Per Diem Therapeutic Support Workers
Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc. - Schenectady, NY

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Northeast Parent & Child Society’s Children's Home is a state-of-the-art 60 bed residential center designed to respond to the needs of abused, neglected, emotionally disturbed and behaviorally troubled adolescents (both male and female) ages 11 to 18. The program's immediate goal is to help children and their families stabilize and remediate the safety and risk issues which brought the child into residential care. The program then provides a safe, structured environment for the youth while assisting the youth and his/her family to acquire the necessary coping skills and social skills needed to return to a less restrictive level of care.

The NPCS Residential Children’s Home invites application for Per Diem Therapeutic Support Workers.

The successful candidates should have knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human behavior, individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; knowledge of principles and processes for providing therapeutic and personal services - including needs assessment; meeting quality standards for services and knowledge of relevant policies and procedures.

Skills/Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required; some college or an Associate’s Degree preferred. Experience working with at risk youth preferred. Driver’s License; TCI Certified; Trained in CPR; demonstrated ability to form therapeutic alliances; effective communication skills with at risk youth are required. Must be 21 years of age.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continued until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

NPCS is committed to the professional growth of its staff through on-going training and staff development. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, diverse, friendly and passionate team.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc., as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws .

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