Assistant Clinical Director
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Description

Program Overview:

Palm Beach Youth Academy is a Residential Facility for males ages 13-19. Our youths are committed by a judge throughout the state of Florida to stay in our (SAOS) Substance Abuse Overlay Services and (MHOS) Mental Health Overlay Services for a period of 9-12 months. Sequel operates the program for the Department of Juvenile Justice, a secure facility. Our program exercises a behavior management system and provides Substance Treatment, Mental Health Counseling, Individual and Family Therapy.  Our purpose is to provide interest of the youth to help frame their current strengths and attributes in a tone supportive of their employability. We are looking for qualified Assistant Clinical Director to assist our program’s support services.

Position Overview: 

As a licensed Assistant Clinical Director staff person with training specifically in Mental Health services coordination and is responsible to ensure coordination and implementation of treatment plans and service delivery for youth requiring Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or other specialized services.  This person is also responsible for the delivery of direct clinical services for clients; is responsible for providing clinical supervision to treatment staff, educational staff, and clinical consultations to SYFS; performs outcome studies for SYFS; and prepares and conducts psychometric testing with evaluation and clinical interviews. 

The appropriate suitor will have the following:

  • Provide face-to-face intake assessments and diagnostic formulation for youth admitted to the facility for the purpose of mental health and substance abuse treatment plan development.

  • May provide direct services to youth as necessary.

  • When necessary, coordinates communication between internal and external treatment providers and programs.

  • Arranges an Emergency On-Call schedule in order to ensure 24 hour mental health and substance abuse service coverage twenty-four hours each day.(MHOS is already 7 days per week)

  • Adheres to code of ethics and ensures compliance with all Departmental rules and regulations, applicable Florida Statutes and, administrative code and licensing requirements established by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Mental Health Counselors, Clinical Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Ensures that mental health and substance abuse service invoicing is substantiated by documentation and complies with all Department and State documentation comply.

  • Adheres to the policy and practice concerning issues of creation, editing, transmission, storage and disposition of all Protected Health Information (PHI) of Sequel Youth & Family Youth Services.

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

What is a Talent Network?

Talent Networks enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests

  • Share job opportunities through Social Media or email