San Diego Youth Services provides vital services to more than 28,000 youth every year at 100+ community and school locations. We work with youth experiencing homelessness, exploitation, mental health concerns, involvement in the juvenile justice system, and LGBTQ and TAY youth. We provide safe places to live and long-term solutions through shelter, foster homes, community centers and housing. Through prevention, early intervention and treatment, we also help youth before they need higher levels of care or become homeless.
Join us in building futures.
Comprehensive health insurance coverage
Employee wellness program
Generous PTO plan
Status: Full-time, $72,116/year, plus $1,500 bilingual differential
Specific responsibilities: The Licensed Clinical Supervisor reports to the Director of Quality Management for day-to-day clinical oversight and operations. Responsible for the development and maintenance of an integrated treatment approach for youth with co-occurring mental health and substance disorders and quality trauma-informed youth and family services, including overall supervision of the contracted components. The clinical supervisor is responsible for providing clinical supervision for, program staff, clinical staff, trainees/interns, and volunteers. This position coordinates and monitors clinical oversight, training, supervision, quality assurance and quality improvement of documentation standards, relationships with placement universities, county partners, and other clinical administrative functions. Clinical Supervisor will work collaboratively with Program Managers and Directors of Service as part of Record Review and provide clinical oversight for assigned programs.
The development, implementation, and evaluation of an integrated treatment approach for youth and families with co-occurring mental health and substance disorders and quality trauma informed youth programs that adhere to and uphold the rigorous standards of San Diego Youth Services as mandated by its mission, purpose, guiding principles and standards of quality.
Facilitates application, interview, and assignment process of agency trainees/interns
Train, embrace and manage volunteers in the organization as applicable.
Provides individual and group clinical supervision on a weekly basis and as needed
Provides individual and group to program staff as assigned/needed
Utilizes co-therapy, live supervision, and audio/visual methods for teaching and supervision as required
Available on call to consult with staff on clinical emergencies, including but not limited to any safety, legal or ethical issues
Provides consultation to program managers and attends treatment teams
Assists with client assignments, monitors case progress from intake to termination
Conducts weekly quality assurance and quality improvement reviews to ensure that staff, trainee/interns, and volunteers are following documentation standards
Performs Record Reviews (including Cerner) and participates in audits and county meetings as appropriate
Supports program documentation through regular reviews and audits as appropriate
Performs clinical youth and family assessments as requested
Monitors service delivery and contract administration, as needed
Maintains outreach and collaborations with schools, law enforcement, child protective services, alternative sites, mental health practitioners, local psychiatrists, hospital in-patient providers and other providers as needed
Responsible for implementing projects consistent with community health and agency direction
Provides intern and staff training on clinical and agency approved topics
Participates in staff meetings and trainings as assigned
Maintains written and statistical reports on program activity
Maintains certification for clinical supervision of clinical staff, interns, and volunteers
Maintain confidentiality and privacy standards of service-partners health protected information, as well as other applicable information and material in accordance to agency and center policies, and applicable regulations and laws including HIPAA.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Understanding and commitment to agency Mission and Vision
Preferred master’s degree in Social Work, MFT or Psychology
Required California Clinical licensing: LCSW
Minimum of two years post-licensure experience
Must have taken the minimal CA required supervisor courses required to provide supervision
Have taken or is willing to take the AAMFT Approved Supervision courses and work toward being an Approved Supervisor
Preferred to have lived experience as a consumer of services
Specific knowledge and experience working with high-risk children, youth and their families
Experience with County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services Medi-Cal documentation standards and Cerner Community Behavioral Health (CCBH) Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred
Must be willing to develop or possess working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment; experience working in trauma-informed and dual diagnosis programs preferred
Experience with supervision, training, and scheduling of staff; experience with youth and designing youth leadership systems, preferably in alcohol and/or drug treatment and/or residential settings
Knowledge of law enforcement, school, child protective service systems highly desirable
Be willing to obtain Alcohol and other Drug Certification.
Documented ability to supervise clinical staff, trainees/interns and volunteers
Ability to create and facilitate training presentations
Management and program development skills preferred
Experience with using Excel for data collection and interpretation, Word, Power Point, building and interpreting surveys
Criminal clearance: Child Abuse Index Check, valid driver’s license and vehicle registration
Ability to get along with a wide range of people and work in many settings
Additional Qualifications: Prefer individual with experience working in a Medi-Cal funded clinic. Must be able to function effectively in stressful situations, have sensitivity to direct service perspectives, tolerance of differences, creativity, and sense of humor. Bilingual preferred. Must maintain a flexible schedule and remain open to changes. Must be able to pass clearance to work with minors. Must have good driving record and willing to use own, properly insured vehicle for the job.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended,
all new employees must verify their eligibility to work in the United States.
Job Opened: 5/8/2020
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to https://sdyouthservices.applytojob.com/apply/4DMC59eyKs/Licensed-Clinical-Supervisor-LCSW?source=NASW
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:
Driving to various SDYS sites around San Diego County
Ability to operate computer
Frequent repetitive hand use and simple grasping
Occasional standing, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, reaching above, and below the shoulder
Ability to lift and carry up to twenty pounds
Ability to sit for prolonged periods
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
High energy needed with the ability to balance multiple high-stress tasks
Limited exposure to physical risk
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Internal Number: 1
About San Diego Youth Services
San Diego Youth Services is a nationally recognized, non-profit organization that has helped improve the lives of more than 700,000 homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth and their families. Founded in 1970 as one of the nation’s first shelters for homeless youth, we now provides services to more than 19,000 children and their families each year. Our mission is to help at-risk youth and their families become self-sufficient and reach their highest potential. Every day, we work to fight the tragedies of homeless youth and youth in crisis.