Position: Senior Program Director III
Program: Residential Services Division
Reports to: Associate Executive Director, Residential Services Division
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field from an accredited college or university. Be eligible to obtain Licensed Child Care Administrator within one year (1) of date of hire.
Experience: At least five years of supervisory experience in a residential or child placing setting
Supervises: Program Directors, Plant Operations, Trainer, and any other Designee as Assigned.
The Senior Program Director is responsible for coordinating organization, programmatic and financial elements of the services provided to residents in care. In addition, the Senior Program Director is tasked with the creation and maintenance of internal policies & procedures along with ensuring that each child’s physical, social, emotional, educational and recreational needs are met. Other duties include providing necessary reports, facilitating staff meetings, conducting periodic case reviews and ensuring compliance with BCFS, licensing and contract standards.
Oversee recruitment, hiring/verification, training and supervision of Program Directors (if applicable), Management Staff, Consultants, and contracted service providers.
Provide feedback, evaluation, motivation and direction to staff, contractors and direct treatment providers.
Ensure overall implementation of Treatment Parent Model program.
Ensure that assigned directors, staff, and contractors complete all assigned duties and maintain adequate and timely records.
Periodically reviews assigned programs to ensure compliance with State licensing, and contract standards of regulating/accrediting bodies.
Ensures that staff and directors document services provided to families and children appropriately and in a timely manner.
Conducts staff meetings, communicates with staff on an ongoing basis.
Keeps staff, children’s, and family information confidential.
Responsible for timely completion of assignments and adapts to changing work loads to include work in evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
Supervise, facilitate and participate, as needed, in the assessment and admission process.
Supervises and monitors delivery of therapeutic services to each program’s children, acts as a child/family advocate when needed.
Monitors programs: observes/evaluates buildings, grounds, staff, children, vehicles, etc.
Intervenes in crisis situations as needed (assisting with a combative child, potential suicide attempts, runaway, angry family, etc.).
Develops policies and procedures for assigned programs; facilitates programmatic/operational guidelines for program and staff.
Serves on internal and external committees.
Evaluates use of resources; prepares and maintains budget for assigned programs.
Participates and assists in pre-service and in-service training when needed.
Participates in on-call.
Prepares and maintains department reports as assigned.
Supportive of the program philosophy, goals, and objectives.
Practices within the highest ethics and standards of their identified profession and BCFS.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships between stakeholders and TDFPS staff, law enforcement officials, judicial officials, legal resources, medical professionals and other community resources.
Attend staff meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, and any other programs to ensure that 20 hours of continuing education a year is completed.
BCFS - 2 years ago
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