Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: COSP-TSS-H-08-2018-01
Job Title: Therapeutic Support Staff
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Salary Range: $13.00 - $15.00/hour

Therapeutic Support Staff

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Description/Job Summary

Children's Outreach Services Program (COSP) provides intensive community-based services to emotionally or developmentally challenged children and adolescents (from birth to age 21). Service needs and treatment recommendations are based on team decisions to ensure that all clinical, educational, and social issues are identified.

COSP is seeking Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) professionals to work in the Philadelphia area.  TSS professionals will provide one-to-one support and interventions to children and adolescents with mental health/developmental disorders.  The TSS will be part of a team of mental health professionals whose function is to assist clients 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. 

Job Duties and Activities:
  • Clinical Intervention
  • Provide 1:1 intensive, behaviorally based interventions as dictated by Behavioral Consultant, and as written in Behavior (treatment) Plan. 
  • Adhere precisely to scheduled working hours. 
  • Adhere precisely to interventions in Behavior Plan.
  • Provide a written progress note for each encounter with client, written in adherence to agency guidelines. 
  • Provide all progress notes to supervisor during each weekly supervision meeting. 
  • Record all time on COSP time sheets completely and accurately. 
  • Obtain authorized signature in encounter section of time sheet, following EVERY encounter with client. 
  • Follow all agency guidelines pertaining to timekeeping, documentation and record keeping.
  • Attend weekly one hour supervision provided by Behavior Specialist or Mobile Therapist, if employed twenty hours per week or more. 
  • Attend weekly one half hour supervision provided by Behavior Specialist or Mobile Therapist, if employed less than twenty hours per week.

Job requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in one (1) of the following disciplines: Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, Criminal Justice, or other Human Service field

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 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 30 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.
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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.