- Doctoral Degree
- Master's Degree
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Driver's License
- Supervising Experience
- Marriage & Family Therapy Certification
The Program Manager is responsible for the clinical and programmatic oversight of various mental health services to children, adolescents and families within the Mental Health department and across a continuum of care that includes Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI), Resiliency, Recovery, and Reintegration (RRR), Wraparound, and Short-Term Residential Treatment Program (STRTP) services. He/She demonstrates and promotes the Agency’s overarching mission and vision, ensures best practices in service delivery standards, and is responsible for adherence to County, State, licensing, accreditation and Agency policy and procedure requirements.
Effectively manages the delivery of all mental health services to ensure the highest quality level of professional standards for the care and treatment of severely emotionally disturbed children
Ensures total compliance with all mental health and program service contracts that will demonstrate the consistent delivery and documentation of all such services by qualified staff and for which the funding for such activities is approved
Provides clinical supervision to licensed clinicians (Social Workers/Therapists), including group and individual supervision
Provides clinical supervision to pre-licensed clinicians/therapists, as per BBS guidelines, including group and individual supervision
Edits and consults with clinicians on any all clinical reports written on behalf of clients at the Company, i.e. reports to attorneys, probation and/or community resources to insure continuity of care and that staff are complying with the policy guidelines of the Company
Interfaces and consults with contracted psychiatrists, according to the Health Services Schedule; attends the weekly group supervision doctor’s group
Ensures that an efficient clinical paging system is in effect to provide clinical coverage at the Company is 24-hours, 7-days a week
Ensures that all clinical staff performs their duties in compliance with all California standards including the Department of Mental Health, the Board of Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Social Services
Ensures through coordination with other services that the intake, treatment and discharge procedures are followed to ensure quality treatment and adherence to census requirements
Closely monitors all special incident reporting to ensure appropriate clinical and program follow-up with all relevant unit and program staff
Reviews, authorizes and approves care coordination of mental health clients in all required and related mental health service components
Ensures that quality clinical and mental health activities are provided to all clients throughout the week and weekend that is structured, therapeutic and responsive to client needs. Assures that adequate clinical and mental health staffing and support is provided on a consistent basis
Performs other reasonable related duties as assigned
In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time standing, walking on sloped/hilly areas of campus, carrying, driving, lifting (up to 40 pounds), listening, speaking, reaching, writing, and participating in restraint procedures
Masters of Arts/Science (M.A./M.S.) Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus three (3) years of experience in a mental/behavioral health setting required.
Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Psychologist (Ph.D./Psy.D.) and an eligible Clinical Supervisor for registered AMFTs and ASWs preferred.
One to two years of relevant experience directly supervising staff.
Experience working high-risk children, adolescents, adults and/or families within the Wraparound, Mental Health, Educational, Child Welfare and/or Juvenile Probation systems required.
Availability to be on-call for crisis related services required.
Bi-lingual/Bi-literate in Spanish highly preferred.
Valid California Driver’s License and proof of Auto Insurance required
Must fulfill all requirements of employment, including clearance of all required background records (e.g. Department of Justice, Child Abuse, California Community Care Licensing, County Sanction List, etc.), physical examination, and drug testing