The Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Manager is accountable directly to the Director of Behavioral Health. This position is responsible for the supervision of the School Based Clinical Psychotherapists, School-Based Mental Health Specialist, Clinical Psychotherapists and student interns. This is a full-time position.
Highlighted Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with oversight of program operations, ensuring that activities align with COH policies, procedures, and strategic goals.
Assists in the development of department policies, protocols, and procedures, which are in compliance with the most current accepted professional standards for care, particularly for a school environment.
Monitors clinical services provided by supervisees for quality of care, compliance with evidence-based practices, and adequate documentation of services through direct supervision, monthly random spot review, as well as peer review.
Ensures the following activities are being provided on site at each school: teacher workshops, parent workshops, prevention manualized curriculums implemented with entire classrooms, presentations at school events.
Ensures that supervisees participate in early intervention team meetings, as well as school climate and school culture initiatives and related meetings.
Participates in school-based wellness teams as needed to support the program and staff.
Participates in Community of Practice activities as part of development of the school-based program.
Provides or ensures trainings for school partners, teachers, etc. as requested and needed.
Provides or ensures trainings for staff in topics/models as identified by staff request, peer review, or supervisor request.
Assists in the assessment of school needs and works with the school to pick and implement program promoting emotional wellness for each school.
LICSW, LPC, or equivalent licensure required.
Minimum of two years of experience in a clinical setting required, preferably in a school or educational setting.
Two years supervision experience preferred.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Knowledge of community resources or the ability to become knowledgeable.
Familiarity working with low-income populations preferred.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and problem solve.
Demonstrated ability to manage contract outcomes and deliverables.
This position requires travel between sites and schools where services are provided.
This position may require evening or weekend hours depending on client or school needs.
Internal Number: 365
About Community of Hope
Community of Hope is a rapidly growing, innovative, and mission driven nonprofit. For over 40 years, we have provided health-care, housing, and supportive services for low-income, underserved, and homeless people in Washington DC. We currently operate a variety of housing programs and three community health centers, which offer medical, dental, behavioral health, and birth services. Community of Hope creates opportunities for low-income families in Washington, DC, including those experiencing homelessness, to achieve good health, a stable home, family-sustaining income, and hope.