Behavioral Health: Certified Peer Specialist – Career Center Abington

Job Opening

20th June, 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: Program Supervisor of TIP (Transition to Independence Process)

6/18/2019

Program Supervisor of TIP (Transition to Independence Process)

The following minimum requirements shall be met by Program Supervisor of TIP:

  • A master’s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, activity therapies, counseling or education and 3 years mental health direct care experience
  • Experience working with Transitional age youth

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate flexible schedule for TIP staff which will include evening and weekend hours.
  • Oversight of TIP Program staff
  • Responsible for staff compliance with State, County, and agency policies and regulations
  • Oversight of eligibility of referrals made for TIP Program staff.
  • Coordinate county wide coverage of TIP cases
  • Work closely with the Director of the Case Management/Recovery Coach department and other Central Administration involved with TIP

Job Activities will include the following:

  • Monitor all of TIP referrals (Ages16-26)
  • Monitoring staff charts, notes, and productivity rates
  • Complete regular performance evaluations of staff
  • Provide weekly supervision to staff
  • Hold regular staff meetings
  • Attend weekly department supervisor’s meeting and monthly full staff meeting
  • Attend required training’s
  • Ability to communicate well with families and school districts.
  • Primary point person with Montgomery County Behavioral Health department as it relates to TIP Program needs
  • Coordinate TIP’s on-call responsibilities
  • Represent Central’s TIP Program at external events as needed
  • Have the ability and knowledge to work collaboratively with County Office staff, Magellan Behavioral Health staff, Agency personnel and various outside organizations and school districts.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DPW FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Send Resumes to:

Dave Wilkinson

Case Management/Recovery Support Team Director

1100 Powell Street

Norristown, PA  19401

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: 610-277-4600 x172

Fax:  610-275-0216

Behavioral Health -Supervisor/Team Leader Recovery Couching

Job Opening

06/04/2019

Supervisor/Team Leader for Recovery Coaching – for the Norristown Area

Staff Requirements:

The following requirement shall be met by supervisors of Recovery Coaching/Blended Case Management Services:

  • A Master’s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, activity therapies, counseling or education and 3 years mental health direct care experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Job Duties:

  • Supervise up to nine Recovery Coaching staff
  • Meet performance indicators determined by Montgomery County Behavioral Health
  • Responsible for staff compliance with State, County, and agency policies and regulations.
  • Determine eligibility of referrals made for Recovery Coaching.
  • Work closely with the department’s Director of the Case Management/Recovery Coach department at Central.

Job Activities will include the following:

  • Monitoring staff charts, notes, and production
  • Complete regular performance evaluations of staff
  • Provide weekly supervision to staff
  • Coordinate clinical supervision of staff
  • Attend weekly department supervisor’s meeting.
  • Attend required trainings
  • Ability to communicate well with consumers, families, agency staff and referral sources.
  • Have the ability and knowledge to work collaboratively with Montgomery County Behavioral Health staff, Magellan Behavioral Health staff, agency personnel and various outside organizations.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DPW FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Send Resumes to:

Dave Wilkinson

Case Management/Recovery Support Team Director

1100 Powell Street

Norristown, PA  19401

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: 610-277-4600 x172    Fax  610-275-0216

Behavioral Health – Administrative Case Manager

Administrative Case Manager-Full time position-Abington and Norristown locations

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling or a related field. 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 required.  Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) are a plus.

 Job Activities:

  • In a flexible and creative manner, respond to the needs of consumers and potential consumers both in an office setting (approximately 70% of the time) and in the community (approximately 30%)
  • Assess needs, and provide information and referral for behavioral health and other human services (including health insurance applications) to consumers and their families.
  • Arrange for the provision of emergency services including food, shelter, hospitalization, transportation and other basic needs.
  • Provide on-site and community-based support for new consumers awaiting assignment to agency programs including recovery coaching, and follow up for consumers discharged from these services.
  • Advocate for consumers and collaborate with other community agencies, such as DPA, social security, Mental Health Association of SE PA., other MH/MR agencies etc. in meeting the needs of the consumers.
  • Serve as the agency’s primary liaison and follow-up coordinator throughout the behavioral health commitment process
  • Assist psychiatrists, therapists, and recovery coaches in arranging for hospitalizations.
  • Assist psychiatrists in completing care plans and other related functions as needed.
  • Complete Crisis Prevention and other trainings as assigned by supervisor.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy 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 Cathy Hillman in Abington at 267-818-2220 x237 or email [email protected]

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

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: 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]

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

Behavior Specialist Consultant/Mobile Therapist

Contracted position
Master’s Degree in Human Services filed required
Willingness to travel to various locations within Montgomery County
Basic computer knowledge and working knowledge of Microsoft Word
Experience working with children with diagnosis on Autism Spectrum needed
Behavioral Specialist License preferred
Spanish-speaking a plus 

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing treatment plans and BHRS packets
  • Conducting in-home and in-school visits
  • Assessing behavioral needs and formulating behavior management charts/plans
  • Working collaborating with families, schools, and office staff in order to ensure child’s success across settings
  • Attending and conducting interagency meetings

 Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DPW FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.  Please see the following links for instructions on how to apply for these clearances: 

Federal Criminal History Record – https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm

PA Criminal Background Check – https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

PA Child Abuse Clearance – http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/ucmprd/groups/webcontent/documents/form/s_001762.pdf

**Please note that the Child Abuse Clearance must be mailed and cannot be completed online**

NOTE:  In accordance with new state regulations, current Central employees will have to reapply for any of the above clearances that are over 1 year old, if chosen for this position.

Resumes and inquiries to Dana Walker