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Youth Mental Health Program Manager (Therapist) - Paid
Title:Youth Mental Health Program Manager (Therapist) - Paid
Department:First Episode Psychosis
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah

Youth Mental Health Program Manager - First Episode Psychosis Team

Schedule: Full-time, benefits-eligible position. 
Pay: $74000

Benefits - Approximate full-time benefits package value = $26,000 - $34,000

  • Low-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage. Health savings account. 403b retirement plan with employer match (50% match up to 3%).
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • 33 paid days off: 11 observed paid holidays, 12 sick days, and 10 vacation days to start. Vacation increases to 12 days after 1 year, 15 days after 2 years, and more at 5 and 9 years of service.
    • Sick and vacation time accrue hourly per pay period.
  • $50,000 in employer-paid life insurance; additional coverage available.
  • $1,200 annual employer contribution to your Health Savings Account (paid quarterly)
  • Employee Referral Program including cash bonuses and paid time off

Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community-supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance.

The First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Team has been created at Volunteers of America, Utah to provide support for individuals (usually youth or young adults), and their families, who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Goals of this specialized team are to not only treat their symptoms of psychosis through medications and therapy, but to improve the individuals’ quality of life by supporting them to achieve educational and employment aspirations and maintain interpersonal relationships. Members of the FEP team will work closely together to provide Case Management, Psychotherapy, Medication Management, Family Education/Support and Supported Employment and Education.  FEP services are being provided to anyone in the community experiencing their first symptoms of psychosis, regardless of insurance or funding. 

In collaboration with the Division Director, directs the overall operations of the First Episode Psychosis Team according to national standards.  Provides direct treatment services to persons with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring substance use concerns.  Leads, supervises, and evaluates the multidisciplinary team

Essential Duties

  • Supervise the FEP team members according to Volunteers of America, Utah policies and procedures.
  • Direct day to day clinical operations, including leading the weekly team meeting.
  • Provide crisis intervention and appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Coordinate the assessment and treatment planning process.
  • In collaboration with HR and the Division Director, recruit and hire staff.
  • Maintain program within licensing standards and in compliance with our contracts.
  • Manage the FEP budget, participating in regular budget review meetings with finance.
  • Maintain collaborations with community stakeholders/funders whose services impact the clients within the division.
  • Ensure all client and facility documentation is completed according to contract guidelines
  • Maintain clinical caseload based on fidelity.

  • Master’s Degree in a social service field, and license as LCSW, CMHC, Ph.D.
  • Supervisory and administrative experience required.  Program operations experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of social service delivery system and community resources.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, ethics, and best-practices affecting the delivery of program services.
  • Ability to interact with others in a professional manner.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate to staff. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Work is performed both in an office environment and in the field. Must sit for extended periods of time, and also be able to drive to and provide services in off-site locations.

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Volunteers of America, Utah is committed to creating a diverse environment, where all people feel valued, have the opportunity to do their personal best and where leadership development is fostered. The organization is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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