Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) workers are responsible for providing 1:1 mental health services and/or ABA therapies to at-risk children and adolescents. These children may have emotional disturbances or be on the Autism spectrum. Services are provided in schools, the child's home or in their community programs such as daycare or day camps.
Following the treatment plan
Giving 1:1 supports
Helping the child eliminate problem behaviors
Teaching the child acceptable replacement behaviors
Providing emotional support
Conducting ABA drills if appropriate
Transferring skills to parents and caregivers
Encouraging social integration and participation in social activities
Recording data and Documenting progress
Working under the clinical supervision of a Master's level therapist (BSC / MT)
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential. With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee
WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER
The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees
In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at email@example.com
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Persons with a Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice, or similar human service field, with no previous work experience; or persons with a Bachelor's Degree in any other field, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents.
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