Community Services Group, Inc.
  • Williamsport, PA, USA
  • PRN

Community Services Group (CSG), one of the largest Human Services Providers in PA, is looking for caring, compassionate and motivated people to join our team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a rewarding career helping to improve the lives of others!

CSG's Child & Youth Mental Health (MH) Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) is recruiting for Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) in Williamsport, PA (Lycoming County). 

The Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) provides one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent across all environments, when the behavior without this intervention would require a more restrictive treatment, residential, or educational setting. All services are provided in adherence to Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) principles of providing child-centered, family-focused, community based least restrictive and culturally competent services.

Hourly Rate: Flat Rate for Billable and Non-Billable Hours

Schedule: These positions offer Flexible Schedules that work around your availability. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements specific interventions tailored to stabilize the child in the given environment as directed in the treatment plan and/or behavior plan.
  • Provides one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent across all environments i. e., home, school, community, day care.
  • Provides therapeutic activities to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning of children and adolescents.
  • Teaches skills needed to enhance functional independence for community living.
  • Provides all written documentation supporting progress of plan and its implementation.
  • Collaborates with other members of the treatment team and other professionals working with the family and child to ensure 24 hours of continuity of care.
  • Offers support for the family's efforts to stabilize the child and to promote age-appropriate behavior by working with the family in the child's presence.
  • Supervises therapeutic activities, crisis intervention techniques, immediate behavioral reinforcements, emotional support, time structuring, time out strategies, and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.
  • Participates in company orientation, in-service training, and office of Mental Health training as required.
  • Acts as mandated reporter under the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.
  • Provides coverage in emergency situations. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Credentials, and Experience (You may have any of the following to be considered)

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice, or similar human service field from an accredited college or university; OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in any field from an accredited college or university with one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
  • Licensed Registered Nurse with two year of full time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
  • Associate's Degree or sixty credits toward a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with the equivalent of one year of full-time paid work experience as a TSS Aide; OR
  • Associate's Degree sixty credits toward a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, with the equivalent of three year of full time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents, other than as a TSS Aide; OR
  • Licensed practical nurse with the equivalent of three years of full time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet individuals' and program's needs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individual to appointments.
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

Apply today to Join our Team!

A World of Career Opportunities Awaits You at CSG!  Together, We Can Do Great Things!

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity.

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