DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL AND BEHAVIORAL SERVICES

The League School of Greater Boston ( learn more )

East Walpole, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3546450
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 26, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

League School of Greater Boston, named “Best Special Needs High School” for 2019 by Boston Parents Paper, is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a Director of Clinical and Behavioral Services to start immediately. This is a year-round management position that is part of League School’s administrative team.

League School offers an array of programs to meet the needs of students with Autism employing the SCERTS Model as an overarching framework, each of the League School’s day and residential programs is designed to teach social, academic, behavioral, and community-life skills based on a student’s age and ability. These programs range from functional academics to grade-level curricula as well as the vocational training and daily living skills to meet the individual strengths and needs of League’s widely diverse student population.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1.Provides leadership to the Clinical and Behavioral departments by identifying goals and leading continuous Quality improvement initiatives.
2.Identifies areas within the departments for development and creates plans to move the department forward.
3.Provides consultation and oversight to all training from the Clinical and Behavioral departments.
4.Ensures clinical and behavioral policies are consistent with the current regulations and that practice is consistent with the policy.
5.Coordinates with the Educational, Allied Health, Residential Management, and Leadership teams to provide clinical input and insight on program development and strategic planning.
6.Coordinates with the Education, Allied Health, Residential and Leadership teams to develop and coordinate research opportunities.
7.Coordinates with Leadership to identify and cultivate opportunities to partner with local Universities and Colleges on adult education, research, and internship opportunities.
8.Supervises and consults with the Clinical and Behavioral Departments concerning the clinical and behavioral aspects of the day and residential programs as well as coordination with other departments.
9.Consults and collaborates with the Psychiatric Consultant.
10.Completes Clinical Department Head and Behavior Department Head evaluations annually.
11.Conducts weekly individual supervision meetings with Clinical and Behavioral Department Heads and conducts weekly department meetings with the Clinical and Behavioral Departments.
12.Collaborates with the Director of Allied Services concerning clinical aspects of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Nursing.
13.Oversees the organization and implementation of the residential clinical on-call schedule.
14.Reviews and consults on clinician assessments (assess for safety following suicidal/homicidal ideation/behavior, diagnostic) as needed.
15.Reviews and consults on behavioral assessments as needed.
16.Participates in the intake screening of potential new students to League School as a member of the Admissions Committee. If the student is accepted, reviews evaluation material to develop clinical goals and objectives for upcoming Individual Education Program meetings. This may include observation, review of records, informal lessons and/or beginning of his/her own assessment if an outside evaluation within the last year is not available.
17.Consults with the Leadership, Administration, Clinical Department, and Behavioral Departments to develop and implement family services such as parent trainings, parent support groups, and home-based services. This will include after school hours.
18.Attends Management meetings twice a month or as scheduled.
19.Approves/Denies Time-off Requests for all direct reports.
20.Reviews and approves/denies purchase orders for the Clinical and Behavioral Departments.
21.Assists the Clinical and Behavioral Departments with completion of paperwork, as needed, including: BlueStep access, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, Behavioral Summaries. Reviews completed paperwork.
22.Facilitates communication and collaboration between programs and departments.
23.Works as a team player. Attend supervision, staff meetings, classroom meetings, program meetings, and annual review meetings, as necessary.
24.Participates in all trainings, as required by League School.
25.Performs other related duties, as designated by the COO and/or CEO, that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school, such as evening trainings, Open House, etc.

League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes 75% employer paid health and dental, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance of up to $2000 per school year, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid Vacation, Sick and Personal days. In addition, League assists individuals who are engaged in the licensure process to obtain their MA license not only through tuition assistance but also through mentoring and the DESE Structured Guidance and Supports process. League School also will work with staff to access available Public Service Loan Forgiveness options as well as other loan forgiveness options.

Equal Opportunity Employer
League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

To apply:
Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to HR@leagueschool.com or by mail to:
League School of Greater Boston
Attn: Human Resources
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
Walpole, MA 02032

You may also link to our current job opportunities by accessing our website www.leagueschool.org and clicking: Work at League.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > Autism
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Education/Experience:
      Doctoral Degree/Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling with current MA license as a psychologist or in mental health counseling (LMHC), social work (LICSW), Behavior Analysis (BCBA), or other appropriate license. Five years’ experience with autistic population and leadership/supervisory experience. Demonstrated interpersonal, management, and administrative skills.

      Computer Skills:
      To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, and Google Mail.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

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