Behavior Therapist

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Behavior Therapist at the Rochester Center for Autism, you will be expected to perform but not limited to the following duties:

  • Provide direct one-on-one therapy to young children with autism
  • Record data for each child on a daily basis to track progress
  • Provide children with snacks/lunch when appropriate
  • Record behavior notes at the end of each session, as appropriate
  • Communicate any concerns/questions regarding therapy to appropriate Lead Therapist
    • Report any ongoing/unresolved therapy issues to Program Coordinator/Program Director
    • Report any issue regarding employee conflict to HR Director
  • Interact with parents on a daily basis
  • Adhere to the company policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual
  • Help to keep the Center clean with various assigned projects and nightly/weekly checklists
  • Learn the appropriate communication system for the students
  • Manage difficult behaviors according to behavior principles and specific plans when necessary
  • Manage individual, personal behaviors, feelings, moods so that they do not interfere or compromise teaching
  • Receive and act on constructive feedback to improve skills
  • Manage personal care of students


  • For full-time employees after 90 days
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Simple Plan Thru Edward Jones
  • Aflac
  • Benefits that begin the 1st of the month following 60 days for staff who work 36 or more hours per week
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Health Savings Account

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