EBAC improves the well-being of children, youth and families by reducing the impact of trauma and social inequities and is committed to building a comprehensive, place-based continuum of accessible, trauma-informed and culturally relevant services that build resiliency, aid in recovery and, where possible, prevent exposure to adverse childhood experiences.
Our staff seeks to reduce barriers that contribute to disparities in wellness for socio-economically disadvantaged and racially marginalized families and to create communities where all children and families have supports to reach their full potential.
This management position reports to the Program Director and plans, develops, directs and conducts the supervision and training of the clinical staff working in our North Region School Based Behavioral Health counseling program in Oakland. North Region School Based Behavioral Health uses social justice and trauma informed frames to work with under-resourced and under-served communities.
The Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor provides management and individual supervision to staff; maintains relations with school personnel; reviews and monitors clinical charts, productivity and caseload goals; works collaboratively with the supervisory team, attends team meetings and management training; and cooperates with the Program Directors to develop and guide the program.
A. QUALIFICATIONS and COMPETENCY FACTORS
B. Clinical Coordinator RESPONSIBILITIES (Those with an asterisk are essential duties.)
- LCSW with a master’s degree in social work required; meet all BBS criteria for Clinical Supervisor in a mental health discipline; clinical license and two years post license experience.
- Experience with Medi-Cal clinical documentation required.
- Ability to efficiently use a web-based system for quality review of records and work performed.
- Prior experience working with low-income, diverse ethnic communities and multi-cultural school settings preferred.
- Prior experience in providing supervision to ASW and MFT Interns at multiple sites preferred.
- Prior personnel management experience preferred.
- Experience and ability balancing both administrative and clinical supervision responsibilities.
- Experience with QA monitoring of clinical charts.
- Excellent supervisory, administrative, written and oral communication skills.
- Experience supervising child and family clinical therapy work.
- Language skills that include the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, and field notes. Ability to speak effectively before groups including clinicians, teachers, parents.
- Ability to drive with valid driver's license, auto insurance, and access to use of an automobile as needed.
- Ability to develop and provide clinically relevant trainings.
- *Recruit, select, train, supervise, manage, motivate and evaluate clinical staff in collaboration with the program directors.
- *Provide weekly group supervision session(s) and individual supervision as needed.
- *Plan and implement training throughout the year for mental health staff, and interns as needed.
- *Maintain relations with school site personnel, supporting clinical staff in their relationships at the school sites.
- *Attend EBAC, County and community meetings and trainings related to mental health service delivery and funding streams.
- Work in conjunction with the management teams of other EBAC mental health programs.
- *Maintain compliance with State and local regulations, and with terms of contracts and grants, including school district contracts, EPSDT and ACMH contracts, and UR requirements.
- Assist program directors with school and county communications regarding mental health services, and maximum generation of billing units.
- Manage attendance for monthly UR meetings.
- *Maintain ongoing and year-end review of clinical charts, to assure compliance with all contract, funding and privacy requirements.
- Provide direct crisis intervention services as needed, particularly in support of line staff.
- Work with administrative assistant to accomplish billing input, ordering of supplies, and other administrative supports for the mental health staff. Keep program directors informed of these processes.
- Monitor employee work schedules and inform program director of any issues, absences, and vacations.
- Other duties as assigned.
Clinical Supervisor RESPONSIBILITIES (Those with an asterisk are essential duties.)
C. WORKING CONDITIONS and JOB SETTING
- *Acts as part of the first level management team.
- *Provides individual and/or group supervision to clinical staff as directed.
- *Gives input on training needs of clinicians and provides trainings a minimum of 2x/year as directed.
- *Maintains relations with school site personnel, supporting clinical staff in their relationships at the school sites.
- Attends EBAC meetings and trainings related to mental health service delivery.
- Maintains compliance with State and local regulations, and with terms of contracts and grants, including school district contracts, EPSDT and ACMH contracts, and UR requirements.
- Assists Program Directors with school and county communications regarding mental health services, and maximum generation of billing units.
- *Attends monthly UR meetings.
- *Maintains ongoing, monthly, and year-end review of clinical charts, to assure compliance with all contract, funding and privacy requirements.
- Supports staff in meeting program productivity, caseload goals and provides supervisees with monthly progress reports.
- Provides direct crisis intervention services as needed, particularly in support of line staff.
- Provides periodic employee evaluations to Program Director and assists in delivering feedback to supervisees.
- Monitors supervisee work schedules and informs Program Director of any issues, absences, and vacations.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Work is in varied school locations in East and West Oakland.
- Routine driving required.
- Work is located in a multi-story building with stairs that need to be climbed for access.
- May need to use child-size chairs for sitting.
- Periodic lifting up to 25 pounds is required.
EBAC offers a uniquely generous time off package and an outstanding benefits package that includes health; chiropractic; dental; voluntary life insurance (for yourself and your family), AD&D and SDT; accident and critical illness coverage (for yourself and family); flexible spending for medical, child care and commuter benefits; 403b retirement program; legal insurance; and, agency paid life insurance and long term disability coverage.
East Bay Agency for Children is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply by sending a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by fax to 510-268-0143. Please use the job title as the subject. No phone calls please.