Mental Health Worker

Partners For Quality

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ORGANIZATION: Allegheny Children’s Initiative
DEPARTMENT: Family Based Mental Health
POSITION: Mental Health Worker
STATUS: Full Time; 40 hours / week
SCHEDULE: Flexible to meet the needs of the caseload

LOCATION: Washington County

SALARY: $37,904 – $40,273 / year (salaried, exempt)

Allegheny Children’s Initiative, a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides mental and behavioral health community-based services to children, adolescents and families throughout Allegheny County. Based in Pittsburgh’s South Side, we provide Intensive Behavioral Health Services, Service Coordination, Student Assistance, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and Family Based Mental Health programs. ACI has earned certification from the Council On Accreditation.

The Mental Health Worker will be responsible for providing intensive home-based therapeutic interventions and support services in collaboration with a Senior Clinician to families whose children and/or adolescents meet the criteria for a psychiatric (mental health) diagnosis and who are at risk for inpatient psychiatric hospitalization or other out-of-home placements. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide intensive family therapy, parent management, psycho-education and support services
  • Conduct individual and family therapy sessions, primarily in the home
  • Conduct a comprehensive Initial Assessment / Intake Evaluation of the consumer / family
  • Develop a Comprehensive Treatment Plan and a Crisis/Safety Plan in collaboration with the family
  • Coordinate and/or link families with formal services and supports
  • Maintain collateral contact and collaborative relationships with formal and informal agencies
  • Identify, develop and implement additional supportive services reimbursable via FBMHS FFS funds
  • Assist consumers in establishing relationships with other service providers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or related field in accordance with regulations  Minimum of one (1) year experience in a CASSP-oriented setting
  • Excellent clinical skills and familiarity with family systems / other therapeutic modalities and supportive and concrete services available to children and families
  • Sincerely interested in improving the lives of children with mental health diagnoses
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Act 33, 34 and FBI clearances
  • Valid Driver’s License and full time use of a vehicle

SALARY

  • $37,904 / year (salaried, exempt)
  • $40,273 / year (salaried, exempt) with a State of Pennsylvania Family Based certification

CASH INCENTIVES

Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs:

  • $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment)

BENEFITS

Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)
  • $1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 16 to 26 Paid Days Off / year
  • 48 Paid Sick hours / Year
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Optional 401(k) with Employer match

WORK PERKS

  • Professional Licensure supervision
  • Credit towards C.E.U.s
  • Paid orientation and training
  • Free parking
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Company issued laptops and cell phones for work use
  • Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Cell Phone discount (Verizon)

APPLY TO THIS POSITION

Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:

  • Complete an employment application online
  • Email resumes: Careers@PFQ.org
  • Fax resumes: 412-446-0749
  • Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700.

Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer

EOE

To apply for this job email your details to Careers@PFQ.org