Program Coordinator, Outpatient Day Treatment – Brewer-Porch Children’s Center


Tuscaloosa, AL

Regular, Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Job Summary:

The Program Coordinator for BPCC serves as the inpatient or outpatient administrator and clinical supervisor for multiple service areas within the program.

Additional Department Summary:

The Program Coordinator for Day Treatment program(s) operates as an administrator and provides clinical supervision for the Outpatient Day Treatment and Adolescent Adaptive Skills Treatment Program(s). Among other duties, the Program Coordinator must demonstrate excellent skills in clinical-decision-making, providing clinical justification to various audiences, and strong interpersonal skills with both clinicians and non-clinical individuals. The Program Coordinator is an essential member of the BPCC Senior Leadership Team. This position is also responsible for the overall daily program functioning to assure that clients are provided mental health services in an efficient, effective, appropriate manner. He/She/They oversees treatment plan development, documentation and implementation and assists with the provision of training to clinical and non-clinical personnel.

The Program Coordinator is directly supervised by the Clinical Director due to the clinical role served. Due to the nature of this position within the education realm, some of this Program Coordinators duties fall under the Supervision of the Education Manager. Continuous and inclusive collaboration with both the Education Manager and Clinical Director is an essential function of this position.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related mental health field from an accredited institution of higher education. Two years of post-master’s supervised mental health experience working with children and adolescents. Must be able to work outside of normal work hours. Able to successfully complete health screening after offer of employment has been made.

Job Duties:


The program coordinator will have the following duties related to providing supervision along with other duties as assigned:

THERAPISTS: • The Program Coordinator serves as the primary supervisor and clinical consultant for therapists in their programs. • Provides ongoing tracking of therapist clinical work, treatment work being completed in groups, and conducts performance evaluations of therapists in the program • May at times provide supervision for un-licensed clinicians earning clinical hours for licensure.

STUDENT LEARNERS: • Provides in-person clinical supervision and professional development mentorship to students completing internship or practica with BPCC. • Completes all required documentation of supervision and performance evaluation for students as prescribed by CCHS and students’ program. • Assists with weekly didactic for professional development for clinicians and student learners.

DAILY THERAPEUTIC PROGRAM MODEL: • Responsible for the overall daily program functioning to assure that clients are provided mental health services in an efficient, effective, appropriate manner. • Assists in ensuring program fidelity to the over-arching treatment model via on-the job training, implementation, and outcome evaluations, etc. • Functions as an expert in BPCC Treatment model for outpatient/adolescent programs.  Essential



The program coordinator will have the following duties related to providing clinical services along with other duties as assigned:

ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP: • Attends weekly leadership meetings and other meetings as assigned. This clinician functions as the clinical/treatment approach Lead/representative for day treatment/outpatient programs. • Facilitates case conceptualization from a trauma-informed stance with all professionals working with.

DIRECT CLINICAL SERVICE PROVISION (INDIVIDUAL/GROUP THERAPY/INTAKE/DISCHARGE): • Completes intakes and discharges for all incoming youth for outpatient programs or assists clinicians in completing intakes/discharge. • Provide Family support as needed. May provide parent psychoeducation or treatment groups in collaboration with clinicians. • Takes part in clinical on-call rotation with other licensed clinicians in responding to restraints/seclusions/ and risk/dangerous behaviors. • Serves as clinical consultant for all therapists and demonstrates a sound ability to generate clinical formulations and demonstrate skills • Provides therapist coverage for clinical services when clinicians are out. • Serves as Treatment Team coordinator and completes tracking/outcome evaluations of Treatment Team Meetings. • Provides Crisis Intervention as needed and is a lead member of the Crisis Intervention Team in training for skills used and protocols developed to intervene in crisis. • Assist with assessment provision and report writing as directed by Clinical Director.

DOCUMENTATION ORGANIZATION/MANAGEMENT: • CANS Super-User and on-site trainer for clinicians • Oversees treatment plan development, documentation, and implementation. • Ensures all clinical documentation from intake to discharge is complete, including treatment plans, weekly summaries, CANS, and other outcome or tracking measures identified. • Assists in tracking and ensuring completion of timely clinical documentation. • Reviews and signs all ESIRs that occurred in associated programs. • Ensures Individual Behavior Plans are completed and share for appropriate youth.

TREATMENT TEAM SCHEDULING/COORDINATION: • Coordinate treatment team meetings, scheduling appointments as required by DMH and by psychiatrist request; obtain client information from multidiscipline and develop into a comprehensive agenda to be used in Treatment Team. • Coordinate care related to treatment goals and behavior plans with parents and educators. • Coordinates with all disciplines on intake and discharge materials necessary for service provision or transition.

ADMISSIONS & DISCHARGE: • Function as main team member on the Admissions Review Committee, providing therapeutic expertise and commentary to the team. • Provides feedback and recommendations for successful transition to community school and discharge from BPCC.

TRAINING: • Thoroughly trains new clinicians and student learners in program processes and documentation. • Assists in onboarding or other training activities as assigned by Clinical Director in collaboration with Training Coordinator (i.e., Mindlinc, Note writing, Mental Health, etc.).  Essential



The program coordinator will have the following duties related to program development along with other duties as assigned:

ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP: • Serves as the outpatient administrator and clinical supervisor for multiple service areas within the day-treatment/outpatient program. • Assists with Special Projects as assigned by the Clinical Director

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT: • Assists with Performance Improvement manager in duties as it relates to clinical work and tracking data for licensing maintenance. • Ensure programs adherence to standards of governing bodies such as COA, DMH, and DHR.

POLICY: • Assists with writing, reviewing, and training on new or past policies as assigned by Clinical Director or Policy Committee. • May be asked to provide expert insight as it relates to treatment/clinical programming by the Policy Review Committee.

PROGRAM DESIGN: • Assists in the development and design of new or remastered programming efforts that support the BPCC Vision & Mission. • Assists Clinical Director and Program Coordinator-Residential in modeling, training, and measuring the practice and outcomes of overarching treatment framework.

SITE REVIEWS: • Participate in DMH site reviews, ensuring DMH standards are correctly documented, and procedures are executed as well as modifying structure as requested by DMH review team. • Participate in all tasks assigned as part of other licensing standard site reviews for BPCC services.  Essential


Normal work schedule*       Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:45 pm, clinical on-call rotation participation as assigned.