Program Coordinator-Family Based Services

Full time position plus on-call, Monday thru Friday 9-5.   

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required plus at least 2 years of experience working in a community-based mental health program (FBS, MST, BHRS) with children and their families
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Valid PA driver’s license required
  • Attendance at, or graduation from, the Family Based Training program through the Philadelphia Child and Family Training Center preferred

Job Duties include:

Administratively and clinically supervise a staff of 10-14 FBS professionals.  Complete in-home psychosocial evaluations.  Complete paperwork to obtain authorizations for insurance. 

Attend County-wide meetings.  Attend regular trainings at the Philadelphia Child and Family Training Center.  Manage FSF funds to be distributed to families in need.  Train new employees in the department on the FBS model.

Contact Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services at 610-279-9270, extension 309, email to [email protected] or fax resume to 610-270-0750.

Clinical Supervisor

Administration

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a clinical discipline (psychology, social work, counseling) which includes a clinical practicum
  • At least 1 year of full-time postgraduate experience in the provision of mental health direct services to children, youth or young adults
  • Must be energetic and positive, able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Licensed Required

Job Description:

 This is a full time position and is responsible for clinical and administrative oversight.

  • Good working knowledge of children’s behavioral health services and the ability to communicate with external agencies.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and licensing requirements.
  • Clinical supervision of IBHS staff
  • Ability to handle emergencies, crises, and safety concerns.
  • Manage daily operations and workflow effectively
  • Provide ongoing evaluation and quality improvement of clinical services, program development, upkeep of clinical records and all other required documentation.
  • Monitor financial viability of the program.
  • Staff development trainings as needed.
  • Attend required committee meetings.

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

To apply, please send resume to Jodie Davis, Director of Children Services, at [email protected]   

Behavior Consultant/Mobile Therapist

Positions available for PT/FT employment and Fee for Service contractors.  Flexible scheduling with 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 and making appropriate referrals to other supports
  • Progress notes/Documentation placed in chart on 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.

The role expectations of a Mobile Therapist are as follows:

  • Assess strengths and needs of child and family and include them in treatment planning 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.
  • Work with Behavioral Health Technician and/or Behavior Specialist.
  • Complete all documentation required.
  • Attend any pertinent meetings as required. 
  • If lead clinician on case, Mobile Therapist is responsible for coordinating and facilitating inter-agency team meetings, completing the treatment plan and making appropriate referrals to other supports
  • 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.

To apply, email resume to Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services, at [email protected] 

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

Therapists

Full Time, Part Time, and Contractor Positions Available

Overview:

Master level clinicians needed in our Norristown and Abington locations.  FT/PT and Fee for Service positions available

Responsibilities vary per position:

  • Provide services to children, adolescents and/or adults.
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy to individuals experiencing behavioral health challenges, including co-occurring and trauma related needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a clinical discipline with proof of clinical practicum
  • License a plus

To apply, email resume to Kosh Ciaffone, HR Assistant, at [email protected]

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

Employee Benefits:

  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Paid Time-Off

School Based Therapist

Outpatient (grades 9-12)

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Human Services field

At least two years’ experience working with children and adolescents Experience working in a school is preferred.

Job Requirements for the position:

Masters level clinicians to work in local school district providing individual and group sessions to identified students from grades 9-12.  Crisis counseling will be provided when necessary. This position is a full time-10 month.

Please send your resume to Jodie Davis, Director of Children Services, at [email protected]  

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

Nurse Navigator

Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse will work directly with individuals who experience serious mental illness in the role of a “Clinical Navigator.” The Clinical Navigator will work in collaboration with a Behavioral Health Professional (who holds a minimum of a Master’s degree) as part of a “Navigator Team.”

The Navigator Team (shared caseload) provides clinical services, congruent with the Recovery Model, that facilitate integration of Behavioral Health and Physical Health services.

The Clinical Navigator will complete health education, facilitate communication between Physical Health and Behavioral Health practitioners, attend appointments with individuals, participate in aftercare planning for both Psychiatric and Physical health inpatient stays, and triage complaints to the appropriate level of care. The Clinical Navigator will also use other interventions, as appropriate, to help individuals meet their wellness goals.

This position is full time, salaried working 37.5 hours per week. This is considered a community based, mobile program with the majority of the duties/tasks conducted out in the community with clients. 

Qualifications:

  • The applicant must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania with three years of direct care experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but will also consider Associate Degree in Nursing.
  • Current driver’s license required.
  • Experience in both acute care and mental health preferred as the individual will be utilizing their entire body of knowledge in providing integrated care.
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Demonstrated experience working in collaborative care models.
  • Experience with health and wellness/preventive care programs.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to serve persons of diverse backgrounds.
  • Basic computer skills a must and ability to utilize smart phones, laptops and chromebooks.

Description of Duties:

  • Conduct initial assessments and enrollment into the program including a detailed history and provide education about the program and the goals and expectations of treatment.
  • Conduct, collect, and/or analyze bio psychosocial assessments of consumers, including completion of formal assessment tools and outcome measures.
  • Active participation in all outcome measurements and other QI activities within the program.
  • Serve as a consultant to consumers, family, behavioral health, primary care, and other medical offices in the community.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between the consumer, primary care physician and psychiatrist. Provide recommendations for changes in the treatment plan.
  • Conduct a variety of wellness and preventive care programs such as smoking cessation, nutrition, etc.
  • Monitor consumers closely (in person or by phone) for changes in severity of symptoms and medication side effects. Educate consumers about medications and their side effects, as needed; encourage treatment adherence. Screen for other medical conditions as clinically indicated.
  • Skilled in Motivational Interviewing and SBIRT.
  • Foster cooperative relationships among the diverse professional disciplines within the program and community to facilitate overall professional growth and the application of new knowledge.
  • Complete service docs thoroughly in accordance with program requirements and utilizing Collaborative Documentation.
  • Support all aspects of consumer driven recovery efforts.
  • Attend all necessary trainings and weekly/monthly meetings.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings and assist in developing integrated care plans.

To apply, email resume to Eileen Curley, Director of Outpatient Services at[email protected]

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

Case Management

Norristown and Abington Locations

Position Qualifications:

Must have one of the following:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree with Major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, couseling.
  2. Be a registered nurse or
  3. A high school diploma & 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, counseling or other social sciences plus 2 years in direct contact with mental health consumers.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Position Overview: Provides flexible, community-based services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of adults who have serious mental health challenges by partnering with them to direct their own recovery and advocacy process, by coaching and supporting the acquisition and utilization of skills needed to facilitate the individual’s recovery, and in linking to available services and resources, including informal supports. The recovery coach will assure that services are individualized, strengths and needs based, culturally sensitive and responsive, and goal driven.

Job Duties:

  • Partnering with identified consumers to assist, encourage, and support their recovery through ongoing assessments, including recovery and prevention plans, strengths-assessments and other recovery tools
  • Collaborating with treatment team, including therapists, program coordinators, psychiatrists, wellness recovery team, peer support and other stakeholders providing the best possible team approach to recovery
  • Linking to community and other resources and to support individuals in identifying and accessing formal and informal resources independently
  • Assisting consumers in obtaining and maintaining housing
  • Maintaining production rates to meet the program’s expectations
  • Completing documentation and other paperwork in a timely and professional manner as well as to comply with Central’s standards and state licensing requirements
  • Promoting the recovery philosophy in our daily activities
  • Follow CDC guidelines and agency protocols for COVID-19 in our daily work

To apply, email resume to Dave Wilkinson, Director of Case Management at [email protected]

Intake Coordinator

Outpatient Services

Full time, M-F, 9-5

Bachelor’s Degree

Duties include:

  • Fielding intake calls
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Meeting with people who walk-in
  • Securing funding and disseminating information
  • Arranging hospitalizations, when necessary
  • Triaging crisis calls
  • Open cases in computer
  • Provide assistance to administrative staff as needed

Contact Eileen Curley at 610-279-9270 or email [email protected] for more information or to apply.

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

Central’s Going Tobacco Free

Central Behavioral Health is committed to the health and safety of everyone who comes to Central and promoting a tobacco-free environment is a key factor in positively impacting health and safety.  Beginning on November 18, 2021, Central will adopt a campus-wide, tobacco-free policy. This policy means you will no longer be able to smoke or use tobacco products anywhere inside Central buildings or outside of Central in parking lots or on the grounds. 

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for more specific information about the implementation of this policy. Thank you for your cooperation with this policy and for helping maintain a healthier environment for everyone.

For resources and support please see our Tobacco Cessation Resources page.

Requests for Patient Records or Letters

 

 

  • If you would like Central staff to communicate with or send copies of your records to someone outside of the agency, (for example your family doctor, lawyer or probation officer), please complete a Confidential Release of Information form.  Confidential Release of Information Paper  If you would like to view a sample of the completed form, please click the following link. Sample Completed Confidential ROI  Please note that your records may contain information related to mental health, substance abuse, and HIV status.  Please be sure to check all three boxes when completing the release if you would like copies of your clinical assessment, psychiatric evaluation, and/or progress notes to be released. 

Please note that we will attempt to complete your request as quickly as possible, but it may take up to 30 days to process your request.  We appreciate your patience!  If your request is needed by a specific date, please indicate this on the form.  If you have any questions regarding completing any of the forms or the status of your request, please contact the Medical Records Coordinator at 610-277-4600, option one, extension 198, or email [email protected].

 

Please return completed forms to our office at 1100 Powell Street, Norristown, PA 19401.  The completed forms may also be faxed to 610-275-0216 or emailed to [email protected]

 

If you have a form that needs to be completed by Central staff, please drop the form off at the front desk at the office location where you attend your appointments.