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The Gary E. Miller Canadian County Children's Justice Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

SUMMARY: The Canadian County Children’s Justice Center is looking for a Director of
Behavioral Health. The Behavioral Health Services of the Canadian County Children’s Justice
Center provides a broad array of substance use disorder and mental health services for the children
and families of Canadian County. Our Behavioral Health Services are CARF accredited and
certified by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Ideal
Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to create quality
services while developing a team mentality, practical expertise, great attention to detail, strong
customer service abilities, and the flexibility and energy to function in a dynamic environment.
Serves with a positive, professional, respectful and courteous attitude at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 Supervises all mental health and substances services provided by behavioral health staff at the
Center.
 Directly supervises Program Coordinators for residential programs, clinical interns, and other
specialized program staff depending on client and the center’s needs.
 The Director of Behavioral Health in connection with the Assistant Director of Behavioral
Health coordinates behavior health team schedules to ensure low barrier and quick access to
treatment, while also providing a consistent presence for patient support through integrated
health care patient consultation.
 This position will lead cross departmental efforts to establish and integrate behavioral health
services in all CCJC departments as well as establish competencies and key performance
indicators for the behavioral health providers and support staff in relation to behavioral health
screening and care.
 Coordinate and create yearly training schedule for all site staff. This includes scheduling
training in accordance with local, state, professional certifications and all accreditation
standards.
 Director of Behavioral Health in conjunction with Quality Assurance Director will provide
quality assurance activities including conducting chart reviews, reviewing unanticipated
outcomes reports, developing and monitoring practice protocols and procedures.
 Point person in implementing procedures needed to maintain CARF and all other required
accreditation credentials.
 Performs periodic case file review and provide corrective action when indicated.
 Serves as a mental health and substance abuse consultant to Canadian County.
 Participates in program development and enhancement at the Center as needed.
 Maintains and updates policies and procedures related to behavioral health services.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must possess and advance degree in counseling, social work,
psychology and hold a current licensure with the state of Oklahoma in addition to 5+ years of relevant
clinical practical experience and broad-based clinical knowledge & skills in trauma informed care.
Organizational, administrative and 3 years of supervisory management skills also desired.
Should be familiar with basic child, adolescent, adult and family chemical dependency and mental health
assessments as well as be able to complete the necessary documentation required as part of said
assessments. Individual should be familiar with the admission, treatment and discharge planning
processes as well as how to complete the related documentation.
Should have at least five years of relevant clinical practical experience and broad-based clinical
knowledge & skills in trauma informed care. This should include individual- and group-related
experiences related to children, adolescents, couples, adults and families who are experiencing mental
health and/or substance abuse-related disorders.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. The noise level in the typical work environment is usually quiet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle,
or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk
and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required
by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

SAFETY: The employee shall be knowledgeable about and follow Canadian County’s safety policies
and procedures. They should immediately report (i.e. during current shift) any accidents, unusual
occurrences, or any other safety-related issues to the supervisor. Canadian County is a Drug-Free
Workplace. All employees are subject to Canadian County’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. All job
applicants are subject to a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen to determine eligibility for hire.

NOTE: The omission of specific statements or duties listed above does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does
not constitute an employment agreement between Canadian County government and the employee and is
subject to change by Canadian County as the needs and requirement of the job change.

EEO: An Equal Opportunity Employer

Description of duties and responsibilities:
 Provides direct supervision to all clerical and direct-care Group Home staff, to
include Assistant Group Home Manager.
 Through assistance from the Assistant Group Home Director, Provides daily, on-
site supervision of all Group Home clients and direct care staff.
 Responsible for the quality assurance processes.
 Responsible for employing, scheduling, evaluating, promoting, and discharging of
group home direct care and clerical staff, according to established personnel
policies.
 Provides monthly reports to the Director of Behavioral Health Services.
 Under supervision, arranges for and coordinates purchasing, staffing
maintenance, and other services necessary for the successful operation of the
Group Home.
 Maintains an open, service focused collaborative relationship with referral
sources, funding sources, center staff and other community stakeholder.
 Shall examine the condition of each Group Home resident served after that
person is admitted to the Group Home, and shall visit the living and programming
areas on a regular basis paying special attention to the physical and mental well-
being of each resident.
 Implement, monitor, and evaluate the educational and recreational activities of
the Group Home to include staffing levels, performance and measurable
outcomes.
 Directs the implementation of an on-going staff development and training
program to meet the needs of the Group Home and for compliance with
regulatory and funding agencies.
 Monitors and assists in providing complete and accurate documentation of Group
Home resident case records
 Other duties assigned by the Director of Behavioral Health Services.

Qualifications for the position: Minimum educational requirement a master’s degree
in psychology, guidance and counseling, sociology, child development, human relations
or other related area of study from an accredited college or university and hold a current
licensure with the state of Oklahoma in addition to 3+ years in children’s services.
A master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university and hold a
current licensure with the state of Oklahoma in addition to two (2) years’ experience in
children’s services or Group Home Director.

A doctorate in medicine, social work, psychology, guidance and counseling, sociology,
child development, human relations, or other related area of study from an accredited
college or university and one year’s experience in children’s services.
State of Oklahoma Licensed Mental Health Professional: LPC, LMFT, LADC, LCSW
Prior experience required. (see qualifications for position) Knowledge of adolescent
residential services, cultural and ethnic diversity, intervention and treatment strategies,
and community resources.
Must be at least 21 years of age and pass background clearance through the Oklahoma
State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI).
Supervisory Relationships: Reports to the Director of Behavioral Health Services.
Directly Supervise Assistant Group Home Director and all direct care and clerical staff
within Group Home.

Personal qualities: Willing to work a flexible schedule as necessary and be sensitive,
competent, and committed to working with a diverse staff and clientele. Committed to
professional development and application of newly acquired relevant knowledge to work
with staff, Group Home residents and their families.
Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements: position requires some
travel to attend required trainings and meetings.
Flexible 40-hour work week. Some weekends and evenings required.

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provides individual, family and group alcohol, tobacco or other drug-related rehabilitative services and case management services.
  2. Participates in case staffing with chemical dependency treatment team
  3. Completes all required case documentation in a timely manner
  4. Completes screening and referral for Center clients
  5. Participates in quarterly quality case reviews of client files
  6. Participates in monthly supervision with the Lead Counselor.
  7. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications for position:

  1. Individual must have obtained a bachelors degree or above and be certified as a Case Manager with the ODMHSAS.
  2. Individual should have at least one year or related work experience
  3. Must pass a background check
  4. Must pass a drug screening

 

Supervisory relationship:

The position is directly supervised by the Lead Counselor

 

Skills and knowledge required:

Should be familiar with the principles of alcohol and drug addiction and basic alcohol and drug education modalities with individuals, families and groups; should be familiar with the admission, education and discharge planning practices as well as how to complete related documentation.

 

Prior experience required:

One year of prior work experience is required; work may be salaried or volunteer experience

 

Personal qualities:

Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with professional peers and clients

 

Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:

Travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

 

Hours per day or week:

Forty hours weekly; position requires some evening hours and/or weekends

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title of position: Maintenance Technician

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:
• Responsible for maintaining the entire Center physical facility
• Conducts periodic checks of all mechanical equipment and systems to ensure that they are operating and properly maintained
• Develops a maintenance schedule for the entire facility and ensures that it is carried out
• Ability to carry out operations safely and efficiently.
• Will evaluate any maintenance problem and determine his/her ability to complete the needed repairs and will make recommendations to the Director of Operations for calling outside repair services
• If outside repair services are called in, the maintenance tech will supervise them the entire time they are on Center property; if they are in secure areas of the Center, the maintenance technician will stay with the outside repair service providers the entire time or will request that a detention staff member stay with the provider the entire time
• Will develop technical skills in areas that are prevalent needs in the Center
• Will oversee the maintenance of security systems, locks, heating/air systems, cameras, plumbing, vehicles, yard tools, electrical and hand tools, telephones, etc.
• Will keep a running inventory of all tools and maintenance supplies
• Will create and maintain a maintenance request work order system to ensure that maintenance problems are being handled in a timely manner
• Will come to work on a regular full-time basis
• Will perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications for the position:

Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent; must pass background clearance.

Supervisory relationships:
Reports directly to Operations Manager.

Skills and knowledge required:
Should have a general knowledge of heating/air conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems and how to repair and maintain them. While not required, knowledge of auto mechanical systems, wood-working, telephone systems, locking mechanisms, intercom systems, camera systems and other security systems is desirable. Must be willing to seek training in areas of need for the Center. Must be physically able to restrain a juvenile should it become necessary.

Prior experience required:
Must have maintenance experience.

Personal qualities:
Must be able to interact with peers and Center clients in a professional manner.

Amount of travel and special conditions or requirements:
Some travel may be required in carrying out duties and in attending the training.

Hours per week:
Will work a flexible forty-hour schedule that will allow him/her to be on call for emergency problems; will come to the Center when needed to ensure the security of the facility or to prevent damage to the facility.

Title of position: Therapist

Description of duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provides clinical services that include screening, assessment, intake, treatment plan development and psychotherapy for mental health and/or substance use disorders.
  2. Provides mental health and/or substance use individual, family and group counseling services as assigned by supervisor.
  3. Maintains clinical records in accordance with all agency policies and procedures.
  4. Maintains knowledge of all current policies and procedures of the agency.
  5. Participates in case staffing with specified treatment teams.
  6. Completes and submits all required case documentation within the specified timeframe as per agency policy.
  7. Is responsible for providing coverage of the program’s 24-hour on-call crisis intervention services on a rotating schedule with other staff therapists.
  8. Maintains a caseload as assigned by supervisor.
  9. Participates in quarterly quality case reviews of client files.
  10. Participates in monthly clinical supervision with the Assistant Director of Behavioral Health and/or designee.
  11. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications for position:

  1. Individual must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field
  2. Individual must be licensed or be qualified to be under supervision for licensure in the state of Oklahoma as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Mental Health (LADC/MH) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Behavioral Practitioner (LBP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with at least 10 hours of documented training in the area of addiction and its treatment.
  3. Must pass a background check

Supervisory relationship:

Reports directly to Assistant Director of Behavioral Health.

Skills and knowledge required:

Should be familiar with the principles of mental health and substance use screenings and assessments as well as basic treatment modalities with individuals, families and groups; should be familiar with the admission, treatment and discharge planning processes as well as how to complete related documentation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as well as basic computer skills.

Prior experience preferred:

One year of prior work experience is preferred; work may be salaried or volunteer experience

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with professional peers and clients and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:
  • Travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

Hours per day or week:

Forty hours weekly; position requires some evening hours and/or weekends

Title of Position: Probation Officer
Description of duties and responsibilities:
 Probation officer will provide juvenile intake/probation services to youth and
families in Canadian County.
 Probation officer will provide transportation of juveniles as ordered by the district
court judge or as directed by supervisory staff.
 Probation officer will provide screenings when juveniles are arrested by law
enforcement and placement in detention is requested.
 Probation officer will provide intervention services to youth and families and
make referrals for service as necessary.
 Probation officer will be available to assist in the courtroom to maintain order and
ensure efficiency for juvenile court dockets.
 Probation officer will supervise and ensure the area containing the holding cells
outside the courtroom are maintained and will monitor, supervise and transport
any juvenile placed in this area to ensure the health, safety, and security of
clients and staff with sight checks being made at least every 15 minutes.
 Probation officer will be on call and carry the on-call cell phone on a rotating
basis. Probation officer will be responsible for the cell phone being operational
with a fully-charged battery while on call. Probation officer will be available to
provide transportation if needed.
 Probation officer will maintain a working cell phone at all times.
 Probation officer will be at work 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
and the Lunch break will be from noon until 1:00 p.m. Any changes must be
approved by the supervisor in advance.
 If unable to report to work, probation officer will speak directly to the Director as
to reason for absence prior to the time that you are required to report for duty.
 Probation officer will have all JOLTS screens updated for each and every client
by Friday at 5:00pm of each week.
 Probation officer will coordinate with other departments, agencies and parents to
ensure juveniles who are placed in residential programs and who are involved
with the bureau have all medical needs and supplies as well as all other needed
supplies such as clothing, school work, etc.
 Probation officer will coordinate with other departments, agencies and parents to
ensure they have all needed information and documentation on juveniles who
are involved with the bureau.
 Probation officer will contact each juvenile assigned to him/her according to
current supervision level as follows:
a. Minimal – one time per month face-to-face
b. Normal – two times per month face-to-face
c. Medium – one time per week face-to-face
d. Intensive supervision – once daily, phone or face-to-face
 Probation officer will complete any other duties as directed by the Bureau
Director.
May include one or more of the following:
 Coordinate Graduated Sanctions Program
 Coordinate Intensive Supervision Program
 Coordinate Next Step Program
 Coordinate Orientation to Juvenile Justice
 Coordinate Summer Program
 Provide Intake Service and follow up with Assistant District Attorney, client, and
referring source
 Assess the needs of the community and develop appropriate programs when
possible
 Attend all meetings as required by the department, center administration, and
county officials.
Qualifications for position:
 Qualified applicant shall possess a bachelor’s degree; preference will be given to
applicants with a human services-related major.
 Must pass a background check.
 Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide driving record and proof of
automobile liability insurance.
 Must provide three letters of reference.
Supervisory relationship:
Probation officer reports directly to the Bureau Director.
Skills and knowledge required:
Individual should possess knowledge of adolescent development and be able to
relate well to youth and their families. Individuals should have good time
management and organizational skills.
Prior experience required:
Related work experience is a plus but not a requirement.
Personal qualities:
Be committed to working with a diverse staff and clientele. Must be committed to
professional development and application of newly-acquired relevant knowledge
to work with staff and clients.
Travel and any other special conditions or requirements:
The intake/probation worker provides services in a variety of settings in the
County, including clients’ homes, at the Center and within the community as
needed. Position requires some travel to perform their normal duties and to
attend required trainings.
Hours per day or week:
Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 5:00pm with lunch from 12:00pm to
1:00pm unless other arrangements are made with Bureau Director.
I have read this job description and understand my duties as intake/probation
worker.

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:

• Directs staff and operations of multiple functions within the center
• Plans and manages activities; formulates program goals and objectives
• Develops or assist in development and implementation of related policy
• Fosters communication and provides enrichment activities to enhance interdepartmental
relationships to build upon a collaborative spirit
• Interprets and administers pertinent CARF and OJA requirements
• Performs staff evaluations and ongoing consultation and development
• Assist in preparation of annual budget and monitoring expenditures
• Maintains contact with all personnel within the county that may impact program activities. Assist
and lead project management
• Maintains a professional demeanor and represents the center with conduct of a leader, practicing
good judgement and ethics
• Directs recruitment; selection and staff retention with departments assigned
• Ensures compliance with QA outcomes with regular auditing and swift action plans and training
• Model multicultural and LBGT sensitivity and knowledge
• Perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience in a Human Service Discipline.
Masters Level, Licensed Professional.

Supervisory Relationships: Directly supervised by the Facility Director.

Skills and knowledge required: Knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and
techniques, theoretical approaches, juvenile systems, recovery principles and practices, trauma informed
and ethical guidelines. Knowledge of community resources, analytical skills, critical thinking,
interpersonal skills, oral and written communications skills. Candidate shall possess clinical skills, oral
and written communication skills, ability to develop strategic plans, ability to negotiate, mediate, and
provide conflict resolution, considerable ability to collaborate within department, agency and community.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
The noise level in the typical work environment is usually quiet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle,
or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk
and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required
by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust
focus.

SAFETY: The employee shall be knowledgeable about and follow Canadian County’s safety policies
and procedures. They should immediately report (i.e. during current shift) any accidents, unusual
occurrences, or any other safety-related issues to the supervisor. Canadian County is a Drug-Free
Workplace. All employees are subject to Canadian County’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. All job
applicants are subject to a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen to determine eligibility for hire.

NOTE: The omission of specific statements or duties listed above does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does
not constitute an employment agreement between Canadian County government and the employee and is
subject to change by Canadian County as the needs and requirement of the job change.

EEO: An Equal Opportunity Employer

All job candidates must pass an OSBI background check and a drug screening. A good driving record is required for many positions. Most jobs also require that the employee be at least 21 years old. We offer an excellent benefit package and a competitive pay structure. Full-time employees receive county-paid insurance and participate in the state employees retirement plan. All interested applicants can utilize the application form link herein (directly below in yellow). For consideration, please submit your resume and/or application via email to HR@canadiancounty.org.

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CCCJC is an equal opportunity employer and a tobacco-free facility.

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