King CountySeattle 98104
Full Time

5-8 years of experience working with children, youth & families in community mental health/behavioral health arena in King Co.

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Children And Youth Care Manager, Project/program Manager Iii

King County
Full Time 401 5th Ave #500, Seattle, WA 98104, United States Apply before 10/7/2023 11:59



King County's  provides equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, and connected to community.

The  (BHRD) is seeking a Children and Youth Care Manager, Project/Program Manager (PPM) III to join their team. The PPM III will develop, implement and monitor the King County Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organization (BH-ASO), King County Integrated Care Network (KCICN) and Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) High Fidelity Wraparound Plan, in coordination with the BH-ASO children's behavioral health team, KCICN and other stakeholders (e.g., families, regional community teams, Division of Children and Family Services, juvenile justice system, schools.

WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. Interviews for this selection process will take place on or around October 19, 2023.

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit an online King County application and respond to the supplemental questions. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the requested and relevant information in the online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications and/or supplemental questionnaires that state, “see my resume” are considered incomplete and will not be considered to be competitive.

WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS: This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime. Typical hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. This position is not represented by a union.

MISSION CRITICAL POSITION STATUS: This position has been designated Non-Mission Critical. Unless otherwise directed by the County Executive, department director or agency head, all employees, regardless of designation, are expected to report to work or request leave during an emergency or inclement weather. For more detailed information, please visit  and the .

TELEWORKING INFORMATION: The work associated with this position will be performed or conducted through a combination of teleworking and onsite work and meetings. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

RECRUITER: Annette Coleman,  

Job Duties
  • Facilitate competitive procurement processes, resulting in a sufficient network of qualified providers of high-fidelity wraparound.
  • Coordinate and/or provide system wide training, consultation and coaching to assure that high fidelity wraparound is implemented.
  • Manage a screening and referral process that will, in coordination with providers, promote appropriate access to and utilization of: (1) King County high fidelity wraparound and (2) the state-funded Children’s Long Term In-patient Programs (CLIP).
  • In coordination with the BH-ASO Parent Partner Support Specialist, integrate the development of the Wraparound Plan with the development of the Parent Partner/Youth Peer Support Assistance Program.
  • Coordinate with the BH-ASO Performance, Measurement and Evaluation and Contract Management sections to ensure comprehensive oversight and evaluation of the Wraparound Plan, to include fidelity monitoring.
  • Participate in BH-ASO clinical services, children's behavioral health and other workgroups as assigned.
  • Participate in stakeholder and cross-system workgroups at the county and state level as assigned.
  • Provide clinical consultation regarding King County children/youth and families who utilize Wraparound, CLIP and/or other publicly funded mental health services.
  • Develop and present Wraparound status reports to: (a) BHRD BH-ASO management; (b) MIDD Oversight Committee; (c) Metropolitan King County Council, (d) the BH-ASO/KCICN Family, Youth and Systems Partnership Round Table (FYSPRT) and (e) other stakeholder groups as assigned.
  • Develop and present CLIP data to BHRD BH-ASO Quality Assurance team to report to HCA (Health Care Authority).
  • Maintain and facilitate multidisciplinary Community Resource Teams for Intensive Behavioral Health Resource consultations, including for persons seeking recommendation to CLIP.
  • Process invoices for MIDD Wraparound billing.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
  • Master's degree with at least 3 years of experience in a Human Services Profession (i.e., psychology, social work, public health, etc.) with at least 3- 5 years working with Wraparound or WISe (Wraparound with Intensive Services) programs. 
  • Knowledge of eligibility criteria and entry process related to Children’s Long Term In-patient Program (CLIP)
  • Knowledge of equity and social justice principles and practices and understanding of the effects of place, race and policy & systems-based inequities on marginalized communities and populations.
  • Ability to work within the King County Behavioral Health Treatment and Prevention Service System or in another municipality Drug and Alcohol Treatment & Prevention Service System.  
  • Knowledge of outcomes assessment, experience with research protocols, as well as strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Ability to facilitate and present to groups from diverse racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience in gathering and using data for program evaluation and quality improvement.
  • Ability to work effectively with groups consisting of stakeholders who may have markedly different perspectives about a given topic.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.  
  • Knowledge of general government principles and procedures, including knowledge of formal agreements such as contracts, memoranda of agreements, or inter-local agreements.  
  • Ability to develop and provide accessible, interactive community education.
  • Ability to function independently.
  • Skill in working effectively as a team member to coordinate accomplishment of specific tasks.
  • Skill in managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers, with working knowledge of MS 2010 Office Suite. 
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License or the ability to travel throughout the county in a timely manner.    
  • Note: Must pass a Washington State Criminal Background check on a post offer/pre-hire basis.

Desired Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills:

  • 3-5 years of experience with Wraparound and/or WISe (Wraparound with Intensive Services).
  • 5-8 years of experience collaborating with multiple systems related to children’s services.
  • 5-8 years of experience working with children, youth & families in community mental health/behavioral health arena in King Co.
  • Knowledgeable of the KCICN (King County Integrated Care Network) and the Behavioral Health system in King County.
  • Have and maintain Washington State Mental Health Licensure.
Supplemental Information

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