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After School Mental Health Worker

After School Mental Health Worker

Job Description

We have positions available for part time Mental Health Workers at our Havertown and Philadelphia locations.

The Mental Health Worker for the After School Program provides clinically appropriate therapeutic support services for children between the ages of 5-21 with Autism Spectrum diagnosis and/or developmental delays within the after school program setting.  The services require the implementation of the program, according to their treatment plan, designed to assist children with developing effective cooperative and reciprocal socialization skills with peers for use in home, school and community settings.

Job Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree or Non-Degree in behavioral health related field required.

-Must possess a minimum of one (1) year experience working in a child/adolescent service system provider (CASSP).

-Must be competent to address the age-specific issues relative to the population served.

-Knowledge of crisis management techniques including de-escalation techniques and physical interventions required

-Ability to work effectively with clients, staff, and administration.

-Knowledge and background in dealing with socially, emotionally, behavioral disordered, and autistic spectrum children/adolescents.

-Ability to exercise initiative, problem-solving and decision making techniques.

-Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

-Valid driver’s license required

-Must be able to work flexible hours including day, evening and weekends as necessary.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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After School Mental Health Worker

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