, make recommendations, monitor data collection, chart progress and provide parent


• Assures clients receive interventions to meet the full extent of the services authorized.

• Coordinates visits to overlap with Behavior Technicians to observe sessions and provide coaching

and clinical support in all settings where treatment is provided.

• Regularly analyzes session data and reviews documentation submitted by Behavior Technicians

such as session notes and lesson plans; updates individualized programs to ensure that they reflect

each child’s development and progress towards identified goals.

• Conducting ongoing assessments and provide progress reports every 6 months to generate

treatment plans

• Plans and leads training with Behavior Technicians.

• Plans and leads treatment plan review meetings with family. Address program delivery with

families; including parent coaching to support the treatment plan, challenges with

implementation, parent participation, scheduling, and work environment as necessary.

• Must attend staff meetings, training, and other meetings as requested.

• Responsible to complete additional job duties as assigned by management team.

• Attaining and achieving position competencies in relation to role responsibilities.

• Cover sessions, as needed.

Administrative Responsibilities:

• Responsible for meeting billable hour requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing

efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.

• Maintain accurate documentation of billable tasks that meets the requirements of regulatory

agencies and funding sources, and is HIPAA compliant.

• Track direct client sessions to ensure that services are provided to the full extent of the

authorization for each client.

• Assist scheduler in the process of assigning Behavior Technicians to treatment teams based on

identified needs of clients and staff.

• Maintains up to date files for all clients assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• Support staff in meeting productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing

efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.

• Provide regular performance feedback to Behavior Technicians supervised related to their

strengths and areas for improvement, work with Behavior Technicians to set goals for

professional development; conduct formal performance reviews of direct reports, under the

guidance of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

• Manage the performance of direct reports. Work directly with BCBA to implement

support/development plans and/or formal corrective action when necessary

Department: In-Home ABA

Reports to: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Supervision Over: Behavior Technicians/Registered Behavior Technicians

Position Type: Part Time/Full Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Commensurate with experience.

Esperanza Behavioral Health is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity

employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,

gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In addition to federal law requirements, EBH complies with applicable state and local laws governing

nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting,

hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Updated: 08/19/21