Behavioral Health: Behavior Consultant / Mobile Therapist

Behavior Consultant / Mobile Therapist

Fee for Service contract positions.   Day and evening hours available.

Description of Duties:

The role expectations of a Behavior Consultant are as follows:

  • Ongoing design and supervision of implementation of behavior management/treatment plan for children receiving IBHS services.
  • Attendance at Clinical Planning meetings and any other mandatory meetings, observation of clinical behavior to be targeted for treatment, consultant as required.
  • Behavioral Consultant, as lead clinician, is responsible for coordinating and facilitating inter-agency team meetings, completing the treatment plan, discussing progress of treatment with the evaluator prior to the evaluation.
  • Behavioral Consultant, as lead clinician, is responsible for referring the client to other services, Case Management, Outpatient Therapy. Etc.
  • If Behavioral Consultant is leaving the case that he or she is assigned to, BC must give Central and family minimum of 2 weeks’ notice.
  • Progress notes/Documentation placed in chart on weekly basis.
  • Encounter Forms will be handed in on a weekly basis.
  • Responsible to check in on weekly basis with IBHS Coordinator to give case updates, discuss any high-risk clients and meet with Clinical Supervisor on a monthly basis.
  • Provides behavior modification techniques to Behavioral Health Technician/Mobile Therapist to use with clients.
  • Behavioral Consultant should only provide services to client if adult/parent is present in home.  BC should teach parents, caregivers, and school staff new skills to use in order to effectively handle client’s behavior.

The role expectations of a Mobile Therapist are as follows:

  • Assess strengths and needs of child and family.
  • Include child as participant of treatment.
  • Include child and family in treatment plan process.
  • Provide individual and/or family therapy, utilizing the strengths-based approach in home or other community setting.
  • Consult and collaborate with other professionals involved with case.
  • Collaborate with child, family, and other professionals to develop daily routines during times of crises and transition.
  • Work with Behavioral Health Technician and/or Behavior Specialist.
  • Complete all documentation required.
  • Attend any pertinent meetings as required. 
  • Attends all treatment team meetings for clients.
  • If leaving a case, Mobile Therapist is expected to give Central, IBHS Coordinator at least 2 weeks’ notice.
  • Encounter forms will be handed in on a weekly basis.
  • If lead clinician on case, Mobile Therapist is responsible for coordinating and facilitating inter-agency team meetings, completing the treatment plan, discussing progress of treatment with the evaluator prior to the evaluation.
  • If lead clinician on case, Mobile Therapist responsible for referring the client to other services (i.e. Case Management, Outpatient Therapy).
  • If lead clinician on case, Mobile Therapist is responsible to check in on weekly basis with IBHS Coordinator to discuss any high-risk clients.
  • Meets with client for authorized number of hours per week.

Requirements:

Master’s degree, a clinical practicum and experience with children and/or adolescents required.  Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.  Willingness to travel to locations within Montgomery County.

Candidate must have a basic knowledge of computer and of Microsoft Word.

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

To apply, email Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services, at [email protected] or call 610-270-0625 x309.

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider