Behavioral Health: Therapeutic Support Staff/ Behavioral Health Technician

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

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

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: Family Based Services, Program Coordinator

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 Therapy Training Center preferred

Job Duties include:

Administratively and clinically supervise a staff of 6-10 FBS staff members.  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.

Clearances:

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

Contact Jodie Davis, Director of Children’s Services at [email protected], or 610-277-4600 x309

Behavioral Health: Supervisor, Children’s Blended Case Manager Norristown Location

Supervisor Children’s Blended Case Manager Norristown Location

Staff Requirements: 

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

Job Duties:

  • Supervise Children’s Blended Case Management Staff
  • Responsible for staff compliance with State, County, and agency policies and regulations
  • Determine eligibility of referrals made for Child Blended Case Managers
  • Meet performance metric needs identified by Montgomery County Behavioral Health department
  • Work closely with the Director of the Case Management/Recovery Coach department

Job Activities will include the following:

  • Monitoring staff charts, notes, and production
  • Complete regular performance evaluations of staff
  • Provide regular supervision to all staff
  • Facilitate regular staff meetings
  • Attend weekly department supervisor meetings
  • Attend required trainings
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Willingness to be flexible with work hours
  • Ability to communicate well with consumers, families, agency staff and referral sources
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Montgomery County Behavioral Health 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 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

Send Resumes to:

Dave Wilkinson Director, Case Management & Recovery Support Services
1100 Powell Street, Norristown, PA  19401
Fax:  610-277-4651Phone: 610-277-4600 x172

Email:  [email protected]

Behavioral Health: Psychiatrist

  • No On-Call; No weekend hours
  • Comprehensive benefits

Full-time or Part-time Psychiatrist, in a staff or contractor position, to work with adults, children, and families in a non-profit, multi-service outpatient community mental health setting with an interdisciplinary team approach.  

Requirements:

  •  M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy in the U.S. or will have a valid M.D. from a foreign school of medicine and have passed the ECFG exam.;
  • Completed an internship (or PGY1 training) from an accredited graduate medical education program recognized by the AMA (LCME) or AOA;
  • Have a valid and current PA medical license;
  • Provide a listing, upon request, of the location, inclusive dates and reasons for termination of any and all health care settings where clinical privileges have been granted;
  • Have a valid and current DEA certificate number;
  • Currently enrolled in good standing, in the PA  Medical Assistance Program

Responsibilities:

  • Medication management, evaluation, consultation, with a strong commitment to Recovery and Resiliency values
  • Comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Work within the EHR system to update and maintain compliance of consumer records

*Central Behavioral Health has been approved to be a loan repayment practice site for practitioners and licensed clinicians who make a commitment to practice in federally designated HPSAs during open application periods 

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

All inquiries please contact Katie Walsh at [email protected]

Behavioral Health: Outpatient Therapist – (Spanish-Speaking)

Outpatient Therapist – (Spanish-Speaking)

Fee for service therapist position.  Flexible hours.  Master’s level bilingual therapist to work with children and adolescents 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. 

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: Outpatient Therapist

Fee for service Outpatient Therapist

Fee for service therapist position.  Flexible hours.  Master’s level therapist to work with children and adolescents 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. 

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: Program Supervisor, TIP (Transition to Independence Process)

Program Supervisor, TIP (Transition to Independence Process)

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

  1.  A master’s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, activity therapies, counseling or education and 3 years mental health direct care experience
  2. 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 (Ages 16-26)
  • Monitoring staff charts, notes, and production
  • 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 trainings
  • 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.

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

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: Certified Peer Specialist-Career Center

Certified Peer Specialist-Career Center for our Norristown and Abington offices.
Central Behavioral Health has created a multifaceted Peer Support Team (PST) which provides recovery oriented services for adults 18 years and older with serious mental health or Co-occurring challenges. Currently, we have a full time Career Center CPS position available on the team for an energetic person with lived experience to provide support and assistance to individuals pursuing educational or vocational goals.

This is a Full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Hours 8:30-4:30 M-F

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Model partnership in Recovery with all Central consumers, staff and all persons with whom contact is made, as a Central employee.
  • Model the understanding that the Peer Specialist is an equal member of the “team” that partners with program participants, staff and others in the process of recovery. 
  • Engage individuals to help them understand and access the supports available to them as part of a community based program. 
  • Help individuals identify their goals, and steps to meet their goals while imparting hope through the sharing of your personal recovery experience.
  • Responsible for completing required documentation.
  • Assist individuals with career/educational search and develop strategies to maintain health and wellness.


 Requirements:

  • High School diploma/GED – Associates or Bachelors preferred
  • Current State Board Certified Peer Specialist certification is required. 
  • Driver’s license with clean record is required.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Participate in required career center training

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

Contact Toni Ryan at 610) 277-4600 x162 or [email protected]

Behavioral Health: Case Management/ Recovery Coach: Norristown and 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]

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