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
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.