Assistant Director/Clinical Supervisor-School Bases Behavior Health
Job Details
Management
EPSDT, SBBH, DD, Administration - Hayward, CA
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$87.00 - $95.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Assistant Director/Clinical Supervisor - School Based Behavi

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Director/Clinical Supervisor - School Based Behavioral Health
DEPARTMENT: School Based Services Department
PROGRAM: School Based Behavioral Health
REPORTS TO: Director of Children’s Mental Health: School Based Services
FLSA STATUS: 1.0 FTE, Exempt, Non-Union
COMPENSATION: $87,000 - $95,000 annually


WHO WE ARE: 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:


- Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
- Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
- Community Outreach Services
- Youth Education and Employment Services
- Re-Entry Services
- Substance Use Recovery and Wellness
- Leadership to Community Coalitions to Advance Equity Initiatives
- 24/7 Peer Respite
-Community Health Services


POSITION OVERVIEW:
We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a well-qualified Assistant Director/Clinical Supervisor working with the School-Based CMHC team. The School-Based CMHC program provides therapy, case management, and mobile crisis support services to eligible students within Alameda County - currently including four school districts and six schools.
This position balances both administrative duties within the program, plus clinical supervision of the team.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 Staff Supervision:
o Provide supervision to all assigned program staff and acts as a liaison to assigned school and community stakeholders.
o Ensure staff meet assigned program activities and providing coaching and accountability around staff performance success and deficits in a timely manner.
o Facilitate and/or coordinate quality training (at on-boarding and continuously) for all necessary skills and competencies for program staff to achieve productivity and quality standards.
o Lead and attend regular staff meetings, supervision meetings, and training.
o Ensure direct reports follow all agency policies and procedures through providing on-going education and reminders on agency policies and procedures and providing coaching and accountability around violations in a timely manner, with an emphasis on Quality Improvement, Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other compliance policies and procedures as set by La Familia and the funder.
o Coordinate and maintain adequate team staffing, including collaborating with La Familia Human Resources for recruitment, retention, performance appraisals, employee discipline, and termination.
o Set employee schedules and approve employee timesheets, time-off requests, and expense reimbursements.
 Administrative Duties
o Assist in creating and maintaining a program manual for the CMHC Program.
o Assist in managing staff within the CMHC Program.
o Oversee staff clinical assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
o In coordination with the Director of School Based Services, work with other CMHC partners within Stanislaus and Merced Counties.
o Other duties as requested.
 Clinical Supervision
o Provide clinical supervision to 4-6 Staff Therapists.
o In collaboration with the Director of School Based Services, the Supervisor would coordinate these services with other programs and services offered at these schools, especially programs also administered by La Familia (e.g., School Based Behavioral Health and Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth Programs).
o Facilitate or co-facilitate program group supervision.
o Provide guidance and training to staff members as indicated and at the direction of the program Director.
o Collect and review data related to caseload and hours of service provided by supervisees;
o Collaborate with Director on the completion of disciplinary action and coach staff to performance as needed (including – but not limited to – productivity, ethical practice, and administrative requirements).
o Collaborate with Director on performance evaluations for all supervised staff.
 Contract Management:
o Serve as a liaison with all funders on all programmatic and operations issues.
o Attend all funder-required meetings, events, and trainings.
o Ensure delivery of program elements in compliance with contract language.
o Submit all necessary documents and reports to funder by deadlines.
o Work with supervisor and La Familia Administration to ensure appropriate contract expenditures.
 Other:
o Provides individual and group supervision to interns as appropriate.
o Provides input and feedback on potential related projects/programs as appropriate.
o Attend trainings, monitor trade publications, and participate in events relevant to key responsibilities.
o Track and regularly report on key metrics for responsible function areas.
o Leads and collaborate on special projects related to agency objectives as appropriate.
o Other miscellaneous duties as appropriate.


QUALIFICATIONS:
 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 6-15 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;
 Knowledge of and experience with working with clients who have experienced childhood and adolescent trauma, including but not limited to domestic and environmental trauma, bullying, sexual and emotional abuse and trauma related to immigration.
 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;
 Ability to pass background clearance and clear TB Test.


COMPETENCIES:
 Interpersonal Skills
 Effective Written and Communication Skills
 Team Collaboration
 Change Agent
 Flexible/Adaptable
 Accountable
 Resilient
 Ethical
 Strong Attention to details
 Organized
 Results Oriented


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
 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.


TEAM COMMITMENT:
 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.
 Valid CA Driver’s license
o Auto insurance: Personal vehicle may be used for business related purposes; it is recommended you inform your auto insurance carrier.
 Proof of COVID Vaccination required


WORKING CONDITIONS and JOB SETTING
 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


COMPENSANTION:
 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

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