The Clinical Supervisor/Family Therapist is responsible for clinical oversight of Mental Health Therapists and Behavioral Specialists, and supports the mental health clinical team in providing an
interdisciplinary treatment program addressing the needs of children and their caretakers and adults.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Work effectively with clinically diverse staff utilizing different approaches to similar issues.
- Clinically and administratively supervise unlicensed/licensed clinicians and behavioral specialists.
- Assist in planning, directing and evaluating the clinical activities of the Mental Health team.
- Demonstrated ability to engage clients and families.
- Demonstrated ability to assess and diagnose clients with emotional disturbances.
- Demonstrated ability to formulate and implement an effective treatment plan.
- Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment as appropriate for Scope of practice.
- Demonstrated understanding of age related development and other issues for the population(s) served (i.e. early childhood (0-5), child/adolescent (6-15), transition age youth (16-24), adult
(25-64), and older adult (65+).
- Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously emotionally disturbed children and adults, parents, foster parents, care takers, schools, other staff, physicians,
county agencies, other health care providers and the public.
- Demonstrated understanding of emotional and behavioral disorders and their treatment.
- Demonstrated leadership, organization and management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to visually and audibly assess the mental status, behavior and needs of potential admissions to the program.
- Demonstrated knowledge of mental health laws and regulations, ethical standards, practice standards, and documentation requirements.
- Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of community services and county agencies preferred.
- Work closely and collaboratively with Preschool, Developmental and Wrap Programs to ensure continuity and integration of cultures.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, family members, the public and representatives of other agencies and organizations.
- Maintain clinical records and prepare related reports as requested.
- Provide Early Intervention Services to children and their families.
- Assign and coordinate cases on Wait List.
- Participate in Utilization Review as needed.
- Provide and participate in trainings and team meetings as necessary.
- Provide program development and marketing in the community.
- Provide clinical evaluation of assigned staff to the Mental Health Director.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Clinical supervision experience required
- Familiarity with relationship-based models of work
- Some experience with reflective facilitation and practice
- Background in mental health, crisis intervention, family engagement
- Commitment to cultural humility and experience working with diverse populations
- Excellent listening skills, as well as verbal and written communications skills
- Comprehensive knowledge of ethical considerations involved in the practice of mental health programs.
- Experience and considerable skill in clinical documentation, note-writing and treatment plan development.
- Detail orientation, with ability to ensure quality and accuracy of records.
- A working knowledge of community resources and support networks
- Masters, PhD, or Psy.D in related clinical field
- CA licensed as a MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist
Citadel Community Development Corporation offers a competitive benefit (medical and dental) plan for all employees. Immediate Vacation & Sick time accruals. Includes Holidays. Required:
A criminal background check including fingerprint clearance, as well as passing a standard physical with TB screen. Citadel Community Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time may be an opportunity for per diem contract
Required education: Masters Degree