Make a difference in the life of a child or adult with behavioral health challenges! Several CCRES job openings are currently available for qualified staff to work in schools, home, and the community.
CCRES, Downingtown, specializes 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/developmental disabilities, and physical disabilities. It works in collaboration with school districts, intermediate units, and the behavioral health system.
The following CCRES career opportunities are currently available.
Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
The Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is a field employee position, working all student days during the school calendar year. The starting rate for this role is a generous $20 per hour.
PCAs provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders in the school setting, based on the 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 career also hinges on peer interaction skills based on IEP goals or school-supplied behavioral treatment plans provided by school officials or a Behavior Specialist Consultant.
Behavior Consultant/Behavior Analyst/BCBA
The CCRES hire for these roles will be welcomed with a sign-on bonus of up to $3,000.
BC/BA/BCBA professionals write and monitor individual treatment plans for children diagnosed with behavioral and mental health disorders such Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).
They also aid in the development of adaptive skills, enabling children to take a more positive role in school, home, and community settings.
Further, they provide prescribed behavioral consultation to the family and/or school; train Behavioral Health Technicians (BHTs) in appropriate therapeutic interventions; write functional behavior assessments (FBAs); and attend to cases for an authorized two- to three-hour period per week, based on family medical necessity.
Over time, BC/BA/BCBA professionals build and manage a caseload of multiple clients.
The Mobile Therapist (MT) is an independent contractor and a member of the interdisciplinary clinical team for Intensive Behavioral Health Services.
The mobile therapist will:
- Provide individual and family psychotherapy in the home environment.
- Provide insight into family dynamics and provide assistance in the development of adaptive skills in order for the client to take a more positive role in the family.
- Provide clinical progress notes and develop psychotherapy plan.
- Work after-school/early evening hours, usually with 1 – 2 hours per week for each client’s family, and ability to build a caseload of multiple clients.
Candidates for this position must meet one of the following requirements:
- Pennsylvania licensed psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist or clinical social worker.
- Pennsylvania licensed social worker or behavior specialist and have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum.
- Have a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth or young adults and a graduate degree with at least 9 credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work or counseling from an accredited college/university.
- Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree from an accredited university with at least 9 credits specific to clinical practice in clinical psychology, social work, education, counseling, or related field.
- Experience working with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum Disorder is preferred.
Clearances are required for this position.