Family Based Mental Health Professional

Employer
Beacon Light Behavioral Health System
Location
North Warren, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 4, 2021

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Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
Beacon Light Behavioral Health System is looking for a Family Based Mental Health Professional who is responsible for coordination of treatment for their assigned caseload. To provide therapeutic support to the child/adolescent and family in specified areas of social, behavioral and emotional concern and needs that have been identified by the child/youth and family and addressed in the treatment plan. Strengthening and supporting the family to improve coping skills, educate family members on advocating and caring for their child, crisis stabilization, utilizing community resources, and coordination of care. To provide support to the child that facilitates the growth and development of the child and the development of therapeutic support skills in the parents, family members, educators and others to ensure that such support is maintained for the child as professional interventions are decreased and terminated. Family-Based Mental Health Services (FBMH) are designed to keep kids safe and living at home while helping parents/caregivers develop skills to help their children manage moods and behaviors.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires an active driver's license and a DMV check that is clear. Position may require travel in the communities served or state of Pennsylvania for position requirements 25-50% of the time. Travel to assist with individuals attending required appointments or visits as needed 5-10% of the time.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Graduate degree in psychiatry, psychology social work, education, nursing, rehabilitation or a graduate degree in the field of human services, plus two years' experience in a CASSP systems program.
  • Be a licensed registered nurse with five years of experience, including two in CASSP system program plus have the certification by the Department of Mental Health as a mental health family based worker.
  • Have 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 plus have the certification by the Office of Mental Health as a mental health family based worker.

BENEFITS:
  • 18 Paid Time Off Days
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Paid Personal Days
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Pet Insurance
  • And More!

Beacon Light is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Joint Commission accredited, and a Trauma Informed Care agency providing the best support to our clients and staff. Our Services and employment are provided in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to Race, Sex, Color, National Origin, Ancestry, Religious Creed, Disability and Age.

www.beacon-light.org

Check out what our staff have to say about working for us!

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If you are selected for hire, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming month(s) per the CMS emergency temporary standard. You are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after your second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines) or two weeks after receiving a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). The agency is strongly encouraging all employees to become vaccinated as set forth in the emergency temporary standard, or request for consideration of an accommodation exempting you from the vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason.

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