New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Prevention Supervisor to join its Special Medical Prevention Program.
The Prevention Supervisor will provide clinical and administrative supervision and professional leadership to Master’s-level interns and/or full-time Case Planners along with a Case Associate or Associate Conference Facilitator. The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally responsive and committed to family preservation and resilience. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to coach and support staff in developing strong relationships with underserved families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team composed of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, education and recreation specialists, and more!
•Title of Position: LMSW / LCSW Social Work Supervisor
•Position Type: Full-time
•Location: 37 W 26th St., 11th Floor | New York, NY 10010 | 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453
•Program: Special Medical Preventive Services
Description of Responsibilities:
•Provide clinical and casework supervision to 4 Master’s-level interns and/or full-time Case Planners and a Case Associate or Associate Conference Facilitator.
•Accompany staff into the field for intakes and other visits as needed.
•Participate in Planning, Elevated Risk, and Child Safety Conferences as needed.
•Conduct Family Team Conferences when clinically indicated.
•Completion of supervisory documentation including monthly case review notes and professional development logs in accordance with ACS guidelines.
•Complete staff/intern evaluations in accordance with agency policy.
•Ensure that progress notes, FASP/service plans, case forms and monthly statistics are timely, complete, and in compliance with NAC and ACS requirements.
•Monitor and ensure staff/intern training and development.
•Maintain a collaborative relationship with ACS, referral sources, and community resources and providers.
•Biannual audit preparation and response.
•Participate in weekly Management Team Meetings and monthly Clinical and Departmental Meetings.
•Work collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow clinicians in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.
Required Education and Experience:
•LMSW or LCSW from an accredited school required
•Three years Case Planning experience – or – Two years Case Planning experience and 1 year supervisory experience
•SIFI (Seminar in Field Instruction) certified or eligible for SIFI certification
•Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
•Excellent clinical skills
•Self-awareness and motivation around team building
•Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)