PHP Program Director
Pay: $26 - $27 per hour
Job Type: Full-time
Program Type: Outpatient
Location: Lycoming, Northumberland | Note: Location availability varies, inquire for specifics


  • 401(k) Matching*
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave Program
  • Annual PTO Cash Out
  • FSA & HSA

* 3% 401(k) matching after 3 years of employment, 5% after 5 years
** Benefits are only applicable for full-time employees

Job Role & Summary

The Program Director for the partial hospitalization program is the lead clinician within the treatment environment and responsible for maintaining the integrity and efficiency of all aspects of the clinical treatment course of the therapeutic milieu. Duties include clinical supervision of all direct care counseling staff, oversight of all clinical assessment/treatment planning processes, consultation with psychiatric professional staff and collaboration with the Director of Clinical Quality, Program Supervisors Regional Clinical Coordinator of Outpatient Service, and Regional Administrative Coordinator of Outpatient Services to provide an atmosphere conducive to wellness and to ensure programmatic goal attainment.


  • Oversight of all components of the therapeutic milieu
  • Clinical supervision of Program Caseworkers and Program Supervisors
  • Collaboration with Management in hiring, supervising, and discharging all employees of the partial hospitalization program
  • Provide staff training to maintain and enhance the professional development and clinical competency of the Program Supervisors and Program Caseworkers
  • Conduct specialized individual, group and/or family therapy sessions when necessary
  • Oversee all utilization of Emergency Safety Interventions with program clients and ensure appropriate training and qualifications of all staff implementing DTAC techniques
  • Review of clinical documentation completion
  • Continually assess clinical functioning of the program and communicate plans for improvement to Management
  • Maintain relevant communication with the Manangement in regards to programmatic functioning and clinical treatment milieu.
  • Participate in client/family intake interviews
  • Ensure appropriateness of clinical treatment environment and maintain physical safety of all clients within the program


Education: Master’s degree in a generally recognized clinical field such as counseling, psychology, social work, etc. License preferred but not required.


  1. Sufficient training and experience related to provision of clinical supervision and program development
  2. Minimum two years of previous supervisory experience
  3. Minimum of three years’ experience in the area of child/adolescent behavioral health care services

About Us

Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers serves children, adolescents, and their families who are struggling because of abuse and trauma. We provide a variety of outpatient and residential programs to help children and adolescents displaying emotional, behavioral, and developmental problems as well as behavior disturbances due to trauma.

If you are interested in joining a stable company of 30 years who believes in promoting from within, offers tuition reimbursement, 401-K, parental leave, a hefty staff referral bonus, employee raffles, and years of service awards (just to name few perks). You’ve found your new home! DTAC is a growing company that provides our team many unique opportunities for learning and advancement!

We serve children and adolescents who experience behavioral health difficulties in a variety of settings. DTAC’s Mission is to serve children, adolescents, and their families in a stable and safe environment where one’s potential, personal strengths and relationships are the basis for lifelong change and self-sufficiency.

Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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