Position Summary: The Family Stabilization (FS) Supervisors will provide administrative, as well as a clinical supervision to the Family Stabilization Units in the Bronx and Manhattan/Brooklyn/Staten Island. As an administrative supervisor, the FS Supervisor will provide administrative supervision to ensure best practices and excellent record keeping as required by ACS child welfare Preventive standards as well as to ensure compliance with program/agency policies and procedures. The FS Supervisor also provide clinical supervision to ensure that FS Case Planners and Therapist adhere to the principles and design of the FS model. 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 a FS Supervisor in the role of “Administrative Supervisor” will be to:
- Provide accountability, child welfare and administrative supervision for up to three (3) BA level FS case planners, a Master’s Level Therapist, and a Case Aid 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, DPS, OPTA, OPPP, etc, as needed to ensure the safety needs of children are being addressed.
- ensure compliance will all other ACS 2021 Prevention Service Standards and Indicators, policies and procedures related to CSEC, Safe Sleep, Cross Over Youth Practice Model, Intermit Partner Violence assessments, etc.
- Provide Administrative Oversight (with support from the Admin Assistant) to ensure therapists complies with all agency policies and procedures, including;
- Ensure that staff comply with agency conditions of employment related to attendance, hours of work/TimeForce and use of sick, personal, vacation time etc.
- ensure that all staff meet performance standards and comply with agency standards of behavior and code of conduct.
- complete performance evaluations and address performance issues in a timely and progressive manner.
- Completes all other tasks related to role of administrative supervisor.
- General responsibilities of the FS Supervisor in the role of clinical supervisor is to ensure compliance with the principles and design of the FS model. This includes;
- Receive the necessary training and certification in Trauma Focus-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) as well as in the Crisis Intervention model.
- Ensure BA level case planners adhere to the principles of family crisis intervention tract, such as identifying the precipitating event, last straw event, precipitant, etc.
- Ensure Master’s level clinician adhere to the design and components of the Trauma Focus-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) tract.
- Ensure FS case planners and therapist conduct safety and risk assessments to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children in the home.
- Ensure FS Education and Employment Specialists, and/or case aides and case planners and therapist provide case management/advocacy to alleviate external stressors and determine need for community-based services.
- Ability to work flexible hour, including working remotely in the field, community or various CA offices to meet the needs of families and improve efficiency and management of time and resources.
- Completes all other tasks related to role of clinical supervisor.
- 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.
- Willingness to learn and work within the Family Stabilization philosophy and model.
- Ability to attend TF-CBT Supervisor Training.
- Ability and willingness to work with families and teens in their own homes, and when the families are available to meet, including evenings and some weekends.
- Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team.
- Strong clinical and administrative skills and very good interpersonal/communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Ability to be flexible including available on weekends and evening as required or to carry cases in another borough when needed.
- Computer literate.
· Medical, Vision, Dental
· 403b + employer match
· Up to 20 vacation days
· Sick days
· Personal days
· Paid holidays
· Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
· Pre-tax transportation account
· Voluntary benefit plans & life insurance
· Education support program
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