CCRES, Downingtown, specializes in providing over 1,500 professional, dedicated staff members to meet the needs of children and adults challenged by autism, behavioral health issues, mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and physical disabilities. It works in collaboration with school districts, intermediate units, and the behavioral health system.
There are numerous advantages to a CCRES career, including paid training by subject matter experts; high hourly wages; 403(b) plan with employer match; and the gratifying opportunity to help individuals with special needs.
CCRES currently has the following open positions.
Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
The Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is a field employee position, working all student days during the school calendar year. The starting rate for this role is a generous $20 per hour.
PCAs provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with emotional and behavior disorders in the school setting, based on medical needs of the client. Prompt intervention is also a key skill, to address issues of behavior management, conflict resolution, and anger management.
Success in this career also hinges on peer interaction skills based on IEP goals or school-supplied behavioral treatment plans provided by school official or a Behavior Specialist Consultant.
Eligibility Specialist – Downingtown
The Eligibility Specialist coordinates and manages a caseload of working families to help them with eligibility for subsidized childcare. In addition, these professionals connect qualified families to local county service providers and manage positive relationships in the community.
The role requires occasional travel to early learning resource centers in Phoenixville, Coatesvill, and West Grove.
The reporting schedule for this position is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. It comes with paid time off an 11 paid annual holidays.
Behavior Consultant/Behavior Analyst/BCBA
The CCRES hire for these roles will be welcomed with a sign-on bonus of up to $3,000.
BC/BA/BCBA professionals write and monitor individual treatment plans for children diagnosed with behavioral and mental health disorders such Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).
They also aid in the development of adaptive skills, enabling children to take a more positive role in school, home, and community settings.
Further, they provide prescribed behavioral consultation to the family and/or school; train Behavioral Health Technicians (BHTs) in appropriate therapeutic interventions; write functional behavior assessments (FBAs); and attend to cases for an authorized two- to three-hour period per week, based on family medical necessity.
Over time, BC/BA/BCBA professionals build and manage a caseload of multiple clients..