Manager of Consumer and Family Affairs
As the Manager of Consumer and Family Affairs, Mr. House’s primary focus is to participate in activities that define and enhance CBHNP membership in the Capital Area operation that includes five counties in Pennsylvania. He is responsible for facilitating the communication of needs, concerns, and information between CBHNP and those requiring service. He acts as a liaison between CBHNP and various external groups and organizations, while also working internally by advising Senior Management on the needs and trends within the communities served by CBHNP.
Upon Mr. House’s move to CBHNP, he took on the position of Consumer and Family Advocate for the Capital Area. Within this position, he provided advocacy and education for Medicaid recipients who were in need of CBHNP Behavioral Health services. After two years, he was promoted to his current position of Manager of Consumer and Family Affairs.
Prior to joining the CBHNP team, Mr. House worked as an Assistant Coordinator of Home Life at The United Methodist Home for Children, where he was also a Youth Counselor. He developed and implemented treatment plans of court adjudicated and dependent youth and ran the day to day operations of a youth living unit. He developed programming for residents at the home and oversaw the Independent and Semi-Independent Living Program, while providing staff training and supervision. Mr. House also filled the position of Program Manager at Tressler Lutheran Services, where he oversaw the day to day operations of their Wilderness School which included staffing, training, and ensuring DPW compliance. He later joined Dauphin County Mental Health and Mental Retardation as their Resource Coordinator. During his nine years as Resource Coordinator, he managed and directed mental health services for a caseload of adult mental health consumers.
Mr. House graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1979 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology.