This position is located in Duluth, MN, and relocation assistance is being offered.
Relocation Sign-On Bonus of $2,500 for Qualified Candidates
Salary - $60,000 to $90,000 per year
- Excellent PTO benefits
- Paid Holidays
- Affordable medical, dental, and vision with employer contribution
The Minnesota Autism Center (MAC) provides therapeutic support for children, adolescents, and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders, or ASD.
The primary function of the Clinical Supervisor is to provide professional services to a caseload of children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder who are receiving therapeutic services. The Clinical Supervisor works as a team member in the delivery of services and as a promoter of MAC services and expansions. The Clinical Supervisor works within a team of professionals to design, deliver, evaluate and report on the services being provided to MAC clients.
- Exercise independent business judgment and decisions making in the area of all Individual Treatment Plans.
- Support clinical team in supervising the staff in the delivery of effective services.
- Providing leadership in the responsibilities of a professional in accordance with the provisions of effective clinical practice, and the guidelines delineated by third-party payers.
- Manage all prior authorization requests for services.
- Complete all necessary paperwork associated with authorizations, including but not limited to, appeals, reports, hearings, and court appearances.
- Meet with families/caregivers and community members and support MAC’s mission and the methodologies of ABA treatment.
- Meet with assigned Program Managers and Lead Therapists at least once a month to review graphs (additional time per month may be required for new Lead Therapists) and to discuss clients’ progress.
- Assist in providing guidance for challenging behaviors and the design of effective antecedent and contingency-based interventions.
- Provide leadership in training, instruction and demonstration as necessary.
- Attend and present at clinical and interdisciplinary meetings as requested, necessary and appropriate.
- Develop and document with case notes all professional contacts regarding their caseload on a timely basis.
- Maintain confidentiality of the children and families/caregivers served by MAC according to professional ethical standards, state and federal rules and regulations and MAC’s internal policy and procedures.
- Review all progress notes and client data.
- Conduct assessments and parent/guardian feedbacks.
- Complete face-to-face observations with clients every 90 days or as needed.
- Promote MAC programming and expansions.
- Embrace MAC’s goal of helping families and children affected by autism, regardless of age, severity, or need.
- Might be called upon to assist in clients’ personal hygiene and/or personal care needs of students such as dressing, feeding, and toileting.
- Might be called upon to assist with challenging behaviors.
- Miscellaneous duties as requested by the CEO.
- Licensure in the State of MN (BCBA) upon beginning employment or obtain licensure within the timelines specified in the individual employment agreement.
- Master's Degree in behavioral science or related field (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Applied Behavior Analysis, Criminology, Social Services, Child welfare)
- 10+ years overall experience in the mental health field
- Knowledge of professional and ethical clinical standards regarding the delivery of professional mental health services in general, and behavior therapy services in particular.
- Behavioral, functional and psychometric evaluation skills are necessary (as well as interest in research).
- Effective working within a team structure and have demonstrable effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and have use of an automobile to travel to work sites and office.
- Must pass all criminal background checks as required by the State of Minnesota to be eligible to work with children and vulnerable adults.
- Proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
- Knowledge and experience in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families is highly desired.
- Board Approved Supervisor for LPCC- LMFT is an absolute bonus
- BCBA required
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year
- BCBA or BCBA-D (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Required)
- LICSW, LPCC, LMFT or LP (Required)