Youth Focus has joined Alexander Youth Network!
Alexander Youth Network is looking for a Qualified Professional to lead as Program Manager at our Structured Day Treatment Program. Structured Day Treatment program serves middle and high school students in Greensboro and High Point. This program combines behavioral health treatment, substance use, and academics in a structured classroom setting.
The Structured Day Treatment program follows The Seven Challenges model of therapy for substance use. This model encourages individuals to identify life goals and challenges to make appropriate lifestyle changes towards sobriety.
Qualified applicants should meet the state requirements for a Qualified Mental Health Professional in NC. QMHP can be reached in the following ways: A Bachelors degree in a human services related field plus two years experience providing mental health services to children/adolescents; Masters degree in a human services related field plus one year experience providing mental health services to children/adolescents; Bachelors degree in a non- human services related field plus four years experience providing mental health services to children/adolescents; or an applicable licensure, i.e. LCSWA, LPCA, LMFTA, LCSW, LPC, LMFT
Alexander Youth Network provides quality professional treatment to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems. We deliver an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self determination, achieve their potential, and find long-lasting positive ways to connect with their community.
Supports and implements the directives and priorities set forth by the Executive Director and the Senior Management Team. Ensures employees perform treatment and operations in a way that is consistent with the goals and directives of the Director as well as established agency policies and individual person-centered plans. Represents the agency leadership in a manner that provides for congruence across all hours of operation; direct, coordinate, and evaluate all aspects of program as provided through staff activity-based interventions; participates in developing and implementing services. Prepares daily schedules and coordinates activities to ensure required ratios, clinical model of care, and quality of service. Ensures that Person Centered Plans are developed, appropriate and implemented; all admissions and discharges are coordinated with external professionals and community resources. Follows up restraints or seclusions with a debriefing with staff involved; completes supervision log and debriefing forms. Ensures that a supervisor is available at all times between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm, and "first responder" coverage is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Often steps into program ratio.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervise program staff as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be capable of operating a motor vehicle.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Program manager will meet requirements specified for a Qualified Professional (QP) and have minimum of 2 years experience in child/adolescent MH/ SA treatment services.
Proficiency in MS Office applications.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, governmental regulations, or legal documentation. Ability to write reports and business correspondence to a prescribed format and style. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of children, top managers, clients and families, volunteers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Competency is defined as the techniques, procedures, technology, skills or equipment needed to do one's job. The following competencies may be required of this position; Age specific competency for children and adolescents, competency in the Administration of Medications, Crisis Intervention Model, Assigned trainings as outlined in training plan, Blood Borne Pathogens and Infection Control.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid NC or SC Driver's license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must frequently move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Alexander boasts a comprehensive benefits package which includes: