SUMMARY: Assumes the primary caretaker role for psychiatric patients ages Pre-K through adolescents which includes activities of daily living, maintaining a safe environment, and the management of harmful behaviors. The Program Specialist II also participates in family crisis intervention, teaching, group process and on call as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology or related field, may substitute 2 years of experience with inpatient/partial hospitalization/residential child or adolescent services for each year of college. Experience in inpatient or partial hospital psychiatric treatment preferred Pediatric experience preferred. Child growth and development education required.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: BLS.CPI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - Units 1-7 & 9-10 plus the CPI Children's Control Position from Unit 8 or must be completed within 60 days of start date. If hired at CSC- Heartsaver CPR and CSC SCM training must be completed within 60 days of start date.