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Job Title: Clinical Director
Location: Dallas
State: Texas
Close Date 13 Apr 2017
Position Description: This position is responsible for providing services to children from multiple referral agencies and requires a commitment to strength based, cultural competence, unconditional care; family assessments, treatment planning, creativity and pro-active planning; managing and developing programs through your ability to supervise and motivate staff.
Job Details:

Status: Full Time Salary                               FLSA Classification: Exempt


Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year.  Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults.


Summary of the Position:  The Clinical Director is responsible for supporting the Program Director with the development of the behavioral health program, including the procurement and management of Medicaid and managed care contracts. The Clinical Director will assist the Program Director in the hiring and training of new employees, providing clinical and administrative supervision of staff, and communicating weekly performance to the Program Director. The Clinical Director is responsible for attending intake sessions, family team meetings, and meetings with referring authorities, community partners, and/or clients as needed. The position is responsible for assisting in the clinical aspects of the program, including training activities and supervision. The Clinical Director is responsible for assisting the Program Director with client staffing to manage the delivery of client service hours to ensure maximum and appropriate levels of weekly services. The Clinical Director will provide clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff members on a weekly basis and will review all Progress Notes and documentation submitted by assigned staff. The Clinical Director will ensure that services are delivered in compliance with various managed care contracts, YAP standards, and all state and federal regulations governing the delivery of service. The Clinical Director may carry a caseload.


Required Qualifications:

Qualifications/Requirements: A Master’s degree in a human services related field, as defined by Texas Administrative Code. LPC, LMFT or LCSW preferred. Three to five years related experience/training in youth services, community programs, or program development. As least one year related experience/training in management/supervision. Professional Licensure and supervisory certificate preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred.


Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed.  Director will be required to travel within county areas that they supervise.


Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, AFLAC, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.


Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references to: ATTN:

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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