ECCP Assistant Program Manager



The ECCP Assistant Program Manager, working in conjunction with the ECCP Management Team, manages and maintains the workflow associated with the daily ECCP program operations and is responsible for the direct supervision of 8 -10 of the ECCP Consultants, to include supervision related to the field of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC), supervision to the ECCP model fidelity, and administrative  supervision to support performance expectations related to organization/time management, community engagement, service delivery, quality, caseload and professionalism.  The Assistant Program Manager is expected to work in close partnership with the ECCP Consultants Home Agency Supervisor to support the professional development and high quality service delivery of the ECCP Consultant and in meeting the contracted requirements of that agency.  The Assistant Program Manager is also responsible for conducting workforce development activities for both ECCP Consultants and outside providers.

This position will represent ABH and its services in a positive and professional manner and adhere to ABH’s best practices, guidelines, policies and procedures as established, promoting ABH as a leader in behavioral healthcare in all interactions and work.


  • Maintains familiarity and understanding of contract requirements related to the performance of ECCP consultants;
  • Monitors and communicate to the ECCP Management Team, as well as the subcontracted providers, about consultant, contact and coverage information.
  • Brings information to manager related to any potential or realized gaps in service coverage, such as vacation or leave requests, over or under servicing within the consultants’ coverage area.
  • Promptly elevates concerns to the proper level within ABH related to consultants’ attendance, travel, conflict of interest, performance, or any other potential issue that may compromise the quality of service delivery.
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of subcontracted ECCP Consultants that are under the Assistant Program Manager’s supervision, to include monthly supervision, co-supervision with their Home Agency Supervisor and site visits, as needed.  These meetings should include basic expectations of work volume and quality and clinical supervision;
  • Monitors ongoing ECCP staff workforce requirements and training needs.
  • Ensure that ECCP consultants under their supervision are trained and certified in required areas, including, but not limited to, HIPAA, PICCOLO, CBCL/CTR-F, and CLASS Tool;
  • Monitor and track direct service requirements including, but not limited to, Consultant Activity Projects, Community Trainings, Caseload tracking, impact outcomes, etc.
  • Report to the Program Manager / Director any issues related to an individual staff member’s job performance that may urgently impact the ability to fulfill contract requirements;
  • Monitor all areas of Consultant level Quality Assurance utilizing the tracking tools located within each Consultant’s Binder.
  • Complete Quarterly Consultant level performance reporting, conduct 3 way supervisory meetings, highlighting capacities and effectively communicating and resolving any areas of concern.
  • Work with ECCP Program Coordinators and ECCP Consultants to review EIS entries and identify trends related to consultant’s performance, managing data integrity, and uphold Data as an important source to understanding client needs.
  • Demonstrates confidence related to working within evidence based model and able to uphold the significant value of understanding and conveying the role data plays in informing the work of consultation.
  • Other administrative duties as identified by the Program Manager / Director, including but not limited to, co-facilitating ECCP staff meetings monthly;  represent ABH and ECCP in the Early Childhood Community; attendance at, and/or participation in, activities related to the ECCP Contract, such as Early Childhood Initiatives, Statewide Steering Committees, trainings and presentations; triage requests for ECCP Services and public presentations; activities to support the ECCP Evaluation; and other duties as identified to implement and enhance the overall activities related to new or existing components of the ECCP Program;
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client protected health information and adheres to all HIPPA related to policies and procedures;
  • Performs other tasks/responsibilities as required to support the business operations;
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior and cultural sensitivity in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds


  • Masters Degree in the field of Mental Health;
  • Clinical License required;
  • 5 years of post graduate work experience with children in the behavioral health and early education fields, preferably working in the field of early childhood mental health consultation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices involved in delivering individual child and classroom focused early childhood mental health services;
  • 3 – 5 years of work experience in the supervision of staff for effective and efficient service delivery;
  • Experience working within an evidence based service delivery model preferred.
  • Experience with community engagement and in facilitating effective partnerships across disciplines.


  • Strong attention to detail; ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines; Organizational skills a must;
  • Effective Communication skills, Demonstrated leadership and planning skills;
  • Competencies in the following areas: (Administrative, Reflective, and or Clinical) Supervision; Management; Culture, Early Childhood Development, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, and Early Childhood Education; Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation;
  • Professional writing, training and public speaking skills;
  • Excellent PC skills with demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Package (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook); internet; working within an information system preferred.
    Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Bilingual Candidate preferred
  • Must have valid Connecticut driver’s license and reliable transportation;


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 638-5309
Fax: (860) 638-5302