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Program Director for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Job Title: Program Director

Salary: From $70,000.00 per year

Work Location: Norfolk, VA

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Schedule may change according to Business needs.)


Grow your career with Gateway! Are you a devoted leader that can streamline processes and ensure quality and compliant services? Then join the team! Salary depends on knowledge and experience.

  • Directs the day-to-day operations of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program and implements programmatic and administrative policies and procedures to attain program goals and objectives.
  • Supervises the service staff, evaluates employee performance, and makes recommendations for human resources actions to the mental health vice president.
  • Makes programmatic and administrative recommendations to the mental health vice president in accordance with the agency/program goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements programmatic and administrative policies and procedures to attain program goals and objectives.
  • Oversees quality assurance in the programs service delivery including clinical care and documentation.
  • Oversees the programs productivity to meet established standards and to ensure continuity of care in the provision of comprehensive services.
  • Coordinates communication with other service components of the agency and outside agencies involved with agency clients.
  • Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to the agency’s code of ethics and complies with the state mental health code.



  • Master’s (Required)
  • Masters degree in a mental health discipline preferred.
  • Mental Health Skill Building: 3 years (Required)
  • Supervisory: 3 years (Required)
  • LCSW, LPC, LMHP-R, or LMHP-S (Required)
  • Certified consulting/licensed psychologist (LPC), psychiatric nurse (MSN), clinical social worker (LCSW), or licensed eligible (LMHP-R/S) preferred.
  • At least five years of professional experience in the mental health or human services fields required with at least three years at the supervisory level preferred.
  • Experience in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is preferred.
  • Must possess have experience in Mental Health Skill Building (MHSB).
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a private vehicle.



  • Must submit to and receive satisfactory results from a criminal background investigation and a registry check by the Department of Social Services
  • A valid driver’s license and current copy of DMV driving record.


  •  401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

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