Family Based Therapist

Full Time
Adams County, York County
Posted 3 years ago

Family Based Therapist – Full-Time


Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Theology or a related mental health service field

OR a Bachelor’s Degree in another subject area with 12 credit hours in the humanities or social services fields

PLUS one year experience working within the CASSP system program (Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, Special Education, Children and Youth, Drug & Alcohol, Juvenile Justice, Healthcare, or Vocational Rehabilitation). Experience working with trauma survivors is preferred. The position requires three clearances (Pennsylvania Childline Clearance, PA State Police Clearance, and FBI Background Check). Training in Mandated Child Abuse Reporting is also required. If the applicant does not have the clearances and/or training, instructions for how to complete them can be given by the agency.

Job Description:

This position involves providing intensive family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families in their homes. Clients are children/adolescents who are at risk of out of home placement (such as in-patient hospitalization, residential treatment, or foster care) due to emotional/behavioral struggles. An eco-systemic family therapy (ESFT) model is used that engages the entire family in the treatment process; 3 yr on the job training program in this model is provided, along with a high level of supervision. Must be able to work with another therapist as part of a co-therapy team. The work schedule is flexible in order to meet the needs of the family and does require frequent evenings. Therapist must be willing to be on-call for emergency crisis situations on a rotating basis. Reliable transportation is required; use of agency car is available. Travel to all geographic areas of York and Adams Counties likely.



Please send cover letter and resume to Sabrina Valente. Call 717-632-4900 x1277 for more information.


 Adams CountyYork County

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Job CategoryFamily-Based Mental Health Services

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