LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bilingual Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS)

We are urgently seeking Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) members for full-time positions working with students in the Philadelphia, PA area. TSS will provide therapeutic support to children in their home, school, and other community settings and implement clinical interventions from a behavioral treatment plan to assist children in making positive and sustainable changes. Eligible candidates must have at least 15 total hours of training, with 6 of those hours in ABA. Candidates must also be Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Qualifications:
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Sociology, Education, Criminal Justice, or other human services field.
  • Will consider a candidate with an Associate’s Degree or 60 credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree if candidate has three (3) years verified full-time paid work experience working in direct care with children/adolescents.
  • Will also consider candidates who are Licensed Registered Nurses or candidates with degrees in another field if they have one (1) year verified full-time paid work experience working in direct care with children/adolescents.
  • Must have up-to-date clearances (from within one year) and valid CPR/First-Aid.
  • Must have 15 total hours of training, with 6 hours of ABA.
  • Must be Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with behavior disorders in the school setting based on medical needs of the client
  • Prompt interventions in the areas of: behavior management, conflict resolution, anger management, and peer interaction skills based on the treatment plan goals provided by a Behavior Specialist Consultant
  • Collect daily data and document progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child
  • Implement treatment plan and interventions
  • Promote developmentally appropriate behaviors
  • Maintain client caseload and utilization of hours
  • Utilize ABA interventions
  • Transfer skill to family/school/etc
  • Engage in supervision and training
  • Complete clinical documentation
  • Utilize crisis plans
  • Attend training sessions, in-service workshops, and update skills as necessary.
  • Assist students in activities of daily living and personal care skills, as needed including physically positioning students as or assisting with the mobility of students with physical challenges.
  • Legal, ethical, and professional practices in compliance with federal and state mandates, as well as local policies concerning performance.

CATEGORY: Behavioral Health | JOB TYPE: Full-Time |

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