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Therapeutic Support Staff

Job Description


Position Function: The TSS Clinician is responsible for providing therapeutic support and direction to an assigned youth within CVCAs service areas of Montgomery or Delaware counties depending on program location. The TSS Clinician is also responsible for the implementation of specific aspects of the youth’s treatment plan. The Clinician is additionally responsible for teaching and reinforcing pro-social, adaptive skills. TSS Clinicians provide services in the youth’s school, home and/or other community settings.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


●  Strong oral and written communication skills


●  Thorough knowledge of clinical guidelines, service expectations, and authorization requirements


●  Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of insurance, daily access to a vehicle


●  Demonstrates good judgment


●  Ability to handle multiple assignments, manages work-related stress


●  Relates well to other individuals



Essential Job Functions:


Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.



 Administrative Responsibilities:


 Maintain record keeping and documentation procedures on assigned youth according to program policies and procedures and regulatory criteria;    


●  Participate in weekly individual supervision;


●  Participate in evaluations by external agencies upon request;


●  Submit billing packets on a weekly basis; and



Youth Responsibilities:


●  Assist the youth in maintaining appropriate behavior;


●  Reinforce the youth’s use of adaptive, pro-social behavior by providing frequent social and nonsocial rewards;


●  Supervise and monitor the youth’s participation in activities, providing support as needed;


●  Provide skill teaching as outlined in the youth’s treatment plan;


●  Conduct crisis intervention sessions with the youth as needed;


●  Use the least restrictive, least intrusive interventions to address the youth’s problematic behaviors;



      Assessment and Planning Responsibilities:


●  Attends the youth’s Interagency Service Planning Meeting;


●  Participates in the development of the youth’s Wraparound Treatment Plan;


●  Maintains regular contact with other members of the treatment team to provide and receive feedback on the youth’s performance.



Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:


●  Family Home/Community/Schools


 Cases may be assigned throughout Montgomery or Delaware counties depending on program location.


●  Require travel between multiple sites.


     ●  Willingness to drive as needed




Job Requirements


Education/Experience Requirements:


●  Bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines: counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, education, criminal justice, or other human service field.


●  No work experience is required.


Or


●  Other Bachelor’s Degree


●  One (1) year verified full-time paid experience working in direct care with children/adolescents.


Or


●  Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credits toward a bachelor’s degree,


●  Three (3) years verified full-time paid work experience working in direct care with children /adolescents.



Training Requirements:



•         All new hires are required to attend mandated orientation.



•         Persons who are hired to be TSS workers on or after July 1, 2001, and who have no


TSS experience must complete the following training, which must be documented in


the agency's file:


• Prior to working alone with children or adolescents, no fewer than fifteen


hours of training


• Within the first six months of working with children and adolescents, no less


than an additional twenty-four hours of training.


The overall training curriculum must include at least the following topics:


a. Professional ethics, conduct, and legal issues, including child protective services


and mandated reporting, and confidentiality;


b. Understanding CASSP principles and implementing and supporting those


principles in actual clinical practice;


c. The role of the TSS worker in the home, school, and community, including the use


of community resources to support the child/adolescent/family;


d. Crisis intervention, behavior management, and safety;


e. Overview of serious emotional disturbance and other behavioral needs in children


and adolescents (with particular emphasis on the specific diagnoses of the


children/adolescents with whom the TSS staff may be working);


f. Collaboration with families;


g. Normal child/adolescent development;


h. Behavior management skills;


i. CPR, first aid, universal precautions and safety;


 


Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:



•         Family Home/Community/Schools



•         Cases may be assigned anywhere within Montgomery or Delaware counties depending on program location



•         Require travel between multiple sites. 







Job Snapshot

Location US-PA-Norristown
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Carson Valley Children’s Aid

Robert and Isabel Carson, trolley magnates in Philadelphia, created a legacy in the early 1900’s to provide a safe-place for children on 100 picturesque acres in rural Flourtown, Pennsylvania, thereby creating the Carson College for Orphaned Girls in 1917. Elsa Ueland was the organization's first Director and lead the agency from 1917-1958. Her words continue to remain relevant as she said, "The age of adolescence is the most plastic period of life. Learn More

Contact Information

US-PA-Norristown
Tanya D. Blunt
215-233-1960 Ext. 343
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Job Description


Position Function: The TSS Clinician is responsible for providing therapeutic support and direction to an assigned youth within CVCAs service areas of Montgomery or Delaware counties depending on program location. The TSS Clinician is also responsible for the implementation of specific aspects of the youth’s treatment plan. The Clinician is additionally responsible for teaching and reinforcing pro-social, adaptive skills. TSS Clinicians provide services in the youth’s school, home and/or other community settings.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


●  Strong oral and written communication skills


●  Thorough knowledge of clinical guidelines, service expectations, and authorization requirements


●  Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of insurance, daily access to a vehicle


●  Demonstrates good judgment


●  Ability to handle multiple assignments, manages work-related stress


●  Relates well to other individuals



Essential Job Functions:


Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.



 Administrative Responsibilities:


 Maintain record keeping and documentation procedures on assigned youth according to program policies and procedures and regulatory criteria;    


●  Participate in weekly individual supervision;


●  Participate in evaluations by external agencies upon request;


●  Submit billing packets on a weekly basis; and



Youth Responsibilities:


●  Assist the youth in maintaining appropriate behavior;


●  Reinforce the youth’s use of adaptive, pro-social behavior by providing frequent social and nonsocial rewards;


●  Supervise and monitor the youth’s participation in activities, providing support as needed;


●  Provide skill teaching as outlined in the youth’s treatment plan;


●  Conduct crisis intervention sessions with the youth as needed;


●  Use the least restrictive, least intrusive interventions to address the youth’s problematic behaviors;



      Assessment and Planning Responsibilities:


●  Attends the youth’s Interagency Service Planning Meeting;


●  Participates in the development of the youth’s Wraparound Treatment Plan;


●  Maintains regular contact with other members of the treatment team to provide and receive feedback on the youth’s performance.



Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:


●  Family Home/Community/Schools


 Cases may be assigned throughout Montgomery or Delaware counties depending on program location.


●  Require travel between multiple sites.


     ●  Willingness to drive as needed




Job Requirements


Education/Experience Requirements:


●  Bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines: counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, education, criminal justice, or other human service field.


●  No work experience is required.


Or


●  Other Bachelor’s Degree


●  One (1) year verified full-time paid experience working in direct care with children/adolescents.


Or


●  Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credits toward a bachelor’s degree,


●  Three (3) years verified full-time paid work experience working in direct care with children /adolescents.



Training Requirements:



•         All new hires are required to attend mandated orientation.



•         Persons who are hired to be TSS workers on or after July 1, 2001, and who have no


TSS experience must complete the following training, which must be documented in


the agency's file:


• Prior to working alone with children or adolescents, no fewer than fifteen


hours of training


• Within the first six months of working with children and adolescents, no less


than an additional twenty-four hours of training.


The overall training curriculum must include at least the following topics:


a. Professional ethics, conduct, and legal issues, including child protective services


and mandated reporting, and confidentiality;


b. Understanding CASSP principles and implementing and supporting those


principles in actual clinical practice;


c. The role of the TSS worker in the home, school, and community, including the use


of community resources to support the child/adolescent/family;


d. Crisis intervention, behavior management, and safety;


e. Overview of serious emotional disturbance and other behavioral needs in children


and adolescents (with particular emphasis on the specific diagnoses of the


children/adolescents with whom the TSS staff may be working);


f. Collaboration with families;


g. Normal child/adolescent development;


h. Behavior management skills;


i. CPR, first aid, universal precautions and safety;


 


Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:



•         Family Home/Community/Schools



•         Cases may be assigned anywhere within Montgomery or Delaware counties depending on program location



•         Require travel between multiple sites. 







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