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The Director of Mental Health & Substance Use Services (MH&SU) will oversee the mental health and substance use services of LCDP, including school-based programs, to ensure that efficient and quality health care services are provided. Responsible for the direction, administration, and supervision of all facets of the MH&SU Department, including programs, grants and contractors, policies and procedures, and orientation of all behavioral health providers to ensure consistent and standardized clinical practices across departments.
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Are you a visionary and relational leader in the behavioral health sector looking for an opportunity to lead a nationally-recognized crisis response non-profit organization with innovation and integrity? We are seeking an exceptional Executive Director to guide this crisis response organization into the next stage of growth and impact.
ABOUT BALTIMORE CRISIS RESPONSE, Inc
Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. (BCRI) is a private, non-profit organization with a proven track record of providing behavioral health crisis services to individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. Established in 1992, the BCRI mission is to provide timely and effective behavioral health crisis response services and treatment in the least restrictive environment.
BCRI serves Baltimore as the city’s first and only comprehensive crisis response system of care, providing a telephone crisis hotline, mobile crisis teams, medical detoxification, case management, crisis residential alternatives, in-home support and critical incident response teams, along with community and police education services.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROLE
BCRI is on a mission to be Maryland’s premier comprehensive behavioral health crisis response system of care. We are committed to individualized treatment that serves the needs of our community while also fostering recovery, inspiring hope and demonstrating compassion. We’re looking for a highly skilled Executive Director to help us fulfill this important undertaking.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for BCRI's staff, programs, expansion, and execution in pursuit of its mission. This seasoned leader will not only understand BCRI’s behavioral health crisis response system of care core programs, operations, and business plans, but also the current trends impacting the viability of long-term delivery of these services to the communities served. Key to this understanding is proven experience in developing and implementing strategic funding plans aimed at long-term organizational sustainability. Prior experience leading and identifying qualified staff is essential, and established relationships with local community groups a plus. Above all, he / she will be comfortable in a leadership role that demands clear communication, decisiveness, and effective collaboration across diverse groups of stakeholders.
The successful candidate will hold the following key attributes:
Leadership Integrity: a holistic approach that focuses on consistency between words and actions.
Relationship Builder: a focus on developing high value and authentic relationships
Business Expertise & Innovation: an emphasis on leveraging business knowledge and innovation to build value in services and programs
Inclusivity Mindset: a commitment to creating space for diverse perspectives and experiences
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Duties and Responsibilities: Provides clinical assessment of new clients, including an initial safety plan to establish short term therapeutic goals with the client, within three business days of admission to the Center. Working collaboratively with the client and clinical team, develops a plan of action that includes safety planning, legal options, financial remedies, housing options, mental health and other individual goals as directed by the client’s needs. Conducts and documents a full professional psychosocial assessment of each new adult client within one week of admission and continues to meet with the client as often as needed. Identifies and addresses concerns including mental health diagnosis and trauma reaction symptoms, such as sleeping or eating changes. Gathers information (with client signed permission) from previous treatment. Coordinates providers and makes referrals to address current symptoms and future follow up, (e.g. substance abuse, psychiatrist) as needed. Works closely with Case Coordinators to ensure that women develop life skills as identified in their plan of action; coordinates discharge and safety planning to ensure continuing services through APP or other community providers. Offers weekly support group and parenting group (in English and in Spanish) on domestic violence education, victim recovery and empowerment in conjunction with other clinical programs and services. Provides family therapy services to address the impact of abuse on children who have witnessed domestic violence. Attends weekly case consultation meetings, individual supervision and required trainings on both trauma informed care and domestic violence. Conducts care presentations as assigned. Ensures that clinical notes and critical incident reports are complete, timely and accurate. Maintains strict confidentiality of survivor records and information.
Other duties as assigned:
This position description may be altered to comply with the needs of the program. Qualifications Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field, with a minimum of two years of relevant clinical experience, a portion of which should be in partner abuse or domestic violence. Must have a demonstrated commitment to serve a diverse community. Must possess a current Maryland license at the independent clinical practitioner level. (LGPC, LCPC, LGSW or LCSW). Fluency in English and Spanish is required.
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