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Crisis Therapeutic Home Director 

Category Adult Mental Health Services  

Position Summary: The position is responsible for administration and management of REACH Crisis Therapeutic Home Services (center-based).

REACH is a crisis prevention, intervention and stabilization system to support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, as well as a mental health condition or challenging behavior that is negatively affecting their quality of life. REACH provides consultation, prevention, development of crisis education & prevention plans, community based mobile support and crisis therapeutic home services.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Implementation of REACH Crisis Stabilization Services (center-based) and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
  • Reviews staff service documentation for clinical appropriateness and accuracy.
  • Works closely with Team Leads and Billing Specialist to ensure claims submittal and revenue collection from primary payer sources (e.g. third party payments).
  • Retrospective service review to ensure services provided were in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.
  • Ensures Regional REACH Crisis Stabilization services maintain appropriate state DBHDS licensing approval.
  • Ensures Regional REACH Crisis Stabilization services maintain compliance with state and local Human Rights regulations, including appropriate reporting timelines.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision of REACH direct care staff, nurses and clinical specialist.
  • Coordinates with REACH Clinical Teams on admission into the CTH facility.
  • Plans and implements structured day programming for all participants.
  • Coordinates transition planning for individuals utilizing REACH Crisis Stabilization services.
  • Maintains contact with families and/or providers upon admission to CTH services.
  • In collaboration with REACH Clinical teams, identifies on-going support and training/treatment needs for families and providers who utilize the CTH.
  • Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners.
  • Attends all required meetings with REACH Coordinators, REACH Director, and other REACH staff.
  • Identifies, coordinates and monitors necessary training for CTH staff.
  • Ensures the collection of required data and documentation on consumer access and utilization of REACH CTH services.
  • Works with clinical team in development of guest discharge summaries.
  • Facilitates on-site and video consultation with REACH Medical and Clinical Director for guests in care.
  • Rotating responsibility for after hours and weekend on call support.
  • Other duties as assigned/required.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Direct supervision of REACH Direct Support Professionals, RN staff and Clinical Specialist.
Position Requirements
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and/or Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP)
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field from an accredited college/university and a minimum of one-year relevant experience required. Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related field preferred. Current, unrestricted Virginia license as an LPC, LCSW, or LMFT or closely related preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs.
  • Two or more years’ supervisory experience in a mental health/developmental disabilities setting required. Residential setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care required; specific to Virginia preferred.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.
  • Satisfactory background check/screening.
  • Satisfactory Tuberculosis (TB) Screening
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Position REACH CTH Director - Charlottesville  
Division VA REACH  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Charlottesville  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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