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Program Director

Company: Corps Team / Mom Corps
Location: Tucker
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, a leading family services organization, is seeking an experienced VP, External Relations for a direct hire opportunity in Tucker, Georgia. This position is hybrid so candidates must be local.

The Program Director for Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is responsible for implementing all aspects of our client's FFT program in order to create meaningful impact and change in the lives of those we serve. The Program Director, FFT is responsible for managing the agencies relationship with our external accreditation and training partner, ensuring model fidelity, creating and maintaining a strong client pipeline, and the tracking of all client data. In addition, the Program Director, FFT will provide clinical supervision to a team of therapists who are pursuing their LCSW or LPC. He/She will also provide clinical supervision to Masters level interns in order to create a pipeline of talented mental health professionals for the agency and the region. The Program Director will work closely with the SVP of Programs and the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer (CSIO) to build the department, provide first-in-class mental health services, and define and measure outcomes with rigor. He/She will also partner with the CSIO to develop sustainable revenue streams to ensure long term program stability.


Responsible for overall success of the Family Services Functional Family Therapy Program, including oversight all clinical, administrative, and managerial aspects of the program.
Work with CSIO to develop a departmental structure that positions the agency for rapid growth, including new revenue sources and client referral pipelines.
In year one, the Program Director, FFT will serve as the supervisor for two teams of 3-4 FFT therapists, providing clinical supervision, case note review, weekly individual and group supervision, and overall oversight of the FFT team.
The Program Director will work directly with the model developer to learn, train, and implement the FFT model with fidelity and ensure that he/she is prepared to provide ongoing clinical supervision for the program as it expands.
The Program Director, FFT will consistently monitor program for model fidelity and desired outcomes.
Assures availability of clinical and administrative support to staff 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Conducts the weekly program implementation and problem-solving meeting with the supervisors and program consultants.
Approves referrals and discharges.
Maintains stakeholder relationship with referral sources. Coordinate services within agency and with other community providers.
Assures appropriate documentation of services in Care4 database, as well as any other stakeholder databases.
Coordinates all HR related concerns in coordination with the Vice President, HR. Recruits and hires staff for the program; coordinates the training and cross-training of staff with the developers and their purveyor organizations.
Assures program quality efforts to allow for supervisory and oversight input, and to meet all reporting and communication needs of funding and referral sources.
Conducts weekly clinical meeting with team to ensure all clinicians are receiving the support needed and that cases meet contract expectation. Conducts weekly individual supervision as needed to target staff competency needs.
Participates in leadership and CQI reporting meetings. Monitors outcomes related to identifying performance trends, best practices, and opportunities for improvement.
Reports to agency administration, funding sources and referral sources as required regarding program outcomes, cost effectiveness, and overall success.
Provides administrative support targeting systemic barriers to treatment success or practice.
Provides coaching to new supervisors/staffs.
Partner with the CSIO to gauge progress toward goals with monthly and annual reporting; set performance objectives and metrics; monitor and provide periodic progress reports to CEO and senior leadership.
Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Master's degree in a Social Work or Psychology
Licensed professional in clinical or counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a related subject area

Preferred Experience:
Minimum of 5 years' leadership experience in one of more of the following areas: social work, child welfare, mental or behavioral health
Minimum of 5 years' experience providing individual and group therapy, preferably with a trauma-informed approach
Supervisory experience and oversight. Supervision of professional and administrative staff
Program Development including design, financing, staffing, and evaluation.
Managing day-to-day operation of community-based and social service program for children, adolescents, and families.
Understanding of mental health disorders or substance abuse problem
Behavioral therapy; crisis intervention & de-escalation therapy
Service coordination
Program Promotion and Marketing
Experience with program evaluation, data entry and analysis, and report production. Basic understanding of evidence based preventive services issues.
Knowledge of evidence-based models and continuous quality improvement process.
Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication skills required. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders and manage multiple deadlines and projects as necessary.
Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring and coaching to build a strong and effective team
Superior leadership and management skills; proven ability to influence and engage staff, direct and indirect reports, peers and volunteers
Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively cultivating, developing and building strong relationships across all functions and at all levels
Strong creative problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Computer skills: Microsoft Office - strong proficiency and experience in working with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Intermediate level experience in working with and understanding of Internet applications and programs

Keywords: Corps Team / Mom Corps, Atlanta , Program Director, Executive , Tucker, Georgia

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