Center for Autism Mental Health Professional (Team Leader) in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 1/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The MHP (Team Leader) is responsible for direct therapy with children enrolled in the Center’s daily Creating Opportunities for Relating and Engaging program (C.O.R.E.). This position reports to the Clinical Lead.


  • Responsible for overall functioning of program and program environment as it relates to their program room and clients
  • Continuously assess effectiveness of treatment interventions
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and maintaining physical environment of program room
  • Shared responsibility for planning, organizing and maintaining of shared program spaces
  • Responsible for treatment plan implementation
  • Responsible for accuracy of daily data collection materials
  • Audit progress notes on a daily basis for billing purposes
  • Ensure mentoring, modeling and accountability to new employees and team members without supervisor responsibility
  • Facilitate and write weekly room activity schedule and distribute to Clinical Lead and team for review, including special activities and field trips
  • Submit orders for and maintain equipment for program room
  • Ensure timely completion and accuracy of clinical assessments
  • Coordinate with team and Assistant Director to plan for coverage issues
  • Ensure daily data is collected accurately via the rating form, including comments
  • Cover for billing in the absence of other staff
  • Clearly communicate information to team, supervisors and families
  • Complete weekly reports regarding events in the program room and with the children
  • In compliance with the Center’s policies, provide clinical supervision to MHWs, Mental Health Specialists and Program Aides in accordance with CFA and IBHS regulations
  • Participate in interview/hiring process
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors 


  • Credible or other similar program
  • Physical ability to lift children, play on the floor and run with/after children
  • Able to move (repeatedly) from a standing to kneeling position and back
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines


  • One year, full-time, post-Master’s direct care of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder under 21 years of age experience (required)
  • One year of Supervisory experience (preferred)                                              

Education Requirement:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services, which includes but may not be limited to the following: psychology, counseling, and/or marriage and family therapy


  • Commensurate with education and experience
  • The minimum hourly rate for MHP/TL’s starts at $21.81/hour.