STE Consultants is comprised of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), Lead Behavior Technicians, Behavior Technicians and 1:1 Behavior Aides. We are one of the most reputable ABA providers in Northern California, Vancouver, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. STE is also CARF accredited. Below is a summation of the qualifications our staff are required to have within each type of service we offer.
All STE Staff have to meet specific competencies in order to maintain their position within the company. Evaluations are conducted on a semi-annual or annual basis, dependent on the position, to ensure staff are not only maintaining their skills, but also expanding their clinical repertoires.
Clinical Director (CD)
All STE Clinical Directors must possess a Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree and be Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) or be actively pursuing their BCBA. STE’s Clinical Directors have at least 7 years of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and have all worked in both home and school settings. Clinical Directors must maintain their certification status with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and participate in ongoing trainings in order to promote best practices. All Clinical Directors must be members of CalABA.
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 CD, driven by content in the BCBA Task List and guidelines for supervision.
Lead Behavior Technician (LBT)
All STE Lead Technicians must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, no less than 3 years experience with persons with developmental disabilities, great communication skills, the ability to multi-task and interpersonal skills that will allow them to create positive relationships with our clients. STE trains our Lead Behavior Technicians internally. This means all of our LBTs started as Behavior Technicians.
Behavior Technicians (BT)
All STE Behavior Technicians must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, experience working with children and/or persons with developmental disabilities, great communication skills, the ability to quickly build rapport, and adaptability sensitive to client’s unique strengths, needs, and preferences. Our Behavior Technicians are matched to our clients based on their expertise and interests, as well as location.
Behavior Aide (BA)
STE Behavior Aides are required to have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree. Our Behavior Aides are trained and supervised by STE Centeral Directors using specific curriculum developed within our agency. Our aides are selected based on student referrals to find a great match for a specific student based on the student’s interests, support needs, and location.