Career Opportunities

Families First of Palm Beach County

Behavioral Health Services Clinical Director

Description:
Families First of Palm Beach County’s clinically directed intervention services is nested in Behavioral Health Services (BHS), a program serving children, youth, and families. The BHS Clinical Director is responsible for the clinical direction, management, and oversight of Families First therapeutic services and the continuation, expansion, and sustainability of services.  The Clinical Director engages in clinical reflective supervision with Families First supervisors, therapists, case managers, and behavioral specialists who are conducting home and school-based case management and therapeutic services.  The BHS Clinical Director will be an active participant in the wrap around collaborations with several community partners, including but not limited to collaboration with the Achievement Centers for Children and Families (ACCF) in Delray Beach, the Palm Beach County School District, Communities in Schools (County Wide), and Student Aces.

Requirements:

  • Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist.
  • Knowledge of child development and disability, especially emotional/behavioral health; parent-child relationships and attachment theory; psychosocial development, effects of toxic stress on child and adult functioning, especially violence exposure; family systems theory and practice; adult psychopathology, especially depression, personality disorders, and impact of trauma on child development and adult functioning; psychopharmacology; and diagnostic classification of young children and adults.  Theoretical knowledge and practice skills including, but not limited to, psychotherapy, cognitive based approaches, solution focused approach and other family therapies.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working psychotherapeutically with children and families using a relationally based model.
  • Significant experience working in home and community-based settings.
  • Knowledge and experience working with adults with mental health and cognitive challenges.
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and ethnicities.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience conducting reflective supervision with master’s level clinicians.
  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, and flexible.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint preferred.

BENEFITS:
Benefits include 401K, Health, Dental, Generous PTO
EOE, DFWP.
Must be able to pass
E-verify, Level II Background Screening, and school district background check.

To apply: FAX: (561) 881-3827 or email
jobs@familiesfirstpbc.org

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