The Clinical Supervisor provides effective Clinical Supervision for a minimum of 15 license-eligible practitioners, utilizing both individual and/or group models, consistent with the definitions and requirements determined by the State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Competency-based Clinical Supervision models are the best fit the agency’s mission and culture. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.
Education & Experience
·Candidates must meet all California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) requirements for providing Clinical Supervision to Students/Interns/Associates registered with the BBS.
·If the Candidate will be the exclusive Clinical Supervisor for the entire agency, the candidate must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the necessary qualifications to provide Clinical Supervision to Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASWs), Associate Professional Clinical Counselors (APCCs), and Associate Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFTs).
·Candidates must present proof of qualification to provide Clinical Supervision and maintain this status throughout employment as a Clinical Supervisor.
·Candidates must have professional experience working with various client populations.
·Training and experience in providing Evidence Based Clinical Practices. Specific training preferred in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
·Trauma informed care experience and strength based, family centered orientation is required
Skills & Requirements
·Candidates must be prepared to work independently with flexible hours.
·Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, consumers and all levels of management
·Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively
·Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment within program/department and agency wide
·Ability to work in a mobile, fast paced environment
·Ability to use a laptop computer
·Fulfillment of TB test, background check clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements
·Valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, can maintain a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier, if applicable to position
·Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile, if applicable to position
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
·The Clinical Supervisor does not have administrative authority over supervisees. The Clinical Supervision does have significant input into the clinical growth and development of supervisees at the Agency, as articulated in the responsibilities below.
·Clinically supervises a minimum of 15 associates. The caseload will depend on the amount of supervision required. The Clinical Supervisor is explicitly identified as the Clinical Supervisor on business cards of assigned supervisees, in accordance with BBS expectations.
·Provides at least 1 hour of weekly, individual Clinical Supervision for each associate, and multiple clinical groups, consisting of at least 2 hours per group, in order to be in compliance with BBS requirements. Additional Clinical Supervision hours can be provided as needed in individual or group format. This expectation may be amended if particular supervisees would benefit from group supervision only, or if demand for supervision dramatically exceeds available resources.
·Observation of associates (either audio recordings or in-person) is an important component of Clinical Supervision. The Clinical Supervisor will periodically observe each associate in practice and provide coaching and feedback.
·Provides quarterly trainings to qualified staff, based on identified practice improvement standards.
·Reviews clinical treatment plans prepared by assigned associates.
·Provides clinical leadership and models appropriate clinical responses and behaviors for other staff.
·Seeks out clinical information, training, and advice as needed.
·Identifies the training needs of supervisees and assists in the development and facilitation of agency trainings.
·Communicates directly with the supervisee’s Administrative Supervisor regarding supervisee’s status, progress, overall clinical performances, and challenges. Collaborates with Administrative Supervisor and supervisee on all cases, with particular emphasis on challenging and complex situations.
·Provides bi-yearly written evaluations for each supervisee as part of their professional development plans.
·Receives independent critical incident updates pertaining to clients served by assigned supervisees and provides consultation to supervisees to mitigate risk and address immediate safety concerns.
·May be required to function as the agency administrator in the implementation of nationally recognized interventions and/or Evidence Based Practices (EBPs).
·Models and communicates appropriate positive attitudes and support toward the agency’s Core Pathways and Systems, specifically, the agency Mission, Vision, and Values, desired program outcomes, clinical supervision models, clinical treatment orientation, evidence based practices, and the extensive use of research and program evaluation.