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Mental Health Worker-- Associate (TEAP)

Description

The Mental Health Worker Associate will support the Theiss Early Autism Program (TEAP), a program that focuses on children, ages two to five years old, diagnosed with autism. Daily activities and interactions with the kids are engaging, encouraging and promote creativity.

The hire for this role will join a team of six who partner closely together. Training and supervision are provided to all staff to support career growth and encourage advancement. Team is flexible with start and end times for the workday. The dress code is casual to ensure that employees are comfortable to be able to interact with population in which we support.

Bachelor’s degree required, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and/or early childhood and/or autism experience preferred.

Responsibilities:

 

  • In cooperation with the team, develop, assess, facilitate and monitor group activities for the patients.
  • Monitor daily progress notes, data collection, summarization, and graphing for assigned patients. This includes but is not limited to educational, behavioral and skills development programs as well as research protocols.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively in a trans-disciplinary environment, served by the supervision of several senior staff.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of behavioral and functional assessments of the patients.
  • Promote professional rapport with co-workers, patients, and visitors to the Institute.
  • Coordinate the data management involved in program evaluation and report these findings to other clinical community members.
  • Assess and monitor skills development programming (cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, expressive, social skills, process) for the patients.
  • Assist in monitoring patient satisfaction (teachers, parents, child, outside agency)

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in psychology, social work, counseling, education or related field required. 
  • Minimum of One year of experience in mental health or related field preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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