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Western Montana Mental Health Center Director, SUD and Crisis services in Missoula, Montana

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Director of Substance Use Disorder and Crisis Services

Location: Missoula, MT

Annual Salary: $85985.00 – 116,333.00 DOE/DOQ

Closing Date: Open until filled; application review will begin immediately

The Director of Substance Use Disorder and Crisis Services is responsible for overseeing and managing all clinical and operational functions within the Substance Use Disorder and Crisis programs. This position provides leadership, supervision, and direction to clinical and support staff, ensuring the delivery of high quality services that meet the needs of clients and the community. The Director of Substance Use Disorder and Crisis ensures a multidisciplinary approach to process improvement and service accountability.

Full-time employees are eligible to participate in a comprehensive employee benefits program that includes paid time off, health insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, a 403 (b) retirement account with a company match, and other voluntary coverage options.


The Director of Substance Use Disorder and Crisis Services will have advanced knowledge of Substance Use Disorders and Crisis programing. They will have experience managing employees, implanting clinical policies, procedures, and protocols, departmental budgets, collaborating with other departments and community members, and ensuring clinical services are delivered in a person- centered, culturally competent, and trauma-informed manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field.

  • Valid MT Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or equivalent.

  • Valid Licensure as Licensed Addiction Counselor required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the field of behavioral health services.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory/leadership experience.

  • Ability to pass a background check upon offer of employment

  • Current expertise in de-escalation techniques

  • Valid current driver’s license with good driving record.

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