Careers 2018-03-23T13:04:40+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

Transition Aged Youth Support PartnerWarminster, PA07/12/2018
Bucks County Respite CoordinatorWillow Grove, PA07/11/2018
Therapeutic Staff SupportAudubon, PA07/10/2018
Certified Peer Specialist-Part time and full time availableBucks, Delaware and Montgomery Counties , PA07/10/2018
Blended Case ManagerWillow Grove, PA07/10/2018
Respite CoordinatorKennett Square, PA07/10/2018
Family Based Mental Health Services Therapist & Case ManagerHatboro, PA06/29/2018
Children’s Review Team SpecialistAudubon, PA06/29/2018
Family Teams FacilitatorWillow Grove, PA06/29/2018
Family Support PartnerWillow Grove, PA06/18/2018
Licensed Psychologist - Independent ContractorHatboro, PA06/18/2018
Respite Provider Kennett Square , PA06/18/2018
Master's Level and Licensed Outpatient Therapist (Independent Contractors)Hatboro, PA06/18/2018
Respite ProviderWarminster, PA06/18/2018
First Episode Psychosis Certified Peer Specialist (Part Time)Broomall, PA06/18/2018
Extended Assessment ClinicianWillow Grove , PA06/18/2018
Respite Provider Broomall , PA06/18/2018
School Based Outpatient TherapistWillow Grove , PA06/18/2018
Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC) & Mobile Therapist (MT)Audubon, PA06/18/2018
Family Support Partner (25-28 hours/week)Kennett Square, PA06/05/2018

Transition Aged Youth Support Partner

Warminster, PA

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

The High Fidelity Family Teams Youth Support Partner (YSP) would be responsible for maintaining a caseload responsibility of up to 15 Transition Aged Youth as part of the Healthy Transitions/Now is the Time Grant Funded program. Within this grant the YSP would be responsible for supporting the Transition Aged Youth through developmental life domains to self sufficiency while developing natural and systems supports around the TAY 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 in HFW.
  • 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 High Fidelity Family Teams process are completed.
  • Collaborating with the youth and their family (as needed) 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 (as needed) and managing the team process.
  • Ensuring that the team mission and goals, and plan address the TAY’s needs.
  • Monitoring implementation of the plan and communicating frequently with the TAY 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 the TAY in identifying and strengthening their natural and social support system including transitioning the family to a natural support role for the TAY

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary Range of $28-30k
  • 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 Salary increase and bonus

CFF is a drug free and equal opportunity employer

 

 

Bucks County Respite Coordinator

Willow Grove, PA

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree, with minimum of 1 year experience working with children with mental health needs.  

Good communication skills.  

Knowledge of Bucks County and surrounding area a plus.   

REQUIREMENTS:

Valid driver’s license, car insurance and operable vehicle.

Availability to work some evenings.

Current DPW FBI clearance, PA child abuse and criminal clearance.

Ability to work in a drug free work environment.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate respite services for Bucks County families that have children (age 3-15) and for Transition-Age Youth (age 15-26) with emotional or behavioral needs.

ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with Families

  • Coordinate respite care for approved respite referrals.
  • Assist families and referral sources through the referral process.
  • Communicate with families to assess respite needs and discuss program.
  • Assist in matching families with appropriate respite provider(s).
  • Maintain files and tracking of services utilized per family.
  • Ensure consumer satisfaction through follow-up calls.
  • Provide ongoing support to families to ensure consumer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate and Co-facilitate parent support and networking meetings.
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly respite events.

Working with Respite Providers

  • Recruit individuals and families in the Bucks/Montgomery County area to provide in-home and/or out-of-home respite care.
  • Lead applicants through the screening, qualification, and approval process.
  • Maintain files and tracking of services by provider.
  • Provide ongoing support to Respite Supervisor, Lead Respite Coordinator, and all respite providers.
  • Be available to provide on call support to respite providers outside of normal business hours.

Collaboration & Program Development

  • Assist in the ongoing development of Bucks County Community Based Respite Program.
  • Attend collaborative and cross-systems provider meetings in Bucks County.
  • Assist in developing marketing and recruitment materials.
  • Represent CFF by attending career fairs / resource fairs / not-for-profit fairs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with referral agencies.
  • Assist in collecting and measuring outcomes of respite care.
  • Special projects as assigned.

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

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary Range of $30-32k
  • 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 Salary increase and bonus

 

 

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.

 

Certified Peer Specialist-Part time and full time available

Bucks, Delaware and Montgomery Counties , PA

Position Summary:

The Certified Peer Support Program for TAY youth (CPS/TAY) provides 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. The Certified Peer Specialist will deliver peer support through department-approved training.

The focus is to assist youth in the development of a plan that addresses their needs in the life domains that are of critical importance, 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 youth and their families, natural and community supports either face-to-face or over the phone to provide necessary support in developing 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.

* Valid PA driver's license; access to transportation throughout Delaware County.

* 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 Delaware, Bucks and Montgomery Counties plus 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-$15 with billable expectation requirement

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

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

* Holiday and Paid Time Off

* Paid travel time

* 401K plan with company match and profit share

 

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Blended Case Manager

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

 

Respite Coordinator

Kennett Square, PA

 QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with minimum of 1 year experience working in children’s mental health.
  • Good communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of Chester County and surrounding area a plus.   
  • Valid driver’s license, car insurance and operable vehicle. 
  • Availability to work some evenings. 
  • Current DHS FBI clearance, PA child abuse and criminal clearance.
  • Ability to work in a drug free work environment. 

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate respite services for Chester County families that have children (age 3-21) with emotional or behavioral needs.

 

ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with Families

  • Coordinate respite care for approved respite referrals.
  • Assist families and referral sources through the referral process.
  • Communicate with families to assess respite needs and discuss program.
  • Assist in matching families with appropriate respite provider(s).
  • Maintain files and tracking of services utilized per family.
  • Ensure consumer satisfaction through follow-up calls.
  • Provide ongoing support to families to ensure consumer satisfaction.

 Working with Respite Providers

  • Recruit individuals and families in Chester County and the surrounding area to provide in-home and/or out-of-home respite care.
  • Lead applicants through the screening, qualification, and approval process.
  • Maintain files and tracking of services by provider.
  • Provide ongoing support to Respite Supervisor, and all respite providers.
  • Be available to provide on call support to respite providers outside of normal business hours.

Collaboration & Program Development

  • Assist in the ongoing development of Chester County Community Based Respite Program.
  • Attend collaborative and cross-systems provider meetings in Chester County.
  • Assist in developing marketing and recruitment materials.
  • Represent CFF by attending career fairs / resource fairs / not-for-profit fairs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with referral agencies.
  • Assist in collecting and measuring outcomes of respite care.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary range between $30-$34,000 based on experience
  • Medical and Dental Insurance offered after 60 days
  • 401K Plan with company match and profit share
  • 17 days of Paid Time Off and 9 Holidays
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement for work travel
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy
  • Annual Salary Increase and Bonus

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

 

Family Based Mental Health Services Therapist & Case Manager

Hatboro, 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 Disability 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

 

Children’s Review Team Specialist

Audubon, PA

The Children’s Review Team Specialist is a position that will work alongside Master’s level and Bachelor’s level mental health professionals. The Children’s Review Team (CRT) will be responsible for analyzing any referrals for Mental Health services including Residential Treatment (RTF) and Community Residential Rehabilitation Host Homes (CRR HH) within the public mental health system in Chester County. This team will be responsible for facilitating the discussion regarding future services and resources for families. The CRT Specialist will work with the child and family to determine if all community resources have been exhausted. The CRT Specialist will make recommendations to the county about service gaps and the needs in the community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a Human Service Field
  • 2 years clinical and/or direct service experience
  • Mastery of CASSP principles and their implementation in service planning
  • Demonstrated excellence in multi system management and collaboration
  • Direct clinical experience in children’s mental health services
  • Notable written, verbal and organization skills
  • Knowledge of resources in Chester County and surrounding areas
  • Excellent group facilitation, time management and organization skills
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bilingual verbal and written skills preferred

Key Responsibilities:

The CRT Specialist will be responsible for the following daily activities:

  • Partnering with children and families to maximize community resources, services and natural supports.
  • Engaging and empowering families via the CRT process.
  • Collaborating with Interagency Teams for identified clients.
  • Developing Service Plans and Discharge Plans with the child and family and all Interagency Team members.
  • Communicating and working alongside county partners in conjunction with the CRT Supervisor.
  • Facilitating Interagency Service Planning Team Meetings.
  • Facilitating Single Plan of Care Meetings.
  • Facilitating System of Care Meetings.
  • Providing direct linkages to services and resources to families.
  • Documenting all communication, case notes and dialogues.
  • Completing client reports, packets and paperwork as required.
  • Assisting CRT Supervisor in data collection and outcome measurement.
  • Supporting CRT Supervisor in fostering a supportive team environment and approach to services.

Compensation Package:

Salary: $42,000-43,000K

Insurance Benefits:

  • 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

Paid time off: 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off

Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

 

Family Teams Facilitator

Willow Grove, PA

Be a part of an innovative and growing initiative in Montgomery County that uses a nationally based model developed to bring change to the lives of families and their children with complex mental health needs.

Child and Family Focus, Inc. is seeking Facilitators for our High Fidelity Family Teams (known nationally as High Fidelity Wraparound). We are seeking individuals with high energy, strengths based perspective, and dedication to helping families and youth achieve their vision (goals), to be Facilitators in this process. Facilitators help families use their voice and strengths, as well as, their professional and community supports to build teams to 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, helping 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Service or related field  
  • Two years of experience providing services for children and families
  • Completion of the practitioners facilitators credential upon employment
  • Experience managing a team around family/youth within the mental health, child welfare, juvenile probation or education systems
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

 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 other services providers and natural support involved with the youth and family while managing the team process.
  • Ensuring that the team mission, goals, and plan address the youth and family’s needs.
  • Monitoring implementation of the plan and communicating frequently with the HFW Team (Family Support Partner/Youth Support Partner) who support the youth and family to identify any emerging needs that may need to be added to the plan.
  • Teaching and transferring the High Fidelity skills to the youth, family and natural supports by modeling, building and monitoring the youth and family’s self-efficacy.
  • Working with the HFW Team (Family Support Partner/Youth Support Partner) 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.

Compensation Package:

Salary: $35,000-$37,000

Insurance Benefits:

  • 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

Paid time off: 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off

Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

CFF is a drug free work 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

 

Licensed Psychologist - Independent Contractor

Hatboro, PA

Child and Family Focus Inc. is a non-profit agency serving children and youth in Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Delaware counties. It is our mission to "deliver the highest quality of support and services to children, youth and families"

Child and Family Focus is looking for a licensed psychologist to provide biopsychosocial comprehensive evaluations for children, adolescents and young adults in the Hatboro/Willow Grove area.  Duties include:

  • Psychological evaluations and re-evaluations for Mental Health Services 
  • Life Domain Evaluation format in accordance with managed care requirements
  • Independent Contractor with ability to create a flexible schedule 
  • Service locations to include Hatboro, Willow Grove and Broomall PA.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Education: Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology.
  • Minimum Experience: One year of experience in the behavioral health field, which may be inclusive of the post-doctoral training year. 
  • Minimum Licensure/Certification Requirements: PA Licensed psychologist.
  • Required Clearances: Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance and Criminal clearance, Dept of Human Services FBI, Physicians statement.
  • Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list.
  • Professional Liability Insurance.

Child and Family Focus is an EOE and drug free employer and offers a competitive rate.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Extended Assessment Clinician

Willow Grove , PA

 Child and Family Focus is looking for individuals with previous BSC experience to provide Extended Assessment Services in the Collegeville, Norristown, Lansdale and Souderton regions as well as Eastern Montgomery County region.

Extended Assessment Services determines the most appropriate level and intensity of care needed for children experiencing behavioral/emotional difficulties. Through a comprehensive assessment process in all life domains, you identify both the individual's and family's needs and preferences for support services. Work as part of a collaborative team to identify help including mental health services, community supports, psychiatry services, and other support services appropriate for the individual and their family.  Assist in making referrals to necessary support services. Coordinate all of the services and supports outlined by agency, county, and state policies.

 

Job Responsibilities

* Complete a clinical assessment of child's mental health needs and gather necessary data to support a recommendation for MH services

* Meet with the individual and his/her family in their home, school and community setting to obtain a comprehensive history and detailed information about the child's concerns/needs

* Obtain necessary clinical data to justify recommended support services through observation and collaboration with involved resources

* Understand Montgomery MH levels of care and make appropriate recommendations for support services

* Complete FBA (Functional Behavioral Assessment) or detailed Clinical Summary to outline needs/concerns and to clinically justify recommendation for MH services

* Coordinate and conduct Interagency Team Meetings to discuss appropriate level of care and complete all necessary paperwork to submit referral packet for services

* Schedule necessary evaluations, observations, and meetings to ensure continuity of Extended Assessment Process within program timeline

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements

* Basic understanding of CASSP principles

* Behavioral health experience; BSC/MT preferred

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

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Experience with and knowledge of children's mental health services and resources in Montgomery county and surrounding areas

* FBA certified

* Knowledge of MBH (MCO) regulations and practices

* Master's Degree in Human Service or related areas of study

* Minimum of 2-3 years of clinical/field experience

* Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel

 

 

Compensation and Benefits

Independent Contractor Rate is $28-32 per hour, based on experience

 

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

Willow Grove , PA

Child and Family Focus, a community based mental health provider is excited to announce immediate independent contractor positions for 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

 

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

Audubon, PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings for dedicated and skilled Behavioral Specialist 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

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.

 

Family Support Partner (25-28 hours/week)

Kennett Square, PA

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

Immediate opening for a Family Support Partner (25-28 hours/week) in our Kennett Square location for our Chester County Youth & Family Teams.

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?

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 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 holidays

 

 

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

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