Treatment Program Director
Location: Henderson, TX
Job ID: 50572
Pay: $ 58,240.00 annually
Schedule: Full Time-Exempt; Hours may vary.
Let us help you complete your training along with these other great benefits:
- Health, dental, vision, life, and prescription drug insurance
- Paid time off and paid holidays
- Career growth
- 401(k) with company match
- a chance to make a difference every day!
HOPE is a residential/outpatient chemical dependency treatment facility for justice-involved clients re-entering the community. Located in Henderson, Texas the HOPE treatment facility is looking for a Treatment Program Director to supervise the Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Plan, coordinate, and implement substance abuse counseling activities; and coordinate with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.
What does this role look like?
Essential Functions: Responsible for program planning, development, training, and implementation; monitors compliance with policies and procedures; and provides consultative services to plan, implement, and monitor effective agency programs.
- Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance, and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the facility administrator and coordinated with corporate human resources prior to implementation.
- Maintain the residential substance abuse treatment program, therapeutic community outpatient services, and substance abuse counseling program (SACP) outpatient services in compliance with contractual requirements.
- Conduct and document quarterly treatment record audits for each resident's file in compliance with contractual requirements.
- Coordinates with supervising officers regularly to provide case information as needed.
- Maintain a positive relationship with community leaders and local resources to provide employment assistance or vocational training opportunities to offenders.
- Ensure required compliance standards are met; caseload requirements do not exceed ratio maximums and duration of treatment is appropriate according to offender needs.
- Develop a system to promote the coordination and integration of the substance abuse prevention components with other programs including local self-help organizations or faith-based groups.
- Develop and implement appropriate measures to ensure necessary assessments, progress reports, or other documents are completed and submitted timely as required for compliance.
- Conducts special investigations, program analyses, and research studies; reviews and analyzes treatment operations to identify problem areas and prepares reports of findings and recommendations; initiates activities to increase effective programming.
- Prepares annual program budget; develops policy and procedure manuals; and assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, educational materials, and information programs.
- Works with program staff in determining trends and resolving technical programs; provides technical assistance on program services; and provides liaison with other departments, divisions, agencies, and organizations.
- Coordinate or participate in transition meetings.
- Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
- Maintain accountability of staff, residents, and property; adhere to safety practices.
The incumbent is expected to perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.
Education and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Five (5) years of full-time, wage-earning program administration or counseling experience. Current valid licensure as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or current valid Qualified Credentialed Counselor (QCC) license to provide substance abuse treatment. A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record is required unless waived by management.
Post-Hire Requirements: Must successfully pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by TDCJ. Ideal candidates must be approved by Upper-Level Management before being hired. Must pass a drug screen.