Clinical Program School Based Supervisor
Job Details
EPSDT, SBBH, DD, Administration - Hayward, CA
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$80,000.00 - $85,000.00 Salary/year
Nonprofit - Social Services

POSITION TITLE:       Clinical Program Supervisor, School Based Services

DEPARTMENT:           Children’s Mental Health: School Based Services Department

REPORTS TO:            Director of Children’s Mental Health: School Based Services

FLSA STATUS:           1.0 FTE, Exempt, Non-Union 

COMPENSATION:      $80,000.00 to $85,000.00 DOE


La Familia has a 40-year history of providing high-quality mental health and community support services in the San Francisco Bay Area. The agency started as part of a grassroots movement and our ties to the community remain deep and passionate. La Familia is committed to building a vibrant and multicultural agency to provide services that meet the needs of the individuals and families in our community. Our current work includes:



We have an exciting Full Time opportunity for a well-qualified Clinical Program Supervisor working with the School-Based EPSDT team and providing broader support across the organization. The School-Based EPSDT program provides psychotherapeutic support services to students with full scope Medi-Cal insurance in Alameda County - currently including four school districts and nine schools. La Familia proposes linguistically appropriate (Spanish) and culturally sensitive mental health services, specializing in trauma focused and family oriented treatment.



  • Provide clinical and administrative supervision and oversight to the School-Based EPSDT Program.
  • The School-Based EPSDT program aims to increase access to culturally relevant, strength-based psychotherapeutic services to students in a school-based setting.
  • Provide Programmatic and Supervisory supports and direction to other programs and teams as assigned, based on the needs of the organization.



    • Provide clinical and administrative supervision to 80-90% of staff in this program (currently 9 therapists).
      • Supervision expectations include once-weekly individual supervision (one hour) for all staff members as well as once-weekly group supervision (two hours) which includes all staff members.
    • Work closely with all administrative staff at the schools where staff members are placed.
    • In collaboration with the Director of School Based Services Coordinate these services with other programs and services offered at these schools, especially programs also administered by La Familia (e.g., Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth Program).
    • Attend any regularly-scheduled leadership meetings relevant to their work.
    • Attend COST meetings at assigned schools, in collaboration with the Director of School Based Services.
    • Utilize established ethical practices related to the provision of clinical and administrative supervision up to and including the verification of hour’s accrual by staff members currently working towards licensure.
    • Provide training to staff members as appropriate and coordinate the overall work of the team.
    • In collaboration with the Director of School Based Services collect and review performance data related to caseload, number of unduplicated clients served, and hours of service provided weekly, monthly, and annually.
    • In collaboration with the Director of School Based Services complete disciplinary action and coach staff to performance if they fail to meet expectations of their position (including – but not limited to – productivity, ethical practice, and administrative requirements).
    • In collaboration with the Director of School Based Services complete performance evaluations for all supervised staff per the current La Familia Collective Bargaining Agreement.
    • Encourage a strong sense of team, connectedness, and collaboration among program staff members and across programs.

Other duties as assigned



  • Master’s or doctoral degree in social work, psychology or related field, and licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (LMFT, LCSW, LPCC) or Board of Psychology (Psychologist) for no less than 2 years plus receipt of at least 6 hours of continuing education units pertaining to supervision;
  • Knowledge of schools and experience working with a variety of systems located in the learning environment preferred; 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred, bicultural preferred;
  • Must be committed to addressing issues of stigma and discrimination related to unaccompanied children and their social, environmental, immigration status, and caregiver issues;
  • Strong consultation, communication, and organizational skills required;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, and computer skills essential;
  • Experience managing field-based staff preferred;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and the capacity to be flexible, as needs and special events arise;
  • Knowledge of, and respect for, a variety of  cultural communities in Alameda County;
  • Valid California Driver’s License and proof of insurance;
  • Ability to pass background clearance and clear TB Test. 




  • Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and for meeting deadlines.  Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policies, standards and proscribed procedures. 
  • Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to clients including cultural and ethical beliefs; and implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent and continuous manner.
  • Knowledge of community resources for client referrals.
  • Attends work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness.  Provides adequate notice to supervisor and management with respect to vacation time and time-off requests.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues including client confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of client care and department functioning.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.



  • Viewed by others to be an effective team member who is flexible, cooperative, and willing to assist others; and acts as a resource to team members and clients where appropriate.
  • Handles difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks appropriate assistance.
  • Takes accountability for own actions and accepts constructive criticism.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings and staff meetings as required, and actively participates in other departmental professional development including providing training and consultation.
  • Participates in the assessment of current and future department learning needs and assist in the development of learning plans.
  • Observes and keeps self-informed of activities in the department and makes recommendations for change.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with fellow employees, supervisor, managers in other departments, senior management and executive staff, and community stakeholders.
  • Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions and complaints from other departments and persons in order to maintain good will within the agency.


  • Ability to occasionally or frequently stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms above shoulders 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk and hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, crawl, reach, and stretch
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the office
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • May require travel dependent on agency needs
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Can work under deadlines
  • Performing general physical activities such as picking up moving, and using objects, tools or controls
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate


  • Full-time, Non- Exempt Position
  • Excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision benefits, vacation, sick, and holiday leave, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Work life balance
  • Great working hours
  • Supportive/Collaborative work environment
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for Growth and Professional Development
  • Holiday and employee celebrations