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Green Tree School
Therapeutic Staff Support
Job Profile

Job Title:                     Therapeutic Staff Support
Department:
                 BHRS
Reports to:                   BHRS Director - indirect
                                    Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC) - direct

FLSA Classification:      Non-exempt
Date Modified:              January 2006
 

Summary: 

This is a part-time position providing one-to-one behavioral health         interventions to a child or adolescent with a serious emotional disturbance or Autism Related Disorder, in support of the childís family or responsible adults, in order to prevent more restrictive services or out-of-home placement.  Services may be provided to integrate or reintegrate the child into normalizing settings and activities to promote age appropriate psychosocial growth.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

        Ability to provide specific interventions to assist the child in developing age-appropriate daily living skills with his or her peer group, family and other social groups or settings.

        Ability to provide specific interventions to assist the child in developing age-appropriate social and cultural interaction skills with his or her peer group, family and other social groups or settings.

        Ability to provide assistance to the parent or other responsible adult in providing therapeutic structure and limits for the child.

        Ability to provide assistance in implementing a behavioral intervention plan for the child.

        Ability to provide assistance in implementing alternative activities to redirect challenging behaviors.

        Ability to provide assistance in providing individualized, supervised recreational and cultural opportunities.

Qualifications:

        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

 

Education and/or Experience:

        Bachelorís degree in a related field.

        Act 33 clearance.

        Minimum of one (1) year of experience in direct service to children and families.

        Training and experience in crises intervention.

        Ability to read and interpret documents, instructions and procedure manuals.

        Ability to write and complete routine reports.

 

Education and/or Experience (continued):

        Ability to effectively communicate in a verbal and/or written manner.

        Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.

        Ability to communicate with colleagues, parents/guardians, administrators, and others in a courteous and professional manner.

        Ability to present a professional appearance and manner.

 Physical Demands:

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

         While performing the essential duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to use hands to finger, talk and hear.  The individual frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and/or crouch. 

 Call:215-843-2688 Or fill out the online information form (Click Here)

The Green Tree School is an equal opportunity employer.