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Behavioral Health Technician

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job Type
19 May 2023

PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions.

Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life.


PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including:

A 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability!


To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. Provide intensive therapeutic interventions with children and families in an individual, group and family setting. Provide direct care, support, structure, skill building and therapeutic interventions per the youth's individualized treatment plan. Ensure utilization of approved evidenced based models and that needs of the youth and family are being met. Provide quality, trauma informed services in the home, school and community.


Must meet one of the below:

Bachelor's degree in human services field
Bachelor's degree in other field and one (1) year experience providing direct mental health services
High School diploma or equivalent with documented completion of RBT training and certification
A minimum of two (2) years experience in the provision of behavior health services
Certified as an RBT (Registered Behavior Technician)
Certified as a BCaBA (Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysis)
Certified as a BCAT (Board Certified Autism Technician)

- COVID-19 vaccination, or willingness to receive vaccine required.
- Active Driver's License required.


Be knowledgeable and ensure compliance with all Intensive Behavior Health Services (IBHS) regulations, standards and expectations.
Provide intensive therapeutic interventions per treatment plan and utilizing evidence-based practices with assigned youth and families. Interventions may be individual, in a group and/or with a family.
Provide time structured activities to support skill building and goal achievement. Includes implementing behavior supports to assist youth in their participation in activities such as summer camps, community and school events and sports.
Provide praise, support and guidance to enhance pro-social behaviors. Includes modeling, positive reinforcement, and role playing.
Provide interventions with assigned youth per written order. Services may be based in the home, school, community or all the above.
Prompt safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to support a youth in building skills.
Fade prompts appropriately to promote independent use of replacement behaviors.
Provide crisis intervention and management as needed using a crisis resolution model.
Be knowledgeable about each youth's treatment and crisis/safety plan and deliver interventions that are developmentally appropriate, strengths-based and trauma informed.
Monitor therapeutic interventions for effectiveness and collaborate with team on effectiveness and challenges.


Ability to stand and sit for extended periods. Ability to pass training on crisis intervention and defensive procedures.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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  • Job Reference: 1010173986-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent