• Director of Mental Health Services

    Job Locations US-CA-Salinas
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/20/2018 4:52 PM)
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    Leadership/Supervisory Positions
  • Overview

    The Director oversees the daily operations of the First 5 contracts, King City clinic and provides clinical supervision support for the mental health outpatient clinic. Responsibilities include management of program budgets, hiring and supervision of employees, establishing and maintaining external relationships with county, community and agency partners.  The services are provided over a continuum of care that includes clinic and community-based treatment models designed to provide substantive short-term to long-term mental health services that empower caregivers and youth to make lasting gains.


    The Monterey County programs embody Seneca’s core values of providing strengths-based, family focused, individualized services at the times and in the locations that best meet the needs of the families served.  The Director ensures that services are delivered and documented in compliance with all county, state and federal regulations. The Director may also provide clinical supervision to ASW and AMFT employees. 


    Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.


    For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!


    • Oversee the administrative, fiscal and clinical operations of the Seneca Family of Agencies Medi-Cal programs in Monterey County.
    • Provide training, supervision and evaluation of both clinical and administrative staff.
    • Ensure staff are submitting accurate and timely paperwork related to the services being provided to children and families.
    • Participate in the interviewing and hiring of staff.
    • Participate in weekly supervision with the Executive Director.
    • Facilitate new relationships and maintain existing relationships with other community-based organizations, the public school system, community resources and county agencies including probation, behavioral health, and social services.
    • Conduct outreach to the communities served by the programs and solicit feedback for ensuring successful program implementation.
    • Manage and analyze in-depth outcomes data and service delivery effectiveness in order to inform service provision and maintain adherence to the service models.


    • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling
    • LCSW strongly preferred with the ability to provide clinical supervision
    • Strong writing, organizational, presentation and computer skills
    • Ability to work as part of and facilitate the development of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Supervisory experience and strong knowledge of program management
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other state or federal requirements


    • Monday - Friday, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed


    • Competitive salary.
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents.
    • Additional stipend for bilingual Spanish abilities upon successful completion of the language proficiency exam.
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
    • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off.
    • Mileage reimbursement.
    • We provide a 403b retirement plan.
    • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.
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