Employment Opportunities

Family Based Mental Health Professional

Northern Tier Counseling has an opening for a full-time Family Based Mental Professional

The Family Based Mental Health Professional will provide supportive therapeutic/case work services in harmony with the Family Based Mental Health Worker to quell family crisis situations and to promote or help sustain a stable living environment for the family.

Principle Responsibilities and Duties include:

Assist the Family Based Mental Health Worker during home, school or community visits/sessions and provide supportive counseling to identified families in order to aid and train them in the appropriate child-rearing techniques in relation to the family counseling goals and individual service plan.

  • Rotate 24 hour emergency services 7 days per week, as scheduled, and provide back up for other team members when appropriate.
  • Participates in ongoing in-service training programs.
  • Knowledge of individual and group behavior, inter-relationships between social, economic, psychological and physiological factors.
  • Ability to work effectively with the Family Based Mental Health Worker (team member).
  • Position requires travel; valid driver’s license
  • Act 33/34 and 151 Clearances

FBMH Professional will have a Master’s degree in psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, education, rehabilitation or any other degree in the human services field and two years’ experience working in a CASSP like system.



Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Counselor:

We are searching for a Counselor for our N. Towanda and Mansfield Outpatient Clinic sites. NTC is a leading outpatient mental health & substance abuse treatment program which serves children, adolescents, and adults seeking wellness, renewal and hope. As a counselor, you would conduct initial intake and assessments with new clients, provide 1:1 and group counseling for clients, and participate in case consultations and supervision, refer clients to other services as needed. We offer a wide range of services to meet with the needs of our clientele.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Treatment planning
  • Individual, Couples and Group psychotherapy
  • Discharge planning
  • Timely, accurate and efficient documentation is required and closely monitored
  • Promotion of positive community relations
  • Psycho-educational techniques
  • Working within school setting
  • Substance Abuse Counseling experience desired

Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree in Human Services; licensed preferred; Minimum of one (1) year of experience.

Good diagnostic ability and the ability to use appropriate treatment interventions required.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong documentation skills, as well as the ability to work effectively as a team member.



Mobile Therapist:

Northern Tier Counseling has an opening for a Mobile Therapist within its growing program.  The Mobile Therapist will provide family, individual therapy and parenting skills training in the home, community and school setting(s).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessment of strengths and therapeutic needs of child and family.
  • Inclusion of child as a participate in his or her own treatment.
  • inclusion of parents or other caretakers as members of the treatment team and as partners in treatment. Support for parental participation in inter agency treatment team meetings, treatment plan development/reviews and Individual Education Plans.
  • Determination with family and case manager of any necessary family support services.
  • Provision of child centered, family focused individual and family psychotherapy as agreed upon by the therapist and family utilizing a strength-based approach.

Master’s degree required in human services and one year relevant experience.  Treatment planning skills required.  Familiarity and comfort level with working in family settings needed.  Flexible work hours.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 2/17/17



Certified Peer Specialists (CPS)

Northern Tier Counseling has openings for Certified Peer Specialists to join our growing team.

  • Certified Peer Specialists are people who have had similar lived experiences and can offer genuine empathy, hope, and validation to an individual seeking help.
  • The purpose of Peer Support is to show first hand that recovery and mental illness or substance abuse is possible.
  • Services are provided in the home and/or community.

Responsibilities and Duties Include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting consumers with setting and attaining personal recovery goals
  • Identify community supports and help consumers understand how to utilize resources in their recovery process
  • Model coping techniques, self-help strategies and reinforce the potential for recovery to consumers and others
  • Working autonomously while building and maintaining an effective work schedule
  • Attending weekly staff meetings and individual supervisions
  • Maintaining confidentiality and professionalism expectations

Education and Experience qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Act 33/34 and 151 Clearances
  • Self-Identified current or former user of Mental Health or co-occurring services
  • 1-year work experience (paid or volunteer) within last 3 years
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing
  • Valid Driver’s License; Reliable vehicle and current insurance
  • Travel required
  • Successful completion of Certified Peer Specialist Training
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as, the ability to work effectively as a team member are required




For more information regarding these position(s), please e-mail hr@northerntiercounseling.com or call Human Resources, 570-265-0100 ext. 1210.

To Apply for Positions with Northern Tier Counseling, Inc.:

E-mail a letter of interest and current resume to hr@northerntiercounseling.com or mjaynes@northerntiercounseling.com

  • Alternate Method: Send your resume and cover letter to: Northern Tier Counseling, Inc., Attention: Human Resource Dept, 24727 Rt 6 Ste. 2, Towanda, PA 18848
  • Fax to:  (570) 265-6741
  • Call (570) 265-0100 ext. 1210 to request an application, or stop by one of our office to complete an application.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E.)