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Therapeutic Training and Support Worker – Bilingual
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Job Description

Therapeutic Training and Support Worker – Bilingual

We’re looking to hire talent from Puerto Rico!

Job Description

A Therapeutic Training and Support Worker (TTS) works as part of a team that includes an In-Home Therapist (IHT), for the purpose of treating a youth’s mental health, behavioral and emotional needs, including improving the family’s ability to provide effective support for the youth to promote his/her healthy functioning within the family.  The TTS supports implementation of a treatment plan to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals and objectives of that plan. This service includes teaching the youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and control feelings and emotional responses to situations.



 $700 Automobile stipend (used to help relocate vehicle or to assist with a down payment)
Up to $3,000 sign on bonus*
30 day housing stipend


Job Requirements

  • Works under the supervision of an In-Home Therapist to support the implementation of a treatment plan to assist the youth and the family in achieving the plan goals.
  • Teaches the youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and control feelings and emotional responses to situations and to assist the family to address the youth's emotional and mental health needs.
  • Provides phone contact as part of the intervention.
  • Reviews/develops of a risk management/safety plan in collaboration with the youth and parent/caregiver.
  • Works with the In-Home Therapist to provide family therapy.
  • Identifies community resources and develops natural supports for youth and parent/caregiver(s) Provides or secures support and crisis/emergency services for the youth/family.

·         Submits detailed progress notes that follow federal, state, and agency requirements.

  • Collaborates with other necessary individuals the youth and family may have contact with, such as Bureau Case Managers, Probation Officers, Judges, District Attorneys, Attorneys, Teachers, Physicians,  etc.


Job Requirements

Candidate Requirements

Employee Type:  Full Time

  • Relocation to Massachusetts.

·         Minimum Experience Required: 1 year

·         Degree Required: Must possess an MCE approved Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field.

·         Driver’s License and proper auto insurance required.

·         Awareness and sensitivity to contextual variables such as race, culture, gender, sexuality, disability, economics and lived experience.

·         Bilingual Spanish/English



·         Retirement Plan 403(b)

·         Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

·         Paid vacations

·         11 paid holidays

·         8 discretionary days a year

·         Discounts offered to your Verizon and/or Sprint plans

·         Hiring Bonus may vary based on degree*



Please forward your Resume/CV to Gándara Director Chris Ezzo at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and Gándara Recruiter Jayson Sánchez at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. For additional inquiries, call our office 413-736-8329 ext. 1038.





Gándara Center provides residential, mental health, substance use and preventive services for children, adults and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts. Founded in the Hispanic community, we value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse community.





Application Recipient:


[Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


Direct Contact Name:


Christopher Ezzo, Division Director

80 Commercial Street

Holyoke, MA 01040

413-846-0445 Ext. 441


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Social Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Therapeutic Training and Support Worker – Bilingual

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