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Mental Health Therapy Consultant John Steinfirst

John F. Steinfirst, LCSW
70 Parker Avenue
San Francisco CA 94118
phone: 415-753-9441 (Office), 510-773-9485 (Cell)
The Steinfirst Group was established to strengthen, primarily, non-profits. Principal, John F. Steinfirst, LCSW, has over 40 years of experience in Clinical Social Work, Supervision, Program Development, and Management, and as CEO for 20 years of a $30 million mental health, child welfare, social services agency.

Mr. Steinfirst is responsible for transforming the Fred Finch Youth Center from a traditional residential treatment center to a multifaceted, modern organization based on wraparound and other innovative and best practice principles. Under his leadership, services to youth and families throughout California expanded dramatically and the annual budget grew from $2 to $30 million.

He and his team developed and implemented one of the most comprehensive affordable housing, mental health, and vocational training programs for Transitional Age Youth as well as one of the first residential and day treatment programs for developmentally disabled consumers with mental health problems. Activities also included spearheading significant policy changes that improved services to California youth and families.

As Interim CEO at multiple agencies he has rescued agency from bankruptcy and secured CEO, transformed failing agency through new contracts, and improved staff morale.

As a licensed psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and executive coach, consulting services include:
  • Executive Coaching
  • Organizational Reviews
  • Board Development
  • Interim CEO Duties
  • Strategic Planning
  • Budgetary and Fiscal Consultation
  • Clinical and Program Supervision
  • Fund Development
  • Mental Health Training
  • State Laws and Regulations
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