Under the direction of the Program Director, the Lead Clinical Supervisor will manage the clinical integrity of the program and provide clinical supervision to unlicensed/licensed therapists and case management staff working in the Child and Family Division at Taper and other sites as requested. This individual will also coordinate school based services within local LAUSD and charter schools.
Designated as the clinical lead, oversees clinical efficiency and fidelity to the model(s) of an evidenced based practice(s) (EBP); provides case assignment and tracks client progress in the EBP.
Provides clinical and administrative supervision weekly for up to 8 employees.
Guides staff and interns in the development of their work plans, their assigned duties, responsibilities and scope of authority; consults with staff on problems relative to clients.
Ensures client documentation is accurate and submitted within the established time frame.
Develops and implements clinical trainings and support of EBP practice for their site.
Performs managerial duties to include assigning and reviewing progress of assignments, conducting performance appraisals, and developing higher levels of expertise in staff members by encouraging further education, participation in seminars and providing learning opportunities within the program mental health and/or substance use services.
Identifies staff training needs and ensures development and implementation of programs that address needs, participate sin delivering training sessions to meet the needs of staff related to clinical/program needs.
Partners with Outcomes Assistants to ensure that client outcomes are completed as required.
Monitors and measures client progress against treatment plans and stated goals as it applies to mental health documentation.
Works closely with QA department to support documentation compliance and takes the lead in all clinical documentation internal audits.
Monitors the flow of cases on supervisees’ case loads to ensure that a balanced approach to intakes and discharges occur.
Forms a highly effective clinical team to accomplish the program’s short and long term goals.
Attends, participates, leads and/or facilitates routinely scheduled meetings as requested or required for the program, division or Agency.
May participate as lead clinician in 5150 client holds.
Interfaces with related community agencies, attends Department of Mental Health meetings as scheduled and/or needed.
Primarily responsible to coordinate school based services with local LAUSD and charter schools.
Manage school referrals for all Taper school contracts and ensure positive working relationships with school contacts.
LCSW Strongly preferred.
Licensure as a LCSW, LMFT, Psy.D. or Ph.D. for a minimum of 2 years.
Minimum of 4+ years of experience working with individuals with a history of mental illness in a social service/mental health environment.
For a full list of qualifications, please review the posting on our website.