The ICL PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) Program offers rehabilitation, counseling, therapeutic activities, and peer support each day to individuals living with severe mental illness. The Program Director is a professional and administrative position with responsibilities for planning, developing, evaluating, and administering services as defined by the NYS Office of Mental Health for a PROS program. The mission of the PROS Program is to provide a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment where an individual with mental illness can explore, identify, and strive to achieve recovery from the disabling effects of their mental illness. The array of services, participant driven, will be developed based on individual need, wellness self-management, recovery goals, and will assist the individual in achieving personal life goals. The Program Director will be responsible for the development of the curriculum, ongoing recruitment within the community and providing educational services to the community.
Collaborate with agency-wide mental health programs to provide coordinated care.
Develop and oversee programming that promotes vocational outcomes.
Education: Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker with current, valid NYS registration. Continued employment is conditioned on the ability to maintain professional licensure, current registration and unrestricted participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs
Experience: Four years minimum postmaster’s clinical experience providing services to adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorder. At least 2 years minimum progressive administrative and/or supervisory experience. Must have an excellent understanding of state and city OMH, and Medicaid regulations
Preferred: Experience with PROS program is preferable though not required; trainings in Wellness Self-Management, Family Psycho-Education and Motivational Interviewing