Clinical Supervisor - Therapist

  • Paradigm, Inc.
  • Sep 13, 2020
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

We are looking for an individual to join our team of dedicated staff and provide quality supervision of staff. Do you have the skills, talents, and experience to join us?

Under the agency’s policies and professional requirements, the Clinical Supervisor/Therapist will perform a variety of duties/tasks to coordinate and implement clinical services. The Clinical Supervisor/Therapist will provide services primarily in family homes and/or from their own home-based office setting that Paradigm will assist in establishing.

The IFP Therapist provides structured, goal-oriented, time-limited therapy in the natural environment of families who need assistance recovering from physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and neglect. Other issues, including trauma, substance abuse, mental illness, personality/behavior disorder, developmental disability, dysfunctional family of origin, and current family dysfunction, may be addressed in the course of treating the abuse/neglect. Crisis intervention is offered by the IFP Therapist 24-hours a day/7-days/week.

Direct-Line Services

  • Supervision of staff with 24/7 telephonic on-call support
  • Skills in performing Assessments
  • Skills in performing Initial Diagnostic Interviews (IDIs)
  • Training
  • Program Development
  • Direct service delivery—will be provided until such time that there is substantial staff to supervise and/or dedicated time to programs established.

Client Information System

  • Provide necessary oversight to team members regarding client information to referring departments and the family (Session Notes and Monthly Summaries, case updates, Collateral Logs).
  • Complete necessary referrals for additional therapeutic services as deemed appropriate with the approval of the family and referring department.
  • In partnership with the Quality Assurance Manager, ensure appropriate professional files electronically which will provide all necessary documentation regarding the family.

Team / Supervision Meetings

  • Participate in case management meetings upon requests with the Case Manager and IFP Therapist to coordinate necessary services.
  • Conduct weekly supervision meetings with the team members.

Job Requirements

Knowledge & Skills:  Activities are governed through a professional code of ethics and rules of confidentiality.  A thorough knowledge of counseling and social work practice is expected with emphasis in home-based service delivery.  Effective skills should be demonstrated in dealing with families involved in abuse/neglect situations as well as those involved in juvenile delinquency issues.  A thorough knowledge of community resources is expected.

Training and Experience: Master’s Degree in social work, psychology or related area. Minimum of a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP). Two years experience as a supervisor preferred.

In addition to:

  • Knowledge of family of origin/intergenerational issues.
  • Knowledge of child abuse/neglect and sexual abuse treatment.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention.
  • Knowledge of child and adult development.
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to be culturally competent.
  • Ability to be trauma informed.
  • Belief in the family preservation philosophy.
  • Ability to motivate and develop staff.
  • Demonstrated successful ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Solid communication and computer skills.
  • Clear criminal history background and adult/child abuse checks.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving history.

Other Salary Information

Salary negotiable based on experience.

Loan Forgiveness?

No

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Additional Keywords

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