Family Therapists in Philadelphia, PA at Child Guidance Resource Centers, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/24/2021

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Job Description

Child Guidance Resource Centers is looking for full time Mental Health Professionals to join our Family First department in Philadelphia County.

The Family Therapist provides intensive, home and community-based family therapy to children and adolescents displaying social, emotional and/or behavioral disorders and their families.  As part of a therapeutic team, the Family Therapist provides a continuum of services, including intensive case management, system advocacy, information/referral, therapy (individual to child or adult, family and couples), and crisis intervention/stabilization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Orients family members to the structure and purpose of FBMH treatment.
  • Engages and motivates family around treatment plan.

  • Uses case management, FSF funds, crisis calls, and interagency team leadership to promote treatment objectives.

  • Ensures that follow up services and discharge plans are discussed and in process 60 days prior to termination.

  • Engages Family and CASSP team in collaborative decision making regarding future treatment efforts, referrals, & terminations

At CGRC, you can enjoy a relaxed working environment with flexible work schedules that allow for a healthy work-life balance.  We encourage and support staff career development and there are always opportunities for you to learn and grow within the organization.  We have a competitive compensation package and offer generous benefits and time off for  eligible staff. You and your family can also enjoy discounts and offers through our Tickets at Work Program. CGRC is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. 


  • Masters degree (preferred) in Family Therapy, counseling, social worker, psychology, or related field
  • License in respective field preferred; Licensed Supervision and AAMFT Approved Supervision is available.
  • Two (2) years experience working with children and families in a mental health, education, child welfare or juvenile justice system OR a minimum of two (2) years case management experience working within a multi-disciplinary team and collaborating with multiple service providers
  • Competent to address the age-specific issues relative to the population served.
  • Knowledge of DSM 5 and working knowledge of DSM 5 community resources, home-based service provision, special education, 302 criteria, and abuse/neglect report procedures preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

Child Guidance Resource Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer