BBF Director of Integration for Children & Family

Job Title:  Director of Children's Services Integration

Reports To: Vice President of School-based Services

FLSA Status: Exempt

Notice: 4 Weeks

Grade: 9

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·  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 Services. 

·  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 clients.

·  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 serve. 

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 fields.

·  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 leadership development. 
  • 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 communication skills. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·  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.