Therapeutic Staff Support Worker Pittsburgh, PA (Part-Time)
Job Details
PITTSBURGH OFFICE - Pittsburgh, PA
Part Time
Description

Position Summary:
Wraparound provides behavioral health treatment to children up to age 21 who have a mental health diagnosis or Autism Spectrum Disorder. The service uses professional staff and natural supports to literally "wrap" services around an identified child and the child's family. Services can be provided in the child's home, community, and school.

Wraparound services include: Autism and behavioral expertise to help families in creating an individual treatment plan based on their goals and objectives. The use of community resources to achieve maximum improvement in the child's function minimum disruption to the family unit. An inter-agency team which may include mobile therapy, therapeutic staff supports, behavioral specialist, teachers, vocational training counselor, medical and legal advisors, parent education and support.
Positions are available in Beaver, Butler and Allegheny counties.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, or criminal justice, with no previous work experience OR
    Bachelor's Degree in any field, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents^ OR
    Associate's Degree or 60 credits towards a Bachelor's Degree, with the equivalent of at least 3 years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents^ OR
    Licensed Registered Nurse with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents^ OR
    Licensed Practical Nurse with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents^
    ^"job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents" is a job such as a position working directly with children or adolescents in the mental health, mental retardation, early intervention, children and youth, juvenile justice, education, drug and alcohol, day care or health systems.
  2. Must have the audio / visual / verbal activity to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job functions.
  3. Must complete and pass agency Crisis/Physical Intervention Training - Modified
  4. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record is required.
  6. Must be able to adjust hours to job requirements.
  7. Must have access to a telephone.
  8. Must be eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History clearance and FBI clearance.
KNOWLEDGE AREAS:
  • Crisis intervention and prevention skills
  • Behavior concepts and reinforcements
  • Individualized or one on one mental health interventions
  • Child Protective Services Law
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Parenting Skills
  • Positive Discipline
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Job Location
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
 
Position Type
Part-Time
 
How to Apply:
Candidates must apply via our careers page at http://www.gladerun.org/careers. This is the first step in our application process.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Who We Are: changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.

Qualifications
Apply