Child Care Worker
NJ - Elizabeth (07206)
The New Point Specialty (NPS) is a 15 bed psychiatric facility (specialty bed) – serving adolescents who are residents of NJ between the ages of 14 and 18. Services are voluntary. The Children System of Care (CSOC), Contract Systems Administrator (PerformCare) determines the specialty bed level of care and referrals are made via the SRTU for admission into the program. NPS is licensed by The Office of Licensing and accredited by the Joint Commission.
The program model is designed to respond to the needs of significantly traumatized youth who have severe behavioral and emotional disturbances. Youth admitted into the program demonstrate an array of behaviors that include but are not limited to impulse control, anger outbursts, assaultive behaviors, self-harming acts, and oppositional behaviors. An array of specialized treatment are incorporated into the trauma focused model including, Sexually Reactive Behavior and/or Fire-Setting Specific Treatment. Comprehensive family treatment is done when applicable which may include psycho-educational, group, and clinical family sessions.
As a Child Care Worker you will be responsible for supervision of residents throughout shift, participate and lead program activities at the direction/discretion of program director, document in the daily log book on pertinent resident information and provide psycho-educational groups, as directed by director.
Bachelors degree preferred. Experience in crisis management preferred.