CSB Service Director, Intensive Community Treatment and Transition Services

$81,111.06 - $135,186.06 yr
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time

This senior level leadership position has clinical and administrative responsibility for all services in the Intensive Community Treatment and Transition Services Division. Oversees multiple programs providing proactive outreach, psychiatric treatment, case management, and comprehensive support services to individuals in the community or returning to the community who have complex serious mental illnesses or co-occurring substance use disorders. The service area includes the Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), Intensive Community Case Management Teams, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH), state psychiatric hospital discharge planning, regional discharge assistance projects, and coordination of Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity (NGRI) conditional release plans. Must effectively navigate multiple systems and collaborate with an array of stakeholders; astutely assess program effectiveness; give sound guidance to staff creatively trouble-shooting options for individuals whose treatment and support needs are not readily addressed with traditional resources; and demonstrate a commitment to principles of recovery. The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) is the public agency that plans, organizes and provides services for people in our community who have mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or developmental disability.

Illustrative Duties
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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
  • 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.
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, practicum, and field experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background record check, a credit history check, and a Child Protective Services Registry check to the satisfaction of the employer. TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

Licensed Mental Health Professional in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Experience as a supervisor. Experience managing program budgets.

Must be capable of traveling and moving throughout the Fairfax-Falls Church area, CSB work locations, and other community and regional settings for the purpose of meeting with members of the community, CSB staff, regional CSB peers, and others. Work also requires the ability to operate a computer, sit in meetings, stand, and speak in public settings. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview, may include written exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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. Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:
  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Leave (Sick and Vacation)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center and Fitness Center
  • Flexible Schedule and Telework Options
  • Transportation Subsidy
  • Discount Educational Programs
For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.
01 What is the highest level of education that you have completed?
  • Less than 12th grade
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree
02 Is your degree in one of the following disciplines?
  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Counseling
  • Nursing
  • None of the above
03 How many years of clinical and administrative experience do you have? (Clinical experience means providing direct clinical services to individuals with mental illness and includes supervised internships, practicums, and field experience. Additional education may not substitute for clinical experience.)
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five to less than six years
  • Six to less than seven years
  • Seven years or more
04 Are you licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia in any of the following professional disciplines? Check all that apply.
  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Professional Counselor
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • None of the above
05 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have managing program budgets?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four or more years
06 How many years of full-time professional supervisory experience do you possess?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three
  • Three to less than four
  • Four or more years

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