Behavioral Health Technician

Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County Children's Services
  • Company paid health insurance OR waiver pay of $100 per paycheck if you are enrolled in health insurance elsewhere
  • Dental, vision and disability insurance also available
  • Company provided laptop for electronic documentation
  • In house training department with training tracks available for career development
  • 401K option with employer match available after 1 full year of employment
  • Paid time, ability to earn bonus paid time off and option to take the summers off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time and mileage for all drive time throughout the day 
  • Tuition discounts available if seeking a degree
  • Student loan pay down program that does not require you to pay PCS back if you leave
  • Have a High School Diploma or the equivalent of a High School Diploma OR
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice or similar human service field
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Check
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
  • FBI Criminal Background Check completed through the Department of Human Services

Join the Pennsylvania Counseling Services team and start your career as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)!

In this position you are on a team of individuals under the IBHS Program. 

Your main job duties will include: 

  • You will work under the direct supervision of an MT or BC
  • Services are provided in in the child's home, school and community
  • Providing interventions outlined in the child's treatment plan
  • Collecting data and information about problematic behaviors and the child's reactions
  • Reinforcing parental 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
  • Helping the child to develop problem solving skills
  • Helping a child who is non-verbal to master communication of their wants and needs through picture cards
  • Assisting a child who struggles with peer interactions to become more socially engaged or helping a child who is failing his classes to stay focused and complete his school work

The goal of IBHS is to provide a comprehensive, individualized and behaviorally focused treatment that assists children in discovering their potential in the home, school and community.

This position has with guaranteed full time hours, paid health insurance (or waiver pay), paid time off and paid holidays.

Starting out as a BHT is a great entry level position in the Human Services field. After you gain a year of experience with a bachelor's degree you can transition into various other positions within the company. EOE

High School Diploma or Bachelor's Degree
Full Time