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March 3, 2014
Family Support Specialist Charter School
Reports To: Regional Director
Position Length: 12 Months
Work Schedule: Full time, 12 months, 1 week off during the summer
FLSA Status: Exempt
The Family Support Specialist is responsible for working in collaboration with professional social/educational services and agencies to obtain health, financial, vocational, and social services for students and families while modeling and enforcing company policies and procedures. The Family Support Specialist reports to the Regional Director and works collaboratively with the entire staff, students, and their families to address, mitigate, and/or remove the personal, social, and behavioral barriers that prevent students from being successful.
Coordinate, develop, and implement support systems to meet students’ social, emotional, behavioral, medical, financial, and life skills or other needs in alignment with the School’s vision and mission.
- Evidence that all support systems are in alignment with the School’s vision, mission, and Standard Operating Model (SOM) policies and procedures
- Evidence of on-going review of student needs, outreach to needed providers and resources, and on-going support services regularly provided to students
- Evidence of use of school and student data to design systematic interventions based on research, evidence-based practice, and theory
- In collaboration with the Career Coach, evidence of identified providers in the nine student service areas (i.e., Individual / Family / Group Counseling; Crisis intervention; Case Management; Employment Assistance / Training; Child Care; Health and Medical; Post-secondary Preparation; Work Experience, Internships, Apprenticeships, Voluntary Public Services; and Mentoring)
- Memoranda of Understanding with community agencies, universities and service providers
- Demonstrated evidence of accurate and up-to-date record keeping and ability to meet deadlines, and produce reports and records as requested by the Company, and/or building administration, and/or school district
Use counseling strategies or ensure that on-site providers use counseling strategies to help students so they can be emotionally and socially prepared to maximize their instructional time.
- Student interviews conducted within the first thirty days of the active date
- Identified student needs in academic, career, personal, and social domains
- Records show completed assessments, referrals, and counseling with students and families if applicable.
- Immediate referrals, when warranted, with immediate notification to building administrators
- Training records show completion of required trainings for position (e.g., child abuse, suicide, substance abuse, RtI, etc.)
- Documented evidence in the way of data entered in the student service database and referral forms that show frequency of consultations with students and families
Build and maintain positive, cooperative, and effective relationships and conduct skill-building seminars with students, families, community, and colleagues
- Demonstrated evidence of positive relationships with all stakeholders, families, service providers, administrators, colleagues, and students – including Contact By Staff Log and academic planning meeting notes
- Evidence of negotiation and mediation skills when applied to supporting student services and academic growth – Progress Monitoring Log, Student Services Report
- Parent and student satisfaction survey results
- Evidence of consultation / conferences / meetings with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students – Progress Monitoring Log, Student Services Report, Contact By Staff Log
- Calendar and attendance logs indicating trainings and programs/workshops or other events conducted for staff, students, and families
- In collaboration with the Career Coach, development of an events calendar for student use
Secure MOU’s with local colleges and universities to establish ALS schools as clinical internship sites for students in the schools of Social Work, Mental Health, School Counseling and any other related programs. Perform all required tasks relating to the supervision of clinical interns.
- MOU’s executed with local colleges and universities
- Evidence of adherence to all processes and procedures identified in the ALS Intern Manual
- Development of an intern schedule that demonstrates intern placement at each school and each semester
- Participation at all college/university required intern supervision trainings
Support the student orientation process
- Observation and participation in student orientation process
- Follow-up and documentation with all students that complete orientation via a Student Services interview
Stay abreast and informed of current trends, research, and community agency providers and keep teachers, staff, and administrators informed of same
- Demonstrated ability to provide colleagues and building administrators with accurate and up-to-date information regarding community agency resources, trends, and research as related to student and family services
- Attend professional development workshops annually and submit certificate of attendance and training details to the Director of Student Services of College and Career Readiness
Perform all other duties as deemed necessary, which are aligned in accordance with Company’s policies and procedures to ensure student educational and behavioral goals and objectives are achieved.
Interested candidates should send resume to Jan Spivak, Director of Student Services and College Readiness at email@example.com.
February 17, 2014
Executive Director - Behavioral Health
Third Step Mental Health Center, Inc. has an immediate opening for an Executive Director for a CARF accredited, outpatient, behavioral health facility. Reporting to the executive Committee, this position is responsible for oversight and delivery of an array of community based behavioral health services to adults with mental health and substance abuse disorders. This key position is responsible for ensuring that quality programming; regulatory compliance, fiscal responsibility, organizational development/fundraising activities and anticipated needs of internal and external customers are met. Also, key to this position is the development of a positive work environment to attract and retain a stable, progressive, caring and diverse workforce needed to ensure the delivery of high quality, cost effective services. The Executive Director will oversee the development and implementation of strategies to address changing markets and assist in the implementation of positive consumer and community awareness programs and activities.
Essential functions and responsibilities:
- Creates a vision, plan and implementation strategy, aligned with the organization's vision and mission;
- Champions quality and risk management activities throughout the organization continuously maintaining and improving the quality of care, while minimizing the risk of loss;
- Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to professional standards;
- Creates a culture and systems that capitalizes on the diversity of staff, that will attract, develop and retain the best staff;
- Ensures that training is provided that meets regulatory and agency requirements and strategically supports internal development of staff at all levels to address future business needs;
- Identifies business opportunities for organizational growth to enhance financial strength and contribution margin as well as create non-operating revenue;
- Implements long-term revenue and cost strategies that align with corporate objectives;
- Influences business practices and policy by creating new ventures or builds on existing advantage;
- Possesses expert knowledge of current and future cost drivers in the industry;
- Interacts with internal and external professionals.
Master's degree or Doctoral degree preferred, in Social Work, Psychology, or a closely related field of behavioral science from an accredited educational institution. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior level management role overseeing the delivery of community-based behavioral healthcare programs. License required.
- Demonstrated success in leading functions such as clinical services, development/fundraising, marketing, human resources, etc.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of the socio-economic and health care problems of the mentally ill and/or addicted clients.
- Expertise in local, state, and national governmental health programs, as well as managed care environments and the accompanying relationships among primary, secondary and tertiary care providers (i.e., referral arrangements, contractual payment mechanisms).
- Demonstrated personal effectiveness skills and abilities such as planning and goal setting, time management, ability to meet deadlines, team building, pro-activity, etc.
- Demonstrated ability to relate to the community and to engage in local activities that will support the program's programs and growth.
- Strong administrative, programmatic, analytic and operational experience in a multi-disciplinary treatment environment.
- Experience working in a not-for-profit, behavioral health care environment preferred.
- Exceptional communication, organizational and customer services skills.
Interested candidates should contact Johnny Brown, CEO at 954-804-0679.
February 10, 2014
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