• Public Health Management Corporation
  • $46,700.00 -64,900.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

Provide intensive therapeutic services to children and families in a setting in the form of assessments, individual, group, and family therapy utilizing CASSP principles. Services are provided in an environment other than a provider agency or office; Therapy is provided in the home, foster home, and other community settings. Work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure ongoing communication of treatment effectiveness.

Responsibilities:

* Maintain on-going communication and collaboration with all team members

* Develop treatment plan and crisis plans with the child, family, and team that are developmentally appropriate and strengths based.

* Develop treatment plans based upon the clinical evaluation, family and child strengths, and clinical needs

* Develop and monitor therapeutic techniques for effectiveness

* Attend interagency meetings to coordinate design of treatment plan and BHRS services recommendations.

* Complete all required documentation in accordance with regulations and clinical best practices

* Maintain clinical sessions with the child and family as prescribed and provide therapeutic interventions to support treatment goals

* Collaborate with all team members in the implementation of treatment interventions as needed.

* In conjunction with the team, make clinically appropriate referrals and recommendations for effective discharge planning

* Coordinate with team members periodically or as needed to support treatment process.

* Complete all necessary documentation related to client case (including 60 day review, Psychological Feedback Form, etc.).

* Ensures compliance with all PHMC's policies and procedures, including confidentiality and acting as a mandated reporter in accordance with the law, policies, and procedures.

* Maintain supervision requirements with psychologist and Clinical Coordinator as requested.

* Attend and participate in meetings and training programs as required.

Staff Leadership:

* Fosters a strengths based, trauma-informed, and accountable relationship with families and the treatment team

* Models PHMC's core competencies holding staff accountable to do the same.

Team Leadership:

* Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with all internal and external stakeholders.

* Cooperates and communicates as a multi-discipline staff team member through formal meetings, informal consultations and committee participation.

* Models traits of a responsible team member, executing job responsibilities, open communication, good follow through; supports team members to do the same.

* Demonstrates use and support of the trauma informed model in all aspects of employment, including interactions with clients/students, family members, other employees, community members, and stakeholders.

* Responds promptly to the concerns and interests of the clients, parents, guardians, funding entities and other PHMC staff.

Partnerships and Collaborative Relationships:

* Establishes and maintains relationships with provider organizations, regulatory and licensing representatives, and referral sources, establishing effective and productive working relationships while promoting PHMC.

* Represents the organization before various stakeholder groups to maintain visibility.

* Manages regulatory and accreditation contracts.

* Serves on, participates in and attends various committee meetings.

Contributing to the Team:

* Participates in regular meetings with staff to ensure priorities are clear, coordination is good and communications are open. Develops additional methods for ongoing effective communication.

* Cooperates and communicates as a multi-discipline staff team member through formal meetings, informal consultations and committee participation.

* Models traits of a responsible team member, executing job responsibilities, open communication, good follow through; supports team members to do the same.

* Responds promptly to the concerns and interests of the clients, parents, guardians, funding entities and other PHMC staff.

Trauma Informed Behavior:

* Demonstrates commitment to being trauma informed and maintaining a therapeutic environment and community that promotes safety and nonviolence as the basis for all we do with clients and staff.

* Demonstrates knowledge and utilization of trauma informed practices, including emotional intelligence, effective communication, understanding of impact of trauma on development, strengths based and person-centered practice, resilience focus and commitment to growth and change.

Administrative Activities:

* Ensures compliance with all PHMC's policies and procedures, including confidentiality and reporting suspected abuse in accordance with policies and procedures.

* Implements all documentation requirements, reports are complete, thorough, timely, and follow prescribed format. Ensures staffs do the same.

* Other duties as assigned.

Skills:

* Ability to utilize collaborative, team oriented approach.

* Knowledge and understanding of CASSP Principles.

* Social/ecological theory and application.

* Family systems theory and application.

* Cognitive-behavioral theory and clinical application.

* Understanding of child and family development.

* Crisis intervention and management.

* Knowledge of DSM-IV TR.

* Basic knowledge/understanding of common psychotropic medications.

* Experience working with diverse populations.

* Strong computer skills in all Microsoft office applications.

Experience:

* At least one (1) year verified post-Master's experience providing mental health treatment including psychotherapy, counseling, and assessment with children and families.

Education Requirement:

* A licensed mental health clinician, including psychiatrist, psychologists, licensed professional counselors (LPC), and licensed clinical social workers (LCSW). If not licensed as defined above, must hold Master's Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Creative Arts Therapy, and Marriage and Family Therapy. In order for a degree to count as a mental health degree, the degree must contain as least (12) credit hours in core behavioral health coursework.

* Valid Child Abuse (Act 33), Criminal History, FBI and medical clearances; all other clearances required by agency and/or contract.

* Participation in and completion of all CBH mandatory in-services (must be completed within three (3) months of hire and then annually from the date of the initial training).

Salary:

* Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits package.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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