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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Pressley Ridge
Location: York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) to join the Community & School Based Behavioral Health team (CSBBH). The BHT, in collaboration with other members of the treatment team, helps implement the treatment plan developed by the Mobile Therapist (MT) which is individualized to each child and family. The BHT works on treatment goals and interventions which are delivered in the context of the family and wider system, including the school. Working environments include school, family's home and the community. The BHT will also provide care coordination and linkage to other service providers. This position now offers a $1,500 sign-on bonus paid out over the course of 1 year provided continued successful employment: $500 after 30 days, $500 after 6 months, and $500 after 1 year

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

Implement the Treatment Plan

  • Effectively provide treatment plan interventions within the school, home, and community
  • Utilize Pressley Ridge approved techniques for crisis intervention and conflict resolution

Service/Support to Caregiver

  • Engage in discussions and model intervention strategies with primary caregivers
  • Maintain professional boundaries with family members and other professionals
  • Report any safety risks of a child to supervisor and/or family
  • Utilize empathetic listening and respectful communication skills in any conflict situation that may arise

Maintain Compliance with all internal and external regulations, policies and procedures

  • Comply with organization's standards and state regulatory requirements
  • Exemplify the values of the program service model
  • Complete all paper work in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide contact with consumers and families that meet the program's requirements
  • Maintain non-traditional schedule to accommodate the needs of children and families
  • Maintain flexibility and creativity in a high demand work situation

Working Conditions

Physical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing (exceptions are made for deaf or hearing impaired staff that can communicate effectively with hearing staff and families)

Environmental Factors. Community, home, school. Involves exposure to tobacco smoke, domestic animals, household pests, and other conditions common to domestic environments.

Working Hours. Flexible, non-traditional hours, including some evenings, FT positions are based on a 40-hour work week.

Clearances. - State Police/FBI per state regulations; Child Protection

Valid state Driver's License and auto insurance.

Keywords: Pressley Ridge, Baltimore , Behavioral Health Technician, Other , York, Maryland

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