Purpose of this position
Therapeutic staff support services provide one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent at home, school, daycare, YMCA, emergency room other community based program or community setting when the behavior without this intervention would require a more restrictive treatment or educational setting. This employee reports directly to the Behavior Specialist Consultant and the Autism Administrative Service Director.
Bachelor’s degree in human service field (psychology, social work, sociology, education, criminal justice or similar human service field) with no previous work experience; OR, Bachelor’s degree in any other field with the equivalent of one year of full-time paid work experience*.
*Experience in a job that involved children or adolescents and training and experience in crisis intervention in a CASSP system (employed by or under Children and Youth Services, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Education or Drug and Alcohol working with children), or employed by a licensed mental health services agency or subcontracted agency.
Delegation of authority
Authority is delegated to the individual in this position to:
A community organization that provides and promotes quality services with care and compassion to enhance the emotional well-being and mental health of children, adolescents, and families