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Assistant Director for Family Reentry Behavioral Health New Haven

Company: Community Resources for Justice (CRJ)
Location: New Haven
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director for Family Reentry Behavioral Health New Haven Job Locations US-CT-New Haven ID 2022-6448 Type full-time City New Haven State CT Overview At CRJ we change lives and strengthen communities by advancing policy and delivering individualized services that promote safety, justice, and inclusion. Responsibilities Assist the Program Director in leading a multidisciplinary team including : therapists, casemanager/engagement specialists, data entry specialist, psychiatrist, and nurse practitioners to provide behavioral health services in an outpatient setting. Assist Program Director in overseeing the clinical and administrative functions of the program. Outpatient services include individual and group therapy both in general outpatient and intensive outpatient programs for both mental health and substance use treatment. Further services include: casemanagement, clinical assessment including behavioral health diagnosis and referral for medication management when needed, crisis intervention, treatment planning, and aftercare. Responsible for the service delivery targets, budget targets, compliance with quality and reporting metric targets. Administrative:

  • Cover as the Program Director during Program Director absence
  • Assist in training new staff on program requirements, documentation, and group treatment curriculum.
  • Meet with State of CT Judicial Branch Court Support Services Division administrators for monthly meetings and audits to ensure program deliverables are met.
  • Work with billing department to ensure timely and accurate submission of service claims.
  • Participate in CRJ workgroups as needed to offer expertise and guidance on new initiatives and program enhancements. CLINICAL:
    • During Program Director absence lead clinical team meetings daily to review clinical issues, service delivery, scheduling, and difficult case conferences.
    • Meet with external providers to collaborate clinical care and market program to the community.
    • Provide strengths-based, client-centered, and trauma-informed assessments, group and individual treatment to clients with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.
    • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
    • Administer substance use toxicology screens as needed.
    • Assist Program Director in overseeing evidenced based treatment is provided by well trained staff both ethically and appropriately for clients served.
    • Supervises and schedules all Line Staff plus participates in staff meetings and treatment team meetings.
    • Supervises, set limits, controls, structure and accountability for clients as well as maintains and monitors information in resident files.
    • Ensures that a comprehensive array of activities are offered as per scheduled, maintaining and monitoring program funds with the assistance of Shift Supervisors.
    • Develops and secures appropriate resources for clients in the areas of education, vocation, employment, volunteer work, and recreation as per treatment team plans. Acts as advocate and liaison for residents and families/guardians with outside agencies.
    • Oversees referral and intake process, conducting interviews and orientation as required, maintain contact with referring programs and social workers as needed.
    • Oversees and monitors point/level behavior management program and maintains communications with all staff plus provide feedback to residents
    • Develops and maintains community, governmental and other public and private resources and relationships plus participates in professional committees. Qualifications
      • Master's degree in social work, counseling or related field and relevant clinical experience. Behavioral Health Licensure such as: LCSW/LMHC/LPC/ required.
      • Experienced in clinical supervision in an outpatient program required.
      • Experience providing mental health and substance abuse treatment both group and individual therapy required.
      • Experience with third party billing preferred.
      • Experience working with the criminal justice population preferred.
      • Experienced in providing Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Dialectical Behavioral Treatment, Seeking Safety Treatment, and working with criminal justice population preferred CRJ provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: Community Resources for Justice (CRJ), New Haven , Assistant Director for Family Reentry Behavioral Health New Haven, Executive , New Haven, Connecticut

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