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Therapeutic Support Staff

NET Centers Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: 24 days ago
  • $16 Hourly
  • Part-Time

THERAPEUTIC SUPPORT STAFF (TSS)

Location: Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY

We are currently hiring part-time Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) workers who will be responsible for providing one-to-one mental health interventions to children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, in order to promote age-appropriate psychosocial growth and to prevent placement in a higher level of care. These services, recommended by an inter-agency team, are designed to be short term with as little disruption as possible in the educational setting. The TSS will work in conjunction with a Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC), who oversees the implementation of treatment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s Degree in a generally recognized human service discipline

· Bachelor’s degree in another field plus the equivalent of at least one year of full time paid work experience involving direct care to children or adolescents

· 60 credits towards a Bachelor’s degree plus the equivalent of at least 3 years of full-time paid work experience involving direct care to children or adolescents OR

· Associate’s degree plus the equivalent of at least 3 years of full-time paid work experience involving direct care to children or adolescents

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

· The TSS will work collaboratively with the teachers and other school personnel to help develop skills and techniques needed to integrate the child’s academic and social activities

· Positions require availability during daytime/school hours (8:00am-3:00pm) and/or afternoon/evening hours (3:00pm-8:00pm). To be determined by needs of the case.

· Experience with autism spectrum disorders

· Preferred bilingual abilities

· Good oral and written communication skills

· Must complete 15 hours of training prior to working alone with children or adolescents and maintain an additional 24 hours of training within the first 6 months of working.

· Maintain current Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Record check (if applicable) and annual Tuberculosis (TB) Testing.

NET Centers

Why Work Here?

A nationally recognized leader in recovery transformation and at NET we embrace that recovery for life is possible.

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499 N 5th Street Phila Pa 19123
Philadelphia, PA
USA

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