Behavioral Health Manager

$68,998.18 - $114,997.17 yr
Oct 02, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time

Exciting opportunity to lead a clinical team providing behavioral health services to youth and families either involved with or diverted from the juvenile court. This position provides leadership and management to the day to day operations of the Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board Juvenile Forensic Team. This team works with youth and their families and provides assessments, court ordered evaluations and treatment. Strong collaboration with juvenile court and other agencies required. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.

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Illustrative Duties
  • Supervises day-to-day program operations;
  • Provides clinical management and senior clinical direction to the program and staff;
  • Establishes procedures for intake and assessment, service delivery, case management, record keeping, and the handling of clinical correspondence;
  • Leads clinical team meetings; Provides guidance and advises staff and clinical supervisors on difficult and complex cases, and provides policy guidance and interpretation;
  • Evaluates program to ensure effective and efficient service delivery and develops plans to address identified gaps in services;
  • Ensures that programs meet all agency, state performance goals and objectives, as well as compliance with all applicable licensing requirements, funding mandates, standards, and regulations;
  • Ensures that all programs are in compliance with documentation standards;
  • Ensures health and safety of all clients and staff, while following all federal, state, and local regulations and licensing requirements;
  • Prepares and/or supervises preparation of reports as needed;
  • Develops and implements new service initiatives and/or revises existing services;
  • Manages program budget including revenues and expenditures;
  • Examines and evaluates individual aspects of cases for program appropriateness;
  • Establishes and participates in case-oriented consultative and educative planning with community agencies, groups and schools;
  • Provides input to CSB Service Director on service policies and procedures and assists in program development;
  • Serves on committees formulating and implementing procedures for the provision of services from multiple service areas and/or human service agencies;
  • Represents program/ agency at meetings and activities with citizen groups and community agencies;
  • Participates in senior management team and committees;
  • Resolves complaints and human rights allegations;
  • Responds to reports of adverse incidents or emergency situations, and informs appropriate management personnel of action taken;
  • Ensures proper maintenance, safety and security of facilities;
  • Participates in planning, implementing and evaluating behavioral health contract services;
  • Participates in writing and developing grants.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of the individual;
  • Knowledge of various behavioral health treatment and prevention strategies, methods, and techniques;
  • Knowledge of intake procedures, social history development, and interviewing techniques;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, and/or sociological terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
  • Knowledge of co-occurring developmental disabilities;
  • Knowledge of managed care and Medicaid requirements;
  • Knowledge of referral agencies and community resources;
  • Knowledge of budgetary procedures;
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and manage behavioral health programs;
  • Ability to plan, develop, and evaluate a variety of evidence based service delivery options;
  • Ability to manage, train, and supervise a variety of clinical and support staff;
  • Ability to provide consultation in areas of clinical expertise;
  • Ability to compile and analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, public and private sector organizations, community groups and the general public;
  • Ability to lead/motivate a workforce to achieve program objectives;
  • Ability to work as a team member/leader and develop teamwork in others;
  • Ability to conduct performance evaluations and implement personnel policies and procedures;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports.
Employment Standards

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field, plus five years of related professional experience, of which two, years must have been in a supervisory role.

Must be currently licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Professional Counselor
Clinical Psychologist
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Specialist.

MANDT Certifications within six (6) months of appointment and annually thereafter;
First Aid and CPR certification within 90 days of appointment and maintained throughout CSB employment;
Medication Administration Assistance Certification within 90 days of appointment;
Valid motor vehicle driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer. Job requires some travel to attend off site meetings. Visual acuity required to read data and write reports on computer monitor, able to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to communicate with others and negotiate issues with the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court (JDRC). Ability to attend meetings at various sites as needed.

Employee might be required to do some walking, standing, bending and carrying of items five pounds in weight. 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's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree
02 Is your degree in one of the following disciplines?
  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Sociology
  • Other related field
  • None of the above
03 If you selected "Other related field" for the previous question, describe the field of your major course work. If not applicable to you, type "N/A."
04 How many full-time years of experience do you have working in a behavioral health setting?
  • 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
  • None of the above
05 How many years of full-time equivalent supervisory experience do you have?
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four years or more
06 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
07 I have two or more years providing clinical and administrative oversight to behavioral health staff. (Details must be substantiated and included on your application)
  • Yes
  • No
08 I have three or more years working with adolescents and their families in a behavioral health and/or juvenile justice setting. (Details must be substantiated and included on your application)
  • Yes
  • No
09 How many years of experience do you have working with individuals who are involved with the justice system? (Details must be substantiated and included on your application)
  • 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
10 How many years of experience do you have working with individuals with substance use disorders?
  • 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

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