School Based Services Manager

Santa Maria
Full Time, Remote
The Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse

Director, Education and Prevention Services

Santa Maria


·        Master’s or doctoral degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field

·        Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Psychologist, or Social Worker, or Registered Associate in one of those three if close to attaining licensure

·        Prior experience working in a school setting, preferably as a School-Based Therapist/Counselor

·        Experience providing individual and group counseling preferred

·        Professional verbal and written communication skills

·        Comfortable with public speaking – meetings, training/teaching

·        Excellent computer skills, including Zoom platform

·        Detail-oriented, organized, and solution-focused for administrative tasks

·        Bilingual, bicultural (English/Spanish) preferred but not required


·        Supervise School-Based Therapists and Youth Service Specialists working at Santa Maria Bonita School District (SMBSD) sites.

·        Responsible for recruitment, hiring, and training of new school-based staff (SBT & YSS) in collaboration with the Director, Education and Prevention Services, the North County School Based Clinical Supervisors, and SMBSD School Administrators.

·        Ensure that school-based services on each campus are implemented with fidelity and as outlined in the contract between CADA and the SMBSD.

·        Work in conjunction with Clinical Supervisor(s) to understand clinical aspects of the programs and support clinical staff.

·        Communicate regularly with school sites and SMBSD administration.

·        Provide, coaching, feedback, and support to staff.

·        Coordinate additional programs (e.g., Parent Night and other school-related events) as needed.

·         Oversee documentation of services into the Credible Electronic Health Record (EHR) data base. Ensure timely, accurate and appropriate data entry

·        Meet regularly with school-based staff to hear concerns, provide support, and check in on status of services, and provide guidance as needed.

·        Coordinate training and development based on staff needs.

·        Order and coordinate program supplies.

·        Report to Director of Education and Prevention Services on a regular basis on the status of services, progress toward identified goals, and staff performance.

·        Provide Director of Education and Prevention Services with data and narrative information for grant applications and reports.

·        Collaborate with other CADA North County programs to ensure success of interagency referrals and cross program success.

·        Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Education and Prevention Services.

·        Always uphold a professional image of the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

Our agency offers a competitive benefit package, which includes a 403(b) retirement plan with company matching.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

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