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Careers With Focus Behavioral Health

 

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spacer spacer The overall success of Focus Behavioral Health comes solely from our dedicated and caring staff. We have created a positive work environment that offers challenging yet rewarding opportunities. With less than a 5% turnover rate, Focus has become one of the best agencies in the state of PA in which to work in the human services field. If you enjoy working in a positive, low stress environment and striving to help each individual reach their full potential, come join us now!




Direct Care Staff: As a member of our Direct Care staff, you will be working one on one with an individual to assist them in acquiring, retaining, and improving the communication, socialization, self-direction, and adaptive skills necessary to reside in the community. Staff facilitates the participant’s social interaction, use of natural support, and typical community services available to all people.

Job requirements:

spacer - High School Diploma or Equivalent, but Bachelors Degree preferred.
- Valid Driver’s License
- Auto Insurance
- Vehicle Registration
- Criminal Background Check
- Two years experience working with special needs preferred but not required.




Behavioral Specialist: The Behavioral Specialist provides behavioral support for individuals who demonstrate behavioral challenges due to limited communication skills, limited social skills, or impaired sensory systems. The Behavioral Specialist helps provide interventions that assist a participant to increase adaptive behaviors to replace or modify challenging behaviors of a disruptive or destructive nature. Interventions focus on positive behavior strategies. The service includes both the development of an initial behavioral support plan and ongoing behavioral supports.

Job requirements:

spacer - Masters Degree in psychology or related field
- PA Behavioral Specialist License (As of 01/01/2014)
- Valid Driver’s License
- Auto Insurance
- Vehicle Registration
- Criminal Background Check
- Two years experience working with special needs.

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