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Updated Jun 30, 2021

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3.1
37%
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47%
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Doreen Quinn
4 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Company

    May 3, 2019 - Child Care Worker in Vista, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The director of operations and CEO are great. Lots of hours if you need to work overtime. The kids are amazing, and it's a blessing to be a part of their lives.

    Cons

    not great pay, but that come with the territory.

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    High employee turnover and limited support

    Jun 30, 2021 - Child Care Counselor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    4 day work weeks with option to pick up additional days.

    Cons

    Limited support from clinicians. Expressed concerns related to youth were not given priority in resident decision making. Clinicians are far removed from the homes and do not take the recommendations from house staff as seriously as they should.

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  3. 4.0
    Former Freelancer, more than 1 year

    Fun place to work, good place to get experience and knowledge workind directly with children and there families

    May 7, 2021 - TBS Coach in Temecula, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    TBS is a good work for new workers entering the field looking to gain experience. Flexible schedule is a plus and I was able to work there while getting my Master degree. I would recommend.

    Cons

    Cases can be difficult, alot of driving, low pay unless you pick up more case loads which can be overwhelming

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Challenging but rewarding if youth is open to change

    Mar 1, 2021 - Ccc 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    -Having break through moments with clients and supporting them along their journey... if they are open to it. -The support for, most, other Frontline staff. -Building rapport with clients -being there for the clients through thick and thin. -Making the clients laugh or smile.

    Cons

    -There are some clicks that form with staff. If you are not in with them, they can stir the pot, so to say. -The clients can sometimes become aggressive and attack staff/clients or do minor/major property destruction. - Favoritism, Favoritism, Favoritism with in staffing ranks. -The job description they give did not list cooking, and weekly cleaning audits(at least when I applied. It may be different now), and bi-weekly home transports that could take the entire shift to pick up and drop off client(s). Some times it's 8 hours of driving... by yourself. -Parents do not always support the clients' programs and make things... even more challenging. -One employee could get fired over something and another employee does the same thing, but nothing happens to them. - They will work you to death if you let them. If you want then OT then you will get a lot of it. If you don't you have to set your boundaries.

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  5. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Terrible

    Sep 6, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The pay was reasonable and there is some very kind people that work there

    Cons

    Upper management is just terrible. The culture is also pretty bad as only some people have all the power.

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Not very a very positive experience

    Aug 2, 2020 - TBS 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexibility, bonuses, some kind people

    Cons

    Toxic work environment, lack of proper training, need to go back to their values and purpose, poor leadership from senior level management

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Culture

    Mar 2, 2019 - IT Support in Vista, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great people, great cause, great value for the community. You need to be a really kind and selfless person to stay.

    Cons

    No raise and almost no opportunity to move up unless u shine amongst 100 employees.

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Case Manager

    Dec 1, 2016 - Case Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great team of people to work with. Clients have a variety of diagnoses which is great for learning. Create your own schedule and very family oriented organization.

    Cons

    Procedures are always changing and work hours change depending upon the time of year. Supervision can be chaotic and interventions are not always discussed.

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Looks Good on Paper, that is about it.

    Mar 8, 2011 -  in Vista, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Working with boys in small groups of 8 was very rewarding.

    Cons

    For a businesses that wanted 4 yr degrees that did not give anything in return. The program required No real training, no program to fellow other than a poster of the ideal program, and they do not even fellow its core or belong to it as an affiliate. Residents have no rules just do your best.

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  10. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Don't work here

    Oct 20, 2015 - Ccc in Vista, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Getting to know the kids was awesome, some were really receptive to advice.

    Cons

    Lack of training, safety procedures were unclear, some staff negative to clients, not enough programs to encourage success of clients, low pay

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