Provide therapeutic, behavioral support for clients experiencing marked decompensation or requiring outside placement without immediate and intensive intervention. Some instances will also include providing immediate intervention for certain clients; such
as upon discharge from hospitalization. CIRT-TSS invidualized, behavioral reinforcement and modification as indicated on the treatment plan devised by the CIRT Behavioral Specialist (BSC) and treatment team.
(CIRT) is seeking CIRT TSS to work in the Philadelphia area. CIRT TSS professionals will provide one-to-one support and interventions to children and adolescents with developmental disorders. Will be a part of a team of mental health professionals whose function
is to assist client and families to meet treatment goals. Case assignments can be in schools, homes and/or community settings based on a client’s identified treatment needs.
Activities and Clinical Functions:
Provide one-on-one intensive, behaviorally based interventions as dictated by CIRT BSC and as written in treatment plan. Adhere precisely to interventions in the treatment plan.
Adhere to clinical prescription authorized by funder (CBH) as it pertains to hours and date ranges
Provide a written clinical progress note for each encounter with client, written in adherence to agency guidelines.
Record all time on the correct billing sheets in its entirety and accurately. Obtain authorized signatures on billing sheets, following EVERY encounter with client.
Follow all agency guidelines pertaining to timekeeping, documentation and record keeping.
Attend weekly one hour group supervision provided by the CIRT BSC, if employed twenty hours per week or more.
Attend weekly one half hour supervision provided by the CIRT BSC, if employed less than twenty hours per week.
Additional, individual supervision may be provided by the CIRT BSC, Project Director/Program Supervisor as needed.
A new CIRT TSS worker must receive 15 hours of training prior to working with children and adolescents.
An additional 24 hours of training is required within the first six months of working with children and adolescents.
Another 20 hours of training is required each year after the first year of employment.
Professional ethics, conduct, and legal issues including mandated reporting, protective services, and confidentiality;
Understanding and implementing principles of the Children and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) and role of the CIRT TSS worker in the home, school and community, including accessing community resources;
Crisis intervention, behavioral management, and safety;
Overview of serious emotional disturbance and other behavioral needs in children and adolescent (emphasis on specific diagnosis);
Collaboration with families;
Supporting CASSP principles in actual clinical practice;
Normal child/adolescent development;
Behavior management skills;
CPR/First Aid/Universal Precaution/Safety;
Psychotropic medications/common side effects.
RHD Passive Restraint Policy - RHD has a “hands-off” policy. When a client is in crisis which may pose a harm to themselves and/or others, please refer to the crisis plan identified in the treatment plan.
Associate’s degree or 60 Credits toward a bachelor’s degree
Three (3) years verified full-time paid work experience working in direct contact with children/adolescents is required
Candidates are required to have updated Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and FBI clearances that are valid within 90 days of hire date.
Salary: $13.00 - $15.00/hr
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, veteran, or disability status.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.