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.
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