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Clinical Supervisor, ITS

VVSD San Diego, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Part Time
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Veterans Village of San Diego is looking for a Veterans Village of San Diego is looking for a Clinical Supervisor to work with the Intensive Treatment and Stabilization program (ITS).  The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for assuring the delivery of quality therapeutic services to ITS clients and supervises associates of the Program.

If you love working with veterans, desire to make a difference every day, perhaps this position is for you!

Responsibilities

•  Responsible for supervision and training of program’s therapist interns and trainees

•  Advises, trains and makes decisions regarding clinical issues that affect clients

•  Co-conducts weekly clinical Staff meetings for all staff of the ITS programs providing direct client services, where client issues are discussed, treatment approaches are decided, the need for outside consults and referrals are evaluated, and ethical/legal issues are reviewed. Insures that treatment is coordinated between various team members, including counselor/case managers, employment staff, LPHA’s, also insures that the initial and ongoing assessment of clients’ needs and progress is made and that documentation is within Drug Medi-Cal standards. Is also available for emergency consults.

• Teaches theory and practice of therapy and group facilitation to interns and trainees. Assists group leaders in problem solving, dealing with group process, resistance, co-therapy, confidentiality and other legal/ethical issues, making referrals to outside agencies are appropriate and other aspects of running groups.

•  Provides clinical supervision of LPHA staff. .

• Assists with the recruitment and interview of LPHA staff. Available for consults regarding client issues. Completes University required evaluations of supervisees.

• Understands program standards and paperwork requirements of Drug Medi-Cal program

•  Responsible for monitoring timelines and quality of documentation, ensuring them for thorough and appropriate completion; Providing feedback to LPHA’s, and ensuring that corrections have been made.

•  Refers clients to outside treatment and/or support groups as needed to assist them in receiving appropriate and adequate care.

• Actively participates in continuing education and encouraging staff to do the same. Provides in-service training to staff when requested.

•  Represents the agency at community meetings/events as assigned by the Clinical

• Director and/or COO.

• Consults with staff regarding this specific clinical population and collaborates care with other medical personnel involved in their care.

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

•  LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC with a minimum of 2 years supervision experience

• Experience in a residential treatment setting a plus

• Ability to supervise MFT, LPCC, or MSW associates

• Must be up to date on LMFT/LCSW/LPCC requirements and supervision guidelines

• Demonstrate an understanding of addiction, homelessness, trauma, PTSD, and other co-occurring disorders.

• Must have respect for those supervised as well as clients and staff

• Ability to work within a diverse population and be part of a multidisciplinary team

• Excellent experience with, and understanding of addiction issues and how these relate to psychotherapy

• Must support 12-step principles and practices and be familiar with local 12-step resources

• Ability to be a team player, while also maintaining professional integrity and standards

• Experience with Veteran population a plus

Physical Requirements:

 • Ability to bend and lift light objects

• Ability to sit for extended periods of time while viewing a computer monitor

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard

• Capable of hearing and speaking to exchange information

• Seeing to read reports and data

• Ability to speak English

• Must be able to work in a noisy, busy environment

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