Residential Program Director
The Help Group
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Post Date: May 05, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Van Nuys
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The Help Group is seeking a dynamic, energetic and experienced Program Director to join our team! Project Six/The Commons is an STRTP Adolescent Residential Facility located in Van Nuys.

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   
Qualified applicants must also have a valid California Driver License, at least of 3 years’ driving experience, a clean driving record and be insurable for driving by the agency’s insurance company

Must hold a California license as Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker or MFT. Two years' experience required in a supervisory capacity with an adolescent psychiatric population. At least one year of experience designing, implementing and evaluating programs. 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   
The Help Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Contact Details
Name: Gabrielle Cohen
City: Sherman Oaks
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 91401