Careers 2018-03-23T13:04:40+00:00

Careers

There are many exciting career opportunities available at Child and Family Focus Inc.

Child and Family Focus offers an extensive benefit package* including:

  • Medical and Dental
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

*Eligibility Requirements apply

Current Career Opportunities

Administrative Program Assistant

Audubon, PA

Title: Administrative Program Assistant

Status: Full Time-Hourly (up to 40 hours/week)

Office: Audubon & Hatboro Office location

 

Provide administrative support to the Family Based Mental Health Services program in the Audubon and Hatboro offices.

 

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

The Family Based Administrative Program Assistant (APA) will be responsible for the administrative duties of the entire Family Based program in both locations.  

 

Major Job Functions:

  • Conducting weekly EVS checks of clients

  • Conducting chart audits & filing required paperwork

  • Data entry into electronic medical records system

  • Assist in the billing process

  • Program data tracking

  • Utilize Acrobat Adobe as needed based on program needs

Requirements & Qualifications:

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

Compensation and Benefits:

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

  • Annual increase and bonus

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

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

  • 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

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer

 

 

Therapeutic Staff Support

Audubon, PA

Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) will be responsible for providing one-to-one mental health interventions to a child or adolescent in order to prevent more restrictive services and promote age-appropriate psychosocial growth. TSS will follow treatment plan and implement interventions developed by Behavior Specialist Consultant. TSS will work collaboratively with parents, teachers and members of community to transfer skills and techniques needed to assist child or adolescent with identified problem areas. Services are delivered either in the home, school or community setting. TSS will be responsible for progress notes and maintaining training hours.

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

Essential Requirements:
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting
  • Bachelor degree in human service, no experience required; OR Bachelor degree in non-human service field with one year minimum working experience with children and adolescents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Free of communicable diseases
  • Knowledge of CASSP Service System
  • Original and valid PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DPW FBI clearances
  • Valid driver's license and car insurance

Compensation and Benefits

TSS are hired as part time hourly employees with the potential for a promotion to full time with benefits.

 

Part Time Foster Care Coordinator

Kennett Square, PA

The Therapeutic Foster Care/CRR Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of care and services for children placed within the TFC/CRR program.  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 and coordinators.  The TFC/CRR Coordinator will also work in conjunction with managed care to ensure that authorization requirements are completed within suggested guidelines.

 

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.

 

Essential Requirements
  • 1-2 year experience in mental health
  • Ability to network and collaborate with service providers and professionals preferred
  • Demonstrated excellence in multi system management and collaboration preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Direct clinical experiences in children’s mental health services preferred
  • Excellent group facilitation, time management and organizational skills preferred
  • Experience with and knowledge of children’s mental health
  • Knowledge of CASSP principals and their implementation in service planning
  • Knowledge of resources in Southeastern PA and surrounding areas preferred
  • Master's Degree in the Human Service Field
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Case Rate for each assigned client

 

Certified Peer Specialist-Part time and full time available

Hatboro, PA

Position Summary:

The Certified Peer Support Program for TAY youth (CPS/TAY) provides support and planning to assist young people aged 14-26 with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) or Serious Mental Illness (SMI) gain hope and move forward in their own recovery. The Certified Peer Specialist will deliver peer support through department-approved training.

The focus is to assist youth in the development of a plan that addresses their needs in the life domains that are of critical importance, including: employment and career development, education, living situation, personal effectiveness and wellbeing, and community life functioning. The role of the CPS will be to support the young adult to engage in their own resiliency/recovery planning, utilizing the skills and interventions learned through person centered planning processes such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP).

The Certified Peer Specialist will provide supportive interventions to eligible youth and their families, natural and community supports either face-to-face or over the phone to provide necessary support in developing an Individualized Service Plan.

 

Basic Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or GED

* Have maintained, within the last 3 years, at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience or 1 year of post secondary education experience totaling 24 credit hours.

* Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.

* Valid PA driver's license; access to transportation throughout Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

* 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

* Paid travel time

* 401K plan with company match and profit share

 

CFF is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Supervisor/Team Lead-First Episode Psychosis

Broomall, PA

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Supervisor/Team Lead (Broomall Office):

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, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment 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.

Position Summary:

  • Provides programmatic and supervisory support, including clinical supervision, to the program staff.

  • Collaborates with Program Psychiatrist and Senior Managing Director to ensure that care is provided in accordance with FEP program standards.

  • Manages referrals by screening for program eligibility, triaging them based on urgency of need, and assuring efficient access to services.

  • Administers assessments for intake and outcome measures including: Quality of Life, Cognitive Functioning, Differential Diagnosis, and functional assessments related to community integration.

  • Oversees clinical staff in the creation, maintenance, revision and implementation of treatment plans according to the needs of the young people served.

  • Oversees the coordination of care given by FEP team members in accordance with policies and procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the FEP Program Model and of Child and Family Focus.

  • Collaboration with stakeholders including State and County officials

  • Provides psycho-education to young people and their families related to psychosis in an individual and/or group format.

  • Provides program outreach to the community to increase awareness of untreated psychosis and to stimulate program referrals.  

  • Ensures that program data is gathered, analyzed, and reported to stakeholders and utilized for continuous quality improvement.

  • Ensures that billing is done in a timely manner in accordance with agency standards of quality assurance.

  • Rotate and perform emergency on-call duties as scheduled.

Essential Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Service field including counselling, family therapy, social work, or psychology.

  • State Licensure in LPC, LCSW, LMFT

  • Two years experience with program management

  • Four years experience in mental health; two years clinical experience  

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

  • Significant experience implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

  • Experience working with individuals with psychosis and  mood disorders

  • 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 based on experience

  • 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 Sun Life

  • 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.

 

 

Family Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

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

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

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

Have you successfully navigated child serving systems?

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

 

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

 

Job Description:

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

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

 

Essential Requirements

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

Compensation and Benefits

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

 

Licensed Psychologist - Independent Contractor

Hatboro, PA

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

 

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

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

 

Family Based Mental Health Services Therapist & Case Manager

Audubon & Hatboro, PA

Child and Family Focus is looking for Family Based Therapist & Case Managers who are:

* Passionate about Families

* Open to Learning

* Desire positive outcomes for Families

 

Family Based Therapist & Case Managers will: 

* Be part of a dynamic team and group environment

* Use creative ways to engage families to reach their potential in building a better community and strengthening their family

* Will work in 2 person clinical teams to deliver quality family therapy

* Attend Yearly Eco-Systemic Family Therapy Training

* Be offered licensure supervision hours for LPC or half of the licensure supervision hours required for LMFT, LCSW

 

Responsibilities:

* Meet with the individual and his/her family at least twice a week to evaluate service needs and to provide treatment.

* Maintain ongoing awareness of the child’s goals, resources, and concurrent services in order to formulate and facilitate appropriate services

* Advocate for the child and family with other professionals providing services.

* Maintain the client files to ensure that the licensing standards and Child & Family Focus, Inc.’s standards are upheld at all times.

* Rotate and perform emergency on-call duties as scheduled. 

 

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements:

* Case Manager Position: Bachelor's Degree in Human Service field

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

* Minimum of two to three years of mental health and/or family therapy experience

* Minimum one year experience in Mental Health/Case Management

* Therapist Position: Master’s Degree in Counseling, family therapy, social work, or psychology

 

Compensation and Benefits:

* Competitive Salary range based on experience

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

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

* 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off

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

* 401K plan with company match and profit share

* Reimbursement for On-Call Rotation

* Reward structure for exceeding monthly unit requirement

 

First Episode Psychosis Certified Peer Specialist (Part Time)

Broomall, PA

The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) in the On My Way program work with young people who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP) by sharing their lived experience in recovering from psychosis themselves. This position is responsible for working alongside the young person to support them in their own treatment planning process. The On My Way CPS will provide advocacy and peer support to youth in order to help youth set and achieve recovery goals, and will empower youth to increase self-advocacy during their recovery from psychosis. This position requires that you are in recovery from psychosis and have completed the CPS training. Please indicate in your cover letter that you have experienced psychosis. This is a part-time position (10 hours/week).

Program Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Provide peer counseling and support to individuals seeking to enhance their quality of life.
  • Encourage and support the enhancement of recovery through mentorship and the installment of hope and empowerment.
  • Identify community and natural supports and assist individuals with accessing and participating in such activities or events.  
  • Utilize one’s own recovery experience to facilitate the completion of treatment plans.
  • Assess ongoing progress with treatment plans, guide individuals in making necessary changes to plans and celebrate individual successes.  
  • Meet youth as needed in the community where the youth resides or wherever services would be most appropriately delivered.
  • Document progress using a computer as it adheres to program guidelines and regulations.
  • Model and promote skills required for employment.
  • Model and promote skills required for community integration and independent living.

Preferred Qualifications: 

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

 

Essential Requirements
  • Ability to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Aged Youth population is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Effectively managing your own recovery from psychosis and able to help others who are going through similar experiences.
  • Have maintained, within the last 3 years, at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience or 1 year of post secondary education experience totaling 24 credit hours.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid PA state driver’s license.

Compensation and Benefits

Pay rate of $15/hour

 

Respite Coordinator

Kennett Square, PA

Position: Full Time-Regular

Program Area: Chester County Respite

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

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

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with Families

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

 

Working with Respite Providers

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

 

Collaboration & Program Development

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

  

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

 

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range between $30-32,000 based on experience Medical and Dental Insurance offered after 60 days 401K Plan with company match and profit share 17 days of Paid Time Off and 9 Holidays Mileage and Expense Reimbursement for work travel $50,000 Life Insurance Policy Annual Salary Increase and Bonus

 

Extended Assessment Clinician

Willow Grove , PA

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

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

 

Job Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements

* Basic understanding of CASSP principles

* Behavioral health experience; BSC/MT preferred

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

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

* FBA certified

* Knowledge of MBH (MCO) regulations and practices

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

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

* Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel

 

 

Compensation and Benefits

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

 

Respite Provider

Broomall , PA

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

  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Enjoy working with children

Respite Providers will:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Additional Information

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

Contact Information

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

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

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

 

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

 

School Based Outpatient Therapist

Willow Grove , PA

Child and Family Focus, a community based mental health provider is excited to announce immediate independent contractor positions for master level and licensed outpatient therapist positions in Abington/Upper Dublin School Districts.    

Psychiatric School Based Services

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

Position Summary:

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

Qualifications:

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

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

Compensation and Benefits

Independent Contractor rate of $32-36 per client hour based on experience

 

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

Audubon, PA

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

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

BSCs and MTs will:

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

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

CFF is a drug free, equal opportunity employer

 

Essential Requirements
  • BSC License through the Board of Medicine or LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, preferred
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances
  • Experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with mental health disorders including, but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, etc. 
  • Physical with TB screening within 6 months

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary range based on experience PLUS Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Liability Insurance, Annual Increase, Referral and Retention Bonuses.

 

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

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