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Therapist - Children's Mobile Intervention Services

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

Job Description:

ABOUT PATH INC.PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions.Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life.WHY WORK AT PATH?PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including:A company sponsored 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability!JOB SUMMARY:To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. Responsible for provision of brief, up to 6 weeks, clinical assessment, interventions and crisis management for children and their families in Northeast Philadelphia. The CMIS program operates 7 days/ week, 365 days/year between the hours of 8:00am - 9:00pm. Services include assessment, crisis intervention, parent education, brief resolution focused treatment and linkages to behavioral health and community services. Services may be provided with a bachelor's level case manager as a team member.QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in the human services field from an accredited college or university.2 years verified, paid, post-master's therapy experience with children/youth and training and experience in family therapy.Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.SPECIFIC DUTIES:Upon referral assignment, contact the family to schedule an initial visit offering same day/next day availability.Engage the youth and family upon the first visit to develop an understanding of the events that led to the crisis, educate the family on the role and time limited nature of CMIS and begin treatment and crisis planning.During one of the initial 2 sessions with each family develop a treatment plan, implementation of interventions, including conflict resolution and crisis management.Collaborate with the psychiatrist on any medication and/or evaluation needsProvide therapeutic interventions for the youth and family, in the home, community and school, utilizing intensive crisis de-escalation techniques and parenting education that will focus on parenting education; conflict resolution skills and improvement of communication skills.Provide in home sessions as often as needed but at minimum 2 -3 times per week.Link the youth and family to the CRC or other 24/7 crisis staff and remain with the youth and family until the connection and collaboration is completed at the CRC.Promote family sustainability and assure services are family driven.Utilize approved evidence based tools, practices and assessments.Collaborate with the case manager on resources and linkages needed and assure the linkages are in place and the family well connected.Provide rotating on call coverage between the hours of 9:00pm and 8:00am.Provide direct crisis support and intervention with assigned families and during times of surges in mobile crisis (CMCT) calls.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Minimal in nature. PI183243154

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Therapist - Children's Mobile Intervention Services, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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