Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapists work with clients who are living with autism and intellectual disabilities. ABA therapists usually work with children and teenagers, using their skills to help clients develop and improve language and communication skills, cooperation skills, and daily living skills. These therapists also help develop appropriate play and social skills. The main responsibility of an ABA therapist is to implement the assigned treatment plan during sessions with the child. They should also be prepared to design and facilitate training sessions for the parents. Progress and goal reports should be recorded and analyzed after every session to ensure effective treatment.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Home Therapist Tasks
Treat patients based on defined interventions, consult with physicians regarding patient status and progress.
Maintain updated knowledge on instruction of ABA, behavior management, and techniques applicable to the patient population.
Perform behavioral analysis assessments and evaluations of patients.
Record objectives of planned intervention and maintain patients progress and behaviors.