Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS)
Connellsville Counseling & Psychological Services - Connellsville, PA

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Therapeutic staff support (TSS) needed to provide one-on-one interventions to a childern or adolescents at home, school, day care, other community-based programs, or community settings to childern with various behavioral diagnosis. As a TSS, you will be part of a team of professionals, working together to help clients and families meet treatment goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements specific interventions tailored to stabilize the child in the given environment as directed in the treatment plan and/or behavior plan
  • Provides one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent across all environments i.e., home, school, community, day care
  • Provides therapeutic activities to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning of children and adolescents
  • Teaches skills needed to enhance functional independence for community living
  • Provides all written documentation supporting progress of plan and its implementation
  • Collaborates with other members of the treatment team and other professionals working with the family and child to ensure 24 hours of continuity of care
  • Offers support of the family’s efforts to stabilize the child and to promote age-appropriate behavior by working with the family in the child’s presence
  • Supervises therapeutic activities, crisis intervention techniques, immediate behavioral reinforcements, emotional support, time structuring, time out strategies, and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan
  • Participates in company orientation, in-service training, and office of Mental Health training as required
  • Acts as mandated reporter under Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law
  • Provides coverage in emergency situations

Part-time position available with the possibility of full-time.

Bachelors Degree Required

Connellsville Counseling & Psychological Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer