Behavioral Health Program Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $65,000.00
Maximum: $80,000.00

Published:

05/15/2018

Start Date:

07/02/2018

Application Deadline:

06/30/2018

Address

3666 Grand Avenue
Oakland
California
94610
United States

Description

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER

At Alternatives in Action (AIA) we believe young people are powerful. In our schools and community programs, we see young people striving for more voice, more connection, more ownership, and more meaningful ways to make a difference - for their own future and their communities. Because we believe in the power and promise of young people, we inspire them, support them, and create opportunities for young people to make a real difference. As our youth practice cascading leadership, take meaningful action, and build real relationships with adult allies & peers, they experience empowerment that will help them shape a secure future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Each year, we develop the leadership skills of over 1,300 youth, with thousands of additional children & families benefiting from the community-based projects created by our participants.


POSITION OVERVIEW: The Behavioral Health Program Manager is responsible for management of our clinical care management program and also provides direct care to a case load of 10 youth and families. The position will be based at Alternatives in Action’s main office and Alternatives in Action High School.


THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD:

 Be a committed clinician who is able to work in school-based and community settings

 Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with passionate and committed people

 Be a collaborative professional with an assets-based approach to working with youth, families and communities

 Possesses a working knowledge of diverse therapeutic modalities and interventions


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Provide oversight and management of revenue streams related to clinical care management program including Targeted Case Management (TCM) and Delinquency Prevention/Probation funding

 Develop and secure additional funding streams to support growth of care management services

 Assist with training and development of Alternatives in Action staff on trauma-informed care practices

 Provide Behavioral Health services; including referral, intake, eligibility determination, program planning, monitoring, assessment and evaluation of youth/family needs

 Develop and manage Case Management Program including compliance, supervision and training of 2 site based care managers

 Provide direct support to Alternatives in Action High School for students referred for care management services

 Provide coverage to Alameda County crisis receiving home 1 Saturday per month and 1-2 days during the week;  Develop collaborative relationships with partner organizations, school staff, youth and families

 Ensure timely documentation and reporting for case management services

 Provide behavioral health services including care management and/or brief therapy for a caseload of 10 youth/families

 Represent program in other key meetings as needed to coordinate services;

 Perform all other duties as necessary as directed by the supervisor


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 Masters in Social Work/Human Services, license eligible (license preferred) with 5+ years behavioral health/social work experience

 Knowledgeable in case management, crisis intervention and youth-friendly behavioral health modalities

 Knowledgeable in crisis intervention principles and practices

 Strong interpersonal skills; ability to establish effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders

 Demonstrated computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office suite (Word & Excel); familiar with data management systems for direct service work

 Ability to present ideas effectively, in both oral and / or written form

 Experience in case management documentation and preparing reports

 Demonstrated experience of effectively working with youth and families effected by trauma

 Demonstrated ability to develop programs, partnerships and broker resources for youth and families


REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

o Clearance through Criminal History Background Check and Health Screening o California BBS Registration Number

o Position requires a valid California driver's license, adequate liability insurance and reliable transportation (Reimbursement is provided for travel between program sites)


Classification: Full Time

Compensation: $65,000 to $80,000 per year depending on qualifications; coverage stipend available for crisis receiving home

Position Title: Behavioral Health Program Manager

Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Available to support 1 Saturday per month


Benefits: 100% Premium medical/dental; 403(b) retirement match; generous holiday calendar including: 1-week Thanksgiving Break, 2-week Winter Break, 1-week Spring Break; accrued vacation and set sick days


For more information about Alternatives in Action, please visit our website www.alternativesinaction.org


To apply please send your resume and cover letter by email to: hr@alternativesinaction.org attention Human Resources.


Thank you for applying. Due to the volume of candidates, we will be unable to contact each candidate individually. If you are being considered for the position, you will be contacted. We are unable to accept phone calls or walk-ins. Alternatives in Action is an equal opportunity employer.


NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: ALTERNATIVES IN ACTION DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ANY PROGRAM, ACTIVITY OR IN EMPLOYMENT ON THE BASIS OF AGE, CREED, SEX, RACE, ETHNIC BACKGROUND, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR RELIGION.

Benefits

Benefits: 100% Premium medical/dental; 403(b) retirement match; generous holiday calendar including: 1-week Thanksgiving Break, 2-week Winter Break, 1-week Spring Break; accrued vacation and set sick days

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

hr@alternativesinaction.org

http://www.alternativesinaction.org

Please send resume and cover letter to hr@alternativesinaction.org


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