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Job Title: Direct Support Specialist

Employer Profile:
Lakeview NeuroCare at Lewistown is a therapeutic residential program for adolescent males ages 12 through 17 with challenges related to autism, pervasive developmental disorder, Acquired Brain Injury and other neurodevelop-mental conditions that impact behavioral functioning, self-care skills, education and communication. The program is person-centered, family focused and emphasizes implementation of best practices and evidence-based treatment in a safe and caring environment.

Lakeview NeuroCare is situated on a nine acre estate in a quiet neighborhood that offers easy access to downtown Lewistown, PA. The program has a total capacity of 15-20 program participants.

The program focuses upon functional skill acquisition including positive approaches to behavioral self-management, by providing an appropriately structured environment and intensive therapeutic services. Participants receive the supports needed to manage their medical needs. Programs are individually designed by a transdisciplinary treatment team that may include:

•Psychiatrist
•Clinical Neuropsychologist
•Psychologist
•Applied Behavior Analyst
•Speech Pathologist
•Physical, Occupational and Recreation Therapists
•Nurse
•Case Manager
•Rehabilitation Specialists


Lakeview’s national network of specialists is available to consult with Lewistown’s team, both on-site and via video/teleconferencing.



Location: Lewistown , Pennsylvania

Job Description:
Lakeview NeuroCare is a residential treatment facility for adolescents with Autism and PDD. We are currently seeking caring and reliable individuals to join our team to provide assistance and treatment to program participants. To help insure active participation in the program. To participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team. To provide education, assistance, supervision, safety, and behavior management for the youth participant population.

Qualifications:
1. Skill, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of brain injury and other neurological disorders. Knowledge of physical, cognitive, psychological, emotional, and/or communication disabilities. Knowledge of basic behavioral management interventions.

2. Education: Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Preferred: Bachelors degree in the area of Social Services.

3. Experience: Preferred one-year experience working in rehabilitation behavioral program.

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