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Director of Mental Health Services

Los Angeles, CA | Mental Health

Job Description

About Us:

St Anne's, established in 1908, is a nonprofit organization. We have a number of programs including a residential facility for at risk girls, a transitional housing program for at risk women, an Early Learning Center for their children as well as providing mental health services to families within our area.




    Responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all treatment services provided to clients in the mental health program. Participate in an interdisciplinary team to provide a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for clients. Ensure contract utilization and adherence to documentation standards set by the Department of Mental Health.



    • Develop, implement and evaluate treatment services for clients enrolled in the mental health program.
    • Implement and oversee compliance with all areas of St. Anne's DMH contract.
    • Interview, hire, supervise and evaluate staff.
    • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to coordinate treatment services, resolving problems interfering with successful and satisfying living.
    • Provide case consultation and support to clinical staff as needed, assisting them in working most effectively with their clients.
    • Participate in the formulation and evaluation of policies and procedures regarding mental health services.
    • Coordinate staff training and development.
    • Attend and participate in Executive Provider meetings and Quality Assurance meetings with DMH.
    • Represent the agency through membership and/or working relationships with other social service agencies.
    • Participate in the formulation and control of the department budget.
    • Ensure full contract utilization.
    • Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne's, licensing, HIPAA and other regulatory agencies.




    • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling required. LCSW/MFT license preferred.
    • Five years' experience of which at least 2 years were in a setting dealing with children, young adults, and families and preferably 2 years administrative, supervisory, or consultative responsibility in a social agency. 
    • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with administrative and professional personnel.
    • Numerical ability is required to understand and assist in preparing and analyzing budgets and statistical data pertaining to the program.
    • Strong clinical skills in individual, family and group therapy.
    • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate Mental Health Services staff.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer CPR/First Aid.
    • Requires access to a reliable automobile AND a valid California Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
    • Ability to use a computer and the ability to learn necessary computer programs.
    • Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred.
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