Behavioral Health Worker - Huntingdon County - Southern Huntingdon School District
10517 Raystown Rd, Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
Installation - Maint - Repair
Nonprofit - Social Services
Merakey is looking for a Behavioral Health Worker for our Huntingdon County, PA Team.
Bachelor's degree in psychology social work, or related discipline and two years of experience with children and adolescents in a clinical setting.
Preference to have training and experience with family systems as well as experience working with children and their families in a clinical setting.
Must hold a valid Pennsylvania driver's license and have use of an automobile for work purpose.
This position will work in Huntingdon County at Southern Huntingdon School District
Implements a behavior modification intervention plan developed by the family school and MHP.
Intervenes as needed when the child exhibits problem behaviors.
Interventions may include removing the child from the area, talking with the child about behaviors, accessing support of parents' procedures and implementing plan procedures indicated with the child, using the appropriate intervention technique.
Implements plan in specialty areas such as behavior, recreation and art/leisure plans developed for each child.
Maintains records noting progress and problem areas.
Reports to MHP on a daily basis.
Attends training as required.
Provides treatment services to families including skills training and education designed to enable families to become actively involved in treatment.
Maintains regular communication with families, schools, physicians and other service providers involved with the children and family.
Works flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, in order to meet the needs of children and family's caseload.
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
Competitive Compensation Plans
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
Marketplace Savings Program
Employee Assistance Program
24-Hour Nurse Hotline
Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services
ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION
Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.
Site/Clinic Based Services
The Center for Hope
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Parents and Children Together (PACT)
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
Residential Services for Children and Adults
Community Based Services
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
Case Management / Recovery Coaching
Community Health Liaison (CHL)
Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
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, Virginia, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.
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.