Mobile Therapy (MT) and Behavior Consultant (BC)- Towanda, PA

Are you looking to encourage growth and promote positive healthy lives? CONCERN is a non-profit human services organization dedicated to providing child welfare, juvenile justice, and behavioral health services to children and their families. Since 1978, CONCERN has brought hope, offered opportunity, and inspired change in the communities that we serve.

 

CONCERN is seeking a full time IBHS Clinician to provide both Mobile Therapy (MT) and Behavior Consultant (BC) services out of our Towanda office in Bradford County, PA.
Reporting directly to the Clinical Supervisor, the MT/BC provides a child/adolescent and his or her family with intensive therapeutic services in the home, school or elsewhere in the child’s community. Mobile Therapy sessions are prescribed and they follow a written treatment plan. Sessions may include the Mobile Therapist and the child, family members, child’s friends, school personnel, a community leader, physician, psychiatrist or a combination of these people. In some instances and depending on the regulations of the insurance company, behavioral health managed care organization (BHMCO), and Department of Human Services regulatory bulletins, the MT can meet with these individuals without the child present, as long as the service is indicated in the treatment plan, and is justified in the clinical course of treatment. The Behavior Consultant (BC) assesses and analyzes behavioral data; develops child, youth, and/or young adult specific treatment plans and consults with the therapy team concerning the implementation of the remedies and behavioral plans sometimes compounded by developmental disorders with challenging conducts. The BC supports the enhancement of service delivery consistent with the existing standard of care in the field.

 

MT requirements:

• Masters Degree required in psychology, social work, counseling or related field;
AND
• Must meet one of the following:
o Licensed in PA as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW);
o Licensed in PA as a Social Worker (LSW) or Behavior Specialist (BSL) and have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum;
o At least 1 year of full time experience providing mental health direct services to children up to and including age 21, and a graduate degree with at least nine (9) credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work or counseling; or
o Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree with at least nine (9) credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, education counseling or a related field.

 

BC requirements:
• Must meet one (1) of the following:
o License as a Behavioral Specialist (BSL);
o Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification;
o Graduate degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA);
o At least 1 year of full-time experience providing mental health direct services to children up to and including age 21, and a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education or counseling;
o Completion of a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and a graduate degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field.

 

Other Requirements
• Candidate credentials must be in compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations.
• Candidate must be willing to obtain state & federal clearances including FBI/Fingerprinting, Childline & PATCH.
• Able to proficiently use “typical” office equipment, including but not limited to, personal computers with a basic knowledge of a variety of software applications, fax machines, copiers/scanners, calculators and phones.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel.
• Pass required clearances.
• Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
• Highly resourceful team player with ability to also be extremely effective independently.
• Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response.
• Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Participating in multi disciplinary treatment team meetings.
• Participating in the development of an individual biopsychosocial assessment and treatment plan for each client on his/her caseload.
• Monitoring provision of services described in the treatment plan components.
• Providing psychotherapy in a competent, professional manner, in accordance with the treatment plan.
• Completing progress notes within 48 hours of the service.
• Completing any required clinical or internal reports in a timely manner.
• Attending and participating in staff meetings and in service meetings as scheduled.
• Meeting with the Clinical Supervisor for supervision as required.
• Working professionally with any client he/she is assigned to; fulfilling all duties in a complete and timely fashion.
• Maintaining a positive professional relationship with all linkage and referral agencies.
• Helping clients develop and implement aftercare treatment plans.
• Maintaining professional standards of confidentiality.
• Working in conjunction with treatment team members to implement treatment plans and individual behavior plans.
• Taking part in Quality Assurance and Utilization Review responsibilities as assigned.
• Designs and directs the implementation of a behavioral modification intervention plan in collaboration with other members of the treatment team individualized to each child or adolescent and to family needs.
• Uses a written order and assessments to determine the treatment approach which may incorporate data analysis to ensure successful outcomes.
• Works with the child and family to develop safety, discharge and aftercare plans in ways that involve identifying behavioral goals and intervention techniques as well as recommendations of non-aversive methods of conduct change.
• Primarily provides assessment, program design and monitoring and consultation to the service delivery team.
• Facilitates individual service plan treatment (ISPT) team meetings, collaborates with other service systems and participates in additional multidisciplinary sessions relating to the child’s treatment.

 

Salary
Job (Master’s Level)

 

Pay: $42,000- $46,000
Dependent on experience (DOE)*

 

Benefits
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• FSA
• PTO
• 401k
• Tuition Reimbursement

 

EOE

 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 – $46,000.00 per year

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