Family Based Therapist

A Family Based Therapist works as part of a two-person team to provide in-home therapy and support services for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems. The team works with both the child and their family to help cultivate a stable environment at home, increase the caregivers’ effectiveness, and stabilize the child’s emotional and behavioral health.  

This position is 37.5 hours/week. Flexible scheduling available to meet the needs of the families.


  • Paid Time off (accrued starting at 27 days- vacation & sick time, 7 standard holidays plus up to 2 floating holidays (“1st year prorated based on hire date)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • No Cost Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Ancillary Benefit Options
  • Expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Our agency qualifies as an employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Licensure Supervision Program
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement
  • Company Issued equipment such as laptops, cell phones, company vehicle for use during working hours
  • Reimbursement for voluntary on-call rotation
  • Referral Bonus

**Eligibility Requirements may apply

Job Duties:

  • Work in two-person clinical teams to deliver quality family therapy and resource coordination
  • Use creative ways to engage young people and their family members to address complex family-systems issues
  • Maintain a caseload of 6-8 children and their family members
  • Attend career development certification trainings
  • Attend weekly supervision with opportunities for licensure supervision hours
  • Meet with clients and their families three times a week to provide individual and family therapy with sibling and couples/parent treatment provided as needed
  • Make referrals for appropriate supportive services.
  • Maintain client files including timely completion of case notes and treatment plans to ensure that the licensing and standards are upheld at all times.

Position Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in counseling, family therapy, social work, psychology, or related field
  2. A minimum of 2 years of experience working with children in a therapeutic setting (relevant internship experience may be considered)
  3. Valid Driver’s License and good driving record


In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must make available for photocopy the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

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*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider