ABA Qualifications

Kadiant is comprised of over 23 Board-Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Lead Behavior Technicians, Behavior Technicians and 1:1 Behavior Aides. We are one of the most reputable Applied Behavior Analyst providers in Northern California and have been systematically replicating our successful business model in our other service locations throughout the U.S.

Following is a summary of the qualifications our staff members are required to have within each type of service we offer.

All Kadiant Staff must meet specific competencies in order to maintain their position within the company. Evaluations are conducted on a semi-annual or annual basis, depending on the position, to ensure staff are not only maintaining their skills, but also expanding their clinical repertoires.

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR (CS)

All Kadiant Clinical Supervisors must possess a master’s degree or doctoral degree and be Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA). Kadiant’s Clinical Supervisors have at least 7 years of experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities and have all worked in both home and school settings. Clinical Supervisors must maintain their certification status with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and participate in ongoing training in order to promote best practices. All clinical directors must be members of CalABA and ABAI.

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR (PS)

Under the direction of an assigned clinical director, the Program Supervisor (PS) will perform the duties of a Lead Behavior Technician. In addition, they will be expected to manage a rigorous and varied indirect workload based on the needs of the clinical director, driven by content in the BCBA Task List and guidelines for supervision.

LEAD BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN (LBT)

All Kadiant Lead Therapists must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, no less than 3 years experience with individuals who have developmental disabilities, great communication skills, the ability to multi-task and interpersonal skills that will allow them to create positive relationships with our clients. Kadiant trains our Lead Behavior Technicians internally. This means all of our LBTs started as Behavior Technicians.

BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN (BT)

All Kadiant Behavior Technicians must possess a minimum of a high school degree, great communication skills, the ability to adapt to different kinds of children and, most importantly, the ability to pair themselves as a reinforcer with our clients. Experience working with children and those with developmental disabilities is preferred.Our Behavior Technicians are matched to our clients based on their expertise and interests, as well as location.

BEHAVIOR AIDE (BA)

Kadiant Behavior Aides are required to have a minimum of a high school degree. Our Behavior Aides are trained and supervised by Kadiant Clinical Supervisors using specific curriculum developed within our agency. Our aides are hired based on referrals from school districts only. We do this in order to find a great match for a specific client based on the client’s interests, support needs, and location.