Director of School Based Services

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Job Code: WBS-529
Department: Management / Executive / Supervisor
Location: VA - Roanoke
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Masters Degree

Job Description:

Do you have the heart, desire and passion along with the knowledge, skills and abilities it takes to help children, families and individuals who are struggling with behavioral or mental health disorders? Are you a team player, understanding the holistic approach and the importance of communication and collaboration? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth?   If you have answered YES to these three questions, then we should have a conversation!

Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices. With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.

As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.

The Director of School Based Services will be responsible for overseeing the coordination of all activities related to the Therapeutic Day Treatment (TDT) program. The Director of School Based Services makes sure that all TDT sites are adequately staffed, while complying with licensing and insurance standards. The director maintains a current comprehensive list of all TDT sites, specialists, current clients and potential clients. Regularly informs the Regional Director and Clinical Director of current staffing needs as well as clinical and operational issues. The Director works with the Coordinators of School Based Services (CSBS) to ensure the completeness and accuracy of all clinical records. 

Position Duties:

  • Facilitates a weekly team meeting for Coordinators of School Based Services.
  • Participates in Regional Leadership Team meetings.
  • Markets TDT to new potential TDT sites.
  • Assists in the start-up of new TDT sites.
  • Tracks all incident reports for TDT and keeps the Clinical Director and Regional Director fully informed.
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of supplies kept at each school site.
  • Ensures that all staff are trained in Skillstreaming and that data is being collected and recorded in order to determine outcomes for reporting purposes.
  • Works with the Regional Director/ Coordinator to make sure that TDT sites have the equipment and supplies needed to operate their yearly and summer programs.
  • Coordinates plans for summer programs and the beginning and ending of school.
  • Ensures that TDT notes flow through the review process in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with School Administrators to ensure the delivery of quality services.
  • Works with CSBS to maintain a strong cooperative relationship with school site administrators as well as city or county school administrations.
  • Oversees TDT Payroll process.
  • Trains new SBS Coordinators and TDT employees.
  • Coordinates the referral and assessment assignment process.
  • Authorize CSBS leave requests.
  • Implements progressive discipline and adheres to HR protocols in collaboration with Regional Director.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work or a Human Services related fields and/or licensure or working towards licensure with a registered and approved supervisor on file. Commensurate level of experience in providing counseling services to youth and their families as well as supervisory experience. Demonstrated proficiency in supervisory and clinical skills. Proof of education and credentials will be required prior to employment.

Family Preservations Services is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision including a Health Savings Account
  • Health, Dependent and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
  • 401 K with employer contribution (100% for the first 4% contributed)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (buy stock at a 15% discount)
  • Training, Development and Continuing Education Credits for licensure requirements
  • Opportunities for advancement! As we grow, you grow with us! 

Pathways or any of its subsidiaries does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.



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