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Behavior Technician II - Lancaster Family Based

Company: WellSpan York Hospital
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:




Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Weekdays, daytime hours and3 to 4 evenings a week

Openings in York County, Lancaster CountyORLebanon County



This is an opportunity tojointhe regions largest non-profit behavioral health care organization.



See if you qualify:

  • Do you have a bachelor's degree inthe field of psychology, social work or human services andat least one yearof clinical experience working with children and adolescents in a behavioral health setting?
  • Are you available to work days and up to four evenings a week?
  • You must travel in your own vehicle to sites within the county area. Do you have access to your own vehicle?
  • Are you able to meet a 30 minute on-call requirement to be at the hospital Emergency Department?
  • Are you able to do in-home work?



    General Summary:

    The Family Based Therapist / Allied Mental Health Professional provides:

  • Therapy/Co-therapy: individual, family and other therapeutic interventions to children/adolescents and their families in the home, community and school
  • Case management and Community Linkage
  • Crisis Management
  • Family Support Services



    The Family Based Therapistdoes this in conjunction with other treatment team members, which may include persons both inside and outside the agency involved in the treatment of the child or adolescent.



    Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Assesses patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits.
  • Conducts individual or group therapy sessions. Assesses patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment program accordingly.
  • Provides therapeutic intervention with patient and family including individual, parental, family and group therapies.
  • Documents current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records.
  • Takes primary role in coordination of care of client. Leads Interagency meetings.



    Required Skills:

  • Interpersonal verbal and listening skills are required to communicate effectively with patients and families and with other inter-agency team members.
  • Analytical skills are necessary for the collection and assessment of psychosocial data, interpretation of these data, and the ongoing review of treatment efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Visual ability to observe patient behavior and dynamics to prepare and review written documentation is required.
  • Knowledge of and ability in the care and handling of children, adolescents, and adults is required; including consideration of the special needs and behaviors of each group.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation from one client to another and must have a valid Pennsylvania license to operate a motor vehicle.



    Department Description:

    Family Based Services are delivered in the home and community at times most convenient to the family in a manner that promotes family cohesiveness. Services are governed by the child/adolescents and familys need and may include:



    • Provides family and individual therapy
    • Referral, coordination, and linkage to other agencies, social services, and community services, as appropriate
    • Crisis intervention and stabilization
    • Assistance in obtaining relief services such as babysitters, homemakers, respite care and supportive services such as transportation and recreation, and developing a network in order to receive these services
    • School-based consultation and intervention
    • Support for the parents in implementing effective behavior management and parenting approaches to the presenting problems of their child/adolescent
    • Psychiatric care/referral



      WellSpan Health is a top-rated, integrated health system with a focus on a high-quality patient care. As a part ofWellSpan Health,WellSpan Philhaven, isa non-profit behavioral healthcare organization offering a continuum of compassionate, caring services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults in south central Pennsylvania.







      Family Based Therapists feel great about their work because:

      • You have the opportunity to make a difference in peoples lives
      • You are able to help families going through a tough time in their lives
      • You are able to have opportunity to connect with people
      • You arewalking beside people to create change in their lives
      • You are heroes for children and families that otherwise would never have known they needed a hero

Keywords: WellSpan York Hospital, Lancaster , Behavior Technician II - Lancaster Family Based, Engineering , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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