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, in over 30 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and 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. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all.
Summary of the Position: The Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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.
Qualifications/Requirements: Master’s degree in a human service from accredited college or university. Valid Texas Licensure (LCSW, LPC, and LMFT) is REQUIRED.
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.
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. Position will be required to travel within county areas that they supervise.
Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, two (2) professional references and one (1) personal reference to ATTN: Harris County Hiring Manager at email@example.com
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance.