Behavioral Health: School Based Therapist K-4

Job Posting

School Based Therapist K-4

Outpatient

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 sessions to identified students from grades K-4.  Crisis counseling will be provided when necessary. This position is a full time-10 month.

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. 

Please send your resume to Jodie Davis at [email protected]   

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Case Management/ Recovery Coach: Abington

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.  

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]

Behavioral Health: Therapist –Mental Health Worker

Family Based Services:

TherapistMental Health Worker – Bachelor’s Level


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.  An agency supplied three year training program allows Bachelor level clinicians to meet requirements for Mental Health Professional upon completion.   Competitive salary, excellent benefits, supportive work environment.  Full time position, working hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM. 

Requirements:

Bachelor’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. 

To apply, call, Claire Myers, Program Manager of Family Based Services at 610-270-0625 x 301 or email [email protected].

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Behavior Specialist / Mobile Therapist – BHRS

Job Opening

Behavior Specialist / Mobile Therapist – BHRS

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

Description of Duties:

The role expectations of a Behavior Specialist are as follows:

  • Ongoing design and supervision of implementation of behavior management/treatment plan for children receiving BHRS services.
  • Attendance at Clinical Planning meetings and any other mandatory meetings, observation of clinical behavior to be targeted for treatment, consultant as required.
  • Meets with Therapeutic Staff Support on weekly basis to provide clinical supervision.  This involves reviewing progress notes, treatment plan and providing feedback and suggestions on effective treatment interventions.
  • Behavioral Specialist 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 Specialist Consultant, as lead clinician, is responsible for referring the client to other services, Case Management, Outpatient Therapy. Etc.
  • If Behavioral Specialist Consultant is leaving the case that he or she is assigned to, BSC 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 BHRS Coordinator to give case updates, discuss any high-risk clients.
  • Provides behavior modification techniques to Therapeutic Staff Support/Mobile Therapist to use with clients.
  • Behavioral Specialist Consultant should only provide services to client if adult/parent is present in home.  BSC 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 Therapeutic Support Staff 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, BHRS 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 providing TSS with clinical supervision on weekly basis.  This involves reviewing progress notes, treatment plan and providing feedback and suggestions on effective treatment interventions.
  • 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 BHRS Coordinator to discuss any high-risk clients.
  • Meets with client for authorized number of hours per week.

Requirements:

Master’s degree 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

Behavioral Health: Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Facilitator

Job Opening

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 hours 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 Dave Wilkinson at (610) 277-4600 x172 or [email protected]

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Licensed Therapist

Job Opening

Therapist – Full or part time hours.  Will consider contractor hours. 

Duties include providing individual, family and group therapy to adults and children.  Potential to provide supervision to  staff and possibly student interns. Master’s level therapist to work with adults and children providing treatment for emotional and behavioral problems and drug and alcohol issues.

Master’s degree required, license 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 clearances are on file are renewable every 5 years.

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Eileen Curley, at 610-279-9270 or email [email protected]

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Behavioral Health: Fee for Service Therapist

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: 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 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



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

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.