BHW, SBC & Lead Clinician, Philadelphia, PA

Behavioral Health Worker (BHW)-(Need is 10-15 to start immediately) the work schedule is based on the annual school calendar.  Hours are typically 8:30am to 3:30pm.  They would be working with children grades K-8. The schools will be in various neighborhoods, 100% of the population lives below the poverty level and the candidate have no ability to choose the school they would work at. Physical school placement is based on greatest need. Temp to perm.

School Based Clinician (SBC)-(Need is 10-12 to start immediately) the work schedule is based on the annual school calendar. Hours are typically 8:30am to 3:30pm. The SBC would be working with children grades K-8. The SBC provides clinical therapy for student in groups of up to 8 at a time. They will normally work a case load of about 10 at a time. There is no guarantee on the case load amount. This position will require an annual contract renewal.

Lead Clinician – (Need is 3-4 to start immediately) the work schedule is based on the annual school calendar. Hours are typically 8am to 5pm. The Lead Clinician needs to have management and leadership experience. The Lead’s background must include interviewing, hiring, scheduling and providing employee performance evaluations. The School Based Clinicians and Behavioral Health Workers report to the Lead Clinician based on their school assignment. This position will be a Direct Hire with benefits and PTO.

Absolute Requirements– Stick to the Qualifications grid on each JD. The candidates need to be open to working with at risk youths, they will need to be very flexible. These kids have faced trauma and tough situations. We are OK with hiring college students as long as they have a degree or experience. 

Our client supports the healthy development of children, while stabilizing their families to build stronger communities.

Our client’s behavioral health services includes highly skilled professional staff that shares a deep and steadfast commitment to improving child and youth well-being, particularly for low-income, medical assistance-eligible and vulnerable families.

The goal of this unit is to help children, youth and families achieve and maintain appropriate functioning, which will transfer to community, home, and the school environment. Children, youth and families gain the necessary skills through a wide range of therapeutic, structured activities that are provided in a stable, consistent, and interconnected service setting.

 

School Therapeutic Services

Our School Therapeutic Services (STS) support children and youth who have emotional and/or behavior problems that make it very difficult for them to learn in a classroom setting. Our team works with the school staff and the child/youth’s family to help them succeed in school and in life.

Activities include:

  • Counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Classroom support
  • Behavioral therapy

Our School Therapeutic Services are currently in 10 Philadelphia Public Schools.