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Mental Health Technician

Job in PA Pennsylvania - USA , 18069
Company: Kids Peace Mesabi Academies
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-11
Job specializations:
  • Child Care/Nannying
  • Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Mental Health Technician - Full Time
Location: Orefield
The Mental Health Technician I is responsible for providing supervision and direction to emotionally and#behaviorally challenged children and adolescents in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes supervising the morning routines of children and ensuring the completion of proper self care tasks. This responsibility also includes demonstrating a variety of counseling and parenting skills, which support the formation of trusting, supportive relationships with the children. This also 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. Additionally, this position participates in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans and unit programs, which are designed to meet the special needs of the children. Competencies: High School graduate or equivalent required; Bachelor#s Degree in Mental Health or related field preferred. Some experience with acute emotionally challenged children or adolescents preferred. Valid drivers license required. 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 # Drug Screening # possess the ability to attend and successfully complete all KidsPeace sponsored training. EOE

The Mental Health Technician I is responsible for providing supervision and direction to emotionally and behaviorally challenged children and adolescents in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes supervising the morning routines of children and ensuring the completion of proper self care tasks. This responsibility also includes demonstrating a variety of counseling and parenting skills, which support the formation of trusting, supportive relationships with the children. This also 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. Additionally, this position participates in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans and unit programs, which are designed to meet the special needs of the children.

Competencies:

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

Some experience with acute emotionally challenged children or adolescents preferred.

Valid drivers license required.

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 & Drug Screening & 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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