Youth Development Counselor

We are seeking Youth Development Counselors for our School Based Program located within Brick and Lakewood schools. These are full time positions with benefits – 35 hours per week, 12 months per year. Responsibilities include: provide individual, group, and family counseling to students based on …

Prevention Specialist

The position of a Prevention Specialist (PS) is primarily that of an educator in the areas of substance use, violence prevention, life skills and other topics as the need is determined. The PS plans, coordinates and facilitates multi-session evidence-based and best practice curricula and programs …

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PBHG Names Chief of Quality and Health Integration

January 5, 2020. Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG) is pleased to announce that Tara Chalakani, PsyD, of Brick, has been selected to fill the new position of Chief of Quality and Health Integration. Dr. Chalakani has previously served as the organization’s Vice President of Mental …

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Letter to the Editor

The following message was sent to the Editors of newspapers in Monmouth and Ocean counties: Dear Editor: The impact of the pandemic on our mental health cannot be overstated. Recent studies have shown an increase of suspected drug overdoses of over 18%, and the frequency …

Secretary – IOTSS Program

Summary of position: Assist with daily program organization and office management. Responsibilities: Enters charges on a timely basis for the IOTSS. Prints charge registers. Prepares monthly list for Clinicians and Case Managers one month in advance. Enters consumer’s individual prior authorization. Copies, files and mails …

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Golf Outing a Success!

October 2020. Deal, NJ. Special thanks to everyone who supported and participated in our annual Golf Outing this year. Despite the challenges of the coronavirus, our sponsors were flexible and generous, resulting in an increase in donations this year! We are so grateful to everyone …

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Marvin’s Story

July 2019 (with a September 2020 update)! “Fighting an addiction is harder than fighting in a war…in war, your fellow soldiers have your back; in the drug world, it’s brutal; no one has your back.” Former Army Ranger Marvin speaks candidly about his history of …

Fee for Service Clinician/Lakewood

Job B111 Preferred Behavioral Health Group’s Outpatient Department is seeking a Fee-for-Service clinician to work virtually and/or out of our Lakewood, NJ office. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a busy interdisciplinary team. Responsibilities include: provide evidence-based clinical interventions to individuals, families, …

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Help Save School Based Programs in New Jersey!

Our highly regarded school based programs in Brick and Lakewood, along with all of the other school based mental health programs in New Jersey, have been eliminated due to state budget cuts. We have until September 30th to advocate for reinstatement of this funding. Now, …