- Ability to participate in physical interventions, when necessary, and with fidelity to the methods taught through the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention model. Physical interventions are low in frequency but require intense physical exertion. The object is to safely control/maintain a struggling and aggressive young person ranging from 50 – 250 pounds. Physical requirements include, but are not limited to: kneeling, possibly for extended periods of time on hard surfaces, bending, twisting, and holding.
- Ability to participate in therapeutic outdoor education/field trips which may involve hiking, biking, climbing, and swimming.
- Ability to use a computer and keyboard (hand-eye coordination and repetitive movements related to keyboarding).
- Ability to move around the classroom/center/community and sit and stand for more than an hour at a time.
- Ability to visually and auditorily assess and monitor the mental health status of students for safety purposes.
- Ability to meet driver eligibility standards and operate an agency leased vehicle.
- Risk of exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue.
- Risk of exposure to hostile or aggressive behaviors by clients and/or family members.
- Risk of exposure to communicable diseases (i.e. colds, flu, measles, etc.).
- When outdoors, risk of exposure to unpredictable weather conditions.