Careers 2017-11-13T14:59:28+00:00

Careers

There are many exciting career opportunities available at Child and Family Focus Inc.

Child and Family Focus offers an extensive benefit package* including:

  • Medical and Dental
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

*Eligibility Requirements apply

Current Career Opportunities

Blended Case Management

Willow Grove, PA

This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing services for consumers as identified in the service plan. Responsibilities include proving case management, service planning, and coordination of services with other agency providers to meet the client’s needs along with supportive counseling. The Blended Case Manager will also provide advocacy to consumers in order to help consumers set and achieve recovery goals and empower consumers to increase self-advocacy.

 

Program Specific Responsibilities:

* Assist in the completion a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for each individual client who has been referred for case management services.

* Assure all consumers on the assigned caseload receive an environmental matrix to identify skill deficits and strengths to establish treatment goals.

* Complete a written strength assessment, develop and implement a written service plan for each consumer assigned to the caseload.

* Provide services that diffuse or resolve crises in order to prevent unnecessary use of emergency rooms, in-patient services and mental health court.

* Connect the consumer to behavioral health and social service agencies to assure there are no gaps in service.

* Make home, school, hospital and community based visits at a minimum of every 30 days (or more often as determined by the consumer’s level of care).

* Familiar with and able to access community resources and child serving systems in Montgomery County.

* Achieve billable hour requirements per week.

* Assume case load of up to 30 clients.

* Provide on call rotation for 24/7 mental health crisis support.

* Work schedule of Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm.

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements

* Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field

*Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required

* Minimum of one year direct clinical experience working with children, youth and families

* Required work schedule is Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm

 

Compensation and Benefits

* Competitive Salary Range of $30-33k

* Medical and Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment

* 17 days of PTO and 9 holidays

* Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF

* 401(k) plan with company match and profit share

* Mileage and expense reimbursement

 

Family Based Mental Health Services Therapist & Case Manager

Audubon, PA

Child and Family Focus is looking for Family Based Therapist & Case Managers who are:

* Passionate about Families

* Open to Learning

* Desire positive outcomes for Families

 

Family Based Therapist & Case Managers will: 

* Be part of a dynamic team and group environment

* Use creative ways to engage families to reach their potential in building a better community and strengthening their family

* Will work in 2 person clinical teams to deliver quality family therapy

* Attend Yearly Eco-Systemic Family Therapy Training

* Be offered licensure supervision hours for LPC or half of the licensure supervision hours required for LMFT, LCSW

 

Responsibilities:

* Meet with the individual and his/her family at least twice a week to evaluate service needs and to provide treatment.

* Maintain ongoing awareness of the child’s goals, resources, and concurrent services in order to formulate and facilitate appropriate services

* Advocate for the child and family with other professionals providing services.

* Maintain the client files to ensure that the licensing standards and Child & Family Focus, Inc.’s standards are upheld at all times.

* Rotate and perform emergency on-call duties as scheduled. 

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements:

* Case Manager Position: Bachelor's Degree in Human Service field

* Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances

* Minimum of two to three years of mental health and/or family therapy experience

* Minimum one year experience in Mental Health/Case Management

* Therapist Position: Master’s Degree in Counseling, family therapy, social work, or psychology

 

Compensation and Benefits:

* Competitive Salary range based on experience

* Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC

* Dental Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by MetLife

* 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off

* Long Term Disabilty and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF

* 401K plan with company match and profit share

* Reimbursement for On-Call Rotation

* Reward structure for exceeding monthly unit requirement

 

Administrative Coordinator

Willow Grove, PA

Job Title: Administrative Coordinator 

Position: Full time hourly-40 hrs/week 

Program Area: Respite and Extended Assessment Programs 

Location: Willow Grove, PA 

Position Summary:

Provide general administrative support (40hrs/wk) to programs in the Willow Grove Annex office including the Respite and Extended Assessment as well administrative support to the Directors, Supervisors and staff. Work collaboratively with staff and APA’s from other programs to strengthen natural relationships and promote agency participation. Work with Program Director and Human Resources to understand agency policies and procedures relating to administrative areas of concern. Excellent general work habits are required, including attention to detail, diligence, accuracy, ability to juggle multiple assignments at the same time and to prioritize sensibly with minimal supervision, positive attitude, calm and focused under pressure, willingness to accept new/evolving responsibility, strong organizational ability, discretion in handling confidential and sensitive matters and overall integrity.

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required, Bachelors degree is preferred.
  • 2-3 years Administrative experience required; mental health administrative experience preferred.

General Responsibilities:

  • Regularly answers the telephone, operates and updates office equipment.
  • Complete referral calls for incoming clients.
  • Schedule and confirm intake and evaluation appointments for program; prepare required paperwork as needed.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly MA eligibility utilizing the EVS system.
  • Data entry and document management utilizing ETO.
  • Creates and maintains client files and conducts monthly file audits.
  • Regularly compiles, cross-references and submits units for billing; assuring accuracy for quality control.    
  • Composes and distributes correspondence on routine matters, as directed by Supervisor.
  • Works collaboratively with other Administrative Program Assistants to meet shared objectives and to ensure consistency of operations between programs. 
  • Responsible for maintaining general office supplies and department specific supplies.
  • Takes and prepares minutes for departmental meetings.
  • Ability to be proactive or anticipate upcoming needs of the program. This may include availability for and knowledge of how audits are done.
  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of meetings/appointments.
  • Review the client files to ensure that the program standards and Child & Family Focus, Inc.’s standards are upheld at all times.
  • Provides weekly coverage in outpatient office during times of scheduled psychological evaluation appointments.
  • Assists in coordinating and facilitating bi-monthly staff meetings.
  • Prepares program specific on-boarding paperwork for new hires.
  • Assists Director and Program Coordinator in facilitating interviews for perspective hires.
  • Provides program interns with general support and direction.
  • Direct contact for general office needs including building maintenance request.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer.

 

Respite Provider

Kennett Square , PA

Child and Family Focus is looking for Respite Providers in Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties who are:

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

  • Provide hourly relief for parents
  • Provide a fun and safe environment for children

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a minimum of ten hours of respite per month in the child’s home

Additional Information

  • This is a flexible, part-time job serving children 
  • This is an Independent Contractor position
  • Clearances, Background Checks, Drug Screenings, and other documentation is required for approval

Contact Information

If you are interested in becoming a Respite Provider, please contact the Respite Department in your county.  

  • Bucks County: (215) 366-5300
  • Chester County: (484) 732 - 8459
  • Delaware County: (610) 325- 3131

You may also complete an application using the link provided https://form.jotform.com/53194362376157

 

Essential Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have your own car
  • High school graduate

 

Respite Provider

Willow Grove , PA

Child and Family Focus is looking for Respite Providers in Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties who are:

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

  • Provide hourly relief for parents
  • Provide a fun and safe environment for children

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a minimum of ten hours of respite per month in the child’s home

Additional Information:

  • This is a flexible, part-time job serving children 
  • This is an Independent Contractor position
  • Clearances, Background Checks, Drug Screenings, and other documentation is required for approval

Contact Information:

If you are interested in becoming a Respite Provider, please contact the Respite Department in your county.  

  • Bucks County: (215) 366-5300
  • Chester County: (484) 732 - 8459
  • Delaware County: (610) 325- 3131

You may also complete an application using the link provided https://form.jotform.com/53194362376157

 

Essential Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have your own car
  • High school graduate

 

Licensed Outpatient Therapist (Independent Contractors)

Hatboro, PA

Provide direct services to individuals, families and groups through a wide variety of treatment modalities including but not limited to individual, group, marital and families therapies. Coordinate total care given by collaborating with multidisciplinary professionals to provide and facilitate care in accordance with policies and procedures, philosophy and objectives of Child and Family Focus.

Details:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively interact as part of a team; including OP Director, medical director and clinicians as well as patients and visitors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience navigating an Electronic Medical Records system, Waiting Room Solutions preferred
  • Experience with Managed Care Organizations including commercial entities

Essential Requirements

  • Clinical Specialization preferred (D&A, DBT, CBT, TFCBT)
  • Completion of 16 hour TFCBT online training
  • Credentialed with PA medical assistance, Magellan Behavioral Health and commercial insurance carriers
  • Current PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (required)
  • Experience conducting group therapy
  • Master’s Degree in Human Service or related field including psychology, counseling or social work
  • Must be registered with CAQH (Universal Database)
  • NPI number is required
  • Two years clinical experience
  • Two years experience in Mental Health Field

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

Compensation and Benefits

$32-36 per client

 

Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist

Broomall, PA

Child & Family Focus, Inc. (CFF) is seeking a Prevention Specialist for their Drug & Alcohol Prevention Program in Delaware County, PA.

Please  submit a RESUME and COVER LETTER that answers the following questions (Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered):

  • Why are you interested in the Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist Position? 
  • Describe how your education, employment, volunteer and/or personal background would make you a good candidate for the position.

 CFF’s comprehensive prevention programming will focus on the prevention needs of children, youth, young adults and their family members.  

The Prevention Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Delivering selected Evidenced Based Prevention Programs including, but not limited to Project SUCCESS, Project ALERT, Life Skills Training, and Strong African American Families to participants in school, community and office-based settings. 
  • Assisting in outreach and marketing of available programming, development of relationships with stakeholders and referring parties. 
  • Actively participating in health and resource fairs, community coalition meetings, and other events with the goal of disseminating information about prevention and contributing to the reduction or elimination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among community members.
  • Responding to calls to CFF’s Prevention Warmline.
  • Meeting required benchmarks for outputs and outcomes and documenting prevention activities in accordance with requirements set by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP).  

Essential Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree; Human Service or Education fields preferred.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working as a Prevention Specialist or in providing prevention education, health education, or a similar related service.
  • A minimum of two years working in substance abuse or mental health setting preferred.
  • Substantial local travel in your own vehicle to off site locations as required by caseload or training requirements.
  • Varied work schedule, evening and weekends may be required based on caseload and/or training. 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary range between $30-35,000
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment, 3 plan options offered by IBC; Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment, 2 plan options offered by SunLife
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF 
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off
  • Annual Salary Increase and Bonus
  • Expense reimbursement for travel and training 

 

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

Facilitator-HiFi Montgomery County

Willow Grove, PA

Job Overview and Requirements

 

Child and Family Focus, Inc, a leader in providing quality services to families and youth in Southeastern PA, is looking for uniquely qualified staff to be a part of an innovative program in Montgomery County. High Fidelity Family Teams uses an evidenced based model to bring change to the lives of families and their children with complex needs.

We are seeking dedicated individuals with high energy, a strengths based perspective, and a passion for helping families and youth achieve their vision to be Facilitators in this process. Facilitators help families use their voice and strengths as well as professional and community supports to build teams that keep children in their own homes and communities.

This is a family-driven planning process that puts families and youth in charge of their own plan, and helps them to function with more community supports and fewer professional supports in their lives. The High Fidelity Family Team consists of Facilitators, Family Support Partners, and Youth Support Partners who will work with families being served through the project as well as providers and county staff.

 

Responsibilities will include: 

* Ensuring that the phases and related activities of the High Fidelity Family Teams process are completed.

* Collaborating with the youth and their family to engage them in the High Fidelity family Teams process and help them to identify and express their needs.

* Collaborating with the team providing services and support to the youth and family and managing the team process.

* Ensuring that the team mission and goals, and plan address the youth and family’s needs.

* Monitoring implementation of the plan and communicating frequently with the youth and family to identify any emerging needs that may need to be added to the plan.

* Teaching and transferring activities to the youth, family and natural supports by building and monitoring the youth and family’s self-efficacy.

* Assisting the youth and family in identifying and strengthening their natural and social support system.

* Monitoring satisfaction of all team members while strengthening and maintaining engagement.

* Ensuring that the High Fidelity Family Team principles are upheld and the theory of change components are met.

 

Competencies: 

* Knowledge of all child serving systems.

* Knowledge of families’ rights and responsibilities within all child serving systems.

* Knowledge and understanding of the ten guiding principles of wraparound and their implementation in service planning.

 

Required experience:

* Experience working with Drug and Alcohol and/or Child Welfare : 1 year

 

Position: Full time-Salaried
Program Area: Montgomery County High Fidelity Family Teams
Location: Willow Grove, PA

 

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree in the Human Service or related field

* Completion of the practitioners facilitators credential upon employment

* Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

* One year of experience working with Drug and Alcohol and/or Child Welfare systems

* Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

* Two years of experience providing services for children and families

Compensation and Benefits

•Competitive Salary range between $34-35,000 •Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment, 3 plan options offered by IBC; Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment, 2 plan options offered by SunLife •Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF •401K plan with company match and profit share •9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off •Annual Salary Increase and Bonus •Expense reimbursement for travel and training

 

School Based Outpatient Therapist

Willow Grove , PA

Child and Family Focus, a community based mental health provider is excited to announce immediate independent contractor positions for master level and licensed outpatient therapist positions in Abington/Upper Dublin School Districts.    

Psychiatric School Based Services

Serving the needs of Abington and Upper Dublin School District is a school based, trauma informed program, providing comprehensive outpatient treatment for children and adolescents in Abington and Upper Dublin Schools.

Position Summary:

Provide direct services to students in the school setting including but not limited to individual, group and family therapies.  Coordinate total care given by collaborating with multidisciplinary professionals to provide and facilitate care in accordance with policies and procedures, philosophy and objectives of Child and Family Focus.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Service or related field including psychology, counseling or social work
  • Two years post gradute clinical experience 
  • Credentialed with PA medical assistance and Magellan Behavioral Health 
  • Two years experience in Mental Health Field
  • Experience in the elementary school setting preferred
  • Completion of 16 hour TFCBT online training 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Montgomery County resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Experience navigating an Electronic Medical Records system, Waiting Room Solutions preferred 
  • Experience with Managed Care Organizations including commercial entities 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

Compensation and Benefits

Independent Contractor rate of $32-36 per client hour based on experience

 

Transition Age Youth Mentor

Willow Grove, PA

Child and Family Focus is looking for Transition Age Youth Mentors who are:

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Dedicated 
  • Enjoy working with young adults 

Youth Mentors in our TAY R.I.S.E (Reaching Independence with Support and Encouragement) program will support youth preparing for independent living in acquiring the skills necessary to reside successfully on their own.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a fun and safe environment for young adults 
  • Support in skill development including but are not limited to cooking, cleaning, resume writing, interview prep and job searching

Additional Information

  • This is a flexible, part-time job serving young adults ages 16-25 
  • This is an Independent Contractor position
  • Clearances, Background Checks, Drug Screenings, and other documentation is required for approval
  • Services take place in the young person’s home or in the community

Contact Information

If you are interested in becoming a Youth Mentor, please contact the TAY R.I.S.E Department by contacting the Bucks County office at: (215) 366-5300, or apply to this job posting.

Essential Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have your own car
  • High school graduate

Compensation 

  • Generous compensation of $21 per hour 
  • Performance Bonus available 

CFF is a drug free and EOE.

 

Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC) & Mobile Therapist (MT)

Audubon, PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings for dedicated and skilled BSCs and MTs who:

  • Want to make a difference in the lives of children
  • Desire positive outcomes for clients and families 
  • Seek an opportunity to utilize creative clinical skills

BSCs and MTs will:

  • Assess a child’s behavioral health needs and develop therapeutic interventions to address those needs 
  • Create an individualized treatment/behavioral plan and oversee its implementation 
  • Provide weekly treatment sessions with the child and family in the home, school, and community settings
  • Use a variety of treatment modalities to increase behavioral/emotional stability and functioning

Behavior Specialist Consultants (BSC) and Mobile Therapist (MT) are currently needed throughout Montgomery County including the areas of King of Prussia, Norristown, Collegeville, Hatboro,  Abington, Cheltenham, Lansdale, Schwenksville, and Pottstown, as well as other parts of the county.

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements
  • BSC License through the Board of Medicine OR LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, preferred
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances
  • Experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with mental health disorders including, but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, etc. 
  • Physical with TB screening within 6 months

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary range based on experience PLUS Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Liability Insurance, Annual Increase, Referral and Retention Bonuses.

 

Therapeutic Staff Support

Audubon, PA

Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) will be responsible for providing one-to-one mental health interventions to a child or adolescent in order to prevent more restrictive services and promote age-appropriate psychosocial growth. TSS will follow treatment plan and implement interventions developed by Behavior Specialist Consultant. TSS will work collaboratively with parents, teachers and members of community to transfer skills and techniques needed to assist child or adolescent with identified problem areas. Services are delivered either in the home, school or community setting. TSS will be responsible for progress notes and maintaining training hours.

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting
  • Bachelor degree in human service, no experience required; OR Bachelor degree in non-human service field with one year minimum working experience with children and adolescents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Free of communicable diseases
  • Knowledge of CASSP Service System
  • Original and valid PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DPW FBI clearances
  • Valid driver's license and car insurance

Compensation and Benefits

TSS are hired as part time hourly employees with the potential for a promotion to full time with benefits.

 

First Episode Psychosis Certified Peer Specialist (Part Time)

Broomall, PA

The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) in the On My Way program work with young people who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP) by sharing their lived experience in recovering from psychosis themselves. This position is responsible for working alongside the young person to support them in their own treatment planning process. The On My Way CPS will provide advocacy and peer support to youth in order to help youth set and achieve recovery goals, and will empower youth to increase self-advocacy during their recovery from psychosis. This position requires that you are in recovery from psychosis and have completed the CPS training. Please indicate in your cover letter that you have experienced psychosis. This is a part-time position (10 hours/week).

Program Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Provide peer counseling and support to individuals seeking to enhance their quality of life.
  • Encourage and support the enhancement of recovery through mentorship and the installment of hope and empowerment.
  • Identify community and natural supports and assist individuals with accessing and participating in such activities or events.  
  • Utilize one’s own recovery experience to facilitate the completion of treatment plans.
  • Assess ongoing progress with treatment plans, guide individuals in making necessary changes to plans and celebrate individual successes.  
  • Meet youth as needed in the community where the youth resides or wherever services would be most appropriately delivered.
  • Document progress using a computer as it adheres to program guidelines and regulations.
  • Model and promote skills required for employment.
  • Model and promote skills required for community integration and independent living.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of community resources in Delaware County and surrounding area
  • Exhibit competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills related to psychosis.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist youth in developing empowerment skills and combating stigma through self-advocacy.
  • Knowledge and skill to teach and engage in basic problem solving strategies to support youth in self-directed recovery.
  • Knowledge and skill sufficient to use community resources necessary for independent living and ability to teach those skills to youth with mental health needs.
  • Knowledge of how to establish and sustain self-help and educational groups by soliciting input from youth on their strengths and interests.  

 

Essential Requirements
  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Effectively managing your own recovery from psychosis and able to help others who are going through similar experiences.
  • Have maintained, within the last 3 years, at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience or 1 year of post secondary education experience totaling 24 credit hours.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid PA state driver’s license.

Compensation and Benefits

Pay rate of $15/hour

 

Please call 610-650-7750 or email hr@childandfamilyfocus.org for further information.

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