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Riverside Community Care Program Director of Behavioral Health Access Line in Norwood, Massachusetts

Program Director of Behavioral Health Access Line

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We make a difference - in your community and your career

Seeking a Program Director of our Behavioral Health Access Line!

We have an exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as the Program Director of our Behavioral Health Access Line!

The Behavioral Health Access Line is a unique collaboration between Riverside Community Care and Massachusetts state entities (EOHHS and DMH) to make access to behavioral health services easy to all Massachusetts residents who seek such services in the state.

The Program Director will assume primary responsibility for implementing the state funded behavioral health access line, ensuring compliance with state requirements, providing both administrative and clinical services, providing direct outreach, and supervising a team of Access Line counselors and clinicians to meet the goals of the program.

The Program Director will work half time providing direct access line services to callers.

The Program Director also:

  • develops plans and specific programs for delivering access support education and counseling services to all Massachusetts residents seeking behavioral health services

  • generates a list of resources in the community for access to behavioral health services,

  • develops strategies for outreach and intervention, and communicates plans to access specialists

  • works collaboratively with Federal, State, and local agencies to develop, implement, collect data for the behavioral health access program as needed

    Our Ideal Candidate:

    Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:

    Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required

  • Intermediate to advanced computer fluency, including Microsoft Office required

  • Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required

    Required Experience

  • Master's Degree in Human Services or related field

  • Independent Clinical Licensure - LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT - highly preferred

  • Two years of human services, education, or related experience. Crisis Counseling experience preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred

    Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

    Job Location

    Norwood, Massachusetts, United States

    Position Type