Director

Executive Director

Organization: 
Mount Saint Vincent
Location: 
Denver, Colorado
Summary: 

Lead our team in changing young lives by providing help and hope, one child at a time.

Mount Saint Vincent (MSV) is a Denver, Colorado-based treatment center for children aged 5 to 12 who face severe behavioral and emotional challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse, or neglect. The agency specializes in delivering behavioral health services to children and their families, helping children reach their full potential within their homes, schools, and communities.

As a member of SCL Health, a multi-state, not-for-profit, faith based health system with more than 13,600 associates and $2.4 billion in net revenue, we’re seeking an Executive Director who reports to the Board of Directors of MSV and the COO of SCL Health, and is responsible for the effective administration, management, and direction of MSV. Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Promoting and reinforcing through leadership behaviors the Mission, Vision and Core Values of MSV to all clients, employees, members of governance, and strategic partners.
  • Ensuring that Mount Saint Vincent’s image, mission and capabilities are clearly and positively communicated and understood, with particular emphasis on trauma informed care and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics that distinguishes MSV.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the changing demographics, needs and expectations of children and families and the child welfare system, thus ensuring that MSV anticipates and adapts to same.
  • Demonstrating understanding and skill with operating and financial metrics, including the preparation of realistic, progressive budgets and interacting with leadership team to achieve plans that strengthen the financial health of the organization.

Requirements include an advanced degree, plus 10+ years of relevant experience as a senior leadership member (COO, VP of Operations, Clinical Director, etc.). You’ll also possess a sophisticated understanding of trauma informed care and learning in a like organization, experience managing a growing human services operation, and the ability to develop complementary services to expand the scope of MSV, experience working with and exploiting the knowledge and engagement of a highly involved Board, solid financial acumen and a vested interest in the kids - it’s all about the kids.

Competitive compensation, relocation assistance, and benefits are provided. For confidential consideration, please email your resume to:

ExecutiveRecruiting@sclhs.net

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Child Abuse Prevention

Organization: 
Westside Children's Center
Location: 
Culver City, Los Angeles, CA
Summary: 

AGENCY OVERVIEW: Westside Children’s Center (WCC) exists to give at-risk children and children living in poverty the foundation they need to increase their life choices and lead fulfilling lives. For over 25 years, WCC has been providing thousands of at-risk children and their families with critical, high-quality early education programs, family strengthening interventions, foster care and adoption services, and a range of vital, integrated services, including educational assessments, disabilities screenings, nutrition, dental and vision screenings, and pediatric health consultations.
 

JOB SUMMARY: WCC contracts with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to protect at-risk children and strengthen families. Families are either referred to us by DCFS or by the probation department for abuse or neglect, or come to us through other community partners. The Director of Child Abuse Prevention is responsible for assuring that all program mandates and standards for excellence are met on a daily basis. This position is responsible for the overall structure, systems and procedures to facilitate program excellence in addition to operating responsibility for administrative, fiscal, clinical, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program. The Director of Child Abuse Prevention will provide the program with leadership and ensure management functions are
properly implemented.

Qualifications: 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Family Preservation and Prevention and Aftercare program
  • Ensure all clinical services meet legal and ethical standards and are HIPPA compliant
  • Review and analyze monthly financial reports to assess the budget status and to initiate preventative measures if any problems appear
  • Ensure the agency provides services to the required number of families each month in order to meet DCFS’ expectation and to maximize the contract allocation
  • Design and implement a quality clinical training program for social welfare and marriage and family therapy trainees and interns
  • Provide direction to supervisors and program staff to ensure optimal client services
  • Provide individual and group supervision on a weekly basis
  • Monitor, review and sign off on all relevant documents completed by staff per contract and agency requirements
  • Develop and maintain program protocols, service delivery standards, and cultivate new and innovative partnerships to best serve children and their families
  • Design and monitor an internal audit program to ensure compliance and deliverables are met
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Chief Financial Officer, who provides the Director of Child Abuse Prevention and Chief Operating Officer with information for budget writing and the status of the budget to facilitate effective oversight of expenditures
  • Ensures proper documentation and reporting of in-kind services related to complementary developmental services for Early Head Start families
  • Manage cross-agency referrals needed by Westside Infant Family Network (WIN) cases
  • Oversee WIN e-communications, data bases, telecommunications and other interactions with partner agencies in regards to WIN clients
  • Represent Westside Children’s Center at WIN Program Committee and other external partner meetings
  • Collaborate on topics for case manager meetings and other agency trainings
  • Attend funder-mandated evaluation, trainings, and case review meetings
  • Review agency performance data and assess ways to improve outcomes and/or processes
  • Complete additional required reporting documentation as required
  • Provide bi weekly reflective supervision to WIN case managers
  • Proactively participate and represent the agency in meetings, trainings and conferences
  • Ensure safety is a priority in performing all job responsibilities
  • Evening and weekend work required
  • Other related duties as assigned; in accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy.
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Psychologist
  • Minimum of three years of clinical supervision and management experience
  • Experience overseeing County of Los Angeles contracts (e.g. DCFS and DMH)
  • Clinical experience with at-risk populations, parenting, child abuse, and clients with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to effectively establish rapport and maintain appropriate boundaries with supervisees, staff and clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • Basic computer skills required – Word, Excel, Software applications
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations
  • Class “C” driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, a plus but not required
  • Passionate about learning and possesses curiosity about issues affecting children and families
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • Frequently required walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear
  • Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Employee required to drive a motor vehicle

REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of background check: DOJ, FBI & CACI
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and TB Risk Assessment
     
Contact: 

Send cover letter and resume to hr@westsidechildrens.org

Director – Child Abuse and Trauma Services (CATS)

Organization: 
LA RABIDA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Summary: 

Lead Every Facet of Trauma focused Diagnostic & Therapeutic Clinical Services

In all of Chicago, there is only one hospital solely dedicated to caring for children with chronic illness/disabilities and those suffering from abuse or neglect. That hospital is La Rabida. Our progressive facility is a recognized leader in the treatment of chronic disease, disabilities, abuse and trauma--working closely with leading institutions that refer patients for specialty care. Trauma services are provided at the hospital, beautifully situated on Lake Michigan just minutes from downtown, as well as satellite locations throughout Chicagoland.

Currently, an exceptional opportunity awaits the experienced Child Clinical/Pediatric Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with impressive leadership skills and specific supervised training in childhood trauma. In addition to providing trauma focused assessment, testing, treatment, record review, etc., duties include administrative responsibility for day to day operations of the Child Abuse & Trauma Services (CATS) program.

Utilizing multiple techniques and demonstrating best practice treatments for sexually abused and traumatized children, the Director of this program will lead forensic as well as clinical supervisors, manage staff and budgets. The Director will also be working with agencies, foundations, and other funding sources and will secure and renew funding through grant writing and reporting of outcomes.

Qualified candidates must possess proven management/leadership skills in addition to:

  • Ph.D./Psy.D./MSW with current IL Clinical Psychologist license or LCSW required
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience with this population highly desired
  • Excellent communication (written + oral) skills and PC proficiency

In return for your ability to take charge and drive this vital program, La Rabida offers attractive compensation plus many excellent benefits!

To Apply: 

www.larabida.jobs

The Director of Clinical Services

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
Summary: 

ANDRUS, a leader in the field of treatment and services for children and families, and the home of the Sanctuary Institute, is seeking a Director of Clinical Services for its campus programs.
 
The Director of Clinical Services:
•    is responsible for ensuring excellence in clinical treatment provided to students participating in campus programs, including IEP driven services and services through Departments of Social Services.
•    is responsible for the leadership of a dynamic and committed team of clinicians, which includes LCSW, LMSWs, PhD psychologists, psychology interns and case managers.
•    is a valued member of a close working campus leadership team, and also collaborates closely with the Orchard School leadership, Residential leadership, Sanctuary core team, and other valued teams.
•    is expected to support the training and education of clinical team members, play a role in the develop in creative and best practice interventions, and support the development of strong campus teams across departments
•    will provide clinical leadership and direction for the clinical program including but not limited to supervising and defining individual treatment, family and group therapy; the implementation of evidence informed programming; the development of additional specialized clinical programs; as well as the development of programs or tools that support the social and emotional learning of the entire community.
•    The Director of Clinical Services is also responsible for the overall management of the clinical budget, ensuring compliance to requirements and standards of clinical care, supervision of assistant directors and overall oversight of the functioning of the department.
•    The Clinical Director reports directly to the Director of Campus Programs.
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

The qualified candidate will possess:
•    Masters in Social Work with required license (LCSW)  or PhD with license
•    Must have minimum of 6 years in the field and at least 4 of that in a supervisory position.
•    experience in supervising individuals and some experience managing documentation demands and budgets
•    Ability to manage competing demands
•    very strong clinical skills and vision
•    excellent organizational skills
•    Commitment to the Sanctuary Model and its tenants, expertise in trauma informed care and knowledge of best practices in the field
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Valid NYS Driver’s License
•    Experience Working with children with mental health needs, and working with children with severe behavioral difficulties.
•    Good Computer Skills
 

Contact: 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Executive Director

Organization: 
Montefiore Medical Center- J.E and Z.B Child Advocacy Center
Location: 
Bronx, NY
Summary: 

Currently we are seeking an Executive Director to lead the J.E. and Z.B Butler Child Advocacy Center, a program of the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore. The Butler Center is a Tier I certified hospital based child abuse evaluation and treatment program that provides forensic interviews, medical assessment and mental health treatment to children and families when child abuse is suspected. The position affords an exciting opportunity for a creative individual to expand his or her horizon to strengthen a world class multidisciplinary child abuse evaluation and treatment program in the Bronx. The appropriate candidate will have broad experience that encompasses research development, high level agency and personnel management, and integration of program operations with outside partner agencies. Candidates with an MD degree and academic pediatrics experience are preferred but others with appropriate expertise and experience will be considered. The CAC is seeking an individual with an understanding of the field of child abuse and neglect who is dedicated to leading the program in a new direction. Charismatic interpersonal and leadership skills and a track record in program development, research development, and fundraising are critically important to the position.

Contact: 

Interested applicants should submit a CV via email to:
Marino Jimenez, Sr. Recruiter
majimene@montefiore.org

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