The Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) works under the direct supervision of a BSC or MT in the child's home, school and community to provide the interventions outlined in the child's treatment plan. General tasks associated with the TSS's role include collecting data and information about problematic behaviors and the child's reactions, reinforcing caregivers roles/responsibilities with the child, helping the child to integrate into activities, helping the child to improve interactional skills with peers and adults, helping the child to deescalate, and helping the child to develop problem solving skills.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice or similar human service field with no previous work experience.
A Bachelor's Degree in any other field, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents.
An Associate's Degree or 60 credits in any other field, with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents.