Family Based Therapist

Merakey Carlisle , PA 17013

Posted 4 weeks ago


  • Family Based Therapist (FBT) works as one half of a team which provides treatment services to families including therapy and counseling to child and family.
  • FBT helps with skills training and education designed to enable families to care for their mental health children at home. FBT works flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, in order to meet the needs of the children and families on caseload.
  • FBT travels to client homes, other agencies, and community resources for the purpose of arranging and providing community and home-based services for children, adolescents and families.
  • FBT completes necessary documentation of each case, which complies with the standards set by Merakey, County MH/MR, Managed Care, The State Office of Mental Health and other licensing/regulator organizations. Shares rotating emergency on -call crisis intervention responsibilities.


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping individual at a time.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!



  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Family Therapy, social work, nursing, or rehabilitation counseling with a minimum of 12 graduate level credit hours in therapy and/or counseling

  • Two years of experience with children and adolescent mental health services.

  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver's License and access to reliable transportation

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