Csb Service Director Of Assessment & Prevention

Fairfax, Virginia
$85,524.40 - $142,541.78 Annually
May 21, 2022
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Service Board (CSB) is hiring a dynamic senior-level administrator to provide leadership and supervision for the Engagement, Assessment, & Referral (EAR) and the Wellness, Health Promotion & Prevention (WHPP) Programs. These programs are responsible for strategic and long-range planning for our front door programming and prevention programs for Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church representing over 1.15 million citizens. These exciting programs work closely with the Fairfax community and all of the community partners to ensure our citizens receive timely and quality referrals and education regarding the needs of individuals with serious mental illness, serious substance use disorders, and developmental disabilities. This position reports to the CSB Deputy Director for Acute and Therapeutic Services and oversees approximately 45 positions. Responsible for planning, implementation, and management of CSB programming to include preparing and directing the budget and managing expenditures. Ensures that the programs function in accordance with established objectives and procedures; is responsible for program development and expansion in response to the identified needs of clients; assures compliance with evidence-based practices and all community services board and state and federal policies and regulations; and develops, monitors and evaluates program activities, policies and procedures. Also provides input to federal, state and local authorities on issues related to the service population.

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Illustrative Duties

(This list is representative and not all-inclusive. Job position descriptions provide more detail at the position level.)
  • Plans, administers, directs and implements various programs of the major service area which may include a wide range of specialized prevention, diagnostic and treatment services;
  • Assures integration of program functions across similar program areas within CSB system;
  • Ensures senior clinical and administrative program supervision;
  • Provides consultation to the leadership of the CSB;
  • Provides liaison with county, regional, and state agencies; governing boards; and advisory committees, representing the CSB on various committees, work groups and projects;
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with community groups and agencies such as nonprofits, contractual services, or public schools;
  • Establishes and participates in consultative and educative planning with community agencies, groups, coalitions, and schools;
  • Develops and implements internal policies and procedures to enhance treatment effectiveness and efficiency, coordinating with other service directors and CSB executive leadership, ensuring consistency across the CSB and compliance with county, state and federal regulations;
  • Disseminates, clarifies, and interprets county and CSB policies and procedures;
  • Conducts mental health program utilization and quality reviews as required by service area;
  • Assures programs meet all agency and state goals and objectives, as well as complies with all applicable licensing and funding mandates, standards, and regulations;
  • Develops and manages budget for the assigned service area, consulting with the assigned financial staff;
  • Authorizes and reviews program expenditures, identifies potential budget shortfalls, and writes consideration item proposals as requested for program expansion and revenue enhancement, consulting with the Enterprise Services Director;
  • Evaluates programs to ensure effective and efficient service delivery and develops plans to address identified gaps in services;
  • Oversees clinical and non-clinical services for quality and effectiveness;
  • Provides clinical consultation and organizational guidance for high-risk cases;
  • Advises staff and supervisors on difficult and complex cases;
  • Manages and allocates resources within the service area to meet program or workload demands;
  • Coordinates with multiple service areas and agencies to ensure quality client service delivery;
  • Provides research information and statistical data to federal, state, and county authorities;
  • Provides support to the Director of Partnerships and Business Development in identifying funding and grant opportunities and may take the lead or assist in the application process;
  • Manages grant awards, including program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting;
  • Directs the establishment and monitoring of contract levels for state performance contract.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(This list is representative and not all inclusive. Job position descriptions provide more detail at the position level.)
  • Extensive knowledge of principles, theories, practices and methods related to the assigned service area;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and theories of individual psychological and social development;
  • Knowledge of current prevention/treatment philosophies and programs in the field of substance abuse;
  • Knowledge of community resources and support services, including relevant public and private organizations;
  • Thorough knowledge of intake procedures and interviewing techniques;
  • Advanced knowledge of current treatment/care philosophies and programs in the assigned service area;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological and/or sociological terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local human services agencies and the services they provide;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, including personnel, budgeting, accounting, and management analysis, and ability to apply them in overseeing a variety of services;
  • Skill in solving problems and resolving conflicts;
  • Ability to integrate services with other service areas;
  • Ability to develop and implement departmental goals and objectives;
  • Ability to interpret the impact of physical and psychotropic medication on clients;
  • Ability to compile and analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to develop and evaluate programs;
  • Ability to manage the work of a large staff through subordinate managers and supervisors;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, county officials, public and private sector organizations, community groups and the general public;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Employment Standards

Graduation from an accredited college with at least a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling or nursing (or, for certain positions providing services to children and adolescents, a bachelor's degree in special education) plus seven years of related clinical and administrative experience or a master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling or nursing (or, for certain positions providing services to children and adolescents, a master's degree in special education) plus six years of related clinical and administrative experience or a doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling or nursing plus five years of related clinical and administrative experience. Clinical experience means providing direct clinical services to individuals with mental illness and includes supervised internships, practicums, and field experience.

Valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry check, a driving record check, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

This position is emergency/essential services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies.)

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Master's degree in clinical or related field

Ability to talk and understand someone talking on the phone and face to face. Ability to review clinical records, write clinical notes; use a computer; and patient tract system. Independently able to drive county vehicle, when required. Ability to sit ,walk, stand, bend, and run. Ability to observe client behavior/appearance and converse with clients. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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