LICSW or LPC for Director of Justice Services in Community Behavioral Health

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 19, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time

Community Connections is seeking a Director of Justice Services. The interface of the behavioral health and criminal justice systems is one of the most dynamic and exciting areas of behavioral health practice. Applicants should have a range of experience with the involved population and new ideas to meet the evolving needs of vulnerable people who are justice involved. The Director will provide leadership in the conceptualization of new clinical programs to address the needs of the justice involved population and the development of funding streams to address those needs. The Director participates in leadership meetings at Community Connections and represents the agency in multiple stakeholder meetings around the city.

The Director will supervise and manage multiple projects including:

Contract with the Bureau of Prisons to provide a range of behavioral health services to people in halfway houses

Local grant to provide Re-Entry services for people leaving jail and prison

Services for civilly committed consumers

Services to people involved in the District's Mental Health Community Court

Services to people who have been adjudicated Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

Minimum Qualifications:

Independent behavioral health license (LPC, LICSW, PsyD or equivalent) and

Five years' clinical and some supervisory/managerial experience in community behavioral health with significant experience working with populations and stakeholders involved in the criminal justice system.

Candidates must have a reliable vehicle, clean driving record, and be able to successfully complete the Bureau of Prisons and Community Connections' background check.

Interested qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to the attention of Rebecca Wolfson Berley, LICSW at .

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