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Family Based Mental Health Professional - Therapist Allegheny County, PA

Glade Run Lutheran Services Pittsburgh, PA
  • Expired: 17 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary:
Family Based Mental Health Services provides intensive family focused therapy, delivered primarily in the home, to families who have a child with a diagnosed mental health condition and are at risk for out-of-home placement. The service is team delivered by a therapist who focuses on the mental health need of the child, the relationships within the family system, and the natural strengths of the family. The person that fills this position will need to be able to work non-traditional, flexible hours and meet productivity standards.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Master's Degree in psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, education, rehabilitation; OR
    A graduate degree in the field of human services and two (2) years' experience in a CASSP system program required; OR
    A Licensed Registered Nurse with five (5) years' of experience including two years' experience in a CASSP system program and have certification by the Department's Office of Mental Health (OMH) as a mental health family based worker. OR
    A Bachelor's Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, rehabilitation, education, pre-med, theology, anthropology, or a degree in the field of human services and have certification by the Department's Office of Mental Health (OMH) as a mental health family based worker.
  2. Must have audio/visual/verbal activity to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job functions.
  3. Must complete and pass agency Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training.
  4. Must have emotional stability to perform essential job functions.
  5. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record is required.
  7. Ability to adapt hours to needs of position. Will need to work evenings and/or weekend hours regularly, including providing on-call emergency services on a rotating basis.
  8. Access to a telephone.
  9. Ability to remain organized despite pressured situations.
  10. Eligible for PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance and FBI clearance

KNOWLEDGE AREAS:

  • Familiarity with psychological and psychiatric reports
  • Process/ Procedure related to IEP
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Child Protective Services Law
  • Community Mental Health Services
  • Accessing Community Resources
  • Mental Health Services
  • Treatment Planning and Intervention Strategies
  • Principles of Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy
  • Genograms and Ecomaps
  • Crisis Intervention

Job Location:
Allegheny County, PA United States

Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular

How to Apply:
Candidates must apply via our careers page at http://www.gladerun.org/careers. This is the first step in our application process.Equal Opportunity Employer

Who We Are: Founded in 1854 by the Rev. Dr. William Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Glade Run has evolved over the years to meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.

Glade Run Lutheran Services

Address

Pittsburgh, PA
USA