Program Manager, All-Stars Therapeutic After School Program, Athol

CSO is looking for a Program Manager for our All-Stars Program in Athol.

This is a unique opportunity for a creative, motivated leader to join our team! The Program Manager will work in our Therapeutic After School Program which provides psycho-educational and recreational groups with activities occurring both at the program and in the community. All-Stars blends evidence based models with a holistic, creative approach to support adolescents with emotional challenges. Our goal is to strengthen resiliency and help youth develop skills in emotional regulation, mindfulness, social engagement, and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight of day-to-day After School program operations.
  • Develop ongoing program activities, including onsite group and community activities.
  • Manage the recruitment, hiring and training of staff in collaboration with the Program Director.  .
  • Monitor compliance with DMH contract requirements.
  • Ensure fidelity to evidence based models.
  • Provide direct services to therapeutic day program/after school program families and youth.
  • Provide on-site or home-based clinical support as needed.
  • Perform trauma informed intake assessments and complete clinical assessments.
  • Lead development of Family Support Plans.
  • Assist in referral to ongoing therapeutic services; lead on site groups for families and/or youth.
  • Participate in community based group activities; assist in planning appropriate activities
  • Ensure provision of EBP's as part of program activities; maintain training and proficiency in models.
  • Participate in collaborative care planning and case management together with families, Youth support workers and other program staff.

Qualifications

Relevant Clinical Master's degree required (i.e. Counseling; Social Work; Recreational, Drama and/or Art Therapy, etc.). Demonstrated experience working with children, adolescents and families, including experience navigating children's systems and supports within the community. Additionally, we prefer that the applicant have a familiarity with evidence based treatment modalities. Training and supervision is provided for the ARC Model. Must possess valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, (English/Spanish speaking.)

Benefits

We provide our employees with competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including full coverage health and dental insurance and ample paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays). Additionally, we offer a 403B retirement savings plan, an employee referral bonus program, regular in-house training and professional development opportunities with free CEUs, and voluntary supplemental insurances at group rates, including short and long-term disability, cancer, accident and life. We also offer a premier employee assistance program (EAP) and personal cell phone plan discounts. Our work environment is flexible and supportive, with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across departments, programs and locations. 

Our Agency

Clinical & Support Options, Inc. is a behavioral health organization serving individuals and families across Western Massachusetts. From our early days as a child guidance clinic, we have expanded into a full service behavioral health agency, committed internally to excellence while we collaborate externally with community partners to participate in a comprehensive system of assistance and resources for the residents of our communities. We employ over 650 multi-disciplinary staff, helping thousands of families over the past 50 years. We have community based office locations throughout Western Massachusetts, including Springfield, Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, Athol, Gardner and Pittsfield.

Our expertise, in a nutshell, is to support people in their progress towards self-sufficiency, no matter what challenges they face on that journey. EOE/AA