Therapeutic Staff Support

TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
York, PA
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job Description Position Name Therapeutic Staff Support Description Join the team at TW Ponessa Associates Counseling Services Inc to provide mental health services to children and adolescents in the home school and community settings The Therapeutic Staff Support TSS employee gives one on one support to emotionally disturbed children or adolescents The main goals of the TSS are to follow the treatment plan help the child adolescent eliminate inappropriate behavior s provide emotional support to the child and assist those responsible for the child in fostering greater independence and socially responsible behavior The TSS will encourage social integration and participation in group activities He or she will use rewards and consequences to achieve goals and will record data and chart progress of the child adolescent TSS services are supportive time limited one to one planned behavioral health interventions directed by a detailed treatment plan TSS services are to be used for children adolescents who have been diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance for whom it is determined that use of professional services alone eg outpatient psychotherapy MT or family based rehabilitation services is insufficient to meet established needs TSS services are to be used when these other resources and services are documented within the psychological or psychiatric evaluation as insufficient or inadequate to meet the needs of the child adolescent and family or as a step down from a more restrictive setting to reinforce the effect of treatment and help establish the family community support the child adolescent needs The child adolescent presents social emotional or behavioral issues that result in impairment that substantially interferes with or limits the child adolescent s role or functioning in family school or community activities The services may be provided in a variety of settings including a group home and non secure juvenile justice placement Enjoy a flexible schedule and receive ongoing training throughout the year Full and Part time positions available MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education Bachelor s Degree in Human Services field or Bachelor s Degree in other field and year full time paid child adolescent experience or Associate Degree plus years of full time paid child adolescent experience or college credits with years full time paid child adolescent experience or RN with year full time paid child adolescent experience or LPN with year s full time paid child adolescent experience Work Experience Prior experience must be full time paid working experience with children adolescents if degree is not in the Human Services field Clearances Prospective employee must have the following clearances before servicing clients PA State Child Abuse Clearance Upon hire before working with clients and every year thereafter Pennsylvania State Criminal Background Check Upon hire before working with clients and every year thereafter FBI Clearance Benefits Medical Dental Vision Life Insurance Short term disability Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays for full time employees after the first days of employment Potential Benefits for New Employees Potential Sign On Bonus and or FREE Months of Healthcare For Employee Only Ask us about our new guaranteed pay for Full Time TSS s throughout the month calendar year Company Description Since TW Ponessa Associates Counseling Services Inc has set the bar in the field by being recognized and respected as a premier mental health agency We are dedicated to providing guidance for the safety well being and permanency for children adults families We provide effective treatment services to children adolescents and adults throughout South Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania The practice has developed programs and services to include Mental Health Outpatient Services School Based Outpatient Services Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Services Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management and a Children s Acute Partial Hospital Program TW Ponessa Associates is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to provide services in Dauphin Lancaster Lebanon York Cumberland Perry and Chester Counties Additionally TW Ponessa Associates holds contracts and agreements with county case management agencies school districts other community based providers and managed care organizations The staff of TW Ponessa Associates have demonstrated their commitment to their clients and have enabled TW Ponessa Associates to become one of the most comprehensive and dedicated providers of mental health services Join our team as we continue to Help people back into the Swing of Life