Therapeutic Support Staff

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This position is primarily responsible for working under the direction of a Behavioral Specialist, provides individualized interventions to a child or adolescent in settings other than a provider agency or office when without this intervention they would require a more restrictive treatment or educational setting. Interventions are strength based and respect the socio-cultural background for the client and family by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follows treatment plan developed by Behavioral Specialist and/or Mobile Therapist and participate in weekly supervision around treatment plan goals and delivery of services.

Provides one-on-one strength-based interventions to a child or adolescent in settings other than a provider agency or office. Specific services can include, but are not limited to, crisis intervention techniques, immediate behavioral reinforcements, emotional support, time structuring activities, time-out strategies, and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.

Provides guidance and support to family members in their efforts in stabilizing the child or adolescent and promoting of appropriate behavior, to facilitate with the transfer of skills to the caregiver(s).

Documents with accuracy interventions provided, including data collected about frequency and intensity of targeted behaviors as per treatment plan.

 

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