Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Clinical Program Director

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/23/2019 4:21 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Licensed Clinical
  • Job Summary:

    The Program Director/ Clinician is responsible for managerial, operational and administrative duties relating to the program. This position requires delivery of counseling services via video conferencing, coordinated effort with field case managers, completion of assessments, service planning, crisis intervention and data entry into multiple databases.

    The Program Director/Clinician represents Southwest Key Programs in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current youth/families, funding sources, suppliers and the community served. Required to work flexible schedule to facilitate program services.

    Essential Functions:

    • Ensure all contractual requirements and grant specific financial requirements are met.
    • Adhere to and implementation of the terms of the contract in accordance with the funding source and Southwest Key’s Programs policy and procedures.
    • Monitor and evaluate all data in Southwest Key Programs database and pursue corrective action plan if outcomes and date are not meeting program model expectations.
    • Ensure all required reports are submitted to the Clinical Regional Executive Director, Funding Source and national headquarters in a timely manner.
    • Ensure all billings and documents that are submitted to national headquarters are complete, accurate and on time.
    • Provide leadership, supervision and modeling to all employees, volunteers and/or contractors.
    • Comply with all employment and labor laws.
    • Ensure the safe condition of the building as assigned and all pertinent office equipment.
    • Address all problematic work performance in accordance with company policy.
    • Recruitment and hiring of all staff of the program.
    • Initiate and maintain community involvement with local juvenile justice boards, stakeholders and juvenile justice entities.
    • Develop and maintain productive relations with various community agencies.
    • Monitor and maintain compliance with organization, licensing, and funding source for all program departments.
    • Deliver Tele-Counseling services that utilize a wrap-around approach and are culturally sensitive. Tele-counseling consists of video conferencing and requiring coordinating with field Case Managers for scheduling of tele-counseling sessions.
    • Conduct work using specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and treat mental emotional, and behavioral disorders, conditions, and addictions, and serious emotional disturbances.
    • Conduct work that requires applying professional theory, knowledge, methods, ethics, to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning of persons who are adversely affected by social or psychosocial stress.
    • Apply treatment methods that may include, but are not limited to, providing individual, marital, couple,
    • Family, and group psychotherapy, assessment, service planning, crisis stabilization and safety planning. Utilization of designated curriculum.
    • Use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), and other diagnostic classification systems in assessment, diagnosis, and other practice activities as needed.

    Other Functions:

    • Maintain open and consistent communication with Clinical Regional Executive Director.
    • Maintain all required trainings and certifications.
    • Travel as needed for trainings, meetings and conferences.
    • Initiate and maintain effective communication with all program staff members.
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • A Master’s degree in social services or related field, with a total of two (2) years supervisory/administrative experience with at risk youth.
    • Must have professional licensure: in LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LPC-Intern, or license eligible under supervision and actively working towards full licensure in applicable license.
    • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Microsoft Word, Excel), variety of online database systems.
    • Possess good verbal and writing skills.
    • Clear background check from appropriate entity
    • Must possess a valid state driver’s license, registration and maintain state mandated car insurance
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) 

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to obtain First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to verify client’s whereabouts by facilitating counseling sessions via video-conferencing. Sitting for long periods of time.

    Work Environment:

    This is a program which requires contact with clients via video-conferencing as scheduled. Work shifts are subject to change. Noise levels vary from mild to moderate. This position may require extended periods of time sitting in an office.


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