Position Summary: The Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Supervisor in our Family Assessment Program (FAP) will serve the combined roles of an Administrative Supervisor and FFT Lead Therapist. The FFT Supervisor also functions in the role of “site lead” of the FFT Program. Supervisors are required to ensure that interactions involving staff and clients are trauma informed and reflect the agency’s DEI and Anti-racism framework.
Responsibilities: General responsibilities of an FFT Supervisor in the role of “Administrative Supervisor” will be to:
Provide accountability, child welfare and administrative supervision for up to four (4) FFT Therapists, Case Aides or Educational Specialist
Provide Accountability Oversight to ensure compliance with ACS 2021 Prevention Services Standards and Indicators, including;
collaborate with CQI team to improve program practice and outcomes by reviewing and providing feedback on the CQI Utilization Dashboard and Monthly Performance Reports.
monitor all ACS/OCFS database systems, such as PROMIS, CONNX and eVOLV, to ensure compliance with key performance indicators
ensure timely completion, review and approval of FASPs, Plan Amendments and Progress notes
ensure that length of service, home assessments and assessment of children and adults in or frequenting the home are completed
ensure that team engages in outreach activities in the community in order to attain required 20% utilization from self-referrals as required by contract
Provide Child Welfare Supervision to therapists consistent with the Staff Supervision Standard as delineated in the ACS 2021 Prevention Services Standards and Indicators. Elements of this includes
provide weekly supervision to all therapists inclusive of coaching, support, and guidance to conduct accurate, comprehensive assessments and professional development
document case discussions and case record reviews monthly in Supervisory Reviews for each case as well as complete Profession Development Log for each supervisee
collaborate with all departments of ACS including FAP, DCP, OPTA, OPPP, etc, as needed to ensure the safety needs of children are being addressed
ensure compliance will all other ACS Preventive Standards, policies and procedures related to CSEC, Safe Sleep, Cross Over Youth Practice Model, Intermit Partner Violence assessments, etc
Master’s degree in social work (MSW) or equivalent degree in any NYS license-eligible Mental Health profession required. LCSW or equivalent licensing preferred.
Clinical and supervisory experience working with adolescents and families in a child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice setting.
At least two years’ experience practicing as a FFT therapist is preferred but not required.
Willingness to learn and work within the Functional Family Therapy (FFT) philosophy and model;
Ability to attend the FFT Externship and Supervisor Training
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