The Outpatient Program Clinical Supervisor provides clinical and administrative oversight to outpatient clinicians who provide trauma-informed psychotherapy to vulnerable and high-risk children, youth, and families/caregivers exposed to multiple traumatic events. The position requires participation in Outpatient Program staff meetings, committees, and other projects.
How the Outpatient Program Clinical Supervisor makes an impact:
- Provides clinical and administrative supervision to outpatient clinicians.
- Monitors caseloads and ensures that supervisees comply with all agency and clinical, legal and ethical practices. Reviews and co-signs supervisees’ progress notes, reports, clinical forms and correspondences.
- Provides administrative oversight and monitoring of service hours. Provides support, training, and remediation where needed to assist supervisees in meeting the program’s service expectations and/or caseload requirements, charting, record-keeping, documentation standards and all other quality assurance standards.
- Provides regular feedback to supervisees on the quality of their work. Solicits feedback on supervision and whether supervisees’ needs are being met.
- Aids supervisees in identifying professional development goals and training needs and collaboratively monitor their progress, completes performance evaluations of supervisees.
- Works with Program Director(s) and other supervisors to develop and implement procedures to improve program functions, training, and service delivery. Attends weekly meeting of Outpatient Program supervisors and meets monthly with Outpatient Program Director.
- Communicates any concerns about quality of supervisees’ work performance to Program Director in a timely manner and prior to communication with anyone other than the specific supervisee(s).
- Participates in agency wide trainings, specific program meetings, and clinical staffings as required.
- Completes other clinical, administrative, and operational duties as assigned.
- Adheres to all requirements for supervisors as stipulated by WestCoast policies and procedures, Board of Psychology rules and regulations.
The ideal candidate has…
- Doctoral level degree in Clinical, Counseling or Educational Psychology with California licensure or Masters level degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work. A minimum of 3 years clinical experience post licensure is required.
- Minimum of 2 years experience preferable as a clinical supervisor of psychotherapy services for children and families in a community setting.
- Clinical training and experience with trauma informed treatment models and interventions for children and families with complex trauma and attachment difficulties
- Highly skilled at providing and/or supervising family therapy cases and engaging caregivers in treatment.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with foster care and child welfare systems and services, community mental health, and/or community psychology models
- Knowledge and flexibility in working with staff at the appropriate development level both in a clinic setting and in the community
- Competency in working with the psychological issues related to race, ethnicity and class and other individual and cultural diversity
- Efficiency and time management skills, organizational agility, professional and ethical conduct
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills, computer literacy
- Knowledge of or ability to learn Medi-Cal reimbursement procedures and billing
- Collaboration and team functioning – able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, able to proactively collaborate with other supervisors and program directors to ensure the best possible training for supervisees and service delivery for clients
- Bilingual candidates and clinicians of color are strongly encouraged to apply
Position Details and Compensation:
This is an exempt, part-time position (0.6 to 0.8 FTE) reporting to the Director of Training. Includes competitive compensation and benefits package, 403(b) and performance based compensation plans.
WestCoast Children’s Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diminishing the influence of privilege and discrimination in our field and our workplace, whether due to differences concerning age, citizenship, color, disability, marital or parental status, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.