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Burrell Behavioral Health ACT-TAY Team Leader in Springfield, Missouri

Burrell is in search of a TEAM LEADER for our ACT TAY program*. This role is vital to the continuous improvement and functioning of the ACT TAY program.

*ACT-TAY (Assertive Community Treatment - Transitional Age Youth) is an evidence-based, specialized service which engages persons who have been unsuccessful, avoid or do not respond well to traditional treatment modalities. We provide a multi-disciplinary team that offers intensive treatment services. Part of this program includes an intensive fidelity-based team. Services usually occur over a two to three year period. Ages served are youth and adults ages 16 to 25 with a qualifying serious mental illness and significant functional impairments, emotional disturbance, co-occurring substance use disorders, or severe impairments to daily functioning or independent living skills. Individuals must be committed to multiple treatment related contacts by the treatment team weekly and be able to participate in individual and group therapies.

About the Role:

The ACT TAY Team Leader will be in charge of reviewing client situations and identifying intervention strategies to correct the plan to implement with each client. The Leader will oversee supervisees to assure effective time management, ratios, monitor documentation, training, and providing any guidance necessary. In this role, the leader will also be participating in evaluations.


Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling

LPC or LCSW is preferred

Experience in a supervisory role of direct care preferred


Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand, look no further. Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off

  • Long-Term Disability

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health