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Therapist-Residential Treatment Facility (RTF) House B

Type: Full-Time (40 hours per week)

Job Summary

To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member.  To provide clinical therapy to include cognitive therapy and trauma and attachment theories and recovery principals (in addition to other clinical interventions/services) for young men ages 16 to 25 and their families in a residential treatment program. 

Specific Duties

  1. Provide individual, group and family therapy at least weekly for all assigned residents, ensure that delivery of clinical treatment is congruent with approved treatment models
  2. Be flexible in scheduling clinical treatment to meet resident and family needs, including provision of therapy in the home.
  3. Complete individual service plans and individual treatment plans per regulations for all assigned residents
  4. Maintain on-going communication and collaboration with family members, to include scheduling, follow up and documentation of each therapeutic leave
  5. Ensure that residents and families receive education regarding mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance use or other issues that arise.
  6. Complete biopsychosocial evaluations for potential admissions as assigned.
  7. With the resident and treatment team, develop discharge plans and arrange resources defined in the discharge plan
  8. Complete all documentation required for continued stay and communicate authorizations to PATH’s QI department in a timely manner.
  9. Participate in CBH phone reviews with program director as assigned.
  10. Participate in weekly treatment team meetings with the RTF Psychiatrist.
  11. Consult and collaborate with all team members on a regular basis.
  12. Provide psychiatric rehabilitation/ life skills services, individual and group weekly for all assigned residents to include as needed:  skill development training such as travel, interviewing, opening bank accounts and social skills for residents as assigned
  13. Liaison with school, employers, job coaches and other support individuals involved with each resident to assist and resolve any issues impeding goal attainment
  14. Assure that each resident has been linked to an education, pre-vocational/vocational, volunteer, or paid employment opportunity
  15. Assure that residents are linked to IDS, if indicated, and maintain communication with IDS supports coordinator
  16. Determine if assigned resident is eligible for social security benefits and apply for benefits as indicated.  If a resident already receives benefits, ensure that a change of address information is provided to social security.
  17. Ensure all documentation is completed in a timely, comprehensive and legible manner and in accordance with PATH policies and procedures.
  18. Provide program coverage as assigned
  19. Participate in and document summary of team meetings, case conferences, stakeholders meetings and other assigned meetings as assigned
  20. Provide crisis intervention and management as indicated
  21. Assist in the development of community activities for residents, to include weekend activity planning
  22. Contribute to quality improvement/outcome measurement tracking and data gathering as assigned


Master’s degree in the human services field. from an accredited college/university; Experience working in human service program; LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT preferred; Use of own personal vehicle and valid driver’s license required.


Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents, Philadelphia


40-hours per week


$47,653 annually (non-licensed); $52,125 annually (clinically licensed)



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