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CCRES, Downingtown, has several open positions in education.

CCRES provides educational and behavioral health services to students, families, and residents in Southeastern Pennsylvania, including Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Berks and Montgomery Counties. We specialize in providing over 1,500 professional, dedicated staff members to meet the needs of children and adults challenged by autism, behavioral health issues, mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and physical disabilities. 

CCRES also provides a variety of experienced school administrators to educational agencies throughout the region. In a team model approach, we work in collaboration with school districts, intermediate units, and the behavioral health systems.

CCRES is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 and is dedicated to helping children and adults succeed at home, at school, and in the community.

The organization takes great pride in being able to give back to the communities it serves by awarding grants and sponsorships throughout the year.

There are numerous advantages to a CCRES career, including paid training by subject matter experts; high hourly wages; 403(b) plan with employer match; and the gratifying opportunity to help children with special needs

CCRES currently has the following open positions.

Personal Care Assistant (PCA): offering up to $750 sign-on bonus

The Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is a field employee position, working on all student days during the school calendar year.

They provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with emotional and behavior disorders in the school setting based on medical needs of the client. Prompt intervention is also a key skill, to address issues of behavior management, conflict resolution, and anger management. Success in this role also hinges on peer interaction skills based on the IEP goals or behavioral treatment plan provided by school official or a Behavior Specialist Consultant (Master’s Level Clinician).

Other responsibilities include collecting daily data and document progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child/adolescent and assisting with need of daily living, such as toileting, hygiene and feeding (based on student’s diagnosis).

Learn more about the personal care assistant position at CCRES.

Behavior Health Technician (BHT): offering up to $750 sign-on bonus

The Behavior Health Technician (BHT) position (formerly known as Therapeutic Staff Support/TSS) is a field employee position providing one-to-one emotional and behavioral interventions to children/adolescents in need of Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS).Provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with behavior disorders in the school, home, and community setting based on medical needs of the client.

These professionals can enact prompt interventions in the areas of: behavior management, conflict resolution, anger management, and peer interaction skills based on the treatment plan goals provided by a Behavior Consultant or Behavior Analyst (Master’s Level Clinician).

They also collect daily data and document progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child/adolescent.

Learn more about the behavioral health technician position at CCRES.

Behavior Consultant/Behavior Analyst/BCBA: offering up to $1,000 sign-on bonus

The Behavior Consultant/Behavior Analyst/BCBA position is an independent contractor field staff position working in the school, home, and/or community setting, based on medical needs of the client.

The position seeks the ability to write and monitor individual treatment plans for children diagnosed with behavioral and mental health disorders. These disorders include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).

Further, these consultants/analysts provide assistance in the development of adaptive skills in order for the diagnosed child to take a more positive role in the school, home, and community setting; provide prescribed behavioral consultation to the family and/or school; train the Behavior Health Technician (BHT) on appropriate therapeutic interventions; and write Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA)

Cases are typically authorized 2-3 hours per week for each client’s family, based on medical necessity, and can build a caseload of multiple clients.

Learn more about the Behavioral Consultant/Behavior Analyst/BCBA position.


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