Behavioral Health – Case Manager/ Recovery Coach

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in Behavioral Health – Case Management/ Recovery Coaching Services?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health we are seeking applicants for Case Management/Recovery Coaching positions.  

Job Posting:

19th  April, 2019

Position Qualifications:

A Recovery Coach will have one of the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling.
  • Be a registered nurse
  • A high school diploma and 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

A recovery Coach must have a valid driver’s license and clean 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

Clearances:

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.

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Dave Wilkinson at 610-277-4600 x 172 or email [email protected]

Behavioral Health – Therapeutic Staff Support

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in the Behavioral Health field as a Therapeutic Staff Support?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health. We are seeking applicants for Therapeutic Staff Support – BHRS in our Norristown location.  

Job Posting:

12th February, 2019

Job Description

This position is entry level.  Salaried position, benefits included.

Help child to avoid/eliminate inappropriate, threatening, or dangerous behaviors by following their current treatment plan.

Assist caregivers/parents in providing immediate rewards or consequences for behavior.

Assist the parent in providing therapeutic structure and limits to the child.

Provide emotional support to the child.

Assist the child to develop and participate in constructive activities.

Record data and chart progress.

Evening/weekend hours may be necessary to work with children and families across settings. 

Requirements

  • Applicants must have a B.A. or B.S. in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Education, or other
  • Human Service field. No experience is required
    OR
  • B.A. or B.S. in any major plus one year’s paid experience working with children/teens
    OR
  • At least 60 credit plus 3 year’s paid experience working with children/teens
  • Willingness to travel to locations within Montgomery County.
  • Basic knowledge of computer and of Microsoft Word.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

If selected, applicant must attend TSS training before working with clients.

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.

Qualified applicants can submit their resume, cover letter, and references to Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services, at [email protected] or fax to 610-270-0750.

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Fee for Service Therapist

Job Opening Date:

28th January, 2019

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in Behavioral Health as a Fee for Service Therapist?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health we are seeking  Fee for Service Therapist applicants for our Outpatient Clinics in Norristown and Abington, PA.  

Position Overview:

Master’s level, to work with children, adolescents and adults providing treatment for emotional and behavioral problems and drug and alcohol issues.   Positions are available the Norristown and Abington offices.

Requirements

Master’s degree. Driver’s License a plus. Flexible hours.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees/contractors must provide 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.

If you are interested in a position or have further inquiries, please contact Eileen Curley at 610-277-4600 x223 or email [email protected]

Behavioral Health: Certified Peer Specialist – Career Center Abington

Job Opening

28th January, 2019

Certified Peer Specialist – Career Center Abington

Central Behavioral Health is seeking a Full time Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) for our Career Center in Abington, Pa.  Central’s Career Center team prides itself on encouraging, empowering, and instilling self-advocacy within everyone who enters our doors. As part of our team, this position will work with consumers as they explore career choices and/or educational goals. If challenges are experienced along the way, wellness tools will be developed so consumers can feel empowered to conquer any challenge. As part of our Career Center Team this position will support our consumers along their career and recovery journey every step of the way.

Full time salaried position with benefits.

Hours 8:00-4:00 M-F

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Engage consumers to help them understand and access possible available supports
  • Assist consumers in identifying their current needs, goals, while imparting hope through the sharing of your personal recovery experience
  • Develop and foster collaborative relationships with local employment to increase opportunities for consumers
  • Partner with consumers in achieving self-advocacy
  • Develop WRAP/Crisis Plans with consumers upon request
  • Keep appropriate records and documentation of engagement and provide reports regularly
  • Engage individuals to help them understand and access the possible supports which are available to them as part of a community based program.

Requirements:

High School diploma/GED is required.

Current certification in Peer Specialist Services needed.

Associates, Bachelors, or Masters a plus.

Previous or Current participation in the MH system as a recipient of service.

Driver’s license with acceptable driving history is required.

Clearances:

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.

Current Central employees/contractors will not have to provide current clearances as clearances on file are renewable every 5 years.

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

Contact Toni Ryan at 610) 277-4600 x163 or [email protected].

Behavioral Health: Case Management/ Recovery Coach

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in Behavioral Health – Case Management/ Recovery Coaching Services?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health we are seeking applicants for Case Management/Recovery Coaching positions.  

Job Posting:

28th  January, 2019

Position Qualifications:

A Recovery Coach will have one of the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling.
  • Be a registered nurse
  • A high school diploma and 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.
  • 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

Clearances:

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.

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Dave Wilkinson at 610-277-4600 x 172 or email [email protected]

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator

Job Opening Date:

11th November, 2018

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in Behavioral Health as a Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health we are seeking applicants for a Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator.  

Description:

Central Behavioral Health is hiring a TIP Facilitator to work with Montgomery County, PA Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) 16 – 26 living with a mental illness.  The TIP Facilitator is responsible for following the evidence supported TIP Model and Pennsylvania Blended Case Management Regulations.  The TIP Facilitator provides a great deal of flexibility and works to engage the young person through relationship development, person-centered planning, and a focus on their future.  The TIP Facilitator teaches skills to help youth become more self-sufficient, connect youth to their community, build a safety net of support, advocate for youth voice and choice, and improve positive outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage and meet with each TAY on caseload (15 maximum) weekly.
  • Complete forms, assessments, and case notes related to the program on time.
  • Achieve billable hour’s requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize schedule.
  • Participate in 24/7 emergency on call rotation.
  • Available to work evening hours and weekends.
  • Collaborate with multi-systems and family supports.
  • Facilitate community and social events.
  • Provide mediation and crisis support as needed.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice, and/or other related fields
  • Valid driver’s license with a good record
  • Clearances (Federal Criminal History Record, PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse)

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide 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.

 

Contact Collette D’Angelo at (610) 272-3042 x318 or [email protected]

Behavioral Health – Fee for Service Therapist

Job Opening Date:

11th November, 2018

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in Behavioral Health as a Fee for Service Therapist?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health we are seeking  Fee for Service Therapist applicants for our Outpatient Clinics in Norristown and Abington, PA.  

Position Overview:

Master’s level, to work with children, adolescents and adults providing treatment for emotional and behavioral problems and drug and alcohol issues.   Positions are available the Norristown and Abington offices.

Requirements

Master’s degree. Driver’s License a plus. Flexible hours.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees/contractors must provide 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.

If you are interested in a position or have further inquiries, please contact Eileen Curley at 610-277-4600 x223 or email [email protected]

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.

Mental Health Professional – Family Based Services

Mental Health Professional – Family Based Services

Description

Clinical staff to provide family and individual therapy to children and families in their homes.  Also will provide intensive case management services. The children, who have a variety of behavioral and emotional issues, range in age from 3 to 21 years.  3 years of training included with position. Competitive salary, excellent benefits, supportive work environment.  Full time position, working hours are Tuesday through Friday 9 AM to 7 PM.

Requirements Master’s degree, driver’s license and clinical experience with children and families is required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees 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. 

 

** Current Central employees will not have to provide current clearances as the clearances that are on file are renewable every 5 years.

To apply, email Claire Myers, Program Manager, at [email protected] or call 610-270-0625 x301.

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Getting Started At Central

If you haven’t scheduled an appointment yet please check out our Contact Us page for a list of phone numbers and addresses for our various programs and locations. Once you have scheduled an appointment for your initial clinical assessment, here are a few tips that will help you make the process a success.

  1. Please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your appointment time. This will allow time for parking the car if necessary, checking in and preparing for the appointment.
  2. Please be sure to have your insurance/ACCESS card with you and be ready to present it to the receptionist. Also, please be prepared to provide any co-pay that might be required by your insurance company.
  3. If you cannot make your appointment, please call 610-279-9270 to cancel as soon as possible. Please ask to speak to the Intake Department or press option 2 in order to re-schedule your appointment.  If you are scheduled to be seen at the Abington office, please call 267-818-2220 and press option 2.
  4. If the therapist should call out sick on the day of your appointment, Central will call you as soon as we are made aware of the need to cancel your appointment. If you are scheduled for a 9:00 AM appointment, it is possible that you may be on your way before we can reach you by telephone.  Should this occur Central will make every effort to have you meet with another clinical staff member in order for your assessment to take place that day.
  5. If your contact information changes, please make staff aware of the change. It is important that we have your current telephone number.
  6. While we understand that situations do arise that prevent you from keeping an appointment, we will not be able to schedule an appointment with you if you have missed two appointments in a row. Staff will ask that you come in to sit and wait until a clinical staff member is able to complete your assessment.
  7. If you are scheduled for a clinical assessment and are already taking medications, please be sure to bring your medication bottles with you to the appointment. In addition, if you are recently discharged from a psychiatric inpatient hospital, please bring any discharge paperwork and discharge medication list with you to the appointment.   If you know that you will be out of medication before your scheduled appointment, please inform the intake worker and therapist.

For information on obtaining patient records or letters please read the Request for Patient Records or Letters page.