LifeWorks NW
  • Tigard, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Supervisor/Director/Management

LifeWorks NW's Children's Day Treatment Program (CDTP) provides psychiatric and educational support to children 5 to 11 years old, Monday through Friday in a specialized program setting.

Purpose: The CDTP Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the program including supervising treatment staff; coordinating with educational staff; managing relationships with community partners and referents; financial management and program development. An ideal candidate will be familiar with Collaborative Problem Solving; Wraparound and ICC; have experience working with intensive services such as psychiatric residential, subacute, ICTS/HBS, or day treatment; experience with OIS or similar crisis intervention training; be flexible and creative; and most importantly, enjoy working with children and families.

Days/Hours: Typical work day is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

Pay/Benefits: $55,573 to $61,130 per year. Full benefits

Essential Responsitibilities:  

  • Develops new programs in coordination with business and strategic plan.  Implements new programs.
  • Coordinates partner organization relationships within specific program.
  • Monitors contract compliance for programs areas.  Implements contract statement of work.
  • Assists in developing and monitoring program budgets.  May be required to participate in grant writing and fund raising activities.
  • Provide training to community partners, agency staff and others.
  • Monitors quality management compliance and performs day to day quality management tasks (e.g. chart audits, utilization management).
  • Provides assistance to direct reports with work issues including establishing clear expectations regarding performance and training.
  • Provides support and attention to employee successes and addresses performance issues promptly and effectively.
  • Establishes direct service expectations for clinical staff.  Monitors employee productivity, documentation and insurance authorizations.
  • Coordinates hiring process including orientation and training.
  • Meets with staff individually and as a group for regular supervision (meeting with staff a minimum of 2 times per month).  Maintains accurate documentation of supervisory meetings.
  • May provide direct service.  Provides crisis consultation for program area.
  • Meets standards for documentation and work accuracy for self and supervisees including timely completion of progress notes, assessments, treatment plans and authorization requests. 
  • Meets standards for direct service including accountability for supervisees, implements and ensures adherence of the clinical model and/or evidence based practices and quality of clinical practice for self and supervisees.
  • Meets expectations for being an effective supervisor and team member.
  • Completes required program reports including those needed for supervisory responsibilities timely and accurately.
  • Continually increase level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency.


  • Program Directors in mental health programs providing clinical supervision must meet QMHP requirements (Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related mental health field) and have completed two years of post-graduate clinical experience in a mental health treatment setting. 
  • Demonstrated experience (3 plus years) in a program area including two years of progressively responsible clinical and administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of outreach, engagement, and/or treatment strategies for the program population.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competence in leadership, wellness, oversight and evaluation of services, staff development, service planning, case management and coordination, utilization of community resources, group, family and individual therapy or counseling, documentation and rationale for service to promote intended outcomes and implementation of LWNW policies. 
  • Ability to network and promote program in the community as needed which may include public speaking.
  • Good computer skills including a functional knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel.  Ability to master use of proprietary software including electronic health record system.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations.
  • Require valid driver's license and ability to meet LifeWorks NW driving requirements.




LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community.

LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law. 


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