Merced CountyMerced 95341
Full Time

Provides technical assistance to schools, courts, law enforcement and correctional agencies, social welfare and health agencies and related community groups.

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Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Program Manager

Merced County
Full Time 301 E 13th St, Merced, CA 95341, United States
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Overview

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
 

  • Plans, organizes, manages and directs the activities, and services of an assigned program.
     
  • Responsible for the program budget, justification of changes and expenditure controls.
     
  • Assist with grant preparation, grant management, and compliance with reporting requirements.
     
  • Directs the gathering of statistical information and the preparation of a variety of reports.
     
  • Represents an assigned program with community organizations, government jurisdictions.
     
  • Deals with the most sensitive public complaints and issues.
     
  • Provides technical assistance to schools, courts, law enforcement and correctional agencies, social welfare and health agencies and related community groups.
     
  • Identifies community mental health needs and objectives and provide information on services.
     
  • Locates appropriate resources and assists with developing or modifying community agencies to meet mental health goals.
     
  • Writes and edits a variety of informational and educational brochures and other publications.
     
  • Develops information for the news media to promote understanding of mental health activities.
Minimum Qualifications

Experience:
Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health or alcohol/drug program services, including at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Supervisory experience may include: clinical supervision and/or lead direction of unlicensed clinical or case management staff, licensed para-professional staff or student interns.

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field is desirable.
 

Licenses

: Must possess and maintain a license in good standing from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Clinical Psychologist, or Registered Nurse (RN).



SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B
Essential Functions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

  • Operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
     
  • Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone and make presentations.
     
  • Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports.
     
  • Meet deadlines under stressful conditions.
     
  • Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints.
     
  • Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines.
     
  • Represent the County with the community and other agencies.
     
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
     
  • Conduct therapy sessions.
     
  • Train, evaluate and supervise staff.
     
  • Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception.
     
  • Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods.
     
  • Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects.
     
  • Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl.
     
  • Frequent use of hand-eye coordination.
     
  • Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion.
     
  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
     
  • Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function.

Knowledge of: 
  • Mental Health problems and issues and their relationship to the development and operation of mental health programs and services.
     
  • Federal, State, and County laws and regulations applicable to the providing mental health services.
     
  • Current practices and techniques in psychotherapeutic treatment.
     
  • Principles, techniques, and practices of effective business and program administration.
     
  • Requirements, administrative techniques, and record keeping necessary for securing, maintaining, and effective functioning of grant programs.
     
  • Operating policies and functions of other government agencies which provide mental health services.
     
  • Budget development and expenditure control.
     
  • Public personnel management, including effective employee, supervision, training, and development.

Ability to: 
  • Plan, organize, direct, manage, and coordinate the functions and services of an assigned mental health program.
     
  • Develop a budget and control expenditures. Also develop, negotiate and monitor contracts.
     
  • Assist with the development and administration of a variety of grants.

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of program statistics, records, and reports.
     
  • Coordinate an assigned mental health program with community organizations and other government agencies.
     
  • Perform skilled counseling.
     
  • Develop plans and evaluate alternative solutions to various community organization problems.
     
  • Effectively represent the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department and programs in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies.
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