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Are you a licensed mental health professional passionate about training the next generation of clinicians? Do you want to make a direct impact in your community by helping individuals and families in need?

We are currently in search of an ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH for a Social Services organization. The position is based in Menlo Park, CA. This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Social Services/ Behavioral Health

LOCATION: Menlo Park, CA

POSITION TITLE: Associate Director of Behavioral Health

SCHEDULE: Onsite required with remote flexibility       

SALARY: Commensurate on experience. Starting at $115K+ Annually

BENEFITS: Include comprehensive benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.

Is This Your Dream Job?  This organization and staff are dedicated to serving their community. Diverse in background, outlook and life experience, our team addresses important social issues with passion and creativity. A culture of collaboration and innovation provides a thriving and successful environment for all. We foster personal growth through ongoing investment in the professional development of our staff. They are committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and helping our clients achieve long-term self-sufficiency.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • PhD. or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology with a valid California license in psychology.
  • Completion of 6 hours of supervision CE hours per license term required.
  • Experience working with a disenfranchised population, treating individuals and families in crisis, especially those who have been traumatized. Extensive knowledge of clinical theory and significant experience in the practice of psychotherapy and clinical supervision.
  • Knowledge and practice of evidence-based practices and feedback-informed care
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with interdisciplinary teams.
  • A strong foundation in the ideas and practices that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a commitment to ongoing professional development in this area.
  • Knowledge and experience in the assessment and treatment of severe mental illness, substance use, and/or complex trauma highly desired
  • Bilingual/multilingual skills are a plus

How You Will Spend Your Day:

This role will assist the Director of Behavioral Health Program with:

  • Updating the practicum handbook annually to reflect policy and procedure changes.
  • Organizing site visits for students who are providing services to clients at shelter sites.
  • Collaborating with the Directors of Behavioral Health and Social Work to create a calendar of didactic training for doctoral- and master’s-level practicum students, which includes recruiting and scheduling appropriate trainers.
  • Leading several pieces of training per academic year that are consistent with the Associate Director’s skills and practicum students’ needs.
  • Conducting occasional behavioral health-related training for non-clinical staff.


Assist the Director of Behavioral Health Program with:

  • Providing and/or arranging for individual and group supervision for practicum students.
  • Meeting with students on an as-needed basis for additional support.
  • Review video/audio recordings of each individual supervisee’s therapy sessions at least 3x/year.
  • Reviewing, signing, and assisting trainees in editing documentation (e.g., intake assessments, psychotherapy progress notes…etc.) to ensure quality and compliance with organizational standards. Providing ongoing, regular feedback to trainees on the quality and timeliness of their clinical work as well as their caseload.
  • Soliciting feedback from trainees regarding supervision and whether training needs are being met.
  • Completing periodic student evaluations as required by schools.
  • Communicating any concerns about the quality of supervisees’ work to the Director of Behavioral Health in a timely manner.
  • Meeting as needed with contracted supervisors to assess student progress.
  • Responding to schools’ inquiries and contracts as needed.
  • Monitoring referrals for services, assuring their assignment to practicum students. Being available by phone to support students in addressing crises arising in their work.

We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen! To apply, scroll to the bottom and click ‘apply’ or click here to be directed back to our site.

Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume! Email mdelrio@cnpstaffing.com

Is this position not a great fit?

For more information about Careers In Nonprofits and our other available opportunities and workshops, please visit our website at www.careersinnonprofits.com.

Careers In Nonprofits is an equal opportunity employer. Empowered by the #ILoveMyJob mission, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment within the nonprofit sector.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base. Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.

Are you a licensed mental health professional passionate about training the next generation of clinicians? Do you want to make a direct impact in your community by helping individuals and families in need?

We are currently in search of an…

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