The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for leading and implementing high quality clinical service delivery at the Welcoming Center and in Immediate Stabilization Services. Through regular supervision, paperwork review and approval, and collaboration with county partners, the Clinical Supervisor ensures that staff provide effective services to clients and families enrolled in the programs. The Clinical Supervisor works to maintain close collaborative relationships with County partners and outside service providers.
The Welcoming Center is a home-like receiving center that supports children and youth as they navigate the trauma of placement disruption. Our multi-disciplinary team provide safety, care, comfort, and therapeutic supports for up to 24 hours.
The Welcoming Center serves young people in Santa Clara County who:
Have just been removed from their home | Are returning from elopement | Otherwise experience a loss in placement
New arrivals are met with empathetic and well-trained therapists and counselors who provide a calm, stable environment while their individualized needs are assessed and placement is secured.
Immediate Stabilization Services supports young people and their Resource (foster) Families in times of crisis and high need to reduce the likelihood of placement disruption and preserve their placement. These prevention and stabilization services are available 24 hours a day, with the goal of improving youth safety and well-being.
ISS services are also utilized to facilitate successful transition into new placements for youth as they leave the Welcoming Center. In this way, the ISS team can be a stabilizing and consistent support team for young people as they experience a change in placement.
Supervise a team of 6-8 clinicians. Meet individually with each clinician and intern weekly to provide clinical consultation, supervision around improvement of job performance, and training.
Develop an accurate assessment of the needs of the program and clinical team and provide training, consultation, and guidance to all staff as necessary.
Assist staff with development and implementation of creative interventions for youth that promote Seneca’s mission of unconditional care.
Guide treatment planning and assist as appropriate in placement in and out of Seneca through intakes and discharge procedures
Review clinical paperwork, ensure clinicians complete all paperwork within the agency timeline, and confirm that documentation meets Medi-Cal and other county requirements.
Coordinate consultation to therapists and direct service staff.
Coordinate/communicate with the Seneca psychiatrist and provide support and resources to them as needed for the care of the clients in the program.
Nurture and sustain a positive team culture that centers values of anti-racism and anti-oppression.
Lead and participate in the review of policies, practices, and data through a lens of anti-racism to ensure equitable outcomes for youth and families and equitable opportunities for staff.
LCSW or LMFT required.
Must be licensed for at least 2 years and able to provide supervision according to regulations of BBS.
Valid California driver’s license and insurability by Seneca’s automobile insurance carrier.
Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements.
Experience with adoption, trauma and family relationship issues of children served a plus.
Must have expertise using and training others to use the DSM 5 to diagnosis children.
Must have/develop expertise and routinely train others in utilization of Medi-Cal documentation procedures.
Strong communication, organizational, analytical, and administrative skills.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 3627
About Seneca Family of Agencies
At Seneca Family of Agencies, our mission is to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, Seneca has dedicated itself to becoming a “system of care” agency providing a comprehensive continuum of community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families. Seneca’s continuum of care now includes in-home wraparound services; foster family-based treatment; mobile crisis response services; integrated day treatment and special education services; after-school therapeutic recreation services; public school-based mental health services, and permanency services. Kinship Center, a member of Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to the core belief that every child deserves a family, Kinship Center provides the full spectrum of family-centered support to strengthen the families and communities we serve.