Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Behavioral Health Specialist PSR - Part Time

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2021 11:20 AM)
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Care with me in mind. 


Our mission is to help individuals achieve their highest level of capability and increase opportunities for their future success. We are committed to person-centered, family-focused services. We serve children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, children experiencing mental health challenges, children who cannot remain at home and require foster care placement and children who are Unaccompanied Refugee Minors who come to the United States from around the world and whose lives have been torn apart due to conflict and oppression.


Employees working at Toomey Residential and Community Services can enjoy these benefits: 


Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Insurance Benefits

Paid Trainings

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


Toomey Residential and Community Services is seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist to join our expanding Children and Family Treatment and Support Services team serving children/youth, ages birth to 21, and their families in Onondaga County.  




  • Provide hands-on and task oriented PSR activities to achieve identified goals or objectives as set forth in the participant’s treatment plan.
  • Assist participants to develop and apply skills in natural settings.
  • Foster and promote the development of needed skills identified in assessment or through the ongoing treatment of a licensed practitioner.
  • Communicate with licensed practitioners on PSR service delivery and participate in team meetings to ensure that services continue to align with the treatment plan.
  • Provide PSR services in a manner that is trauma informed, and culturally and linguistically competent.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of contact and related records.
  • Report incidents and issues to supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure delivery of services as outlined by the service plan.
  • Provide continuous monitoring that family choice and voice is present in service delivery.


This is a part time position. Salary is $20 an hour.


High School Diploma/GED or state education credential with three years of experience in children’s mental health addiction and/or foster care or a Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Work or Related Human Services. Successful completion of criminal background check, and State Central Registry clearance. Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, knowledge of best practices working with children and families, and demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.


Toomey Residential and Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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