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Blair County - PT Community Intervention Specialist

Job Description

FBR is currently seeking Community Intervention Specialist staff

Part Time Hours Available

(10 hour weekly minimum)

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING with daytime, evening & weekend hours

JOB PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for providing therapeutic support (TSS) and one-on-one interventions under the supervision of a Master’s level therapist.  This position is responsible for working with children and adolescents on acquiring, developing, and increasing social engagement and independent living skills, and increasing interaction in community and home settings.  This position works to reduce problem behaviors that impede functioning.


  • Implements interventions in home, school, and various community environments
  • Completes all required clinical documentation
  • Participates in assessment of needs, and objective development, as appropriate
  • Collects data related to progress on consumer objectives
  • Responds to emergency/crisis situations with team members and consumers
  • Maintains assigned, planned schedule
  • Maintains a commitment to professional development
  • Adheres to professional and ethical interaction policies and procedures
  • Supports on-going and future business needs

Required Skills

Physical Requirements:  Employee must be able to read, write and speak fluent English Employee must be able to gain access to all AGENCY facilities with reasonable accommodation if required. Employee must be able to gain access to client''s place of treatment whether it is the client''s home, school or community. Employee must be able to interact with clients as specifically noted in their individual treatment plans. While performing specific interventions, employee may be required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, crawl, run and if applicable, sit on floor and rise to standing positions. Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to use physical prompting, if authorized or in an emergency, to prevent injury to the client or another as a result of the clients behavior.

Mental Requirements:  Must be able to react quickly to prevent client injury or injury to another due to client''s behavior. Must be able to deliver and perform interventions noted in the individual client treatment plans. Must remain focused while intervening with clients and must be capable of detecting warning signs and intervene accordingly to prevent any unusual incidents. Must use awareness of cultural values and biases to work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Must be able to perform services in an unbiased manner and be accepting of differences of parent/guardian rearing, home conditions, and appearances unless they directly affect the outcome of goals established for the individual''s treatment plan.

Required Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Criminology, Education, Psychology, Sociology. Social Work, or other related field preferred.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any other field, RN’s, or an Associate’s Degree must be accompanied by at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents.


  • 60 credits towards a Bachelor’s Degree or LPN’s must be accompanied by at least 3 years of full-time paid experience working with children or adolescents.


Job Snapshot

Post Date 11/9/2015
Location Altoona, PA
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Professional Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 23-837
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