oversight and leadership for a multidisciplinary clinical team consisting of
therapists, case managers/care coordinators, and peer/rehabilitation
specialists in accordance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and agency
RESPONSIBLE TO: Children,
Youth, and Family Clinical Program Manager
Degree in Human Services field required
in the State of Washington
years of post-graduate experience providing mental/behavioral health services to
children, youth, and families experiencing serious emotional disturbance
be two years post-licensure and able to provide clinical supervision
knowledge of mental/behavioral health diagnosis and treatment, substance use
disorder treatment, and DSM diagnostic criteria
have strong oral and written communication skills
in typing and the use of computer programs
Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) preferred
of application of Evidence/Research Based practices preferred
Dependency Professional preferred
tasks and responsibilities that constitute work of a Clinical Supervisor are:
- Screening—the process through which
therapist, client and available significant others determine the most
appropriate initial course of action, given the client's needs and strengths
characteristics, and the available treatments/resources with the community
- Assessment—an ongoing process through
which the therapist collaborates with the client and others to gather and
interpret information necessary for planning treatment and evaluating client
- Documentation—review of charts from each
caseload of each staff member supervised;
annual performance evaluations of each staff member supervised; the recording of the screening and intake
process, assessment, treatment plan, clinical reports, clinical progress notes,
discharge summaries, pre/post measures, and other client-related data
- Professional and Ethical
Responsibilities—the obligation of a clinical supervisor to adhere to accepted ethical
and behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional
- Autonomy and Flexibility—the ability to make
decisions independently, and also to know when it is appropriate to bring
thoughts and possible decisions to leadership for direction or consultation; taking responsibility for your actions and having
willingness to change or compromise as needed in response to ever-changing
requirements and mandates
TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
ongoing clinical and administrative supervision for staff in a
multidisciplinary team setting according to agency policy.
clinical case monitoring to assure compliance with agency, Behavioral Health
Organization (BHO), and WAC requirements.
and lead weekly multidisciplinary team meetings.
annual staff performance evaluations and work with staff to make necessary
changes in performance.
the quality and quantity of staff work and provide ongoing support and guidance
to assist staff with meeting expectations in these areas.
as part of a multidisciplinary team serving children, youth, and family by
providing supervision and direct service/intakes within the office, community,
homes, and schools with serious emotional disturbances and/or co-occurring
substance use disorders.
as part of the Children, Youth, and Family Leadership team, to assist in
advancing missions and objectives as directed.
require flexible work schedule as dictated by the needs of the organization.
with individuals in a variety of locations to include offices, schools, homes,
duties as assigned.
to perform essential duties of the position.
- Ability to travel to other
sites is required 5% of the time.
- Ability to lift and carry 5
to 25 pounds 25% of the time.
- Ability to lift and carry
equipment up to 25 pounds 5% of the time.
- Ability to look at and use a
computer for extended periods of time 90% of the time.
- Work is generally performed
in an office, but sufficient mobility to meet with other employees and attend
meetings at various locations is required.
- Requires periods of intense
concentration over extended period of time, and is subject to frequent
to have oral communications 90% of the time.
to access locations that are not ADA accessible.
to work with individuals in a variety of locations to include office, schools,
homes, and community.
a current WA state driver's license and reliable transportation.