Family Preservation Services of Virginia
Virginia Beach, VA

Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices.

With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.

As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.

FPS is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSAs, vacation, sick, basic and optional life insurance, EAP, 401k (100% match for the 1st 4% employee contribution/immediate vesting) and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

FPS is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Clinical Director out of our Virginia Beach office. In cooperation with the Regional Director, the Clinical Director is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all clinical programming.


• Coordinates with the referring agent, the treatment team, and the client/family to supervise and monitor the treatment goals and objectives for all FPS cases.
• Supervises the processing of referrals and assignment of cases.
• In collaboration with the Regional Director, investigates and mediates complaints and/or concerns between staff and client/families, staff and referring agents, and collateral sources.
• Develops and facilitates staff training and in-service programs to maintain contract and regulatory requirements.
• Participates in all assigned administrative, supervisory, staff and team meetings; participates in scheduled in-service training and staff development activities.
• Participates in developing and monitoring programs, policies, procedures and practices in keeping with FPS and community standards, as well as with Contract and Licensure requirements.
• Maintains positive community, customer, and client relations; presents information on FPS services as required.
• Recruits, screens, trains, supervises, and evaluates clinical staff in conjunction with any Clinical Coordinators and the Regional Director.
• Maintains accurate supervisory and administrative records as required; submits all reports in a timely fashion.
• Provides direct services to clients and families as appropriate or assigned.
• Conducts clinical assessments on children and families, and prepares assessment report in timely manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Licensed and in good standing with the Board of Counseling. A Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or a human services related field with a minimum of five years post- Master’s clinical experience and eligibility to become licensed is required.

• The principles and practices of effective clinical supervision
• The principles and practices of effective program management
• Expanded principles of psychology, social work, juvenile justice and other social sciences
• Strength–based and family systems approaches to treatment
• Child and adolescent development, needs, and behaviors
• Crisis intervention and management
• Needs assessment techniques and strategies
• Problem-solving and conflict resolution
• Symptoms and effects of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect
• Substance Abuse, its indicators, effects and treatment
• Parenting skills and behavior management techniques
• Community resources and services
• Cultural diversity and value systems
• Contemporary social and economic conditions and related issues
• Child welfare laws, regulations and guidelines
• Mental health, juvenile justice, education and related service systems

Skills & Abilities:
• Communicating effectively both orally and in writing
• Planning, organizing and directing clinical programs and activities
• Developing, implementing, and evaluating program and client goals and objectives
• Training, coordinating and evaluating the work, direct care and support staff
• Conducting individual, family and community needs assessments; developing, implementing and evaluating related services
• Analyzing situations and information; using sound judgments to make decisions and determine appropriate course(s) of action
• Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with client/families, staff and community agents
• Interviewing and collecting pertinent data; drawing realistic clinical conclusions
• Individual, family, and group counseling techniques
• Planning, coordinating, and implementing treatment services to identified clientele - cognizant of cultural, ethnic and environmental differences
• Developing and implementing appropriate parenting and life skills behavior management strategies
• Observing, identifying and screening for medical and psychological problems; responding in appropriate professional manner
• Crisis intervention with family members including implementation of plan of safety; mandated reporting
• Physical ability must be able to access a wide range of physical environments to access clients’ homes and various school environments, ambulate throughout a school environment, including outdoor playgrounds, sit for long periods of time in a classroom setting, monitor and participate in recess activities, to restrain a child using appropriate techniques as per CIT training if necessary (with or without reasonable accommodation)
• Ability to access and work in varied physical environments in school facilities, ability to access and work in a range of physical environments to access clients’ home (with or without reasonable accommodation)
•Ability to maintain valid VA driver’s license with safe driving record and be able to drive to provide transportation to clients in personal vehicle

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