A Therapeutic Behavioral Services Specialist (TBSS) provides short time, intensive, behavioral interventions to severely disordered and impaired youth that are leaving or are at risk of being moved to a more restrictive level of care. Persons employed as a TBSS work within the context of a clients overall mental health treatment plan to help the client and their caregiver(s) address specific problematic behaviors. Specific services include (but are not limited to) role-modeling, immediate behavioral reinforcement, time-structuring activities, appropriate time-out strategies, cognitive behavioral approaches and positive support.
The position involves working designated shifts under the direct supervision of the TBS Supervisor or Program Director.
1. Bachelors degree related to the fields of psychology, social work or other majors defined by the Department of Mental Health as a related degree and one (1) year full-time related experience, OR high school diploma and three (3) years related experience, OR DMH sponsored TBS Certification for training and internship.
2. Valid California Drivers License, good driving record and Child Abuse Index/DOJ fingerprint clearance.
3. Available to work varying hours: split shifts, weekends, and evenings as indicated by client needs.
Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K