Residential Clinical Director

Firefly Children and Family Alliance

Date: 1 week ago
City: Indianapolis, IN
Salary: $61,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Firefly Children and Family Alliance


Few jobs offer the satisfaction and gratification that come from doing work that improves the lives of vulnerable children and families. That's where Firefly Children and Family Alliance stands out from the crowd. As one of our employees, you'll be able to directly make an impact on the lives of thousands of Indiana children, families, and adults from day one.

As our successful Rachel Glick Courage Center Program Director you would provide program leadership and oversight to ensure positive client outcomes and effective fiscal performance. This Program Director will also be responsible for overseeing the unique Teaching Family Model as it is delivered to clients in a 24 hour secure residential setting. Specifically, you would be responsible for the following:

Leadership / Management (55 %)

  • Provide the overall strategy and goals for the Program

  • Ensure grantor / customer satisfaction

  • Ensure staff are meeting work product expectations

  • Hire, develop, hold accountable and if necessary, terminate Program staff

  • Provide training, mentoring, coaching, and motivation to program staff regarding the Teaching Family Model and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Health intervention

  • Oversee functions of the medical and licensed staff

  • Oversee academic functions and needs of the program, including collaboration with IPS

  • Periodically observe staff practice and provide direct consultation to program staff regarding compliance with Teaching Family Model principles

  • Hold staff accountable to contractual service standards and ensure the processes and procedures are followed according to program standards

  • Ensure program compliance with Teaching Family Model principles and accreditation expectations

  • Mentor and coach staff through training, inspiration, motivation and encouragement

  • Hold staff accountable to service standards and ensure the processes and procedures are followed according to program standards

  • Respond to crisis calls from program staff

  • Work within the structure of DCS Region and broker community

Relationship Development (25 %)

  • Build and maintain a strong network of relationships– DCS, foster parents, mental health agencies, schools and community agencies

  • Regularly collaborate and communicate to maintain and establish a strong referral network

  • Deliver educational presentations throughout the community to support recruitment

  • Proactively market and sell the program through one-on-one interactions

Financials (10 %)

  • Responsible for billing, budgets and contractual relationships within the program

Reporting (10 %)

  • Compile and analyze the data for recruitment and retention goals and outcomes

  • Compile and report Teaching Family Model data/outcome expectations

  • Maintain case and agency paperwork according to standards

Job Requirements:

To be successful in this role, you need to have the requisite skills:

  • A Master's degree in social work or related field is required

  • A professional license is preferred but not required

  • A valid driver's license and proof of insurance

  • Expert technology skills with mastery of entire Microsoft Suite including Internet and email

  • Clear, effective communications skills

  • Knowledge of and adherence to current confidentiality practices

  • Appreciation for and ability to respond to cultural differences


  • Student Loan Repayment

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Medical, Dental, and Health Insurance

  • PTO and Paid Holidays

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

At Firefly Children and Family Alliance, we are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Therefore, we encourage persons who represent the diverse identities and lived experiences of the clients and communities we serve to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Firefly Children & Family Alliance does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.

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