The Mentor Network Therapeutic Staff Support in Broomall, Pennsylvania

Therapeutic Staff Support Primary Location: PA-PABroomall-450 Parkway Function: Behavioral/Mental Health Professional Pennsylvania MENTOR Work with behaviorally challenged Adolescents as a Therapeutic Staff Support. Description

SUMMARY

The Therapeutic Staff Support is responsible to provide therapeutic services, including intervention and supervision of behaviorally challenged and emotionally disturbed children/adolescents within a therapeutic milieu.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides 1:1 and intervention including behavior modification techniques and proactive strategies to stabilize the child or adolescent as outlined in the service plan.

  • Provides therapeutic supervision of clients during treatment and educational activities.

  • Supports the family and school personnel in their efforts to stabilize the child by providing information, guidance, modeling and counseling.

  • Works collaboratively with the manager and all team members to ensure the service plan is meeting the child’s needs and recommends other services as needed.

  • Assists in the management of aggressive clients as needed, using only de-escalation and behavior management techniques approved by the manager.

  • Develops and maintains a flexible schedule in order to provide behavioral interventions and a variety of settings, and explores all possible options to meet with the child prior to office time.

  • All changes in schedule must be reported to the manager in advance.

  • Works “hands-on”, traditional as well as non-traditional hours in a variety of settings (i.e., home, school, day care, community, etc.) in order to meet the needs of the child.

  • Accepts additions to caseload as assigned.

  • Maintains daily logs of behavioral progress and relays information to team members, supervisors, and other staff.

  • Ensures all documentation is completed legibly, professionally, and submitted in a timely manner.

  • Participates in pre-service and in-service training on an on-going basis to further increase skills and knowledge base in the field of Behavioral Therapy.

  • Includes, but is not limited to, attending scheduled trainings, seminars, and self-education (reading, journal articles, and books, etc.)

  • Cooperates fully with on-site monitoring by supervisors to ensure quality services are provided to the children.

  • Trainings and supervision as required by Managed Care Organization (MCO).

  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.