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Mobile Therapist-IBHS

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. Provide intensive therapeutic interventions with children and families in the form of assessments, individual, group and family therapy. Provide initial and on-going assessments. Provide supervision of IBHS BHT (Behavior Health Technician) as assigned. Ensure utilization of approved evidenced-based models and that the needs of the youth and family are being met. Provide quality, trauma-informed services in the home, school and community.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to stand and sit for extended periods. Ability to pass training on crisis intervention and defensive procedures.QUALIFICATIONS:Must meet one of the following:1.) Licensed in PA as a psychologist, professional counselor (LPC), marriage and family therapist (LMFT) or clinical social worker (LCSW) OR2.) Licensed in PA as a social worker (LSW) or behavior specialist AND have a graduate degree that required a clinical/mental health direct service practicum OR3.) Have a master's degree with at least 9 credit hours* specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work or counseling from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year full time experience providing direct mental health services to youth/young adults. Some clinical practicums may be considered to meet the one-year experience.*Verified and approved credit hours include: foundations of behavioral health and provision of mental health services, individual, group and/or family therapy, crisis counseling, cognitive and/or psycho-dynamic therapy, abnormal psych, psychopathology, assessment, child development, personality theory, psychotherapy lab. No more than 3 of the 9 can be derived from a practicum.Must have strong communication and organizational skills as well as be able to use an electronic health record systemSPECIFIC DUTIES:1. Be knowledgeable and ensure compliance with all Intensive Behavior Health Services (IBHS) regulations, standards and expectations.2. Complete comprehensive assessments and treatment planning for assigned youth and families utilizing evidence-based practices and tools.3. Provide intensive therapeutic interventions per treatment plan, utilizing evidence-based practices, with assigned youth and families that include individual, group and family therapy modalities.4. Be flexible in scheduling clinical treatment to meet participant and family needs, services are delivered in the home, school and community.5. Provide crisis intervention and management as indicated and/or assigned.6. Develop individualized treatment plans and crisis/safety plans that are developmentally appropriate, strengths-based and trauma-informed.7. Monitor therapeutic interventions for effectiveness and revise treatment plan and interventions as needed.8. Attend and facilitate inter-agency meetings to coordinate treatment planning and recommendations, identify progress and barriers, and to ensure integration among all team members.9. Complete initial and on-going functional behavior analysis collaborating with all systems as indicated. Monitor effectiveness and revise as needed.10. Provide consultation, education, support to treatment team, family and school personnel to enhance a sense of competence. PI183243036

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Mobile Therapist-IBHS, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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