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Program Director - Pride / LGBTQ Team

Company: Northeast Family Services
Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about working with the LGBTQ population? Northeast Family Services is seeking a Program Director for our LGBTQ oriented Children's Behavioral Health Initiative team in Massachusetts. This team will deliver CBHI services to the LGBTQ / Pride community in a culturally informed and competent way.The successful candidate will be a LGBTQ culturally competent practitioner and leader by virtue of education, training, experience, or a combination thereof who can put that expertise into action. Their mission will be to help design and supervise the delivery of CBHI services to LGBTQ youth and their families in a way that meets them where they are.

If you're looking to make a change, don't miss this career opportunity to join a growing and supportive team that truly cares about their clients, employees and co-workers!**Please note this position can be based out of any of our Massachusetts offices in Lawrence, Beverly, West Springfield, Worcester, Norwood, Attleboro, Fall River or Brockton.**Responsibilities include:

  • Hiring of LGBTQ competent treatment professionals to be front line therapists and paraprofessionals for the team
  • Provide direct clinical supervision to program therapists and paraprofessional staff regarding clinical strategies and client treatment planning
  • Provide training for other agency CBHI team members on LGBTQ issues
  • Serve as liaison between the agency and other service agencies
  • Oversee the quality of care and implementation of services
  • Ensure documentation compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies
  • Ensure program standards comply with all regulatory bodies
  • Provide leadership, motivation, and direction to foster teamwork within the treatment environment
  • Respond to parent/family concerns and determining appropriate resolution

    • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Special Education or a related human services field
    • Five years minimum experience working with Behavioral and Mental Health disorders
    • Independent Clinical Licensure (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW) or Licensed Psychologist in the state of Massachusetts - Required
    • LGBTQ culturally competent by virtue of education, training, experience, or any combination thereof
    • Proficient with supervision, service delivery and case management fundamentals
    • Experience in quality management preferred
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office
    • Valid driver's license with reliable and consistent access to a vehicle
      • Health, Dental & Vision
        • 3 weeks paid vacation
          • Paid holidays and sick time
            • 401k retirement plan with match (after 1 year of employment)
              • Life insurance
                • Voluntary short and long-term disability
                  • Dependent care savings account
                    • Mileage reimbursement
                      • Longevity bonus annually
                        • Company provided laptop and cell phone
                          • Tuition assistance
                            • Opportunities for professional growth
                              Hours / Compensation:
                              • Full Time - Salaried

Keywords: Northeast Family Services, Worcester , Program Director - Pride / LGBTQ Team, Executive , Worcester, Massachusetts

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