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

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) - Certified Peer Specialist Lehigh County, PA09/16/2020
First Episode Psychosis Case ManagerLehigh County, PA09/16/2020
First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Recovery Oriented Counsellor (ROC) (Chester County)Chester County, PA09/15/2020
First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Recovery Oriented Counsellor (ROC) (Lehigh County Office)Lehigh County, PA09/15/2020
Transition to Independence FacilitatorBroomall, PA09/15/2020
Therapeutic Staff SupportAudubon, PA09/15/2020
Family Based TherapistHatboro , PA09/15/2020
Administrative Program AssistantHatboro, PA09/15/2020
High Fidelity Family Teams FacilitatorWillow Grove, PA09/04/2020
Full Time Youth Support PartnerWillow Grove, PA09/01/2020
Full Time Youth Support Partner Warminster, PA09/01/2020
Montgomery County Blended Case Manager Willow Grove, PA09/01/2020
Family Based Case ManagerAudubon , PA09/01/2020
Respite Provider Avondale, PA09/01/2020
Master's Level and Licensed Outpatient Therapist (Independent Contractors)Hatboro, PA09/01/2020
Respite ProviderWarminster, PA09/01/2020
Respite Provider Broomall , PA09/01/2020
School Based Outpatient Therapist-Master's level, LPC, LMFT, LCSW (Contractor Position)Willow Grove , PA09/01/2020
Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware Counties , PA09/01/2020
Family Support PartnerWillow Grove, PA09/01/2020
Behavioral Consultants and Mobile TherapistMontgomery County, PA09/01/2020
Family Support PartnerAvondale, PA09/01/2020
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Audubon, PA08/27/2020
Certified Peer Specialist SupervisorHatboro, PA08/26/2020
Administrative Program AssistantWillow Grove, PA08/24/2020
Children’s Quality Care Manager Audubon, PA08/24/2020
Family Recruiter and Placement CoordinatorHatboro, PA08/24/2020
Bucks County Blended Case ManagerWillow Grove, PA08/18/2020

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) - Certified Peer Specialist

Lehigh County, PA

Child and Family Focus is pleased to be hiring for our First Episode Psychosis Program!  Child and Family Focus is expanding into the Lehigh County area and we are looking for a Certified Peer Specialist to join our dynamic team.  

  

Position Summary: 

The First Episode Psychosis Program is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating young people who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP). 

This position is responsible for working alongside the young person to support them in their own treatment planning process. The FEP Certified Peer Specialist 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.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Effectively managing your own recovery from psychosis and able to help others who are going through similar experiences.
  • 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.
  • Valid PA state driver’s license.
  • 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:  

  • Knowledge of community resources in Lehigh 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.  

 

 

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.

 

CFF is a Drug Free and EOE.

  

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay rate of $15 hour
  • Annual increase and bonus 
  • 9 paid holidays 
  • 8.5 days of Paid Time Off
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement 
  • 401K plan with company match 
  • Employee Assistance program 
  • Company provided equipment with helpdesk and IT support 

 

First Episode Psychosis Case Manager

Lehigh County, PA

Child and Family Focus is pleased to be hiring for our First Episode Psychosis Program!  Child and Family Focus is expanding into the Lehigh County area and we are looking for a Case Manager to join our dynamic team.  

 

 

FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS CASE MANAGER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

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

 

THE ROLE OF THE CASE MANAGER 

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

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field.
  • Minimum of one year direct clinical experience working with children, youth and families. 
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish Language preferred but not required.
  • Valid Driver’s license and car insurance.
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances.
  • Availability of Monday – Friday, 10AM-2PM

 

Program Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Assure all young people on the assigned caseload attend appropriate appointments with other team members and/or other agencies in collaboration with the young person and within the guidelines of the participant’s treatment plan.
  • Assists the young person with administrative and social needs (housing, finances, legal, primary care, basic living skills etc.).
  • Provides case management services with the young people in the community as needed.
  • Complete a written strength assessment, develop and implement a written service plan for each consumer assigned to the caseload.
  • Provide services that diffuse or resolve crises in order to prevent unnecessary use of emergency rooms, in-patient services and mental health court.
  • Connect the consumer to behavioral health and social service agencies to assure there are no gaps in service.
  • Make home, school, hospital and community based visits at a minimum of every 30 days (or more often as determined by the consumer’s level of care).
  • Familiar with and able to access community resources and child serving systems in Lehigh County.
  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.
  • Assume case load of up to 35 clients.

 

Salary and Compensation:

  • Hourly range between$16-17 hour based on experience
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement 
  • 8.5 days of Paid Time Off
  • 9 holidays 
  • Annual increase and bonus 
  • Company provided equipment with helpdesk and IT support 
  • Employee assistance program 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Recovery Oriented Counsellor (ROC) (Chester County)

Chester County, PA

On My Way is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating transition age youth who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP). On My Way offers young people several services, including low-dose medication management, Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) for Psychosis, Family Education, Case Management, Supported Education and Employment, and peer support services.  Service coordination is guided by the young person’s voice and choice.  On My Way seeks to improve the quality of life of young people by instilling hope through empowerment to guide their own treatment, educating them about their psychosis, re-establishing relationships, and re-integrating them back into the community whether it’s attending school or working.  

Child and Family Focus is looking for a First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Recovery Oriented Counsellor (ROC) who are: 

  • Passionate about Adolescence, Transition Aged Youth and their Families.
  • Open to Learning an innovative, evidence-based model.
  • Desire positive outcomes for young people experiencing symptoms of psychosis.


The FEP Recovery Oriented Counsellor will:

 

  • Be part of a dynamic team and group environment.
  • Use creative ways to engage young people and their families and play an integral role in their recovery from psychosis.
  • Will work to provide quality therapeutic care within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Attend trainings focused on providing Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) to the First Episode Psychosis population. 
  • Connect young people to natural supports and community resources that will aide in their recovery.
  • Administer assessments that will determine inclusion criteria for the program.
  • Be part of a state-of-the-art approach that helps you people to recover from psychosis.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychosis education/outreach to the community to help decrease duration of untreated psychosis and stimulate referrals.
  • Use diagnostic tools to determine inclusion criteria into On My Way.
  • Meet with the individual and his/her family at least three times monthly to evaluate service needs and to provide treatment.  
  • Develop and implement group therapy sessions based on program need
  • Manage a caseload of 15-17 young people at any given time.
  • Maintain ongoing awareness of the young person’s goals, resources, and concurrent services in order to formulate and facilitate appropriate services.
  • Complete an interdisciplinary recovery goal plan every 90 days
  • 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. 
  • Maintain weekly billing expectations

 

 

Essential Requirements:

 

  • Master’s Degree (license eligible) in Human Service field including counselling, family therapy, social work, or psychology.  
  • LPC, LCSW or LMFT preferred.
  • Availability to work 2-3 evenings/week.
  • Valid Driver’s license and car insurance.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of mental health and/or family therapy experience.
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances.
  • Significant experience implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Experience working with individuals on the Schizophrenia Spectrum.
  • Extensive Crisis Management experience.
  • Values person-centered approaches.
  • The belief that individuals experiencing psychosis can recover and be active members in their community.

 

Salary and Compensation:

  • Competitive salary range of $43-45K based on experience 
  • Be offered licensure supervision hours for LPC or half of the licensure supervision hours required for LMFT, LCSW
  • Annual salary increases and bonus 
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC
  • Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Guardian 
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF 
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off 
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement 
  • Reimbursement for On-Call Rotation 

 

CFF is a drug free and EOE.

 

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Recovery Oriented Counsellor (ROC) (Lehigh County Office)

Lehigh County, PA

On My Way is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating transition age youth who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP). On My Way offers young people several services, including low-dose medication management, Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) for Psychosis, Family Education, Case Management, Supported Education and Employment, and peer support services.  Service coordination is guided by the young person’s voice and choice.  On My Way seeks to improve the quality of life of young people by instilling hope through empowerment to guide their own treatment, educating them about their psychosis, re-establishing relationships, and re-integrating them back into the community whether it’s attending school or working.  

Child and Family Focus is looking for a First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Recovery Oriented Counsellor (ROC) who are: 

  • Passionate about Adolescence, Transition Aged Youth and their Families.
  • Open to Learning an innovative, evidence-based model.
  • Desire positive outcomes for young people experiencing symptoms of psychosis.


The FEP Recovery Oriented Counsellor will:

 

  • Be part of a dynamic team and group environment.
  • Use creative ways to engage young people and their families and play an integral role in their recovery from psychosis.
  • Will work to provide quality therapeutic care within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Attend trainings focused on providing Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) to the First Episode Psychosis population. 
  • Connect young people to natural supports and community resources that will aide in their recovery.
  • Administer assessments that will determine inclusion criteria for the program.
  • Be part of a state-of-the-art approach that helps you people to recover from psychosis.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychosis education/outreach to the community to help decrease duration of untreated psychosis and stimulate referrals.
  • Use diagnostic tools to determine inclusion criteria into On My Way.
  • Meet with the individual and his/her family at least three times monthly to evaluate service needs and to provide treatment.  
  • Develop and implement group therapy sessions based on program need
  • Manage a caseload of 15-17 young people at any given time.
  • Maintain ongoing awareness of the young person’s goals, resources, and concurrent services in order to formulate and facilitate appropriate services.
  • Complete an interdisciplinary recovery goal plan every 90 days
  • 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. 
  • Maintain weekly billing expectations

 

 

Essential Requirements:

 

  • Master’s Degree (license eligible) in Human Service field including counselling, family therapy, social work, or psychology.  
  • LPC, LCSW or LMFT preferred.
  • Availability to work 2-3 evenings/week.
  • Valid Driver’s license and car insurance.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of mental health and/or family therapy experience.
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances.
  • Significant experience implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Experience working with individuals on the Schizophrenia Spectrum.
  • Extensive Crisis Management experience.
  • Values person-centered approaches.
  • The belief that individuals experiencing psychosis can recover and be active members in their community.

 

Salary and Compensation:

  • Competitive salary range of $43-45K based on experience 
  • Be offered licensure supervision hours for LPC or half of the licensure supervision hours required for LMFT, LCSW
  • Annual salary increases and bonus 
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC
  • Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Guardian 
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF 
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off 
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement 
  • Reimbursement for On-Call Rotation 

 

CFF is a drug free and EOE.

 

Transition to Independence Facilitator

Broomall, PA

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

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

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in leadership.

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

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

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

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

  • Crisis management experience.

Program Specific Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.

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

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting salary of $35,000 

  • Annual Salary Increase and Bonus 

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

  • Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Guardian.

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

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

  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off

  • On-call Reimbursement

  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program 

 

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.

 

Family Based Therapist

Hatboro , PA

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

 

Family Based Therapist Essential Requirements:

  • 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 of $39-41,000
  • 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
  • Annual salary increases

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Administrative Program Assistant

Hatboro, PA

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 Office Manager and Administrative Coordinator, aid in the coordination of services for the Outpatient clients and office. Primary responsibility is to provide support to the Psychiatrist, CRNPs, Therapists, program staff and clients. 

  • Support/assist the psychiatrist and CRNPs including vital screenings (when in office) and management of medical staff’s schedules.
  • Greet, assist, and direct all patients and visitors (when in office)
  • Collect patient responsibilities including copayments, deductibles, new insurance information, and any additional balances owed
  • Respond to incoming reception desk telephone calls as needed, including the scheduling of appointments, new referrals, and case management request.
  • Provide administrative support to the department by aiding in verification of eligibility, clerical work, and ensuring a clean workspace, when needed..
  • Capture, track, and enter referral data into health records and excel
  • Manage incoming mail for the program and prepare outgoing mail for psychiatric providers.  
  • Coordinate and assist clients with pharmaceutical needs.
  • Responsible for tracking on-site medications
  • Ensure client charts via EMR comply with program regulations and agency standards, including daily session verifications and consents for treatment.
  • Assist with audit prep and client discharges as needed.
  • Track and input metabolic data in EMR.
  • Administrative duties as assigned.
  • Hours of Position: Monday-Thursday: 11-7pm & Friday: 8-4pm

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

Details: 

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks & attention to detail is required
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to effectively interact as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience navigating an Electronic Health Records System
  • Experience with Managed Care Organizations 

 

High Fidelity 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:

  • Flexible Schedules allows for Work/Life Balance 
  • Competitive Salary Ranges of $35-37,000
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Annual Salary Increases 
  • Anniversary Bonus 
  • 17-30 days of PTO 
  • 9 Holidays 
  • 401K Plan with Company Match and Profit Share 
  • Medical and Vision benefits offered through IBC 
  • Health Reimbursement Account 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • Dental, Short Term, Critical Care, Accident and Cancer Ins 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Onsite Nutritional Counseling 
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement 
  • Company Issued Equipment with Helpdesk support 

 

CFF is a drug free and EOE.

 

Full Time Youth Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

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

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

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

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

Overview:

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

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

Essential Requirements:

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

Benefit & Compensation Information:

  • Hourly rate of $14
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC.
  • Dental Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Guardian. 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off.
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF.
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement. 

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

 

Full Time Youth Support Partner

Warminster, PA

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

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

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

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

Overview:

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

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

Essential Requirements:

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

Benefit & Compensation Information:

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

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

 

Montgomery County Blended Case Manager

Willow Grove, PA

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

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required
  • Minimum of one year direct clinical experience working with children, youth and families
  • Required work schedule is Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm 

 Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for each individual client who has been referred for services.
  • Assure all consumers on the assigned caseload receive an environmental matrix to identify skill deficits and strengths to establish treatment goals.
  • Complete a written strength assessment, develop and implement a written service plan for each consumer assigned to the caseload.
  • Provide services that diffuse or resolve crises in order to prevent unnecessary use of emergency rooms, in-patient services and mental health court.
  • Connect the consumer to behavioral health and social service agencies to assure there are no gaps in service.
  • Make home, school, hospital and community-based visits on a daily basis. Must be able to travel throughout Montgomery County to meet face to face with clients, families, schools, providers etc. as based on client needs.
  • Utilize IPAD and cell phone provided to complete documentation tasks and outreach to clients, providers, coordinate resources etc.
  • Familiar with and able to access community resources and child serving systems in Montgomery County.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and supervisions
  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.
  • Assume case load of up to 30 clients.
  • Provide on call support for 24/7 mental health crisis support in a rotation with other program staff.
  • Work schedule of Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm.

Compensation and Benefits:

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

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Family Based Case Manager

Audubon , PA

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

 

Case Manager Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Service field
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances
  • Minimum of two to three years of mental health and/or family therapy experience
  • Minimum one year experience in Mental Health/Case Management

 

Family Based Case Managers Job Overview: 

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

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary range of $35-38,000
  • Annual salary increase.
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC.
  • Dental Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Guardian. 
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off.
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF.
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement for On-Call Rotation.
  • Monetary reward structure for exceeding monthly unit requirement.

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Respite Provider

Avondale, PA

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

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Additional Information

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

Contact Information

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

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

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

 

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

 

Master's Level and Licensed Outpatient Therapist (Independent Contractors)

Hatboro, PA

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

Details:

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

Essential Requirements

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

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

Compensation and Benefits

$32-36 per client

 

Respite Provider

Warminster, PA

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

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Additional Information:

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

Contact Information:

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

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

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

 

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

 

Respite Provider

Broomall , PA

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

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Additional Information

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

Contact Information

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

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

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

 

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

 

School Based Outpatient Therapist-Master's level, LPC, LMFT, LCSW (Contractor Position)

Willow Grove , PA

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

Psychiatric School Based Services

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

Position Summary:

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

Qualifications:

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

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

 

Certified Peer Specialist (FT or PT)

Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware Counties , 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 well-being
  • community life functioning

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


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Have maintained, within the last 3 years, at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience or 1 year of post secondary education experience totaling 24 credit hours.
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Certified through the PA Certification Board.
  • Access to reliable transportation as substantial travel is required.
  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $14.00 with billable expectation requirement
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement 
  • Annual rate increase 

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Family Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

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

Have you successfully navigated child serving systems?

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

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

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

 

Overview:

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

 

Job Description:

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

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

 

Essential Requirements

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

 

Compensation and Benefits

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

 

Behavioral Consultants and Mobile Therapist

Montgomery County, PA

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

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

BCs and MTs will:

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

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


Essential Requirements:

 

IBHS Behavior Consultant – Individual Services

Must meet one of the following criteria:

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


IBHS Mobile Therapist – Individual Services

Must meet one of the following Criteria:

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

HR Requirements:

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

Compensation and Benefits:

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

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Family Support Partner

Avondale, PA

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

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

Overview:

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

 

Job Description:

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

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

 

Essential Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

  • Comfortable with extensive driving throughout Chester County.

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.

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

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

  • Have successfully navigated child serving systems.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

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

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

 

Compensation and Benefits:

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

  • 401k plan with company match and profit share

  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement

  • 17 days Paid Time Off and 9 paid holidays

  • Medical and Dental Insurance after 60 days of employment 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance and Long Term Disability plan 
  • Access to Critical Care, Cancer, Accident and Short Term Disability 
  • Company provided equipment and Helpdesk support 

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Audubon, PA

Child and Family Focus, Inc. the premier children’s mental health provider in Southeastern PA is looking for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (PMHNP-BC) or Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist-Board Certified (PMHCNS-BC). Join a dynamic team of clinical professionals who are dedicated to providing evidence-based treatment for children and young adults. As a PMHNP-BC or PMHCNS-BC with Child and Family Focus, you will work under the direction of its Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Board-Certified Medical Director for the Outpatient Psychiatric Program located in Eastern Montgomery County. Responsibilities include psychiatric clinical care of children and adolescents ranging in age from 3-26 in an outpatient setting. Clinical care incudes psychiatric assessments, psychoeducation, supportive therapy for individuals and families as well as knowledge of and referrals to appropriate community resources and supports. 

 

In addition, our CRNP will be a part of our First Episode Psychosis (FEP) programs in Chester and Lehigh Counties.  Child and Family Focus, Inc currently has a First Episode Psychosis program (FEP) using a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating young people who have experienced their first episode of psychosis within 18 months of receiving the referral. It is delivered using the Community Treatment Team model (CTT).  The FEP Team offers young people an array of services, including low-dose medication management through a psychiatrist and CRNP, Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy, Family Psychoeducation, Case Management and Certified Peer Support services.  Service coordination is guided by the young person’s voice and choice.  The current FEP program seeks to improve the quality of life of young people by instilling hope through empowerment to guide their own treatment, educating them about their psychosis, re-establishing relationships and re-integrating them back into the community whether it’s attending school or working.

 

  • Starting salary of $120,000 plus full benefit package  
  • Billable requirement of 24 hours week/outpatient psychiatric clinic; 4 hours/week First Episode Psychosis Program- Chester County; 4 hours/week First Episode Psychosis Program- Lehigh County
  • Provide Comprehensive Assessments and Evaluations
  • Medication Management Services 
  • Work as integral part of a multi-disciplinary, collaborative team

Essential Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Licensure as required for advanced practice nursing in PA
  • Board Certified as PMHCNS-BC or PMHNP-BC with specialty as Clinical Nurse Specialist in Child and Adolescent MH Nursing or Family Psychiatric and MH Nurse Practitioner
  • Current and unrestricted DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Credentialed with PA medical assistance, Magellan Behavioral Health and commercial insurance carriers preferred but not required
  • PA Criminal, Child Abuse and DHS FBI clearances required

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive starting salary of $120,000
  • Medical and Dental insurance after 60 days of employment 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy and Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Care, Accident, Cancer and Short-Term Disability
  • Malpractice insurance provided
  • 401K with company match and profit share
  • 17 days of Paid Time Off and 9 Holidays 

CFF is a drug free and equal opportunity employer 

 

Certified Peer Specialist Supervisor

Hatboro, PA

The Certified Peer Specialist Supervisor provides supervision to Certified Peer Specialists for Delaware, Bucks and Montgomery counties.  Coordinates outreach to the community for referrals, determines eligibility for program admission, coordinates data collection and reports, assigns CPS staff to eligible youth, and ensures that all elements of service delivery are followed according to OMHSAS, MCO standards, and the program description. 

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

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human service field 
  • Two years of mental health direct service experience; may include peer support services
  • Ability to complete the peer specialist supervisory training curriculum within 6 months
  • 1 year supervisory/ coaching experience, including program management, billing, and use of Electronic Health Records

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of resources in Bucks, Delaware and Montgomery Counties as well as surrounding counties. 
  • Excellent group facilitation, time management and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to network and collaborate with clients, funders, system partners and other professionals. 
  • Direct service delivery experience in child/adult mental health services.
  • Crisis management experience. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of client centered planning values and evidenced based practices and their implementation in service planning. 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and TEAMS. 

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Establish and ensure a strengths-based client driven culture of service provision is provided. 
  • Defining and developing staff roles and responsibilities. 
    • Orient new staff, develop and monitor professional development plans by conducting regular performance assessments.
  • Ensuring CPS program regulations, guidelines and practices are being followed.
    • Review efficacy of routine documentation make necessary updates and attend ETO quarterly meetings.
    • Ensure that documentation, billing, and consent/releases are compliant with licensing and supervising agencies.
  • Provide individual supervision on a weekly basis for a minimum of one hour per peer. 
  • Review staff documentation for quality and accuracy. 
    • Complete bi-monthly service note review to ensure that it meets the guidelines of OHMSAS and MCOs.
    • Complete bi-weekly service note review to ensure billing reports accuracy.
  • Monitoring overall job performance, including productivity.
    • Review staff qualitative and quantitative productivity milestones.  Weekly unit expectations, completion of ISPs and supporting documentation as well as goal-driven peer engagement. 
  • Network and collaborate with other service systems. 
    • Attend county, MCO and CPS supervisor meetings. 

Supervisory Requirements:

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of Certified Peer Specialist, and program support staff within the CPS/TAY program.
  • Supporting staff in daily activities, coordination of CEU/CFF training and overall professional development.
  • Complete CPS intakes. (Review referrals, complete intake, and introductory meetings with initial documentation)
  • Fostering a cooperative and productive environment through strong leadership.
  • Completing monthly reports, data collection and outcome measurement activities with the program director.
  • Completing assigned billing activities. 
  • Assessing the quality of care provided by the program. 
  • Ensure that quality satisfaction and service verification surveys are completed on a quarterly basis.  

Benefit and Compensation Package:

  • Salary Range: $40-42,000 
  • Medical Benefits offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC 
  • Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Guardian 
  •  Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF 
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 
  • Paid time off: 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off 
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Company provided equipment and IT helpdesk support 
  • Annual Salary increase and leadership bonus 

 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

Administrative Program Assistant

Willow Grove, PA

Position Summary:

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

 

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required, Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  •  2-3 years Administrative experience.

 

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.
  • Act as a support person to psychologist in assuring paperwork is prepared for evaluations.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly MA eligibility utilizing the EVS system.
  • Data entry and document management utilizing ETO.
  • Creates and maintains client files and conduct weekly chart audits.
  • Regularly compiles, cross-references and submits units for billing; assuring accuracy for quality control.  
  • Run overlap reports and complete utilization reviews to check for accuracy and quality assurance.
  • 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.
  • Composes and distributes correspondence on routine matters, as directed by Supervisor.
  • Works collaboratively with other Administrative Program Assistants to meet shared objectives and to ensure consistency of operations between programs.
  • Responsible for maintaining general office supplies and department specific supplies.
  • Retrieves and delivers mail to department personnel.
  • 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 a drug free work and equal opportunity employer.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hourly range of $12-$13/hour based on experience
  • Annual salary increases and bonus
  • 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 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy and Long Term Disability plan provided free of charge by CFF 
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share
  • 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement

 

Children’s Quality Care Manager

Audubon, PA

Make a difference in the lives of the young people in Chester County by managing their services:

The Children’s Review Team and CRT Specialists are the hub for Mental Health Services for the at-risk children and adolescents in Chester County. CRT Specialists are agents of change; functioning as quality managers ensuring the coordination of Mental Health Services is a collaborative process. They ensure providers offer services according to best practice guidelines and amplify the voice of the youth for the best possible outcomes for the youth and their families.

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.

 

Benefit and Compensation Package:

  • Salary Range: $42,000-43,000K
  • 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 
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share 
  • Paid time off: 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off 
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Company provided equipment and IT helpdesk support 
  • Annual Salary increase and staff bonus 

 

 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

 

Family Recruiter and Placement Coordinator

Hatboro, PA

Child & Family Focus, Inc. is seeking a Family Recruiter and Placement Coordinator for its Foster Care and Mental Health Respite Diversion Program.   

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent training and experience, with minimum of 1-year experience working with children with mental health needs.  
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Ability to inspire others toward mission driven service.  
  • Knowledge of Bucks County and surrounding area a plus.   
  • Reliable transportation as extensive travel is required.
  • 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:

The Family Recruiter and Placement Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, screening and supporting potential host families in Bucks and Montgomery Counties as well as coordinating respite placements for Bucks County youth.  The Family Recruiter and Placement Coordinator will make referrals to other support systems as needed.  Candidates should have experience in recruitment, marketing, and community engagement and should demonstrate cultural competency and an understanding of trauma informed care. 

ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruitment & Retention 

  • Identify potential foster parents and respite families in targeted regions
  • Develop marketing campaigns to promote the program. 
  • Host community education seminars and attend other recruitment events
  • Document all contacts and maintain organized contact list
  • Screen potential foster care providers and respite families for suitability using approved tools.
  • Conduct home studies to determine safety and program eligibility.
  • Provide technical assistance and on call support to respite families.
  • Maintain excellent customer relations with all contacts.
  • Maintain respite provider files and ensure that participating providers meet ongoing requirements. 
  • Process provider invoices and documentation related to services rendered. 

 

Cross Systems Collaboration 

  • Attend collaborative and cross-systems provider meetings in Bucks County
  • Facilitate monthly collaboration meetings with referring organizations (e.g. mobile crisis, crisis evaluation centers, schools)
  • Maintain communication with systems partners providing services to youth and families connected to the Mental Health Respite Diversion Program.
  • Assist referral sources in referring youth to the Mental Health Respite Diversion Program.

 

Placement Coordination

  • Coordinate respite care for youth referred to the Mental Health Respite Diversion Program.
  • Communicate with families to assess respite needs and discuss program requirements and eligibility.
  • Assist in matching families with appropriate respite host-homes
  • Maintain files and tracking of services utilized per family.
  • Provide ongoing support to families to ensure consumer satisfaction.
  • Track outcomes for youth participating in the Mental Health Respite Diversion Program.
  • Recruit individuals and families in Bucks 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, Lead Respite Coordinator, and all respite providers.
  • Be available to provide on call support to respite providers outside of normal business hours. 


CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Annual salary of $35,000.
  • 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.
  • Annual increase and staff bonus.
  • Mileage and expense reimbursement.

 

Bucks County Blended Case Manager

Willow Grove, PA

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

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related field
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required
  • Minimum of one-year direct clinical experience working with children, youth and families; preferred experience working with Transition Age Youth.
  • Previous experience working with Drug and Alcohol population and familiar with the resources available is preferred.
  • Required work schedule is Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm 

 Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for each individual client who has been referred for services.
  • Assure all consumers on the assigned caseload receive an environmental matrix to identify skill deficits and strengths to establish treatment goals.
  • Complete a written strength assessment, develop and implement a written service plan for each consumer assigned to the caseload.
  • Provide services that diffuse or resolve crises in order to prevent unnecessary use of emergency rooms, in-patient services and mental health court.
  • Connect the consumer to behavioral health and social service agencies to assure there are no gaps in service.
  • Make home, school, hospital and community-based visits on a daily basis. Must be able to travel throughout Bucks County to meet face to face with clients, families, schools, providers etc. as based on client needs.
  • Utilize IPAD and cell phone provided to complete documentation tasks and outreach to clients, providers, coordinate resources etc.
  • Familiar with and able to access community resources including child and TAY serving systems in Bucks County.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and supervisions
  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.
  • Assume case load of up to 30 clients.
  • Provide on call support for 24/7 mental health crisis support in a rotation with other program staff.
  • Work schedule of Monday-Thursday from 11-7pm and Friday 9-5pm.

Compensation and Benefits:

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

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

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

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