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Director, Child/Adolescent Services

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Heritage Behavioral Health Center Inc.
Physical Address
P.O. Box 710
Decatur, IL 62525
Job Description

As the Director of Child/Adolescent Programs, this full time position will provide clinical and administrative leadership to our children and family-based programs.

The programs provide a wide array of services to children and families in a variety of settings including homes, schools, community agencies, courts, emergency departments, hospital settings, and Heritage. This “working leader” must have advanced understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and be able to provide appropriate interventions to assist children and families with their wellness and recovery. A strong leader is necessary to teach, coach, and mentor staff on our philosophy as well as provide structured accountability.

This leader will be responsible for:

  • Program development and evaluation of the children and family-based programs
  • Interviewing, hiring, clinical supervision of staff, staff training and development
  • Provide a wide array of clinical and administrative services to support the programs including mental health, substance use, and crisis services
  • Directing and monitoring of goals/expectations of programs
  • Collaboration with internal and external programs

Candidates must have a strong desire to work with individuals with behavioral health treatment needs and create a culture of “how can we help” children and families be successful in living independently even when faced with potential challenges or barriers.

Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology, pastoral counseling, or family therapy is required, as well as education/experience to be a QMHP. The ability to function as an LPHA within 2 years (with credentials as a LCPC or LCSW) is highly desired. Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and proof of current automobile insurance is required.


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