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Steve Valente, MSW, LCSW

Steve Valente, MSW, LCSW

Senior Director

Dungarvin Colorado and Utah

Highlands Ranch, CO

Senior Director for Dungarvin Colorado and Utah and Executive Director of the Child Placement Agency

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Dungarvin Colorado and Utah

Senior Director

- As Senior Director I am responsible for the overall operation of services in Colorado and Utah.
- I also serve as the Executive Director of the Dungarvin Colorado Child Placement Agency.

- Promote Self-Determination at every opportunity.

- Facilitate the development of organizational goals in order to accomplish program quality, corporate climate, profit and other outcomes.
- Acheive organizational profit goals.
- Ensure the development of accurate budgets.
- Negotiate contractual arrangements with funding agencies.
- Analyze monthly P&L statements.
- Effectively manage and control state accounts receivable.
- Hire, train, and supervise the activities of operational directors and support staff.
- Keep the organization current with best practices in the industry.
- Role model for organizational values, mission and philosphy in interactions with staff, persons served and their families, and members of the state/local service agencies and state departments.
- Manage new development/program start-up activities.
- Develop proactive quality assurance mechanisms with regular assessments of quality at the program level to ensure pre-licensing and post-licensing activities to keep all programs in line with standard licensing status.

As the Executive Director of the Child Placement Agency I am responsible for:

- Meeting all of the health and safety needs of any child that we place.
- Daily operations of the agency.
- Policy and precedure development and implementation.
- Compliance with all regulations and fiduciary requirements.
- Quality assurance

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