Therapeutic Staff Support - Reading, PA-120004F3JobBehavioral/Mental Health ProfessionalPrimary LocationUnited States-PA-PAReadingOrganizationCambridge
Founded in 1989, Pennsylvania MENTOR is a leading home and community-based human services provider serving children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, as well as emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.Pennsylvania MENTOR offersarange of innovative services, including Therapeutic Foster Care and Lifesharing programs, school and family-based supports, autism services and other programs to enhance the lives of individuals and families throughout the state.
Pennsylvania MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providersoffering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.With opportunities from coast to coast, when you joinPennsylvania MENTORand The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Pennsylvania MENTOR is seeking Therapeutic Staff Support employees for the
Reading,Pennsylvaniaarea. We currently have Part-Time day and evening opportunities available.
TSS employees provide one-to-one and/or group support and intervention to children with autism or serious emotional disturbances, utilizing behavior modification techniques and proactive strategies as required. Services are delivered in the child''s school, home, or community.
* Assist child in developing age-appropriate self-management skills
* Work collaboratively with all team members to ensure service plan is meeting the child''s needs
* Support caregivers by providing therapeutic structure and limits for the child by modeling appropriate behavioral interventions
* Assist in implementing a behavioral intervention plan
* Maintain daily logs of behavioral progress and relay information to other staff as required
* Ensure all required documentation is completed legibly and professionally and is submitted in a timely manner
* 60+ college credits completed and at least 3 years of work experience working with children
* Bachelor''s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Teaching, or related Human Service field is preferred
* Knowledge of autism and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) is a plus
* Must be available to work a flexible schedule, as non-traditional work hours are often required
Pennsylvania MENTOR is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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