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Behavioral Health Supervisor

Recruitment #24-003184-0003


Mission Statement: To transform young people’s lives, create safer communities, and forge more equitable systems through community-based partnerships that hold youth accountable while building on their strengths and support systems.

Vision Statement: Providing pathways to success for youth and families through partnerships across Maryland.




Victor Cullen Center - Behavioral Health Services
6000 Cullen Drive 
Sabillasville, MD 21780

Main Purpose of Job

The Administrator V is the managerial level of work in the Department of Juvenile Services, Behavioral Health Services, responsible for managing behavioral health services at Victor Cullen Center (VCC). This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring quality and outcomes of behavioral health services at VCC. This position provides both clinical and administrative supervision to all Mental Health Professional Counselors (Graduate and Advanced), and provides administrative supervision of Social Worker I, Criminal Justice (CJ). Clinical supervision of those staff in the Social Worker I, CJ classification is provided by appropriate social work staff in the behavioral health unit as per individual contracts established with the staff member. The Administrator V directs and coordinates activities of a treatment program at VCC. The incumbent is also expected to provide direct clinical services and maintain a small caseload of direct services to youth at the facility, and to provide consultation and/or supervision to other clinical staff.

This position is primarily Day Shift but requires some evenings, weekends, and on-call coverage.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Six years of administrative staff or professional work. 


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience. 

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for five years of the required experience. 

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Candidates must be licensed by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the licensing requirements for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). 

2. Candidates must currently hold Board Approved Supervisor status as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) with the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

*Please indicate your License and Board Approved Supervisor status under the Licenses & Certifications section on the application. 


• Three years of professional experience delivering/providing behavioral health services.

• Two years of experience providing behavioral health services to adolescents with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, preferably in the Juvenile Justice system.

• Two years of experience providing clinical and/or administrative supervision to behavioral health clinicians. 


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position and your answers to the supplemental questions. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.” Incomplete applications will not be considered.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose fax or regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your first and last name, the recruitment number that is located at the top of this bulletin, and the last four digits of your social security number. The paper application must be received at the address below by 5 pm, close of business on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services 
Office of Human Resources 
Attn: Laurita Lesperance 
217 E. Redwood St. 
Baltimore, MD 21202  

Fax number: 410-333-4188  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay  

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.  

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.  

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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