Job: PH Group Specialist

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Title PH Group Specialist
Categories Clinical
Location Butler County
Job Information

St. Aloysius Orphanage is committed to the Sanctuary Model® for its philosophy of treatment and organizational management. Sanctuary® is a trauma-responsive method in which safety, recovery, healing, and growth occur for both clients and staff.

Job Title: (PH) Group Specialist, Full time, 10 month and 12-month positions, Butler and Hamilton County
Department: Partial Hospitalization

PH Group Specialist

The Partial Hospitalization (PH) Group Specialist will assist in all facets of the daily management of the program and youth attending the program. This individual will be providing direct, day-to-day therapeutic interventions in accordance with the child’s treatment plan.


  • Associate’s Degree, required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • Five or more years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree
  • Three years’ experience working with emotionally disturbed children, preferred
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, good driving record and proof of auto insurance
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must achieve and maintain Teaching Family Model Certification
  • Must achieve Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training that requires mastery of de-escalation techniques, crisis prevention and physical restraint techniques all for use on youth and adolescents

Duties & Functions:

  • Follow all program objectives, systems, policies, procedures and directives as indicated by supervisors and training personnel, as well as policies and procedures of the program and the agency. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
  • Demonstrate and reinforce the Teaching Family Model through day-to-day teaching
  • Monitors environment, ensures it is safe place for youth and staff; reports potentially dangerous conditions to the appropriate supervisor
  • Maintain a safe and orderly therapeutic environment, in accordance with TFM and TCI, including supportive crisis intervention for PH youth
  • Ability to physically intervene during crisis. This includes the functional ability to physically restrain youth/clients, requiring retention of trained knowledge under stress as well as the ability to meet significant physical demands including those of a struggle with someone who may potentially be physically larger and heavier, while making all possible efforts not to inflict injury. Includes the ability to continue to request or direct compliance from youth while they are being restrained
  • Modeling and guidance of the youth
  • Assist with PH group activities
  • Monitor and supervise youth’s behavior at all times
  • Complete all required documentation of youth in care

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If you enjoy making a difference in the lives of children and their families, we encourage you to apply. St. Aloysius offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunities that are challenging and rewarding.

St. Aloysius is an Equal Opportunity Employer

You may “APPLY NOW ” or send your resume to:     St. Aloysius Orphanage,  Attention: Human Resources, 4721 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237; Email:


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