In Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (IH-CBT) Clinician

Website HealthyStartPgh Healthy Start, Inc.

Healthy Community. Healthy Family. Healthy Baby. Healthy Start.

The mission of Healthy Start is to improve maternal and child health and to reduce poor birth outcomes and infant mortality in Allegheny County.

Healthy Start seeks to hire a clinician who is passionate about maternal and child health to implement an evidence-based identification and treatment program for mothers who are diagnosed with depression in the home visiting setting.  This position will conduct psychosocial assessment and In‐Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (IH‐CBT) to women in their homes, using an evidence-based model to facilitate recovery from maternal depression in women served by Healthy Start, thereby promoting the healthy development of infants and children. The clinician will also work closely with other members of the home visiting team and other community services to ensure continuity of patient care; and will serve as a mental health practice leader within the organization.

The clinician will be required to attend training in February (all expenses paid by Healthy Start).

Skills & Competencies

  • Training in and experience delivering cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Training and experience in delivering psychotherapy to women with mood disorders.
  • Training and experience in working with serious mental health conditions and complex clinical presentations.
  • Psychosocial knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide services to women enrolled in home visiting programs.
  • Diversity appreciation
  • Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others’ perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one’s approach to successfully integrated with others who are different from oneself.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, sound judgment, diplomacy and tact. Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients in their home.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain fidelity to the evidence-based model.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Being open to change and considerable variety in work environments. Effortlessly adjusting to new or changing situations and unexpected events. Willing to work flexible hours.



  • Training in the evidence-based model (must be available to attend training in Ohio February 4-5, 2019)
  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling or related mental health field.
  • Professional license in good standing (or working toward licensure).
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • 3 years’ experience working with maternal depression and/or cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Prior experience working with families in the home.

Salary: $38K-$45K with full benefits, commensurate with experience.

Please apply by submitting resume and cover letter to Nicole Singletary at by December 21, 2018.

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