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Mobile Therapist (MT)

Job Description

The Mobile Therapist (MT) provides therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and young adults to address problems that may encounter or have encountered in their lives. MTs provide services through various means that include individual therapy, family therapy, development and revision of the ITP, and assistance with crisis stabilization. MTs collaborate with clients, families, and members of the support team in order to provide services.


Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide assessments to determine areas of need for each client

  • Create individualized treatment plan (ITPs) to address needs

  • Provide services in homes, schools, and other community settings

  • Engage families in treatment

  • Collaborate with the entire treatment team

  • Produce programmatic and regulatory documentation in a professional and timely manner

  • Provide therapeutic services that are evidence-based practices (EBPs) and recognized clinical frameworks

  • Provide therapeutic services that are compliant with Pennsylvania regulatory requirements

  • Maintain client confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA

  • Support clients developing adaptive skills to be successful in the community

 

Qualifications:
The Mobile Therapist for Individual Services must meet one of the following:
 

  • Be licensed in Pennsylvania as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or clinical social worker.

  • Be licensed in Pennsylvania as a social worker or a behavior specialist and have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation of have an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university that has been evaluated by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. or the National Association of Credential Evaluators Services. The Department will accept a general equivalency report from the listed evaluator agencies to verify a foreign degree or its equivalency.

  • Have a minimum of 1 year full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth or young adults and a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work or counseling from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or have an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university that has been evaluated by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. The Department will accept a general equivalency report from the listed evaluator agencies to verify a foreign degree or its equivalency.

  • Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, education, counseling or a related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or have an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university that has been evaluated by the Association of Credential Evaluation Services. The Department will accept a general equivalency report from the listed evaluator agencies to verify a foreign a degree or its equivalency.

 
 

Performance Standards:
The following standards will be used to guide the on-going evaluation of the performance of all staff members:

  • Maintains regular contact with staff under their supervision, if applicable.

  • Assures regular prior authorization for all services provided by J.T. Mummert Consulting LLC.

  • Assures that services are provided within the limit(s) of current existing authorizations and takes steps to increase or modify authorizations for individual clients when necessary.

  • Assures that all products and timelines are specified by J.T. Mummert Consulting LLC.

  • All reports, forms, and worksheets conform to J.T. Mummert Consulting LLC designated formats.

  • All reports, form, and worksheets are completed accurately and submitted in a timely manner.

  • Quality of services provided to consumers and their teams, as measured by satisfaction surveys and commentary provided to agency personnel.

  • Being on time and prepared for scheduled appointments and meetings.

  • Responding promptly and appropriately to questions and/or concerns from team members.

  • Knowledge of the tools used, steps of the functional assessment process, and following steps in order.

  • Professional presentation (dress, confidence, initiative, tactful).

  • Communicating with others well orally and in writing.

  • Adhering to policies and procedures of J.T. Mummert Consulting LLC.

  • Clearances: Candidates who apply for IBHS Services and any staff member within the organization who may come in contact with children, youth or young adults, must provide a PA State Police Background Check, FBI Fingerprinting, and Childline Child Abuse History Clearances at the time of interview. These clearances must be a maximum of five years old. Candidates who have documented records on any background checks are not eligible to be hired. Selected candidates whose clearances are within five years must agree to a Conditional Employment Attestation that indicates they will undergo all clearances and that their employment with J.T. Mummert Consulting LLC will cease should any recent records be found. These clearances must be completed prior to the selected candidate’s first day of work. The candidate must provide documentation that clearances have been requested and/or set up for completion.

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