Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health School Support Professional / PCA in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Devereux's Brandywine Program, located in Glenmoore, PA is looking to hire 2 Full-Time, School Support/PCAs to work Mon - Fri. This position will work one-on-one with an individual providing quality care and motivation while maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment.

The duties include, but not limited to:

  1. Applying approved behavior management techniques designed to encourage appropriate social behavior.

  2. Serving as a positive role model by providing an example for acceptable behavior, language, and dress, while effectively utilizing level system and/or individualized treatment strategies developed by the treatment team.

  3. Observing, documenting, and reporting to the appropriate supervisor, noticeable changes in individual's behaviors and/or health conditions.

  4. Assisting with class work and provides supervision during testing. May assist in correcting student papers/tests.

Devereux Offers Excellent Benefits!

Check them out -

http://learn.devereux.org/benefits

. Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan with employer match, domestic partner coverage, and so much more!

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Devereux PA Children's Behavioral Health Services operates several locations throughout Chester and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania. Our innovative services specialize in the treatment of children, teenagers, and young adults with emotional and psychological challenges ages 7 to 21. We offer a contemporary continuum of mental health care including an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital, Residential Treatment Facilities and an Approved Private School.

BRANDYWINE MISSION STATEMENT

The Brandywine Program will embrace a Sanctuary Model of Care to promote recovery from trauma and resilience among the children, adolescents, adults and families it serves. The Brandywine Program will place an emphasis on employing best practices associated with trauma-sensitive care by embracing Seven Commitments or Principles: Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Respon

Requirements

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services, which includes, sociology, psychology, criminal justice, etc. AND one (1) year of human service experience OR two (2) years of direct care experience and a high school diploma/GED plus 12 semester credit hours in sociology, psychology, criminal justice, special education, etc. from an approved educational program.**

The IDEAL candidate will...

Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model.**

Physical Requirements:

Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.**