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

Administrative Program Coordinator

Willow Grove, PA

Working primarily with the Extended Assessment program to provide administrative and programmatic support.  Provide general office support to programs in the Willow Grove Annex office including the Respite and High Fidelity Family Teams, directors, supervisors and staff. 

 

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

 

Preferred Education & Experience:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Starting hourly rate of $13-14 based on experience plus annual salary increase and bonus
  • Medical insurance benefits provided by IBC; 3 plan options to choose from after 60 days of employment
  • Dental insurance benefits provided by Guardian; 2 plan options to choose from
  • 401k plan with company match after 60 days and potential for profit share
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement
  • 17 days Paid Time Off and 9 holidays
  • $50,000 Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability provided by CFF at no additional cost

 

 CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer.

 

Full Time Youth Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

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

  • Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who has your own experience with complex emotional and behavioral needs? 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 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 the 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)

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary of $30,000

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

  • Dental Insurance after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Sun Life

  • 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

 

D&A Prevention 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, Project ALERT, Life Skills Training, and Strong African American Families to participants in school, community and office-based settings.
  • Assisting in outreach and marketing of available programming, development of relationships with stakeholders and referring parties.
  • Actively participating in health and resource fairs, community coalition meetings, and other events with the goal of disseminating information about prevention and contributing to the reduction or elimination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among community members.
  • Responding to calls to CFF’s Prevention Warmline.
  • Meeting required benchmarks for outputs and outcomes and documenting prevention activities in accordance with requirements set by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP). 

Essential Requirements:

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

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary range between $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

 

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

 

Extended Assessment Clinician

Audubon, PA

Child and Family Focus is looking for individuals with previous experience completing Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) to provide Extended Assessment Services in the Collegeville, Norristown, King of Prussia, Ardmore, and Bridgeport communities as well as Eastern Montgomery County region.

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

 

Job Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements

* Basic understanding of CASSP principles

* Behavioral health experience; BSC/MT preferred

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

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

* FBA certified

* Knowledge of MBH (MCO) regulations and practices

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

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

* Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel

 

 

Compensation and Benefits

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

 

Respite Provider

Broomall , PA

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

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Additional Information

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

Contact Information

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

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

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

 

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

 

School Based Outpatient Therapist- 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.

 

 

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

 

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.

 

Therapeutic Foster Care Coordinator (Part-time to Full-time)

Kennett Square, PA

Child and Family Focus’ Foster Care program is looking for a Master’s Level Coordinator to grow with the program!

The Therapeutic Foster Care /CRR Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of care and services for 1-4 children placed within the TFC/CRR program. With growth, the caseload will increase to 8-10 children for a full time position.  TFC/CRR Coordinator will also be responsible for conducting individual and family therapy, crisis management, and completing all necessary documentation.  TFC/CRR Coordinator will work collaboratively with Therapeutic Foster Parents, school districts and county agencies as well as Program Director, Supervisor and coordinators.  The TFC/CRR Coordinator will also work in conjunction with managed care to ensure that authorization requirements are completed within suggested guidelines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in the Human Service Field
  • One year clinical or direct service experience
  • Knowledge of CASSP principals and their implementation in service planning
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with and knowledge of children’s mental health
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in multi system management and collaboration
  • Knowledge of resources in Southeastern PA and surrounding areas
  • Excellent group facilitation, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to network and collaborate with service providers and professionals
  • Direct clinical experiences in children’s mental health services

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • Completing progress notes and other documentation as required by program regulations
  • Support foster parents
  • Crisis management
  • On-call rotation with additional pay
  • Coordinating services as needed such as medical, dental, medication management, school placement, extra curricular activities and transportation
  • Scheduling and conducting all Interagency Team Meetings as needed
  • Maintaining client and foster parent files to ensure licensing and Child and Family Focus Inc. standards are upheld
  • Inspect and monitor foster family homes to assure compliance with regulations
  • Any and all administrative and case management duties as required by the assigned cases

CFF is a drug free and EOE.

 

First Episode Psychosis Case Manager (Part Time)

Broomall, PA

Job Title: First Episode Psychosis Case Manager

Position: Part-time 20 hours/week

Location: Broomall, PA

 

FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS CASE MANAGER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

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

 

THE ROLE OF THE CASE MANAGER:

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

 

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Valid Driver’s license and car insurance.

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

 

Program Specific Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Familiar with and able to access community resources and child serving systems in Delaware County.

  • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.

  • Assume case load of up to 35 clients.

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

 

Salary and Compensation:

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

  • 401K plan with company match and profit share

  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement

  • 8.5 days of Paid Time Off

 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.  Not all eligible applicants will be chosen for an interview.

 

Family Based Mental Health Services Therapist and Case Manager

Audubon and Hatboro, PA

Child and Family Focus has immediate openings for Family Based Therapist and Case Managers who are:

  • Passionate about Families
  • Open to Learning
  • Desire positive outcomes for Families

Family Based Therapist and Case Managers will: 

  • Be part of a dynamic team and group environment
  • Use creative ways to engage families to reach their potential in building a better community and strengthening their family.
  • Will work in 2 person clinical teams to deliver quality family therapy.
  • Attend Yearly Eco-Systemic Family Therapy Training.
  • Therapist will be offered licensure supervision hours for LPC or half of the licensure supervision hours required for LMFT, LCSW.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with the individual and his/her family at least twice a week to evaluate service needs and to provide treatment.
  • Maintain ongoing awareness of the child’s goals, resources, and concurrent services in order to formulate and facilitate appropriate services.
  • Advocate for the child and family with other professionals providing services.
  • Maintain the client files to ensure that the licensing standards and Child & Family Focus, Inc.’s standards are upheld at all times.
  • Rotate and perform emergency on-call duties as scheduled. 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

Therapist Essential Requirements:

  • Therapist Position: 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.

Case Manager Essential Requirements:

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

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.
  • Reward structure for exceeding monthly unit requirement.

 

Blended Case Management Program Coordinator

Willow Grove, PA

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the program coordination of the Blended Case Management Department and direct supervision of a minimum of 4 blended case managers.  In addition to program management and supervision, the BCM Program Coordinator will be the responsible for intake protocols and ensure expected productivity standards are met.  The Blended Case Management Program Coordinator will report directly to the Program Director.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in social work, or related field, and 3 years mental health direct care experience preferred
  • Strong Leadership qualities, including: time management, work ethic, and passion for service
  • Experience working in a Case Management position
  • Must possess an understanding of utilization reviews and a strong understanding of program compliance standards

 

Duties:

  • Provide support and oversight of the Administrative Case Management Department.
  • Provide direct case management support to a small caseload of BCM clients dependent on program census.
  • Achieve a unit requirement of 45 units per week.  
  • Complete intakes for all referred clients, which includes a variety of needs assessments and developing a care plan within the intake meeting.
  • Must be knowledgeable of Child and Family Focus and resources in Montgomery and Bucks Counties.
  • Oversight of the program discharge process which may include meeting with families to update Assessment score (Environmental Matrix) and complete discharge plans.
  • Provide additional support and supervision to intensive cases – respond to clients/families when a crisis occurs etc.
  • Provide supervision to a minimum of 4 blended case managers.
  • Co-facilitate a weekly team meeting along with group supervisions.
  • Will have a working relationship with local school districts and mental health providers enhancing access to care for our youth and families.
  • Oversee utilization reviews in collaboration with team leaders and program directors to continue excellence in documentation and maintain accordance with both state and county standards.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary Range between $38-40K
  • Medical and Dental Benefits after 60 days of employment
  • 17 days of PTO and 9 holidays
  • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF
  • 401(k) plan with company match and profit share
  • Mileage and expense reimbursement
  • Annual Salary Increase

 

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

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