Community Health Systems Therapeutic Staff Support - Type 50 - CCS - 0.2 PD D/E in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania


This position will provide one to one and/or group support and intervention when required including behavioral modification techniques and proactive strategies to stabilize the child or adolescent as outlined in the Service/Treatment Plan, and accept additions to caseload as assigned. The Therapeutic Staff Support will take direction from the Behavioral Specialist Consultant of Community Counseling Services


Bachelor Degree in a Mental Health or Human Service field with no prior work experience, OR a Bachelor degree in any field with one year full-time paid work experience with children or adolescents, OR an Associates Degree or 60 credits toward a Bachelor degree with at least three years full-time paid work experience with children or adolescents. Ongoing training and workshops are provided and are mandatory as is knowledge of the CASSP System.

Heartsaver/First Aid CPR required, must be completed by end of orientation period

Knowledge of the mental health and social service field; familiarity with and ability to access community resources; ability to make accurate assessments of client needs and to be creative in seeking appropriate services; ability to organize time efficiently to meet client needs in a flexible, non-traditional time frame.

Job: Behavioral Health

Organization: Wilkes Barre Behav Couns

Location: PA-Wilkes Barre

Requisition ID: 1832416

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.