- Supervising Experience
The Jewish Board operates a series of child welfare placements and one Rapid Intervention Center (RIC).These programs serve youth between the ages of 11-21. Youth are placed in these programs by the Administration of Children’s Services (ACS). These programs serve youth with complex needs and significant trauma histories, resulting in behavioral, emotional, and functional issues. These programs offer comprehensive therapeutic services, permanency planning/ independent living skills, and educational/vocational services.
The Clinical Director is an essential leader, responsible for the development, execution and oversight of clinical programming in collaboration with the administrative team. In addition to providing direct supervision, the clinical director is responsible for ensuring that the clinical team receives supervision, training, support and professional development. As an integral part of the leadership team, the Clinical Director ensures that all necessary therapeutic interventions determined by the treatment team and program management are carried out within the program.
Responsibilities included, but are not limited to:Leadership:
Oversee and integrate best practice treatment for the program within a trauma informed framework
Identify crisis management needs in the program and implement solution based protocols accordingly
Lead discussions with the clinical team to develop in writing, policies, procedures, and protocols for managing crisis and operationalizing specialized training programs
Work collaboratively with senior administration and external stakeholders
Ensure programmatic compliance with auditing standards and agency policies
Actively participate in all relevant programmatic and clinical meetings
Triage emerging critical incidents with relevant staff and ensure that treatment planning for youth is carried out within the milieu and school where appropriate
Ensure safety plans are current and applicable for each youth
Provide some direct supervision while providing oversight to all staff in the clinical department; Monitor, develop, and train staff; Ensure appropriate clinical staff coverage
Conduct meetings of the Clinical Department staff weekly; Facilitates the twice weekly multidisciplinary treatment team meetings
Partner with the team leaders, programming manager and assistant director to enhance therapeutic programming in the program
Provide consultation, training and support in collaboration with the team leaders, programming manager and assistant director to ensure that the direct support professionals implement the clinical recommendations into the day-to-day care of youth as discussed in treatment team meetings.
Manage risk regarding client safety by adhering to all risk management protocols.
On Call Coverage of the referral phone and laptop as per management rotation
Lead the implementation of the program model of care in collaboration with the director
Other duties as assigned
An LCSW, LMSW or a Licensed Master’s degree in a Behavioral Health or related field
A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years experience in either child welfare, Juvenile justice, mental health, or other residential treatment setting
Minimum of 3 years supervisory and/or training experience