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Program Director (Licensed Counselor)

Company: Bay Area Community Resources (BACR)
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: -Program Director/ Licensed Counselor

Reports To: -Chief Program Officer

Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000

Job purpose: Provide clinical, administrative and budgetary management/oversight to diverse behavioral health programs


Clinical and Supervisory Roles

Provide ongoing, regular clinical supervision and consultation to licensed, pre-licensed, certified and registered counselors
Supervise and support Program Managers through team and individual consultation, training, coaching and regular performance reviews to address staff development and support needs
Provide assessment and individual counseling, group counseling and treatment plans for adolescent and gender specific adult SUD treatment programs
Hire, train and supervise staff. Ensure quality of staff performance. Create an environment among staff consistent with BACR Best Practices that includes team building and celebration.
Monitor adherence to agency policies and procedures
Clinically supervises a variety of behavioral health prevention and treatment programs

Administrative Functions

Oversee all grants, contracts and subcontracts to ensure fulfillment of and compliance with funding and contractual requirements and agreements
Oversee administrative and budgetary aspects of programs to support their effective operation, including annual planning, reporting, documentation and data gathering, curriculum development, evaluation, etc.
Develop and maintain policies and procedures necessary for effective programs and regulatory compliance
Works with fiscal staff to develop and monitor budgets and allocations, prepare for annual audits, and prepare submission of local, federal, state and funding sources reports
Actively participate in agency committees, agency planning and other agency sponsored activities.
Work with Development and grants team; assist with grant writing as needed
Clear and direct communication with CPO on all pertinent matters related to the operation of the project.

Program Development and Stakeholder Relationships

Develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including other service providers, community leaders, client groups, government and civic organizations
Ensure effective delivery of programming by monitoring programs and analysis of evaluation results and improving upon quality where needed. -Create standardization of program elements where beneficial; become knowledgeable of the qualities of "model programs" i.e. Evidence Based Practices and Programs.
Provide leadership to the development of additional program elements (e.g. community service, parent involvement) which increase the quality and effectiveness of programs;
Pursue program development opportunities including promotion of programs through printed materials, participation in outreach events, and proactive engagement of potential program expansion;
Conducts community outreach to build awareness, promote partnerships, advocate for program/community interests and a variety of other purposes; builds strong relationships with community leaders; may participate in or sit on community boards and committees; responds to requests for information on agency programs and activities, may make oral presentations before committees, boards, commissions, advisory groups, or community groups as requested.
Promote and maintain effective collaborations with institutional partners such as: other CBOs, government entities, and advocacy organizations


Knowledge and Skills Required:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Ability to conceive, initiate, develop, implement and evaluate a wide range of programs.
Knowledge of and ability to uphold all legal and ethical professional treatment standards
Proven record of applying for and obtaining public and private grants.
Experience collecting, analyzing and reporting complex data.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Non-profit or government agency experience strongly preferred
Ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required for the program.
First Aid and CPR training and certification must be obtained within three (3) months of hire and maintained throughout employment

Education and licensure : Completed Master's degree in counseling and/or psychology. Licensed as an LMFT, LCSW or psychologist in the state of California.

Experience: At least five years of employment as a counselor including both substance use and mental health areas, and at least one year as a supervisor or coordinator, including one year of administrative and budgetary responsibility.

Skills : -Demonstrated skills in clinical supervision, SUD and other behavioral health treatment, finance, budgeting, program development, planning, personnel administration and supervision and community relations.

Personal Qualities : -A commitment to and strong belief in the mission of the agency; ability to maintain goals and priorities in dealing with varying problems, demands, and limitations; ability to be flexible in working with people and organizations with different viewpoints. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills.

BACR Mission
BACR promotes the healthy development of individuals, families and communities through direct services, volunteerism and partnerships in the San Francisco Bay Area.

BACR Best Practices
We persevere, are dependable and act with integrity.
We recognize the needs and strengths of customers and support their development.
We are continuous learners - stretching, growing and innovating.
We build healthy relationships and are guided by a caring heart.
Our services are based on proven models and methods.
We work within communities and build alliances to meet community needs.
We focus on results.
We are humble, hopeful and have a sense of humor.

How to Apply
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Keywords: Bay Area Community Resources (BACR), San Rafael , Program Director (Licensed Counselor), Accounting, Auditing , San Rafael, California

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