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Merakey is seeking a Autism Program Specialist to join our Education and Autism division in our Greensburg location.
Critical and integral part of the Stepping Stones team. The Program Specialist is responsible for assisting in the implementation the child's treatment plan and assisting with the 3:1 support necessary for participation in presented group activities. The Program Specialist also is responsible for daily documentation of each child's progress and problem areas, which will be shared with the families after each day of their child's attendance at the program.
Greensburg location hours: Mon-Thurs 4-7 PM, Sat 9-12pm
About Stepping Stones
Has a 3:1 ratio maintained at all times to facilitate engagement in a variety of therapeutic activities. Staff work with participants in both structured group and community integration activities. Sessions are grouped by age and can serve ages 3-18. Participation must be deemed medically necessary by a licensed evaluator and may be prescribed a maximum of 15 hours per week (3 hour sessions). Individuals recommended to the program must have an Autism Spectrum Disorder or a Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder.
The Merakey Education and Autism Division focuses on a continuum of care throughout the lifespan. The core, fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) are incorporated into a specialized approach across all service offerings. This division is supported by a senior management team of highly qualified professionals that provide training, supervision, guidance, and support to each of our specialized programs. This team is comprised of decades of expertise in education, autism, and behavioral health experiences. Merakey opened their very first Licensed Private Academic School for students on the Autism Spectrum in the fall of 2005. Since inception, the Education and Autism Services have grown across the state of Pennsylvania providing support for all individuals across the lifespan.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Licensed Private Academic Schools
In-District Specialized Classrooms
Stepping Stones Plus
Adult Autism Services
Adult Autism Housing Services
For more information on each individual service, please visit: www.educationandautism.merakey.org
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.
Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
At Merakey, we do not have to refer individuals out of our system for additional services, but rather we can design a system around that person. Merakey continues to be the safety net for people who otherwise could not afford care. In spite of financial challenges and dwindling resources, we continue to pursue excellence in all aspects of care and treatment. The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual’s right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual at a time.
Our name, Merakey, is inspired by a modern Greek word, meaning to put something of yourself into your work, or to do something with soul, creativity or love. This concept illustrates the compassion and integrity that underscores everything we do. The inclusion of the word “key” in the name also positions the organization as a key to helping individuals and communities open doors to their future. At Merakey, we put our heart and soul into exceptional care and services.