Program Director- Adolescent Residential
The Help Group
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Post Date: Feb 05, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Van Nuys
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Direct and evaluate the facility within the limits of the functions and policies established by Project Six
Direct supervisors overseeing direct care staff and Residential Therapists
Serve as Head of Mental Health for Project Six to ensure quality, timeliness, accuracy and responsiveness of mental health services at Project Six
Organize the work of the facility and delegate responsibilities to staff
Oversee and approve the social work functions of the Residential Therapists
Assess the facility’s operations and program, report to the Director of Residential Treatment and make recommendations to address identified problems
In collaboration with the Human Resources Department, recruit, appoint, evaluate and terminate staff
Assist in developing a plan for orientation, development and training of staff in accordance with Title 22 regulations
In consultation with the Director of Residential Treatment, Vice President of Programs and COO, make decisions about the admission of each youth into the STRTP
Review complaints made by youth or their authorized representative(s) as specified in Title 22, and determine appropriate actions to be taken to address complaint. Provide quarterly report to the Vice President of Programs for The Help Group
Maintain a database of critical incidents and report information quarterly to the Director of Residential Treatment and Vice President of Programs of The Help Group
Develop written policies, procedures and practices for continuous quality improvement as specified in Title 22
Develop, implement and evaluate the continuous quality improvement plan for the social work and mental health functions of Project Six
Observe and interact with staff, youth and other individuals, as necessary, to ensure the quality of care and program services
Apply the “Reasonable and Prudent Parenting Standard” to decisions involving the participation of a resident in age or developmentally appropriate activities in accordance with rules, laws and policies and procedures when present
Serve as the acting Facility Administrator in the event of an absence of the assigned Facility Administrator

California license as Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker or MFT.
Two years' experience required in a supervisory capacity with an adolescent psychiatric population.
Experience in individual and group psychotherapy or experience with behavior management techniques.
A strong background in consultation and staff development is needed, as well as a license to provide clinical supervision to licensed or license-seeking mental health providers.

The Help Group offers wonderful training opportunities, a supportive, professional work environment & great benefits, including:   

100% Employer-sponsored Health Insurance Plan   
Dental, Vision and Life Insurance   
403b Retirement Plan   
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

Contact Details

City: Van Nuys
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 91401
Country: United States