- Oversee and integrate best practice treatment for the program within a trauma informed framework
- Identify Crisis Management program needs and develop and implement solution based protocols accordingly
- Develop in writing, policies, procedures, and protocols for managing crisis and teaching affect regulation for youth and staff
- Contribute solution based ideas for program growth during Administrative meetings.
- Work collaboratively with senior administration and external stakeholders
- Create and encourages opportunities for staff development and professional growth
- Ensures programmatic compliance with auditing standards and agency policies
- Actively Participant in all relevant programmatic and clinical meetings
- Triaging of emerging critical incidents with relevant staff and ensuring that treatment planning for youth is carried out within the milieu and school where appropriate.
- Directly supervise Crisis Intervention Specialists at Mann and Goldsmith.
- Monitor, develop, and train staff on Comfort Rooms and Sensory Rooms at Mann and Goldsmith.
- Partner with the medical team around the development and supervision of the Recovery Zone(s) at Mann and Goldsmith.
- Directly supervise a Therapeutic Recreation and Vocational Department at Mann and Goldsmith.
- Develop and oversee Alternative School Programming, and function as a school liaison for both RTFs.
- Partner with Milieu Directors to enhance therapeutic programming in the units.
- Ensure appropriate coverage for all shifts for crisis management and recreation.
- Working closely with the Milieu and Clinical Director, ensure that milieu staff implement clinical recommendations into the day-to-day residents' care.
- Manage risk regarding client safety by adhering to all risk management protocols.
- May be regularly scheduled for weekend/night/evening administrative responsibility.
- Other duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES for the position include:
- Capacity to write policy, procedures, and protocols for Sensory and Comfort Rooms, and for the development of an enhanced Recovery Zone for youth struggling with crisis.
- Capacity to write policy, procedures, and protocols for alternative school programming and therapeutic recreation development.
- Ability to design, develop and implement therapeutic programming, both written and verbally.
- Capacity to lead and supervise a broad array of recovery-oriented trauma-informed practice within a milieu treatment setting
- Expands and develops youth-guided family-driven care
- Embodies Sanctuary principles & values and ensures an integration of said principles throughout the program
- Supports and Strengthens Interdisciplinary practice
- Ability to lead and implement program development initiatives
- Good interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
- Solution Focused
- Uses Data to Inform & Guide Practice
- Values and Demonstrates Cultural Competency
- Values professional development and participation in supervision and training
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE (List additional functions needed to reach goals):
EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED (List all that is required to achieve this position):
- Masters required, along with a minimum of three years of experience in either a psychiatric hospital or residential treatment setting, two of which having been in a supervisory capacity.