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The CARE House of the Pee Dee seeks a Clinical Supervisor

10/19/2021 11:19 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

Position Summary

Overseeing all clinical staff (Forensic Interviewers and Therapist) providing clinical support and engagement. Goal setting with clinicians on a bi-annual basis with follow-up to insure they are growing and maturing in their clinical fields, while tracking continuing education requirements and insuring fulfilment of all areas of requirement to obtain or maintain status as a fully licensed and credentialed provider. Forensic interviewing of children and adolescents from ages 3 to 18, and/or vulnerable adults, who are alleged to be victims of physical and/or sexual abuse.  Both acute and chronic cases of abuse are assessed; as well as exposure to violent crimes and domestic violence. Interviews are conducted using research-based, nationally recognized protocols/techniques in a developmentally appropriate manner to assess victimization; and to provide legally defensible information.  Interviews are conducted in a manner that is legally sound and of a neutral, fact finding nature, and are coordinated to avoid duplicative interviewing. Therapy of children age 2.5 through adults. Primary areas of therapy concerns are trauma related with specific focus in evidence based treatment. Primary therapy population is children through teens but supportive caregivers are serviced. 

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Manage schedule and coordinate forensic interviews of alleged child/adolescent abuse victims with multi-disciplinary team members, as needed.
  2. Conduct forensic interviews with alleged child/adolescent victims, as requested, by referring agencies and advocacy as needed.
  3. Interface with staff of partnering agencies in order to assist with implementation of the CAC project and coordinate services.
  4. Maintain and update case files, case lists, video logbook and statistical tracking in a timely manner.
  5. Organize, coordinate and participate in case reviews with multidisciplinary team.
  6. Attend conferences, seminars, meetings, for the purpose of continuing education on the topic of abuse and victim services to maintain proper training credentials.
  7. Attend and testify in legal proceedings as necessary.
  8. Keep up to date on current trends in therapy, trauma, forensic interviewing, and child abuse.
  9. Adhere to the ethical standard of related field.
  10. Provide on-call coverage as needed.
  11. Maintain all related therapy documentation.
  12. Scheduled and coordinate monthly clinical staff meetings.
  13. Insure all clinical staff adhere to all requirements to be fully licensed and credentialed.
  14. Assist, when needed, a clinician in helping them obtain all requirements for licensure and credentialing.
  15. Work closely with the Intake Coordinator to track case loads, billing procedures, etc.
  16. Monthly blind audits of files to insure compliance.
  17. Provide training as needed to MDT, community, referrals and clinicians.
  18. Other duties as assigned.
  19. Provide services at CARE House main site or other locations as needed.                

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other counseling related field is mandatory. Licensure as an LPC, LPCS, LISW or related credentials is required, with preference going to applicant capable of supervising others in the licensure process. Completion of forensic interviewing training, such as Child First South Carolina, is preferred but, not required. Training and strong support of evidence based therapies, such as TF-CBT and PCIT, is heavily preferred but not required. Individual must have the ability to become an integral part of a coordinated investigative team.  At least five years of experience working with children and families preferred. Three years fully licensed needed, with at least 1 year supervising others. Ability to relate to children of different races and socio-economic backgrounds is essential.  Experience with and/or a working knowledge of crisis intervention techniques, sexual abuse, child development, and the criminal justice system highly preferred. Additional requirements include: a nonjudgmental approach that reflects cultural competency and sensitivity to the unique needs and diverse experiences of individual children and their families, the ability to engage and maintain positive relationships with clients and staff, the ability to develop collaborative relationships with other providers, effective interpersonal communication skills, the ability to assess and intervene within complex family and community systems, and a willingness to be flexible, patient and creative.  

To apply for this position, please submit your application to the Executive Director.

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