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Associate Center Director (LCSW)

Company: Family Services
Location: Highland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Associate Center Director position is a clinical and administrative position responsible for the implementation of the multi-disciplinary therapeutic treatment program. In this role, you will ensure that the clients' needs are accurately assessed and effectively treated. If you are driven to make a difference in your community and love working in dynamic environments -this role is for you.

We welcome the unique contributions from our team when it comes to culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, and expression, nation of origin, languages spoken, color, religion, sexual orientation, and beliefs.

Our mission is to bring people together to find the support they need, improving their lives and communities, and building a stronger, safer Hudson Valley.

Our Agency Values

Compassion - Extending empathy and understanding to others

Integrity - Being honest and dependable

Hope - Believing in the strength of the human spirit and heart, to emerge and thrive when faced with a challenge

Diversity - Promoting a vision of community comprised of wide-ranging assets

Respect - Treating all individuals with dignity and without judgement

Community - Recognizing and reinforcing the importance of our world as being comprised of people of differing strengths and perspectives

Justice - Promoting social and economic equity and fairness

Quality - Aspiring for excellence in every aspect of our work

Job Requirements:

  • You will have current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the New York State Department of Education. Advanced training in evidence based clinical practices will be essential for your success.
  • 3 years of post-licensure experience treating mental health issues is critical to ensure positive results through your work.
  • Previous supervisory experience.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Clinical Responsibilities:
    • In partnership with the Center Director and supervisors lead the multi-disciplinary treatment program and day-to-day operations of the behavioral health center.
    • Manage clinical emergencies and provide crisis intervention support to clients.
    • As time permits and based on the needs of the clinics, maintain an individual caseload, providing ongoing direct clinical treatment to clients;
    • Ensure that all clients being served by the clinic receive appropriate treatment; Routinely review individual treatment plans and recommend modifications as needed;
    • Assume leading role in DBT consultation team and weekly review of DBT groups;
    • Provide training materials to improve existing skills and knowledge of clinicians while promoting continued professional development;

      Supervisory Responsibilities:
      • In collaboration with the Center Director, provide supervision to the Coordinator of Clinical and Community Services, supervisors, RESTART staff and other clinical staff members;
      • Assign and monitor the distribution of caseloads within the clinic;
      • Support the development of staff's professional skills by monitoring overall performance and recommending appropriate training;
      • Responsible for staff's compliance to established rules and regulations concerning standards such as utilization review, client's rights, and agency policies and procedures;
      • Support established goals and performance standards for staff and conduct employee evaluations on the basis of those standards; Implement disciplinary procedures to ensure team success;
      • Participate in providing administrative supervision to all staff of the unit regarding time-off requests, work assignments, etc.; Conduct staff meetings as part of the supervisory team;
      • Provide adequate coverage of the behavioral center at all times that the facility is serving clients;
      • Act as liaison to the community to reassure client's positive acceptance and participation in the community at large;

        Competencies
        • Experience with electronic health records, Microsoft Word and Excel
        • Critical thinking and relationship building skills
        • Organizational and time management skills
        • Client focus
        • Communication and public speaking skills

          Work Environment - Clinic/office setting with occasional travel to off-site meetings.

          Hours - Full-time, 40 hours/week.

          Do you value flexibility and support in your work environment? We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Our benefits packages includes:
          • Competitive salary of $75-80k annually
          • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
          • Pension plan and 403(b) retirement plan
          • Group term life and long-term disability insurance
          • Supplemental life insurance & accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
          • Paid vacation, holiday, sick, and personal time
          • Supplemental insurance through AFLAC
          • Employee assistance program (EAP)

            Our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the community we serve. Family Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

            We are an equal opportunity employer and our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the community we serve. Family Services follows federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring and employment. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in violation of those laws.

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Keywords: Family Services, Danbury , Associate Center Director (LCSW), Executive , Highland, Connecticut

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