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Family Based Therapist- Master Level  


Company Overview

Come work for a Sanctuary certified organization for trauma-informed care where every day is an opportunity to help your community! We offer immediate licensure supervision for Masters level therapists. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off including personal days, your birthday, and 12 holidays. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes full medical, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee for individual coverage. We have a competitive 403B you can contribute to right away and have your contribution matched at 6.5% after 6 months!

Position Summary

Our Family Based program provides comprehensive in-home therapy and family support services for kids with emotional or behavioral conditions and their families. It focuses on physical, mental, social and academic development for kids with help from their family members to encourage positive growth and change for the entire family unit.

Family based therapists work in teams of two to identify strengths and needs within the family to establish goals for positive outcomes. Services are provided primarily in consumers' homes. Family based therapists attend state training programs to cultivate tools and practices to help provide quality services in their work environment.


Clinical Assessment & Treatment

  • Function as the lead therapist on the Family Based treatment team in conjunction with the Bachelor’s level clinician and Family Based director/supervisor.
  • Responsible for implementing clinical interventions and the writing and completion of treatment goals, safety plans and implementation of them in treatment sessions with consumers and family members.
  • Be able to conduct assessments of strengths and safety, which includes physical, emotional, social and moral safety, assist consumers in accessing community resources, provide crisis stabilization, and case manages all services (agency and community) involved with the consumers/family.
  • Have a working knowledge and expertise of family, individual, group, parent therapy modalities, S.E.L.F model (Safety, Emotions, Loss and Future) and utilize appropriately with consumers and family members.
  • Follow through with treatment interventions, interagency meetings and aftercare plans as defined by the regulations and supervision.
  • Conduct insurance authorizations and review with managed care organizations in order to establish medical necessity for the program.
  • Trained and certified in Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) and able to successfully perform these interventions and techniques.


  • Have a thorough knowledge of required paperwork expectations and complete all paperwork requirements in a timely manner.
  • Maintain all documentation and fiscal standards. Maintain complete files and clinical documentation, track authorizations and complete insurance reviews within required timeframes.
  • Comply with Quality Assurance guidelines.
  • Maintain awareness of all federal, state, mental health laws, policies, regulation and procedures regarding clinical care, best practice guidelines and appropriate fiscal requirements related to clinical services.

Training & Supervision

  • Attend the 3-year agency paid FB training program (17 days per year plus 3 day first year startup training) and comply with all expectations and requirements of the training.
  • Provide 24/7 on-call services in a rotating basis with other staff.
  • Receive 1.5 hours of clinical team supervision per week with director/supervisor to openly communicate any issues, concerns and review treatment of consumer and families. Also receive 6 hours per month of group supervision with director/supervisor.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge in current treatment modalities and training information, to include the Sanctuary Model.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of agency policies and procedures and follow accordingly.
Position Requirements


  • A graduate degree in psychology, social work, nursing, education, rehabilitation or a graduate degree in the field of human services plus 2 years’ experience in CASSP system program or
      • Be a licensed registered nurse (RN) with 5 years’ experience including 2 years of experience in a CASSP system program plus have a certification by the Office of Mental Health (OMH) as a mental health family based worker or
      • A bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing, rehabilitation, education, pre-med, theology, or a degree in the field of human services plus a certification by OMH as a mental health family based worker.
  • Act 33 and 34 Clearances, Act 114 FBI, Act 31 Training
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Report in accordance with Center Policy.
  • Solid organizational skills and time-management skills
  • Ability to think clearly during times of crisis and define safety plans with staff and/or consumers
  • Must demonstrate emotional intelligence when dealing with conflict between staff and/or consumers. Must be able to negotiate, navigate, and coordinate the multiple services involved in Referrals and consumer cases
  • Must be able to utilize CPI interventions and techniques according to Center Policy and procedure in accordance with CPI training.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Required Yes  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Community Guidance Center-Dubois  
About the Organization Come work for an organization where every day is an opportunity to help your community! Our full-time positions all offer full medical, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee for individual coverage. We also have a competitive 403B you can start contributing to right away!

Community Guidance Center is a private, non-profit mental and behavioral health center with offices in Indiana, DuBois, Punxsutawney, Clearfield, Northern Cambria and Clarion, Pennsylvania. We provide a wide range of therapeutic and rehabilitative services and resources to all members of these communities.

Community Guidance Center is a Sanctuary Institute certified organization for trauma-informed care. The Sanctuary Model® is a "...theory-based, trauma-informed, trauma-responsive, evidence-supported, whole culture approach that has a clear and structured methodology for creating or changing an organizational culture." As one of the few Sanctuary-certified mental and behavioral health providers in our region, we look forward to continuing to provide a welcoming, caring, safe, positive and enriching environment for our consumers, our family of employees and the communities we serve.
EOE Statement We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information.  

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