Clinical Supervisor for School-Based Staff

    The Clinical Supervisor is the primary supervisor for CALM’s school-based staff and provides supervision to a minimum of three unlicensed staff, including trainees, associates and practicum students. Therapy is focused on healing mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, problems in the parent-child relationship, or other social-emotional challenges with the ultimate goal of restoring children and families to a healthy level of functioning, including positive academic outcomes. The supervisor will meet weekly with the supervisee and provide clinical and administrative oversight. This will include monitoring of client caseload, clinical interventions, crisis management, and review of documentation to ensure accuracy and timeliness. The Clinical Supervisor will document supervision meetings and provide timely review and approval of supervisee clinical documentation.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Creates a treatment plan with measurable and observable goals in collaboration with supervisor, client, teachers, school administrators and parents or family members.
    • Participates in completion of clinical assessment with clients to assess their strengths and needs.
    • Provides developmentally appropriate therapeutic interventions for children and families in individual, group or family settings
    • Coordinates with other therapists, consultants, and partners to implement treatment plan, when appropriate.
    • Works with teachers, aides, school site staff, and other professionals in the classroom.
    • Coaches teachers on targeted behavior interventions.
    • Models appropriate interactions with children and adolescents.
    • Provides reflective practice groups for teachers, as needed.
    • Supports teachers and staff in restorative approaches.
    • Assists teachers in parent conferences and other meetings.
    • Organizes and provides trainings for teachers, administrators, school staff, and parents.
    • Maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, families, teachers, and school staff.
    • Provides oversight, mentoring and consultation to all staff as requested and necessary to meet program’s high standards.
    • Provides weekly individual and group supervision to licensed, unlicensed therapists and para-professional staff.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • LCSW, MFT, from an accredited university or college, with a license for a minimum of two years, or Licensed Psychologist who meet the requirements to supervise clinical staff required.
    • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
    • Knowledge and understanding of legal, ethical and evidence based practice
    • 2 – 3 years; experience working with complex issues surrounding children and families in a behavior health agency preferred
    • 1 – 2 years of supervisory experience. Experience working with Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model or Mental Health Consultation knowledge preferred.
    • Experience working in the nonprofit sector and training in Medi-Cal documentation standards highly desirable.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must have a passion for CALM’s mission and the ability to convey that passion to others.
    • Strong computer knowledge, using PC, Microsoft Word and Excel, and Outlook.
    • Excellent verbal/written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Public speaking skills and ability to network within the community.
    • Able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
    • Able to work in busy environment, under pressure, without compromising accuracy, attention to detail or courtesy to staff and others.
    • Ability to interact with all ages and cultural backgrounds.
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

    Benefits package includes a competitive salary dependent on experience and education. Benefits include 100% Employer-paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance for employees plus partial benefits for dependent family members, 12 paid holidays, vacation time and sick days and a 403(b) 3% matching program.

    TO APPLY: Qualified, interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to hr@calm4kids.org.

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