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

Youth Support Partner-Full timeAvondale, PA06/23/2020
Full Time Youth Support PartnerWillow Grove, PA06/23/2020
Full Time Youth Support Partner Warminster, PA06/23/2020
Blended Case Manager Willow Grove, PA06/23/2020
Family Based Case ManagerAudubon and Hatboro, PA06/23/2020
Respite Provider Avondale, PA06/23/2020
Master's Level and Licensed Outpatient Therapist (Independent Contractors)Hatboro, PA06/23/2020
Respite ProviderWarminster, PA06/23/2020
Respite Provider Broomall , PA06/23/2020
School Based Outpatient Therapist- LPC, LMFT, LCSW (Contractor Position)Willow Grove , PA06/23/2020
Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)Hatboro, PA06/23/2020
Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)Broomall, PA06/23/2020
Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)Warminster, PA06/23/2020
Prevention Education SpecialistBroomall, PA06/23/2020
Family Support PartnerWillow Grove, PA06/23/2020
Family Support PartnerAvondale, PA06/23/2020
Behavioral Consultants and Mobile TherapistMontgomery County, PA06/23/2020
First Episode Psychosis Case ManagerBroomall, PA06/08/2020
Therapeutic Staff SupportAudubon, PA06/02/2020
Transition to Independence FacilitatorBroomall, PA05/30/2020

Youth Support Partner-Full time

Avondale, PA

The Youth and Family Teams process (known nationally as High Fidelity Wraparound) is a way to improve the lives of Youth with complex needs by developing individualized plans of care.  The individualized plan is centered on the youth and seeks to include family and natural support involvement depending on the developmental needs of the youth. The process focuses on strengthening the youth voice, extended family and social/community supports for the Youth by actively supporting them in the planning and implementation process.

The Youth and Family Teams Youth Support Partner (YSP) would be responsible for maintaining a caseload responsibility of up to 20 Youth.  The YSP would be responsible for supporting the Youth through developmental life domains to self-sufficiency while developing natural and systems supports around the youth within the child and adult serving systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Be a young adult (18 -25 yrs old) with experience handling complex emotional and behavioral needs.

  • Have life experience which allows you to possess a diverse understanding of the struggles youth with complex emotional needs endure.

  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems (mental health, child welfare, probation, education).

  • Ability to become a credentialed Youth Support Partner.

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

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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

Youth Support Partner Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring that the phases and related activities of the Youth and Family Teams process are completed.

  • Collaborating with the youth and their family (as needed) to engage them in the Youth and 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 (as needed) and managing the team process.

  • Ensuring that the team mission and goals, and plan address the youth's needs.

  • Monitoring implementation of the plan and communicating frequently with the youth and family (as needed) 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 in identifying and strengthening their natural and social support system including transitioning the family to a natural support role.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate between $13-14 

  • 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

  • Annual increase and bonus

CFF is a drug free and equal opportunity employer

 

 

Full Time Youth Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

Immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Willow Grove location for our Montgomery County High Fidelity Family Teams Program.

  • Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who has your own experience with complex emotional and behavioral needs?
  • Have you successfully navigated a child serving systems? (Mental Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Probation, Special Education)  
  • Have you shared your story and experiences with others?
  • Are you available to work 3 evenings per week?

If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then consider applying to our immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Willow Grove office.

Please note, that in order to be a Youth Support Partner, it requires you to have had personal involvement with a child-serving system. WORK-RELATED EXPERIENCE DOES NOT COUNT.

Overview:

The High-Fidelity Wraparound process; known in Montgomery County as High Fidelity Family Teams, is a needs based planning process to improve the lives of children with complex mental health needs and their families by empowering the families and youth to have their voices heard through an individualized planning process.

The individualized plan is child-centered and family-focused with the process focusing on strengthening the natural family, extended family and social supports for the child and family by developing a team to support the family throughout the process and in learning the skills of the model.

Job Description:

The Youth Support Partner works with the youth (and families during meetings) throughout Montgomery County area who have agreed to participate in the High Fidelity Family Teams Process.

The Youth Support Partner will work as part of the High Fidelity Team providing support and guidance to the youth throughout the process, during meetings, and in completion of the individualized plans developed by the youth and their family. The Youth Support Partner will work with the identified youth to develop their own team of supports (natural, community, and systems).

The Youth Support Partner will use their own life experiences to model for the youth how to navigate systems using their voice to meet their needs while developing natural supports within their own community to reach their family vision.

Essential Requirements:

  • Be a young adult (18 -25 yrs old) with experience handling complex emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Have life experience which allows you to possess a diverse understanding of the struggles youth with complex emotional needs endure.
  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems (mental health, child welfare, probation, education)

Benefit & Compensation Information:

  • Hourly rate of $14
  • 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 Guardian. 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off.
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF.
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement. 

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

 

Full Time Youth Support Partner

Warminster, PA

Immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Warminster location for our Bucks County High Fidelity Family Teams Program.

  • Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who has your own experience with complex emotional and behavioral needs?
  • Have you successfully navigated a child serving systems? (Mental Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Probation, Special Education)  
  • Have you shared your story and experiences with others?
  • Are you available to work 3 evenings per week? 

If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then consider applying to our immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Warminster office.

Please note, that in order to be a Youth Support Partner, it requires you to have had personal involvement with a child-serving system. WORK-RELATED EXPERIENCE DOES NOT COUNT.

Overview:

The High-Fidelity Wraparound process; known in Bucks County as High Fidelity Family Teams, is a needs based planning process to improve the lives of children with complex mental health needs and their families by empowering the families and youth to have their voices heard through an individualized planning process.

The individualized plan is child-centered and family-focused with the process focusing on strengthening the natural family, extended family and social supports for the child and family by developing a team to support the family throughout the process and in learning the skills of the model.

Job Description:

The Youth Support Partner works with the youth (and families during meetings) throughout Bucks County area who have agreed to participate in the High Fidelity Family Teams Process.

The Youth Support Partner will work as part of the High Fidelity Team providing support and guidance to the youth throughout the process, during meetings, and in completion of the individualized plans developed by the youth and their family. The Youth Support Partner will work with the identified youth to develop their own team of supports (natural, community, and systems).

The Youth Support Partner will use their own life experiences to model for the youth how to navigate systems using their voice to meet their needs while developing natural supports within their own community to reach their family vision.

Essential Requirements:

  • Be a young adult (18 -25 yrs old) with experience handling complex emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Have life experience which allows you to possess a diverse understanding of the struggles youth with complex emotional needs endure.
  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems (mental health, child welfare, probation, education)

Benefit & Compensation Information:

  • Hourly rate of $14
  • Medical and Vision Insurance provided by IBC 
  • Dental Insurance provided by Guardian 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance and Long Term Disability provided by CFF 
  • 17 days of Paid Time Off and 9 Holidays 
  • Onsite Nutritional Counseling 
  • Annual Salary Increase and Staff Bonus 
  • 401 K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement.

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

 

Blended Case Manager

Willow Grove, PA

This position is responsible for providing supportive care to identified children with mental health diagnoses and their families. This includes helping the family navigate complex systems, gain access to behavioral health services, and coordinating additional resources/supports as identified in the service plan. Responsibilities include service planning, providing case management, and coordination of services with other agency providers to meet the client’s needs along with supportive counseling, with an emphasis on face to face delivery of the service.

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 

 Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for each individual client who has been referred for 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 on a daily basis. Must be able to travel throughout Montgomery County to meet face to face with clients, families, schools, providers etc. as based on client needs.
  • Utilize IPAD and cell phone provided to complete documentation tasks and outreach to clients, providers, coordinate resources etc.
  • Familiar with and able to access community resources and child serving systems in Montgomery County.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and supervisions
  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.
  • Assume case load of up to 30 clients.
  • Provide on call support for 24/7 mental health crisis support in a rotation with other program staff.
  • Work schedule of Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedules allows for Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Hourly rate of $16/hour plus retention bonus structure for 6 months, 1 and 2 years of employment
  • Monthly Reward Structure for exceeding billing requirement
  • Annual Bonus
  • Annual Salary Increases
  • Anniversary Bonus
  • 17 days of PTO 
  • 9 Holidays
  • 401K Plan with Company Match and Profit Share
  • Medical and Vision benefits offered through IBC
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental, Short Term, Critical Care, Accident and Cancer Ins
  • $50,000 Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite Nutritional Counseling
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement
  • Company Issued Equipment with Helpdesk support

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Family Based Case Manager

Audubon and Hatboro, PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings in our Audubon and Hatboro offices for Family Based Case Managers who are passionate about families, open to learning, and desire positive outcomes for families.

 

Case Manager Essential Requirements:

  • 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

 

Family Based Case Managers Job Overview: 

  • Be part of a dynamic team and group environment.
  • Use creative ways to engage young people and their family members to address complex family-systems issues with the goal of promoting family stability and mitigating the young person’s risk for out of home placement.
  • Maintain a caseload of 6 to 8 young people and their family members
  • Will work in two-person clinical teams to deliver quality family therapy and resource coordination.
  • Attend regular Eco-Systemic Family Therapy Training.
  • Participate in weekly supervision.
  • Meet with referred individuals and their families at least twice a week to evaluate service needs and to provide individual, and family therapy with sibling and couples/parent treatment provided as needed.
  • Maintain ongoing awareness of the child’s goals, resources, and concurrent services to facilitate continuity and collaboration across systems.
  • Make referrals for appropriate adjunctive services.
  • Maintain client files including timely completion of case notes and treatment plans 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. 

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary range based on experience with annual salary increase.
  • 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 Guardian. 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off.
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF.
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement for On-Call Rotation.
  • Monetary reward structure for exceeding monthly unit requirement.

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Respite Provider

Avondale, 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

 

Master's Level and 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

 

Respite Provider

Warminster, 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

Broomall , 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

 

School Based Outpatient Therapist- LPC, LMFT, LCSW (Contractor Position)

Willow Grove , PA

Child and Family Focus, a community based mental health provider is excited to announce contractor positions for licensed outpatient therapist in Abington, Cheltenham, Springfield, Perkiomen Valley and Wissahickon School Districts for the upcoming 2020 school year.

Psychiatric School Based Services

Serving the needs of  the School Districts is a school based, trauma informed program, providing comprehensive outpatient treatment for children and adolescents in Elementary through High School.

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 graduate clinical experience 
  • PA licensed- LPC, LCSW, LMFT.
  • 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.

 

 

Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)

Hatboro, PA

The Certified Peer Support Program for TAY youth (CPS/TAY) will provide support and planning to assist young people aged 14-26 with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) or Serious Mental Illness (SMI) gain hope and move forward in their own recovery. Services will be delivered by

Certified Peer Specialists certified by a department approved training to provide peer supports services.

The focus of the services will be to assist the youth in the development of a plan that will address needs identified by the young adult in the life domains that are of critical import to this developmental stage including: employment and career development, education, living situation, personal effectiveness and wellbeing, and community life functioning.

The role of the CPS will be to support the young adult to engage in their own resiliency/recovery planning, utilizing the skills and interventions learned through person centered planning processes such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP). The Certified Peer Specialist will provide supportive interventions to eligible young people and their family, natural and community supports either face-to-face or over the phone to provide necessary support to develop an Individualized Service Plan.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 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.
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Certified through the PA Certification Board.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation as substantial travel is required.
  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in communication.
  • Knowledge of community resources in Montgomery and Bucks Counties and surrounding area.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in organization and time management.
  • Exhibit competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills.
  • 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $14.00 with billable expectation requirement
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)

Broomall, PA

The Certified Peer Support Program for TAY youth (CPS/TAY) will provide support and planning to assist young people aged 14-26 with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) or Serious Mental Illness (SMI) gain hope and move forward in their own recovery. Services will be delivered by

Certified Peer Specialists certified by a department approved training to provide peer supports services.

The focus of the services will be to assist the youth in the development of a plan that will address needs identified by the young adult in the life domains that are of critical import to this developmental stage including: employment and career development, education, living situation, personal effectiveness and wellbeing, and community life functioning.

The role of the CPS will be to support the young adult to engage in their own resiliency/recovery planning, utilizing the skills and interventions learned through person centered planning processes such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP). The Certified Peer Specialist will provide supportive interventions to eligible young people and their family, natural and community supports either face-to-face or over the phone to provide necessary support to develop an Individualized Service Plan.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 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.
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Certified through the PA Certification Board.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation as substantial travel is required.
  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in communication.
  • Knowledge of community resources in Montgomery and Bucks Counties and surrounding area.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in organization and time management.
  • Exhibit competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills.
  • 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $14.00 with billable expectation requirement
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)

Warminster, PA

The Certified Peer Support Program for TAY youth (CPS/TAY) will provide support and planning to assist young people aged 14-26 with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) or Serious Mental Illness (SMI) gain hope and move forward in their own recovery. Services will be delivered by

Certified Peer Specialists certified by a department approved training to provide peer supports services.

The focus of the services will be to assist the youth in the development of a plan that will address needs identified by the young adult in the life domains that are of critical import to this developmental stage including: employment and career development, education, living situation, personal effectiveness and wellbeing, and community life functioning.

The role of the CPS will be to support the young adult to engage in their own resiliency/recovery planning, utilizing the skills and interventions learned through person centered planning processes such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP). The Certified Peer Specialist will provide supportive interventions to eligible young people and their family, natural and community supports either face-to-face or over the phone to provide necessary support to develop an Individualized Service Plan.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 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.
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Certified through the PA Certification Board. 
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation as substantial travel is required.
  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in communication.
  • Knowledge of community resources in Montgomery and Bucks Counties and surrounding area.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in organization and time management.
  • Exhibit competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills.
  • 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $14.00 with billable expectation requirement
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Prevention Education Specialist

Broomall, PA

Child & Family Focus, Inc. (CFF) is seeking a Prevention Specialist for their Drug & Alcohol Prevention Program in Delaware County, PA.  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, 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; Public Health, Health Promotion, and Human Development and Family Studies 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.
  • 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 $34-35K
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment, 3 plan options offered by IBC
  • Dental Benefits offered by Guardian
  • 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
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement for travel and training

 

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Family Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

Are you the parent or caregiver of a child with complex emotional and behavioral needs?

Have you successfully navigated child serving systems?

Are you willing and able to share your story and experiences with others?

**Please attach a cover letter describing your experiences as a parent/caregiver with your application**

Immediate openings for 2 Family Support Partners in our Willow Grove location for our Montgomery County High Fidelity Family Teams Program.

 

Overview:

The High Fidelity Wraparound process; known in Montgomery County as High Fidelity Family Teams, is a needs based planning process to improve the lives of children with complex needs and their families by empowering the families and youth to have their voices brought to their individualized plan. The individualized plan is child-centered and family-focused with the process focusing on strengthening the natural family, extended family and social supports for the child and family by developing a team to support the family throughout the process and in learning the skills of the model.

 

Job Description:

The Family Support Partner works with families and youth throughout the Montgomery County area who have agreed to participate in the High Fidelity Family Teams Process.  The Family Support Partner will work as part of the High Fidelity Team providing the family support and guidance through the process, during meetings, and in completion of the individualized plans developed by the family.  The Family Support Partner will work with families to develop their own team of supports (natural, community, and systems). The Family Support Partner will use their own life experiences to model for families how to navigate systems using their voice to meet their families’ needs while developing natural supports within their own community to reach their family vision.

CFF is a drug free work zone and equal opportunity employer.

 

Essential Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills within a collaborative approach.
  • Able to attend evening appointments 2-3 days per week.
  • Be a team player and have the ability to work with a team of family members, supports and professionals.
  • Be comfortable sharing your families’ experiences with clients and other professionals on the team.
  • Be the parent of a child with complex emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Comfortable with extensive driving throughout Montgomery County.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have developed your own team (natural, system, community supports) of supports for your family to utilize when needed.
  • Have life experience which allows you to possess a diverse understanding of the struggles families’ with children with complex emotional needs endure.
  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and email applications.
  • Working knowledge of child serving systems and resources in Montgomery County.

 

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary of $32,000 plus annual bonus and salary increase; Medical and Dental insurance after 60 days of employment; 401k plan with company match and profit share; Mileage and Expense reimbursement; 17 days Paid Time Off and 9 holidays; Life Insurance and Long Term Disability provided by CFF

 

Family Support Partner

Avondale, PA

**Please attach your cover letter with your application**

Immediate opening for a Family Support Partner (40 hours/week) in our Kennett Square location for our Chester County Youth & Family Teams. 

Overview:

The High Fidelity Wraparound process; known in Chester County Youth & Family Teams, is a needs-based planning process to improve the lives of children with complex needs and their families by empowering the families and youth to have their voices brought to their individualized plan. The individualized plan is child-centered and family-focused with the process focusing on strengthening the natural family, extended family and social supports for the child and family by developing a team to support the family throughout the process and in learning the skills of the model.

 

Job Description:

The Family Support Partner works with families and youth throughout the Chester County area who have agreed to participate in the Youth & Family Teams Process.  The Family Support Partner will work as part of the Youth & Family Team providing the family support and guidance through the process, during meetings, and in completion of the individualized plans developed by the family.  The Family Support Partner will work with families to develop their own team of supports (natural, community, and systems). The Family Support Partner will use their own life experiences to model for families how to navigate systems using their voice to meet their families’ needs while developing natural supports within their own community to reach their family vision.

CFF is a drug free work zone and an equal opportunity employer.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate problem-solving skills within a collaborative approach.

  • Able to attend evening appointments 2-3 days per week.

  • Be a team player and have the ability to work with a team of family members, supports and professionals.

  • Be comfortable sharing your families’ experiences with clients and other professionals on the team.

  • Be the parent of a child with complex emotional and behavioral needs.

  • Comfortable with extensive driving throughout Chester County.

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Have developed your own team (natural, system, community supports) of supports for your family to utilize when needed.

  • Have life experience which allows you to possess a diverse understanding of the struggles families’ with children with complex emotional needs endure.

  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and email applications.

  • Working knowledge of child serving systems and resources in Chester County.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting hourly rate between $14-15 plus annual bonus and increase

  • 401k plan with company match and profit share

  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement

  • 8.5 days Paid Time Off and 9 paid holidays

 

Behavioral Consultants and Mobile Therapist

Montgomery County, PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings for dedicated and skilled IBHS Individual Services Behavioral Consultants and Mobile Therapist 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

BCs 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 Consultants (BC) 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.


Essential Requirements:

 

IBHS Behavior Consultant – Individual Services

Must meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Be licensed as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, social worker, behavior specialist, certified registered nurse practitioner, or a profession with a scope of practice that includes overseeing the provision of ABA services
  2. Be certified as a BCBA or other graduate-level certification in behavior analysis
  3. Have a graduate degree in ABA 
  4. Have a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth, or young adults and a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, or counseling
  5. Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, counseling, or a related field


IBHS Mobile Therapist – Individual Services

Must meet one of the following Criteria:

  1. Be licensed as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or clinical social worker
  2. Be licensed as a social worker or a behavior specialist and have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum
  3. Have a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth, or young adults and a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, or counseling
  4. Completed a clinical or MH direct service practicum and have a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, education, counseling, or a related field

HR Requirements:

  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances
  • Physical with TB screening within 6 months
  • Negative Drug Screen

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary range based on experience PLUS Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Liability Insurance, Annual Increase, Referral and Retention Bonuses.
  • Retirement Plan Information: 401K plans with company match and profit share.
  • Compensated Trainings: FBA Certification, CPI Certification, CPR/FA Certification, Clearance Renewal, Annual Trainings, Free Licensure Group, Monthly Supervision and Assistance with BSL Application.
  • CFF hires BCs and MTs as employees, not independent contractors, which means CFF pays a portion of your Social Security and Medicare taxes…a savings at tax time!

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

First Episode Psychosis Case Manager

Broomall, PA

Job Title: First Episode Psychosis Case Manager 

Position: Part time-hourly 20+ hours/week

Location: Broomall, PA

 

FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS CASE MANAGER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Case Management is a service that assists young people enrolled in the First Episode Psychosis Program by building a strong network of community resources and services. The case manager plays a major role by linking young people between the ages of 15-30 with needed services in the community. A Case Manager will advocate for the young people; help negotiate complex systems such as special education and social services; assist young people in maintaining housing, food, medical care and recreation and crisis intervention.  

THE ROLE OF THE CASE MANAGER 

A Case Manager is someone who is dedicated to helping obtain access to the support services our young people need. The role of the Case Manager is to be a stable resource, available to assist the young person as challenges arise both day to day and long term and will work to connect the family with any and all resources that they may need.  Case Managers will receive weekly oversight to offer administrative support by the Team Lead/Supervisor.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field.

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

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish Language preferred but not required.

  • Valid Driver’s license and car insurance.

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

Program Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Assure all young people on the assigned caseload attend appropriate appointments with other team members and/or other agencies in collaboration with the young person and within the guidelines of the participant’s treatment plan.

  • Assists the young person with administrative and social needs (housing, finances, legal, primary care, basic living skills etc.).

  • Provides case management services with the young people in the community as needed.

  • 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 Delaware and Chester  Counties.

  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.

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

Salary and Compensation:

  • Hourly range between $16-17 hour based on experience

  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 

  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement 

  • Holiday and Paid Time Off 

  • On-Call reimbursement 


CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

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.

 

Transition to Independence Facilitator

Broomall, PA

The Transition to Independence Process (TIP) model is an evidence informed practice developed for working with youth and young adults aged 16-26 with emotional/behavioral difficulties to: a) engage them in their own futures planning process; b) provide them with developmentally-appropriate, non-stigmatizing, culturally-competent, and appealing services and supports; and c) involve them and their families and other informal key players in a process that prepares and facilitates them in their movement toward greater self-sufficiency and successful achievement of their goals related to relevant transition domains.  The TIP Facilitator will also provide advocacy to youth in order to help youth set and achieve recovery goals and will empower youth to increase self-advocacy during their transition to adulthood. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in Human Service or related field.

  • Minimum of two years direct services experience in the human services system

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.   

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in leadership.

  • Knowledge of community resources in Delaware County and surrounding area.

  • Excellent group facilitation, time management, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to network and collaborate with youth, family members, funders, system partners, and other professionals.

  • Direct services experiences in child/adult mental health services.

  • Crisis management experience.

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of at least 8 youth with serious mental illness or emotional disorders.

  • Provide case management services within the context of the youth’s culture under the TIP model Guidelines.

  • Ensure all youth assigned receive an environmental matrix to identify skill deficits and strengths to establish service plan goals across 5 relevant transition domains: (1) Employment and Career (2) Educational Opportunities (3) Living Situation (4) Personal Effectiveness and Wellbeing (5) Community-Life Functioning

  • Provide case management services following a goal and outcome-oriented service plan based on the TIP model.  The service plan must be developed within 30 days of admission into the program, reviewed, and updated at least every 6 months.

  • Provide services that diffuse or resolve crises in order to prevent unnecessary use of crisis center, inpatient services, or mental health court.

  • Support the youth in obtaining formal and informal supports specified in the service plan and building a support network.

  • Provide case management services as needed in the community where the youth resides or wherever services would be most appropriately delivered.

  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.

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

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting salary of $35,000 

  • Annual Salary Increase and Bonus 

  • 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 Guardian.

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

  • Retirement plan information: 401K plan with company match and profit share

  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off

  • On-call Reimbursement

  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program 

 

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

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