Aldea Children and Family Services is looking for a Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services. Aldea is headquartered in beautiful Napa Valley and has enjoyed a strong 47-year history of providing child welfare, mental health and support services. We operate programs out of three main offices and outpatient therapy clinics in Napa and Solano counties as well as co-located in healthcare facilities, schools and community-based organizations. With an annual budget of $12 million and nearly 120 committed staff, Aldea has a strong presence serving the most vulnerable in our community. The organization is nationally accredited through the Council on Accreditation and has a reputation for high quality and professional services.
The organization has many long-tenured staff filling critical positions across the agency and this stability is reflected in many successful long-term programs. Aldea also enjoys significant community support through fundraising. The Aldea Board of Directors consists of professional and supportive community members who are committed to the mission of the organization and supporting the executive director in creating the vision for the organization. The organization has substantial real estate holdings and has a strong balance sheet.
If you're looking for a fulfilling career opportunity to lead a dynamic non-profit organization and build on its mission, work with a high performing culture where staff are passionate about their work and clients served, where there is a high standard of service delivery practices and outcomes, then Aldea is the place for you.
Mission - To change lives and create bright futures!
Aldea Children and Family Services programs include: • Foster Care and Adoption Services - treatment foster care, intensive services foster care, and adoption services. • Mental Health Services - individual counseling, family counseling, home based services, early intervention and support. • Transitional Housing - offer transitional housing for formerly homeless emancipated foster youth. • Youth Drug/Alcohol Treatment and Prevention - A drug and alcohol treatment program for youth and school based prevention services. • Adapt - School based day treatment program for high school students. • Early Detection of Psychosis - Offering early detection, prevention and treatment for people who have psychosis or at-risk.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: In collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services provides oversight and leadership to Aldea behavioral health programs which provide mental health and substance use disorder services. Services include a wide array of interventions and treatment options for children, families and adults in a variety of community settings. Services range from prevention, early intervention, and treatment for children youth and families who have been exposed to childhood abuse and neglect, mental illness, and family stress. The Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services is responsible for all aspects of Aldea's BHS including clinical service delivery, compliance, program evaluation and improvement, risk management, workforce excellence, and positive community relations. This role ensures that programs operate at the highest levels of service excellence and exceed the expectations of customers, consumers and external regulatory agencies.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Leadership: Articulate both short and long-term vision and strategic direction of Aldea programs, services and activities; develop strategic and operational plans with the CEO and staff; set clear goals, objectives and measures that drive organizational performance. • Fiscal: In conjunction with the CFO, oversee the financial sustainability of the organization. Direct development of the budget, manage within the budget, and keep the CEO regularly informed of the financial status of the organization; understand and implement risk management controls for financial, personnel, and property risks. • Fundraising: Develop effective relationships with individuals, foundations, corporations, and other sources of funds; represent Aldea to prospective and current major funding sources. • Management and Staff Development: Develop management staff to strengthen and support the programs, finances and operational goals of Aldea; proactively develop staff to ensure a nurturing, culturally competent environment for all. • Program and Service Delivery: Oversee design, promotion, delivery, assessment, compliance, and quality of programs and services; ensure that all programs consistently deliver innovative, high-quality services that are aligned with the mission and values of Aldea and that will readily meet the changing needs of clients; ensure that agency activities and operations are in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws; establish systems to regularly and systematically evaluate and measure the results of programs and services. Oversee and ensure compliance with the standards of accreditation by the Council on Accreditation. Maintain, manage and develop contracts with public and private entities. • Public Relations and Advocacy: Serve as a respected, visible and influential leader in the community ensuring the agency and its mission, programs and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image; interface regularly with other community organizations, key constituent groups, county departments, and political leaders.
Master’s from an accredited or state approved graduate school in social work (MSW) or relevant Master’s level program. LCSW or MFT license in the State of California required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Aldea Children & Family Services
Our mission is to improve lives and create bright futures for people we serve by providing professional mental health, child welfare and support services in a manner that respects the dignity and individuality of each person.
Our vision is that all people we serve will achieve emotional wellness and become engaged members of the community, despite past abuse or emotional challenges.
Our values are client-centered, excellence in service quality, staff diversity and team collaboration.
We operate programs out of three main offices and outpatient therapy clinics in Napa and Solano counties as well as through co-locations at more than 30 schools, primary healthcare facilities, and community-based organizations.