Provides leadership and direction to the department by implementing and sustaining best and evidence base practice, such as specific models supported by quality assurance, as standard care in all treatment programs.
Conducts initial evaluations, performs mental status exams, accurately diagnoses, and develops and presents clear clinical formulations that are specific, attainable behaviorally oriented treatment plans, and identifies and provides therapeutic interventions appropriate to specified problems.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
Identifies potential risk factors and taking measures to reduce those risks in the milieu through reinforcement of positive and safe behaviors, trauma-informed and relationally-based therapeutic interventions, and reporting of suspected child abuse/neglect, according to agency policies and procedures.
Ensures program compliance with accurate and timely weekly, monthly and/or quarterly data collection and submission requirements to sustain improved patient outcomes and compliance with screening recommendations.
Provides clinical oversight and leadership to adult outpatient services programs serving adults by implementing, promoting, and sustaining evidenced based and best practice models of prevention, intervention, and treatment.