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MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT SPECIALIST PHP: Pleasant Valley High School

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Job Title MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT SPECIALIST PHP
Vacancy # 2022-004
Position # PHP 13 MHTREATSPECMT
# of Openings 1
Category Mental Health Services
Employment Full-time 10 Months
Salary
Calendar Days Full-time 10 mo. 188 work days
Published Date 03/15/2021
Target Fill Date N/A 
Closing Date N/A 
Location Pleasant Valley High School
Pleasant Valley School District
Broadheadsville, PA 18322
Experience 0-2 years
Degrees / Certificates Master's Degree
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Requirements

Master’s Degree in a recognized related Mental Health Clinical Discipline. Professional license beneficial. Flexible hours may be required, based on individualized client needs.

Must have the ability to be trained and utilize TACT-2 methods of behavior assessment and apply restraint when necessary.  

 

Must have basic computer skills to utilize both CIU-20 computer-based and web-based programs.

 
 
Description
Mental Health Treatment Specialsist for the Partial Hospitalization program. Position beginning with the start of the 2021-2022 School Year.

To provide direct, intense treatment that will focus on helping clients learn to respond to their daily environment in a practical and productive manner.  Emphasis will be placed on client’s current needs, functions, and support systems, as they relate to mental health treatment and educational needs.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Treatment Planning and Preparation.

    To demonstrate knowledge of content, client, and resources. 

    To select treatment goals and assess outcomes.

     

  2. The Therapeutic Milieu

    To create a respectful environment and establish a therapeutic culture.

    To manage therapeutic procedures and client behaviors in an organized, safe, and nurturing environment.

     

  3. Direct Therapeutic Services

    To communicate clearly and accurately to family and client.

    To use therapeutic, flexible strategies that engage clients and provide feedback.

     

  4. Profession Responsibilities

    To follow the Intermediate Unit 20’s policies and procedures and best practice of his/her profession.

    To show professionalism and growth within his/her profession.

    To maintain a professional relationship with families, community, and colleagues.

     

  5. Other

    To perform other duties, as directed by the Level IV Treatment Coordinator and/or the Level III Supervisor of Clinical Support.

 
 
Application Procedure
CIU-20 employees interested in applying for this position must apply via the Applicant Portal by March 19, 2021 to the department and address listed below.

 

Recruitment Office

Human Resources and Research Services

Colonial Intermediate Unit 20

6 Danforth Drive

Easton, PA 18045-7899 FAX  (610) 515-6407

 

Currently employed staff members of this bargaining unit who apply within five (5) days of this posting shall be duly considered for this vacancy. Any vacancy which may be created by the filling of this vacancy shall not have to be posted. Any member of the bargaining unit interested in a possible vacancy created by the filling of this vacancy shall notify the Executive Director in writing by the deadline of this vacancy posting.

 

Your on-line application material will be screened and reviewed by the program administrator.   Please be certain to fill out all areas as requested; do not fill in "See Resume."   Record that information from your resume in the fields.   Upload any attachments in a "pdf" format; do not upload Word documents.

 

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contact by the administrator regarding an interview date and time.

 

EOE

 

 

 
 
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