Director, ECCP



Responsible for the ongoing development, management, and growth of the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation program primarily funded through a contract with the State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families and the Office of Early Childhood. The primary responsibility is the overall development, management and growth for the ECCP ensuring a coordinated and consistent delivery system.  Key activities include, but not limited to, program development, overall coordination of consultation services, supervision of ABH staff; meeting all contract requirements; provision of training modules and initiatives; collaboration with mental health providers and community collaboratives, collection and analysis of data, evaluation of childcare programs, adherence to the ECCP model fidelity, and oversight of quality management and performance improvement initiatives. 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.


  • Oversee all projects, performance reporting, and contract requirements;
  • Ongoing development and growth of the ECCP program including expansion in other states;
  • Provide supervision meetings and facilitate team meetings;
  • Directly and indirectly supervise staff members and subcontracted ECCP Consultants to meet the contract requirements;
  • Monitor ECCP staff training needs and certifications;
  • Oversee and facilitate training sessions;
  • Responds to staff calls related to any work related issue, possibly after hours, on an as needed basis;
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client protected health information and adheres to all HIPAA 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.


Responsible for the supervision/management of staff assigned.  This includes; but is not limited to establishing and maintaining a working environment conducive to positive morale and teamwork; recruit and hire qualified employees; provide orientation and on-the-job training for staff.  Establish short and long term goals that are both measurable and obtainable to meet contract requirements and ensure that these expectations are clearly communicated and understood by all direct and indirect reports.  Review and approve all applicable timesheets.  Oversee the daily responsibilities of direct reports to ensure that ABH policies and procedures are being followed and the program/department goals are being met. 

Provide year-round feedback to employees, counseling, coaching, and training resources and support as necessary.  Refer performance concerns/issues to next level Manager & Human Resources Department for advice, next steps and appropriate action. Complete timely staff performance evaluations outlining clearly defining goals/expectations, secure applicable signatures/approvals and process paperwork.


  • Masters degree in Human Services-related field. Clinical License preferred;
  • 8 – 10 years of demonstrated work experience working with children in the behavioral health and early education fields, preferred experience working in the field of early childhood mental health consultation;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in delivering individual child and classroom focused early childhood mental health services;
  • 5 + years Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to foster team environment
  • Experience with community collaboratives, Systems of Care, Help Me Grow, Directors Forums, School Readiness, etc;
  • Attends annual Conflict of Interest training.


  • Demonstrated leadership, organization and planning skills;
  • Competencies in the following areas: Early Childhood Development, Infant Mental Health, and Early Childhood Education; Mental Health Consultation
  • Professional raining Public Presentation skills;
  • Must have valid Connecticut driver’s license and reliable transportation;
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent PC skills with demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Package – (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) Internet;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.


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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

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