Consistent with BestSelf policies,
procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Program Director plans,
organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations,
provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and
provides direct services to clients. The Director of Integration for Children and Family Services
will assist the Vice President of School-based Services and the Vice
President of Children's Clinical Services in the oversight and integration of
Children and Family Services.
The Director will
provide support to the respective Program Directors and/or staff to ensure
that the programs are compliant with all State regulations as well as Agency
Policies and Procedures. The Director of Integration for Children and
Family Services will work closely with the Building Brighter Futures
department and the Children's Clinical Service department, including
elementary, secondary and higher education clinical collaborations.
Will ensure that the services
provided by the Children and Families Services Department are of high
quality, innovative, accessible, culturally sensitive, and promote the
reduction of health disparities.
In conjunction with other
administrative staff, he/she will monitor productivity and compliance
levels, devise and implement quality improvement activities, and be a part
of utilization management.
Will provide input into the
development and the delivery of BestSelf's continuum of integrated
services, with a specific focus on creating workflows that integrate and
connect the programs under the Children and Family Services department.
Create efficiencies that support and
integrate quality services.
Will work to ensure that the
identified outcomes for services are achieved.
Will work to identify and
address additional staff training needs within Children and Family
Provide oversight and support
in the integration of BBF and Children's Clinic Based programs.
Provide Clinical Supervision
to staff as assigned.
In conjunction with the Vice
President, will monitor programs for compliance with all State and Federal
laws and regulations as well as Agency Policies and Procedures.
Participate in and contribute
to agency meetings.
Provide support to Program
Directors to ensure that program services are accessible to eligible
Ensure services meet or
exceed industry professional standards.
Schedule and assigned duties
are subject to change based on the needs of the program and the clients we
Required Knowledge and Skills
Must possess thorough
knowledge of a wide array of clinical interventions with a focus on
Children and Family Services.
Must have knowledge of
social-emotional learning, positive youth development and expanded learning
Adept at working with diverse
range of people, age groups, educational settings and organizations.
- Must be skilled in clinical and
administrative supervision, program management, and organizational and
- Must be able to maintain effective
working relationships with other BestSelf staff and community partners.
- Effective interpersonal and organizational
skills are essential.
- Ability to provide leadership and
motivate staff to strive toward excellence.
- Must possess the ability to respond
quickly in a crisis and solve problems effectively.
- Leadership skills grounded in
organizational values of trauma informed care, racial equity and
leadership development for all staff.
- Must have excellent written and verbal
Must be a licensed behavioral healthcare
professional (Social Worker, Mental Health counselor, etc) LCSW, LCSW-R or LMHC referred.
Knowledge of and experience with the
treatment of psychiatric illnesses and their treatment is necessary, as is
knowledge of evidenced- based practice and training initiatives.
A minimum of 2 two (2) years experience
working with/ in an educational setting.
A minimum of three (3) years experience
working in a New York State Office of Mental Health licensed program.
A minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role.