Deaf Services Program Director

Job Title: Deaf Services Program Director
Department: Thurmond Tanner
Salary: Based on Ed and Exp
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description

The Director of Deaf Services coordinates and directs state-wide clinical treatment service provision for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing to assure continuity of care and quality of treatment through ASL-fluent staff. This position will work in close collaboration and consultation with the DBHDD Office of Deaf Services. This position has overnight travel responsibilities.

•Develop, implement, and provide oversight of statewide behavioral health services to deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing individuals.
•Make appropriate cultural and linguistic recommendations for program/operational changes and methods of implementation.
•Implement and maintain video-based therapy and case management to reach all counties across the state.
•Develop programs that assist deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing individuals in gaining access to
services.
•Participate in community awareness and advocacy.
•Act as the focal point of information for individuals and family members seeking behavioral health services for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing.


Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
•Must be a fully licensed clinician (LPC, LCSW or LMFT)
•Must be ASL proficient
•Must have one year experience in program coordination/program management.
•Applicants must not have six (6) or more points against their driver's license or a suspended or revoked driver's license within the last five (5) years.

Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen are required on all employees.

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


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