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

Full Time Youth Support Partner

Broomall, PA

Immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Broomall location for our Delaware 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? Please share (within your comfort level) a few sentences about your experiences.

  • Please share an example of how you have successfully navigated a child serving systems? (Mental Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Probation, Special Education)  

  • How 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 Broomall 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 Delaware 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 Delaware 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:

  • Salary: $14/hour 
  • Medical Insurance offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC 
  • Dental Insurance after 60 days of employment
  •  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

 

Psychiatric Outpatient Services Administrative Assistant

Hatboro, PA

Psychiatric Outpatient Services Administrative Assistant (20 hours per week)

Psychiatric Outpatient Services is an office based, trauma informed program, providing comprehensive outpatient treatment for children & adolescents (ages 3-18) and transitional aged adults (ages 18-26).

 

Position Summary:

Working under the Outpatient Director and Administrative Coordinator, provide assistance in the coordination of services for the Outpatient clients and office. Primary responsibility is to provide support to the Psychiatrist, Therapist, program staff and clients.

  • Provide support/assistance to the psychiatrist including vital screenings and schedule management.
  • Greet, assist and direct all patients and visitors. 
  • Respond to incoming reception desk telephone calls as needed, including the scheduling of appointments and case management request.
  • Provide administrative support on a daily basis including insurance management as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist clients with pharmaceutical needs.
  • Ensure client charts via EMR are in compliance with program regulations and agency standards.
  • Administrative duties as assigned.

 

Office locations include Hatboro and Willow Grove offices:

Monday: 10:30-6:00pm

Tuesday: 11-7pm

Wednesday: 11-7pm

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma; Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • One-year experience in a health care, mental health or social services environment
  • Experience with EMR preferred

 

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Hourly Rate of $12.50 
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC
  • Retirement plan information: 401K plan with company match and profit share
  • Paid time off: 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off
  • Annual Increase 

 

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Family Support Partner

Warminster , PA

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

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?

 

Required Qualifications: 

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

  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems. 

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

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

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

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

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 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 Bucks 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.


Other Qualifications: 

  • Working knowledge of child serving systems and resources in Bucks County. 
  • Have developed your own team (natural, system, community supports) of supports for your family to utilize when needed.
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills within a collaborative approach.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Comfortable with extensive driving throughout Bucks County.
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and email applications.

Contact Information:

You may apply for this position by responding to this posting or by faxing it to 610-650-7759 Attn: HR.

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

 

Administrative Program Assistant

Broomall, PA

Provide administrative support to the Broomall Office including all programs who operate in the Broomall Office.

 

Work collaboratively with staff and APA’s from other programs to strengthen natural relationships and promote agency participation. Work with Program Director, Program Supervisor, Fiscal Department and Human Resources (as necessary) to understand agency policies and procedures relating to administrative areas of concern. 

 

Excellent general work habits are required, including attention to detail; diligence; accuracy; ability to juggle multiple assignments at the same time and to prioritize sensibly with minimal supervision; positive attitude; innovative thought process, calm and focused under pressure; willingness to accept new/evolving responsibility; strong organizational ability; discretion in handling confidential and sensitive matters and overall integrity.



Preferred Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • Two years of office experience 
  • Mental Health office experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Routinely answers the telephone, operates office equipment, manages conference room appointments and sign in procedures and sorts/distributes incoming mail of supported staff. 
  • Creates and maintains client files and conducts monthly file audits.
  • Utilize electronic medical records as needed for program documentation.
  • Regularly compiles, cross-references and submits units for billing; assuring accuracy for quality control.    
  • Prepares documents using Microsoft Word or Excel and may prepare presentation materials using Microsoft PowerPoint, either by entering handwritten changes to existing files, or by creating files from hand-written drafts.
  • Organizes and schedules meetings that may involve multiple participants in different locations with busy schedules. Where travel is required of staff in the group, handles logistics and related travel arrangements, including itineraries/reservations and processing of expense reimbursements.
  • Composes and distributes correspondence on routine matters, as directed by Supervisor
  • Works collaboratively with other Administrative Program Assistants to meet shared objectives and to ensure consistency of operations between programs. 
  • Responsible for maintaining general office supplies as well as departmental specific supplies.
  • Takes and prepares minutes for departmental meetings.
  • Ability to be proactive or anticipate upcoming needs of the program. This may include availability for and knowledge of how audits are done.
  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of meetings/appointments.
  • Review the client files to ensure that the program standards and Child & Family Focus, Inc.’s standards are upheld at all times.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • Hourly rate of $12-14/hour based on experience 

  • Annual increase and bonus 

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

  • Dental Benefits provided by Guardian

  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 

  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off 

 

Family Support Partner (25- 28hrs/ 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. 

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

 

Family Based Therapist

Audubon, PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings for Family Based Therapists who are passionate about families, open to learning, and desire positive outcomes for families.

 

Family Based Therapist Essential Requirement:

  • Master’s Degree in counseling, family therapy, social work, or psychology.
  • 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.

 

Family Based Case Therapist 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 with licensure supervision hours for LPC or half of the licensure supervision hours required for LMFT or LCSW provided at no cost.
  • 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.
  • 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

 

Family Based Case Manager

Hatboro , PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings 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.
  • 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

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

 

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.
  • Retirement Plan Information: 401K plans with company match and profit share.
  • Compensated Trainings: FBA Certification, CPI Certification, CPR/FA Certification, Clearance Renewal, Annual Trainings offering a minimum of 4 CEUs, Free Licensure Group, Monthly Supervision and Assistance with BSL Application.
  • CFF hires BSCs 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!

 

 

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

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive Salary Range with built in retention program Medical and Dental Benefits 401(k) plan with company match and profit share 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off Mileage and Expense Reimbursement Potential for monthly staff bonuses $50,000 Life Insurance Policy and Long Term Disability

 

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 immediate contractor positions for licensed outpatient therapist positions in Abington, Springfield and Cheltenham School Districts.    

Psychiatric School Based Services

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

 

 

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 (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.
  • Valid PA state driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • 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
  • 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 available
  • Paid travel time
  • 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.
  • Valid PA state driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • 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
  • 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 available
  • Paid travel time
  • 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.
  • Valid PA state driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • 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
  • 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 available
  • Paid travel time
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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:

  • Salary and Wage:$35,000/year
  • Insurance: 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
  • On-call Reimbursement
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

 

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

 

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

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