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

Certified Peer SpecialistHatboro, PA11/24/2021
Certified Peer SpecialistBroomall, PA11/24/2021
Respite ProviderDowningtown, PA11/18/2021
Blended Case Manager- Montgomery CountyWillow Grove, PA11/18/2021
Compliance & Quality Coordinator - Part TimeAudubon, PA11/17/2021
First Episode Psychosis Supported Education & Employment SpecialistAllentown, PA11/10/2021
First Episode Psychosis Certified Peer SpecialistValley Forge, PA11/10/2021
Behavioral Consultant and Mobile TherapistWillow Grove, PA11/10/2021
Respite ProviderWarminster , PA11/10/2021
Respite ProviderBroomall, PA11/10/2021
Family Support PartnerWarminster, PA11/10/2021
First Episode Psychosis Recovery Oriented TherapistBroomall, PA11/10/2021
Transition to Independence FacilitatorBroomall, PA11/10/2021
Blended Case ManagerWillow Grove, PA11/09/2021
First Episode Psychosis Recovery Oriented TherapistValley Forge, PA11/08/2021
First Episode Psychosis Program Supported Education & Employment SpecialistAllentown, PA11/08/2021
Youth Support PartnerWillow Grove, PA11/08/2021
Youth Support PartnerWarminster, PA11/08/2021
Behavioral Consultants and Mobile TherapistWillow Grove, PA11/06/2021
Administrative Program Assistant - Part TimeHatboro, PA11/05/2021
Administrative Program AssistantHatboro, PA11/05/2021
Respite and HERO Program CoordinatorWillow Grove, PA11/02/2021
Facilitator, Family TeamsBroomall, PA11/02/2021
School Based Outpatient Therapist (Contractor Position)Hatboro, PA11/01/2021
Facilitator, Family TeamsWillow Grove, PA11/01/2021
Facilitator, Family TeamsWarminster, PA11/01/2021
First Episode Psychosis Case Manager and Supported Education & Employment SpecialistValley Forge, PA11/01/2021
Program Director, First Episode PsychosisBroomall, PA11/01/2021
Transition to Independence FacilitatorBroomall, PA10/21/2021

Certified Peer Specialist

Hatboro, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2500 sign-on bonus* to certified peers; $500 on the first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

AND

Features a competitive starting salary of $16.00/hour.

 *Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Serving Transition Age Youth aged 14-26 in Bucks, Montgomery, and Delaware Counties , PA. Interested Individuals must have or be willing to obtain PCB approved CPS Certification. CFF will assist in obtaining certification training, if needed.

Are you a caring, compassionate person looking to make a real difference in the life of a young person through peer support and mentorship? Bring your commitment and skill to a team that is dedicated to help young people on their journey to wellness and recovery!

Job Overview:

A CPS will serve as an advocate and mentor to Transition Age Youth (14-26) with serious mental illness and/or emotional disturbance to develop community supports, navigate MH systems and access resources, support maintenance of wellness and recovery based on personal lived experience, and INSPIRE HOPE to help youth  reach their full potential and overcome obstacles in the face of life’s daily challenges. A CPS will not only assist in the identification of individualized goals, but also walk the young person through the steps to achieve success with their goals.

A CPS will meet weekly in the home and community settings with the young person offering direct support with a focus on:

  • Personal wellness and the use of coping skills.
  • Building social skills and a social community.
  • Supporting educational and/or employment opportunities.
  • Improving functioning in their environment.
  • Developing daily living skills.

 Qualifications:

  • Have High School Diploma or GED.
  • Be certified as a peer specialist (CPS) through the PA Certification Board.
  • Maintain, 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.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license, insurance, and vehicle.
  • Engage in local travel in your own vehicle to offsite locations as required by caseload, supervision, and/or trainings.
  • Transport youth to various community locations, as needed.
  • Exhibit stability and competency  in personal wellness and recovery and use of coping skills.
  • Be able to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Age Youth population.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Be able to work in a drug free workplace.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in communication.
  • Possess knowledge of community resources in the county in which you work and surrounding area.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in organization and time management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist youth in developing empowerment skills and combating stigma through self-advocacy.
  • Possess knowledge and skill to teach basic problem-solving strategies and engage youth in self-directed recovery.
  • Possess knowledge and skill to help youth identify community resources and develop life skills necessary for independent living.
  • Possess knowledge and skill to help youth establish and participate in self-help and educational groups that support their wellness and recovery based on their strengths and interests.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide peer counseling and support to youth seeking to enhance their quality of life.
  • Encourage and support the maintenance of wellness and recovery through mentorship and the installment of hope, empowerment, and self-advocacy.
  • Identify community and natural supports and assist youth with accessing and participating in such activities or events.
  • Use one’s own recovery experience to facilitate the achievement of a youth’s individualized life goals.
  • Assess and support ongoing progress with service plans.
  • Guide youth in making necessary changes and celebrate successes.
  • Model and promote skills required for employment, community integration, and independent living.

 Job Functions:

  • Engage in weekly face-to-face sessions with each youth on caseload.
  • Meet youth where they reside, in the community, and/or wherever services are most appropriately delivered.
  • Participate in weekly individual Supervision.
  • Attend required trainings to maintain CPS Certification
  • Use office equipment (phone, fax, copier, and scanner).
  • Document session activity through electronic health record via progress notes and program specific paperwork by typing.
  • Ensure caseload files are organized, and paperwork is completed within required deadlines.
  • Maintain a varied work schedule, including evenings.
  • Work both individually and in teams with colleagues.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with youth, peers, and community representatives.

 Program Highlights:

  • PT and FT positions available.
  • Starting rate of $16/hr.
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Travel and Mileage reimbursement.
  • Annual rate increases.
  • Employee Assistance Program. 
  • Company provided equipment with helpdesk and IT support. 
  • And of course, and most importantly, the opportunity to help shape the lives of young people through peer mentorship!

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Certified Peer Specialist

Broomall, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2500 sign-on bonus* to certified peers; $500 on the first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

AND

Features a competitive starting salary of $16.00/hour.

 *Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Serving Transition Age Youth aged 14-26 in Bucks, Montgomery, and Delaware Counties , PA. Interested Individuals must have or be willing to obtain PCB approved CPS Certification. CFF will assist in obtaining certification training, if needed.

Are you a caring, compassionate person looking to make a real difference in the life of a young person through peer support and mentorship? Bring your commitment and skill to a team that is dedicated to help young people on their journey to wellness and recovery!

Job Overview:

A CPS will serve as an advocate and mentor to Transition Age Youth (14-26) with serious mental illness and/or emotional disturbance to develop community supports, navigate MH systems and access resources, support maintenance of wellness and recovery based on personal lived experience, and INSPIRE HOPE to help youth  reach their full potential and overcome obstacles in the face of life’s daily challenges. A CPS will not only assist in the identification of individualized goals, but also walk the young person through the steps to achieve success with their goals.

A CPS will meet weekly in the home and community settings with the young person offering direct support with a focus on:

  • Personal wellness and the use of coping skills.
  • Building social skills and a social community.
  • Supporting educational and/or employment opportunities.
  • Improving functioning in their environment.
  • Developing daily living skills.

 Qualifications:

  • Have High School Diploma or GED.
  • Be certified as a peer specialist (CPS) through the PA Certification Board.
  • Maintain, 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.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license, insurance, and vehicle.
  • Engage in local travel in your own vehicle to offsite locations as required by caseload, supervision, and/or trainings.
  • Transport youth to various community locations, as needed.
  • Exhibit stability and competency  in personal wellness and recovery and use of coping skills.
  • Be able to reflect the culture and understand the values of the Transition Age Youth population.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and computer literacy.
  • Be able to work in a drug free workplace.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in communication.
  • Possess knowledge of community resources in the county in which you work and surrounding area.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in organization and time management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist youth in developing empowerment skills and combating stigma through self-advocacy.
  • Possess knowledge and skill to teach basic problem-solving strategies and engage youth in self-directed recovery.
  • Possess knowledge and skill to help youth identify community resources and develop life skills necessary for independent living.
  • Possess knowledge and skill to help youth establish and participate in self-help and educational groups that support their wellness and recovery based on their strengths and interests.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide peer counseling and support to youth seeking to enhance their quality of life.
  • Encourage and support the maintenance of wellness and recovery through mentorship and the installment of hope, empowerment, and self-advocacy.
  • Identify community and natural supports and assist youth with accessing and participating in such activities or events.
  • Use one’s own recovery experience to facilitate the achievement of a youth’s individualized life goals.
  • Assess and support ongoing progress with service plans.
  • Guide youth in making necessary changes and celebrate successes.
  • Model and promote skills required for employment, community integration, and independent living.

 Job Functions:

  • Engage in weekly face-to-face sessions with each youth on caseload.
  • Meet youth where they reside, in the community, and/or wherever services are most appropriately delivered.
  • Participate in weekly individual Supervision.
  • Attend required trainings to maintain CPS Certification
  • Use office equipment (phone, fax, copier, and scanner).
  • Document session activity through electronic health record via progress notes and program specific paperwork by typing.
  • Ensure caseload files are organized, and paperwork is completed within required deadlines.
  • Maintain a varied work schedule, including evenings.
  • Work both individually and in teams with colleagues.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with youth, peers, and community representatives.

 Program Highlights:

  • PT and FT positions available.
  • Starting rate of $16/hr.
  • 401K plan with company match and profit share.
  • Travel and Mileage reimbursement.
  • Annual rate increases.
  • Employee Assistance Program. 
  • Company provided equipment with helpdesk and IT support. 
  • And of course, and most importantly, the opportunity to help shape the lives of young people through peer mentorship!

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Respite Provider

Downingtown, 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 childcare 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.  

  • Chester County: (484) 732 - 8459

Essential Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a valid Driver's License and car
  • High school diploma

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Blended Case Manager- Montgomery County

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 and Bucks Counties.
  • 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 $17/hour plus $1500 retention bonus structure for first 6 months
  • 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

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Compliance & Quality Coordinator - Part Time

Audubon, PA

Position Summary:

The Compliance & Quality Coordinator supports the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality in maintaining the functioning of the departments. The Compliance & Quality Programs function as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance and quality issues and/or concerns within the organization. The Compliance & Quality Coordinator works along with Managing Director of Compliance & Quality to ensure that the CEO, CFO, and the Board of Directors that CFF leadership members and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the company’s mission, goals and standards of conduct.

The Compliance & Quality Coordinator is also:

  • A channel of communication to receive and respond to compliance and quality issues and to work within the departments to assist in providing resources for investigation and resolution.
  • A supporting internal resource with which concerned parties may communicate after other formal channels and resources have been exhausted, and if the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality is unavailable.

The Compliance & Quality Coordinator’s functions shall involve either:

  • Areas of Direct Responsibility: for these functions, the Compliance & Quality Coordinator shall be directly responsible for reporting the activities and outcomes (whether performed individually or as part of the Compliance Team (which includes the CEO, CFO, and the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality)).
  • Areas to Maintain Awareness: for these functions, the Compliance & Quality Coordinator shall not be directly responsible for the activities and outcomes, but shall maintain an awareness of the actions of those responsible (i.e. the Senior Managing Directors, as well as the Program Directors and Supervisors) and report back to the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in healthcare organization or human services field
  • Demonstrated leadership, familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in human services field
  • Managed care experience and knowledge

Responsibilities: 

The Compliance & Quality Coordinator, in conjunction with the CEO, CFO and Managing Director of Compliance & Quality, shall operate an effective compliance program for the agency, including:

Areas of Direct Responsibility:

  • Compliance & Quality Committees:   A part of the Compliance Committee.
  • Policies and Procedures: Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Corporate Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct as well as fraud, waste and abuse; and, to ensure continuing compliance and relevance with changing regulatory pronouncements.
  • Monitor and track stakeholder policies and procedures (such as state, MCO, county) and ensure agency compliance.
  • Conduct Investigations: In some situations, the Compliance & Quality Coordinator may support conducting the investigation in consultation with the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality and shall maintain awareness of and report back about such investigations and their outcome, the response provided to the complainant, and the requisite follow up.
  • Reporting: Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.
  • Communications: Maintains the compliance communication program.
  • Audits: Assist in agency internal auditing plan including quarterly monitoring, service verification, claims auditing, and partner IBHS agency auditing. Assist to develop and implement annual audit plan.
  • Training: Works with the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality, alongside the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate, to support in maintaining and tracking the CFF compliance and quality training program including updating, delivering, and tracking.
  • Assist in Monitoring, Tracking & Data Entry of Compliance & Quality Activities of the Programs: Maintains an understanding of the compliance activities of the various agency programs and coordinates compliance and quality activities of individual agency departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends. Monitors and tracks the performance of the various compliance and quality activities on a continuing basis and reporting steps to recommend improvements and effectiveness. Items can include voter’s registration process monthly, training/certificates, C-SSRS data entry monthly, and support/gather needed info for credentialing/validation.
  • Monitor Corrective Action Plans: Works under the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality to monitor and report back on agency programs to review the implementation of corrective action plans as indicated by stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of managed care organizations.
  • Knowledge of Medical Assistance Program and other funding sources.
  • Knowledge of pertinent community resources and facilities.
  • Ability to plan, supervise and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county and state officials, clients, employees and the general public.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting laws, rules, and policies governing Child and Family Focus’ services.
  • Ability to express ideas succinctly, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytic thinking skills.
  • Ability to proactively identify risk areas and suggest plans of action.
  • Responsive to deadline expectations.

Essential Functions:

  • Write, read, and communicate.
  • Utilize computer equipment on a daily basis.
  • Utilize office equipment (phone, fax, copier, and scanner).
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Travel to all program sites in Montco, Delco, Chester, Lehigh and Northampton, Bucks counties in your own vehicle up to 10 times per quarter.
    • Documentation via typing or handwriting, utilizing ETO, WRS and other technology platforms as needed.
    • Participate in supervision with the Managing Director of Compliance & Quality.
    • Varied work schedule, evening and weekends may be required as needed.
    • Ability to work both individually and in team settings.
    • Effectively communicate and interact with clients, peers, and community representatives.
    • Current child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

First Episode Psychosis Supported Education & Employment Specialist

Allentown, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts are prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Position Summary:

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

This position is responsible for implementing FEP supported employment and education services, ongoing job coaching and support for clients who obtain job and school placement.. This candidate will work on a closely-coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based support to 15-30 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs.

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
  • Ability to perform or capability to be trained in CPR, first aid, fire safety, the delivery of safe physical management techniques and other trainings and/or tasks as required.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with job coaching.
  • Experience working with Transition Aged Youth.
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership.
  • Knowledge of resources in Delaware, Chester and surrounding counties.
  • Excellent group facilitation, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to network and collaborate with clients, funders, system partners and other professionals.
  • Direct clinical experiences in child/adult mental health services.
  • Crisis management experience.
  • Experience working with Schizophrenia Spectrum

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion of comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for each individual client.
  • 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.
  • 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 30 clients.
  • Provide on call rotation for 24/7 mental health crisis support

Essential Functions:

  • Write, read and communicate at 2 yrs post high school level.
  • Utilize personal computer equipment on a daily basis.
  • Utilize office equipment (phone, fax, copier and scanner).
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Substantial local travel in your own vehicle to off site locations as required by caseload, supervision and/or training requirements.
  • Transport clients and families to various appointments based on caseload as needed.
  • Document supervision/case activity through ETO, progress notes and other program specific paperwork by typing or handwriting.
  • Ensure that program files are organized and paperwork is filed into client specific charts.
  • Varied work schedule, evening and weekends may be required based on client needs.
  • Ability to work both individually and in teams with colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a drug free work place
  • Effectively communicate and interact with clients, peers and community representatives.
  • Current child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances.

 Work Environment:

  • Work in standard office environment as well as community settings to include client home, schools, court, doctor’s offices and hospitals.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

First Episode Psychosis Certified Peer Specialist

Valley Forge, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts are prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

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). The FEP Team offers young people an array of services, including low-dose medication management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Psychosis, Family Education, Case Management, Supported Education and Employment, and Certified Peer Support services.  Service coordination is guided by the young person’s voice and choice.  FEP 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. 

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:

  • 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.
  • Certified as a peer specialist (CPS) from certified training program.
  • Valid PA state driver’s license and car.
  • 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.
  • Physical ability to perform or capability to be trained in CPR, first aid, fire safety, the delivery of safe physical management techniques and other trainings and/or tasks as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellence in communication
  • Knowledge of community resources in Delaware County and surrounding area
  • Demonstrate proficiency in organization and time management
  • 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.
  • Participate in weekly group supervision and attend bi-weekly individual supervision.
  • Attend required trainings to maintain CPS Certification.
  • May perform other related duties, when required or assigned. 

Essential Functions:

  • Write, read, and communicate at a high school level.
  • Utilize office equipment (phone, fax, copier and scanner).
  • Maintain valid driver’s license, insurance, and vehicle.
  • Substantial local travel in your own vehicle to off site locations as required by caseload, supervision and/or training requirements.
  • Transport clients and families to various appointments based on caseload as needed.
  • Document supervision/case activity through electronic health record, progress notes and other program specific paperwork by typing.
  • Ensure that program files are organized and paperwork is filed into youth specific charts.
  • Varied work schedule, evening, and weekends may be required based on youth needs.
  • Ability to work both individually and in teams with colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a drug free work place.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with youth, peers, and community representatives.
  • Current child abuse, criminal, and FBI clearances.

Work Environment:

  • Work in standard office environment as well as community settings to include youth home, schools, court, doctor’s offices, and hospitals.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Behavioral Consultant and Mobile Therapist

Willow Grove, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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. Some evenings hours will be required.

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

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive part time hourly range of $36-40 based on experience.
  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

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

Essential Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a valid Driver's License and car
  • High school diploma

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

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

Essential Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a valid Driver's License and car
  • High school diploma

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Family Support Partner

Warminster, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

 *Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

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

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 Bucks 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 Bucks County.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting hourly rate between $14-16 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
  • IBC Medical insurance after 60 days of employment 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability plan
  • Access to Dental, Critical Care, Cancer, Accident and Short-Term Disability
  • Company provided equipment and Helpdesk support 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

First Episode Psychosis Recovery Oriented Therapist

Broomall, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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 Counselor (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 Counselor 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 providing individual , group and family therapy.
  • 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 be on rotation on call for afterhours crisis line. 
  • 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Transition to Independence Facilitator

Broomall, PA

Exciting News!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting rate of $18.27 per hour 
  • 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 

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Blended Case Manager

Willow Grove, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

This position is responsible for providing supportive care to identified children with mental health diagnoses and their families in Montgomery and Bucks Counties. 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 and Bucks Counties.
  • 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 $17/hour plus $1500 retention bonus structure for first 6 months
  • 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

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

First Episode Psychosis Recovery Oriented Therapist

Valley Forge, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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 is: 

  • 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 in Chester County 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

First Episode Psychosis Program Supported Education & Employment Specialist

Allentown, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1500 sign-on bonus*; $500 paid at 90 days, 6 months, and 1 year of successful employment 

*Bonus amounts are prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Position Summary:

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

This position is responsible for implementing FEP supported employment and education services, ongoing job coaching and support for clients who obtain job and school placement.. This candidate will work on a closely-coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based support to 15-30 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs.

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

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with job coaching.
  • Experience working with Transition Aged Youth.
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership.
  • Knowledge of resources in Delaware, Chester and surrounding counties.
  • Excellent group facilitation, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to network and collaborate with clients, funders, system partners and other professionals.
  • Direct clinical experiences in child/adult mental health services.
  • Crisis management experience.
  • Experience working with Schizophrenia Spectrum

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion of comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for each individual client.
  • 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.
  • 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 30 clients.
  • Provide on call rotation for 24/7 mental health crisis support

Essential Functions:

  • Write, read and communicate at 2 yrs post high school level.
  • Utilize personal computer equipment on a daily basis.
  • Utilize office equipment (phone, fax, copier and scanner).
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Substantial local travel in your own vehicle to off site locations as required by caseload, supervision and/or training requirements.
  • Transport clients and families to various appointments based on caseload as needed.
  • Document supervision/case activity through ETO, progress notes and other program specific paperwork by typing or handwriting.
  • Ensure that program files are organized and paperwork is filed into client specific charts.
  • Varied work schedule, evening and weekends may be required based on client needs.
  • Ability to work both individually and in teams with colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a drug free work place
  • Effectively communicate and interact with clients, peers and community representatives.
  • Current child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances.

 Work Environment:

  • Work in standard office environment as well as community settings to include client home, schools, court, doctor’s offices and hospitals.

 Physical Demands:

  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Driving
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Physical ability to perform or capability to be trained in CPR, first aid, fire safety, the delivery of safe physical management techniques and other trainings and/or tasks as required.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Youth Support Partner

Willow Grove, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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

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.

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.

Overview:

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 $15.00.
  • Annual Increase and Staff 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Program equipment with Helpdesk and IT support.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Youth Support Partner

Warminster, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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

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.

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.

Overview:

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)

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $15.00.
  • Annual Increase and Staff 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Program equipment with Helpdesk and IT support.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Behavioral Consultants and Mobile Therapist

Willow Grove, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive part time hourly range of $36-40 based on experience.
  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Administrative Program Assistant - Part Time

Hatboro, PA

Exciting News!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $750 sign on bonus*; $250 paid on first check, $250 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $250 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

Job Overview and Requirements:
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 Administrative Supervisor, 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.
Basic Qualifications: 
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • One-year experience in a health care, mental health, or social services environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Assistant Certification  
  • Experience with EMR  
  • 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 
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Hourly rate of $15.00
  • 9 Holidays with 4 paid hours and 8.5 days of Paid Time Off
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
 
CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
 

 

Administrative Program Assistant

Hatboro, PA

Exciting News!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.
 
*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked
 
Job Overview and Requirements:
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 Administrative Supervisor, 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.
Basic Qualifications: 
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • One-year experience in a health care, mental health, or social services environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Assistant Certification  
  • Experience with EMR  
  • 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 
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Hourly rate of $15.00
  • Annual Increase and Staff 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
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Program
 
CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
 

 

Respite and HERO Program Coordinator

Willow Grove, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for coordinating Respite care for Bucks County youth (ages 3 - 21) who have complex mental or behavioral health needs, including youth who are at risk for inpatient hospitalization or placement in a residential treatment facility. This includes coordinating hourly care in the youth's home or overnight care in a Respite host-home as determined through an assessment of the youth's needs and based on their family's preference. Responsibilities include assessment, service planning, coordination of services and collaboration with other agency providers.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 1-year experience working with children with mental health needs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to inspire others towards mission driven service
  • Knowledge of Bucks County and surrounding areas
  • Reliable transportation as travel throughout Bucks County and surrounding areas is required
  • Ability to work 2 - 3 evenings per week
  • Current DPW FBI clearance, PA Child abuse and Criminal Clearance
  • Ability to work in a drug free environment

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate respite care for youth at risk for inpatient hospitalization or placement in a residential treatment facility who are referred to our H.E.R.O. respite program.
  • Conduct interagency team meetings and develop after-care plan for youth participating in the H.E.R.O. respite program.
  • Coordinate hourly or overnight respite care for youth referred to the community-based mental health respite program.
  • Communicate with families and conduct assessments to understand the youth’s needs.
  • Determine eligibility for services.
  • Identify appropriate hourly respite providers or host-family placements for referred youth. 
  • Maintain documentation using CFF’s network and electronic health record software. 
  • Conduct internal audits of client and independent contractor files.
  • Track service utilization and program participant outcomes.
  • Provide ongoing support to families to ensure consumer satisfaction.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to support independent contractors and families outside of normal business hours
  • Coordinate and facilitate community-based respite events.
  • Review invoices and documentation submitted by independent contracts and approve distribution of reimbursement for services rendered.  
  • Attend collaborative, cross-systems provider meetings in Bucks County. 
  • Facilitate monthly collaboration meetings with referring organizations (e.g., mobile crisis, crisis evaluation centers, schools) 
  • Support recruitment efforts to identify hourly respite providers and host families. 
  • Participate in supervision and cross-county team meetings with respite staff.  
  • Special projects as assigned.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Annual salary of $37,500 
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Additional compensation for participation in on-call rotation.  
  • 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. 

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Facilitator, Family Teams

Broomall, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1500 sign-on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Be a part of an innovative and growing initiative in Bucks 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 practitioner 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:

  • 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 and Benefits:

  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

School Based Outpatient Therapist (Contractor Position)

Hatboro, PA

Child and Family Focus, a community based mental health provider is excited to announce contractor positions for  licensed (LPS, LMFT, LCSW) outpatient therapists in Abington, Cheltenham, Springfield, Perkiomen Valley and Wissahickon School Districts for the upcoming 2021-2022 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.

  • Competitive Compensation based on experience (Master Level $34-$36/hr; Licensed $38-$40/hr)
  • Part-Time Fee for Service: Between 12 and 25 hours

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Service or related field including Psychology, Counseling or Social Work
  • One year post graduate clinical experience 
  • Credentialed with PA medical assistance and Magellan Behavioral Health 
  • Two years experience in Mental Health Field
  • Completion of 16 hour TFCBT online training 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PA licensed- LPC, LCSW, LMFT
  • Experience in the elementary school setting
  • 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. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Facilitator, Family Teams

Willow Grove, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1500 sign-on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Be a part of an innovative and growing initiative in Bucks 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 practitioner 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:

  • 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 and Benefits:

  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Facilitator, Family Teams

Warminster, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1500 sign-on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

Be a part of an innovative and growing initiative in Bucks 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 Human Services or related field  
  • Two years of experience providing services for children and families
  • Completion of the practitioner 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 and Benefits:

  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

First Episode Psychosis Case Manager and Supported Education & Employment Specialist

Valley Forge, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1500 sign-on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

First Episode Psychosis is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating young people who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP). The FEP Team offers young people an array of 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. FEP 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 is attending school or working.  

The SEES/CM is responsible for implementing FEP supported employment and education services, ongoing job coaching and support for clients who obtain job and school placement. In addition, the CM/SEES will 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 all resources that they may need

This candidate will work on a closely coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based support to adolescents and young adults between 15-30 years old who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs. 

 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.
    • Assist in the completion of comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for each individual client.
    • 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.
    • Familiar with and able to access community resources and child serving systems in Chester County.
    • Achieve billable hour requirements per week.
    • Assume case load of up to 30 clients.
    • Be willing to obtain IPS certification within 90 days of start date.
    • Visit with YP in home, vocational work, employment, school, virtual, home and/or community settings 2x a month.
    • Be familiar with CT- R approach and/or the willingness to learn.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedules allows for Work/Life Balance 
  • Competitive Salary Ranges of $
  • 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 an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Compensation and Benefits

$18 per hour

 

Program Director, First Episode Psychosis

Broomall, PA

Exciting News!!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $1500 sign-on bonus*; $500 paid on the first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of billable hours worked.

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Director (Delaware, Chester, Northampton and Lehigh Counties)

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 Therapy (CT-R) for Psychosis, Family Education, Case Management, Supported Education and Employment, and Certified 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 for 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.  Our established First Episode Psychosis programs reside in Delaware, Chester, Lehigh and Northampton County.

Position Summary:

  • Daily oversight and management of First Episode Psychosis programs in Delaware, Chester, Lehigh and Northampton Counties
  • Management of Administrative Supervisor and Clinical Coordinator
  • Collaborates with Program Psychiatrist, Certified Nurse Practitioner 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 while collaborating with existing team to determine eligibility for program
  • Administers assessments for intake and outcome measures including PRIME screener, initial intake paperwork and development of Recovery Goal plan
  • Works with Clinical Coordinator to manage Recovery Goal plan and crisis plan process
  • 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 in Delaware, Chester, Northampton and Lehigh Counties
  • 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 back-up on-call duties as scheduled.
  • Management of grant funded and managed care funded contracts
  • Training new staff in procedures and protocols
  • Learning, implementing and teaching Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CT-R)
  • Travel to all program sites in Delaware, Chester, Lehigh and Northampton Counties on a bi-weekly basis 

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 of multiple office sites and multiple counties
  • Experience with new program development and implementation
  • Experience managing grant funded contracts
  • Four years’ experience in mental health; two years clinical experience with Psychosis population
  • Current (within 90 days) PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, and DHS FBI clearances.
  • Significant knowledge and experience implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CT-R).
  • 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.

Qualification Details:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively lead a team, including psychiatrist and clinicians as well as clients and visitors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience navigating an Electronic Health Records System
  • Experience with Managed Care Organizations including commercial entities

Essential Functions:

  • Write, read and communicate at 2 yrs. post high school level.
  • Utilize office equipment (computer, phone, fax, copier and scanner).
  • Document case activity through progress notes and other program specific paperwork by typing or handwriting.
  • Utilize Electronic Health Records system as needed.
  • Organize paperwork and client files as required by caseload.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7 for Crisis Intervention coverage.
  • Ability to work individually and collaborate as needed.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with clients, peers and community representatives.
  • Substantial local travel in your own vehicle to offsite locations as required by supervision or training requirements.
  • Transport clients and families to various appointments based on caseload if needed.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Varied work schedule, evening and weekends may be required based on need.
  • Ability to work in a drug free workplace.
  • Current child abuse, criminal and DHS FBI clearances.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Work Environment:

  • Work in standard office environment as well as community settings to include client home, schools, court, doctor’s offices, and hospitals.

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Driving
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Physical ability to perform or capability to be trained in CPR, first aid, fire safety, the delivery of safe physical management techniques and other trainings and/or tasks as required.

CFF is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range $60-$65K

 

Transition to Independence Facilitator

Broomall, PA

Exciting News!! Now through December 2021, CFF is offering a $2,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $1000 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $1000 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting rate of $18.27 per hour 
  • 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 

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

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

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