• Child & Family Services Supervisor

    Job ID 2018-1047
    Job Locations
    US-WA-Port Angeles
    Category
    Clinical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Name
    Peninsula Behavioral Health - Port Angeles
    Location : Address
    118 East 8th Street
    Salary
    DOE/DOQ
  • Overview

    Provides overall administrative and clinical supervision to Child and Family Services staff. Coordinates activities of staff with responsibility for daily delivery of treatment and community support services to high-need children and their families. Serves as liaison to child-serving agencies and schools in the community. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the child and family services department.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    CLINICAL:

    • Supervises staff in provision of the following services and assists in services delivery as needed:
      • Wrap-around services (WISe), based on individualized and tailored care values and principles.
      • In-home and on-site community support services to children and families.
      • Intake assessments; including psychosocial and developmental histories, and diagnostic formulations.
      • Individualized treatment plans, based on assessment of strengths and needs in life domains, with active participation of youth and family.
      • Individual, group, and family treatment; including home-based family preservations services, along with timely crisis intervention services.
      • Case management and case coordination services with Agency and other child systems.
      • Facilitation of Individual/Family Support Team meetings.
    • Monitors referral for services and ensures timely assignment to appropriate staff.
    • Supervises and coordinates activities of volunteers and interns.

    ADMINISTRATIVE:

    • Ensures that services are provided in compliance with State and SBHO contracts and other contractual arrangements.
    • Provides in-service trainings to Agency staff as needed, within scope of knowledge and experience.
    • Conducts staffing, staff meetings, and individual staff supervision as needed; administers timely performance appraisals and job coaching/corrective action, as appropriate.
    • Maintains schedule of staff coverage, approves requests for leave (sick, vacation, and educational), and signs time sheets.
    • Participates in staff recruitment and training.
    • Coordinates program activities with other supervisors.
    • Maintains cordial and effective working relationships with community and governmental agencies, other professionals, consumers, and their families.
    • Maintains familiarity with and handles client information in accordance with Federal Regulations (42 CFR, part 2), the Revised Code of Washington (RCW 71.05.390 and RCW 71.24), and other applicable laws pertaining to confidentiality of client and staff information.
    • Maintains physical security of confidential materials and assigned Agency property.
    • Attends Performance Improvement Meetings on a regularly scheduled basis.
    • Shares responsibility as designated Supervisor of the Day a few times each month.

    SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures practice of consistently high standards of professional conduct by self and subordinates in the performance of assigned duties and in interaction with clients, staff, and other community professionals.
    • Ensures timely and accurate chart information by self and subordinates, in compliance with Washington State Law and Quality Assurance guidelines.
    • Maintains confidentiality of Agency, personnel and client information.
    • Maintains professional and supervisory competencies through a program of professional development and in-service training.
    • Provides information and education in the community, representing self and the Agency in a positive and professional manner.
    • Participates in relevant department meetings, as appropriate.
    • Performs other tasks as assigned by Clinical Director.

    PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

    • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to the staff of the Child and Family Team.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSE(S), CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

     

    Education: Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related behavioral science.

    Licensure: LMHC, LMFT, or LICSW

    Experience: Five (5) years post-Master's experience in delivery of mental health services to children, preferable in a community setting.

     

    PREFERRED ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE:

     

    Experience: Two (2) years of clinical supervisory experience.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    ESSENTIAL:

    • Able to fully meet requirements of and be recognized as a Child Mental Health Specialist according to current Washington Administrative codes.
    • Knowledge of clinical principles and best practices, including behavior management and child development.
    • Knowledge of wrap around service (WISe) provision and individualized and tailored care values and principles.
    • Knowledge of Agency’s documentation requirements for client records.
    • Knowledge of Agency’s administrative policies and procedures.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
    • Ability to interact in a professional manner with clients, public and staff.
    • Ability to relate to other providers and agencies with differing philosophies of treatment.
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems effectively.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize work, and meet Agency’s performance, quality assurance and productivity standards.

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