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Sr. Director of Clinical Mental Health Services

Childrens Square U.S.A. Council Bluffs, IA Salary, Varies

Sr. Director of Clinical Mental Health Services

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Posted: 11/14/2023

Employment: Full-time

Pay: $80,000

Department: Children's Square USA

Experience: Senior

Job Description

Sr. Director of Clinical Mental Health – 4 Day Work Week!

Salary:  $80,000.00+ yearly

Type of Position: Full-Time or ¾ Time

Education Requirement: Master's degree required

Experience Requirement: 5+ years

Organization: Children's Square U.S.A.

Location: 520 North 7th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Are you a passionate and experienced mental health professional ready to make a significant impact in the lives of children and families? Join our dedicated team at Children's Square U.S.A. and lead our Behavioral Health programs as our Sr. Director of Clinical Mental Health. This is a rare opportunity to oversee residential and outpatient services while driving evidence-based practices and promoting a positive, collaborative environment. We are committed to transforming lives and creating a brighter future for those in need.

This position is flexible, and you can work a four-day workweek if desired. A ¾ time option is also available to someone wishing to work 30 hours per week. 


  • Clinical Leadership: Lead, supervise, and oversee Behavioral Health programs, focusing on residential and outpatient services.
  • Evidence-Based Practices: Implement and ensure the fidelity of evidence-based interventions throughout the organization in individualized treatment plans.
  • Staff Development: Train, consult, coach, and provide feedback to staff, monitoring progress and promoting parent education and family engagement.
  • Data Analysis: Analyze data to evaluate program performance, meet daily objectives, and assess risk for young people and families.
  • Budget Oversight: Participate in budget preparation, monitor financial information, and maintain program performance within budget constraints.
  • Supervision: Lead and develop direct reports, including hiring, evaluating, and overseeing clinical service providers.
  • Caseload: Carry a caseload if clinical needs require additional support.
  • Community Engagement: Establish relationships with community stakeholders, agencies, and officials to advocate for youth and families.
  • Compliance: Develop and administer policies, ensuring program compliance with contractual, licensing, and regulatory requirements.
  • Communication: Prepare reports, oversee communication, and document development and dissemination.
  • Support Licensure: Support Master's level personnel in licensure attainment through supervision and training.
  • Leadership: Provide effective leadership, understanding, and communication of the organization's vision and mission.
  • Marketing: Develop marketing strategies to drive program referrals.
  • Team Building: Help recruit other mental health clinicians and promote a positive, collaborative working environment.
  • Collaboration: Liaise with other service providers and stakeholders to build and maintain program support.



  • Education: Master's degree in social work or counseling, with two years of supervision or counseling experience in a social services agency.
  • Licensing: Current social work/counseling/therapy/mental health license in Iowa and Nebraska or ability to obtain shortly after hire.
  • Expertise: Advanced knowledge of evidence-based treatment practices.
  • Preferred Experience: Experience with managed care organizations, Medicaid, Department of Health and Human Services, and Juvenile Court Systems is preferred.
  • Supervision: Supervisory experience or the ability to perform supervisory functions.
  • Communication Skills: Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Technology: Proficiency in electronic case records and data management systems.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Ability to interact with clients and children with cultural and socioeconomic sensitivity.
  • Mobility: Physical mobility to navigate the campus setting and travel to other CSUSA locations.


Join our team at Children's Square U.S.A. and be a part of an organization that is truly making a difference in the lives of children and families. Apply now and help us create a brighter future for our community. Your leadership can change lives.

Children's Square U.S.A. is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

Company Description

Children’s Square U.S.A. is a private, not-for profit organization. Founded in 1882, Children’s Square U.S.A. has a rich history of caring for children from birth to 23 and their families, instilling hope and helping to restore lives.

Our mission: Building a bright future for children and families.

Our vision: To be a center of excellence empowering over 2,000 children daily to have a bright future through social and emotional wellness by December 31, 2031

Our employees are the heart of who we are. If you have an interest in truly making a difference in the life of a child, Children’s Square U.S.A. may just be what you are looking for. Our mission-focused programming impacts the lives of over 1000 children and their families each and every day. Be a part of team that cares and comes to work each day with the desire to build a better tomorrow for a child.

Children’s Square U.S.A. is always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

Children’s Square U.S.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer and Intensive Care Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • New Child Leave
  • Unpaid Leave
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Retirement Program
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity
  • Nursing Services on Campus
  • Employee Assistance Program
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Date Posted November 16, 2023
Date Closes December 16, 2023
Start Date November 15, 2023
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 19-3031.00 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Zipcode 51503
Name Majory Jack

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • Nursing Facilities
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Achievement Awards
  • Merit Increases
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And More ...
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