Beacon Light Behavioral Health System Bradford , PA 16701
Posted 2 months ago
Beacon Light Behavioral Health System is looking for a Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS)/Behavioral Health Technician who is responsible to implement the therapeutic interventions and strategies as identified in the ITP and with the oversight of the BC or MT. BHT services provide one-on-one interventions to a client in the home, school, or community setting in attempts to maintain the child within the natural setting of their home and community. BHT services can include crisis intervention techniques, immediate behavioral reinforcements, emotional support, time-structuring activities, time-out strategies, passive restraints (procedures that do not restrict freedom of movement) such as hand over hand, hand holding, graduated guidance, tactile timed touching, etc. (when necessary), and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan. The BHT transfers skills to caretakers in domains where the individual is requiring the most assistance (school, home, community).
Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)-Individual Services are for young people under the age of 21 who have a mental health diagnosis, qualify for medical assistance, or fee for service funding, and meet medical necessity criteria for this level of service. We offer a one-on-one program designed to transfer therapeutic skills to our clients, their families, teachers, and other caregivers.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Have a certification as a Board-Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst (BCaBA), Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), or Board-Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), OR
Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and complete 40 hours of training covered in the RBT Task List (as evidenced by certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer whom is certified in BCBA or BCaBA), OR
Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services.
Additional education/experience would qualify if in accordance with the current state regulations.
This position requires an active driver's license and a DMV check that is clear. Position may require travel in the communities served or state of Pennsylvania for position requirements 25-50% of the time. Travel to assist with individuals attending required appointments or visits as needed 5-10% of the time.
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Beacon Light is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Joint Commission accredited, and a Trauma Informed Care agency providing the best support to our clients and staff. Our Services and employment are provided in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to Race, Sex, Color, National Origin, Ancestry, Religious Creed, Disability and Age.
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