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Educational Treatment Counselor

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Location: Rosemont, PA

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Name: the village
Phone: 610-525-5400
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Job Description

The Educational Treatment Counselor (ETC) is accountable to the Daytime On Duty Supervisor. S/he is charged with monitoring student behavior both within and outside the classroom, supervision of students during suspension, counseling, and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP). Additionally, ETCs function as Residential Treatment Counselors during certain holiday periods and on school in-service days.


The following is an explanation of the duties of the Educational Treatment Counselor. It includes the major highlights of the requirements of the position. There should be a clear understanding that the duties outlined below are not all encompassing. Additional responsibilities may be assigned to the Educational Treatment Counselor, as required.

A. Position Performance

Supervision of Students

a. Follow teacher directives for assisting with lessons;

b. Assist with the maintenance of on-task behavior;

c. Help students with academic work as needed and requested;

  1. Assist with supervision and counseling of students, including removal to one-on-one counseling;
  2. Understand the PCV philosophy regarding the direction of student behaviors and adhere to level and point system;
  3. Monitor movement of students between assigned activities (i.e. breakfast, lunch, classes, dismissal, detention, to and from YCC, etc.)

g. Perform clerical duties, including tabulation of point sheets, organization of mail, maintenance of availability of school forms;

h. Observe and note building maintenance needs, reporting those needs to maintenance staff;

i. Works in units following cottage rules and supervises residents in Cottages on non-school days including, but not limited to, snow days, holidays, and in-service days;

Crisis Management

a. Counsel students in crisis, including those removed from class wit the goal of helping them return to the program;

b. Use de-escalation and therapeutic restraint as needed.

  1. Consult with the Daytime On Duty Supervisor or other administrative staff in crisis situations, ensuring that critical information is communicated to both the Director and other appropriate Village staff.

Therapeutic Holds

The ETC will be fully trained in therapeutic hold techniques. Occasions will arise when the ETC will need to initiate or support other staff in the use of therapeutic hold techniques in accordance with theVillage approved method.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. A. Education, Training and Experience

Bachelor's degree in a related field.

One year experience working with children is required.

B. Ongoing Training and Credentialing

Meets all ongoing requirements as identified by the agency Training Coordinator and the Human Resources Office.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A. The ETC will work indoors, outdoors, on campus and off-campus with frequent stressful situations.

B. Forty hour work week, beginning at7:30 AMand ending at3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Some evening hours may be required. Weekly schedule to be set by the Daytime On Duty Supervisor.

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