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Mental Health Worker

Job in Bethlehem - Northampton County - PA Pennsylvania - USA , 18018
Company: Kids Peace Mesabi Academies
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-09
Job specializations:
  • Child Care/Nannying
  • Healthcare
Job Description & How to Apply Below
The Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing intensive supervision and direction to emotionally and behaviorally challenged children and adolescents in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes requiring an unwavering commitment to the safety of kids and being aware of all ongoing developments and concerns, on a daily basis, of all children in their care. This responsibility also includes demonstrating the ability to distinguish between discipline and punishment as well as seeing past a child#s surface behavior to recognize the children in need of help. Additionally, there is an innate desire to build trusting and supportive relationships with all of our children and recognize this as a prerequisite for implementing individualized treatment and unit programming. # Competencies: High School Diploma (or equivalent) required; Bachelor#s Degree in Mental Health or related field preferred. Some experience with acute emotionally challenged children or adolescents preferred. Must possess basic personal computer knowledge and skills. Must pass a Criminal Record History Clearance and a Child Abuse History Clearance which are processed by KidsPeace. Must pass a Physical and Drug Screening and possess the ability to attend and successfully complete all KidsPeace sponsored training. EOE# #

The Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing intensive supervision and direction to emotionally and behaviorally challenged children and adolescents in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes requiring an unwavering commitment to the safety of kids and being aware of all ongoing developments and concerns, on a daily basis, of all children in their care. This responsibility also includes demonstrating the ability to distinguish between discipline and punishment as well as seeing past a child's surface behavior to recognize the children in need of help. Additionally, there is an innate desire to build trusting and supportive relationships with all of our children and recognize this as a prerequisite for implementing individualized treatment and unit programming.

Competencies:

High School Diploma (or equivalent) required; Bachelor's Degree in Mental Health or related field preferred.

Some experience with acute emotionally challenged children or adolescents preferred.

Must possess basic personal computer knowledge and skills.

Must pass a Criminal Record History Clearance and a Child Abuse History Clearance which are processed by KidsPeace.

Must pass a Physical and Drug Screening and possess the ability to attend and successfully complete all KidsPeace sponsored training. EOE
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
 
 
 
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