• Clinical Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/17/2019 4:58 PM)
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    Leadership/Supervisory Positions
  • Overview

    The Clinical Supervisor provides individual supervision to masters level staff in relation to their clinical case management and treatment service provision. The Clinical Supervisor reviews and approves clinical documentation and assists in the development of appropriate clinical treatment goals and interventions for the clients in the program. The Clinical Supervisor works to maintain close collaborative relationships with County partners and outside service providers.


    Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!


    • Meet individually with each clinician and intern weekly to provide clinical consultation, oversight and training.
    • Ensure that adequate supervision around improvement of job performance is provided in a supportive, constructive manner.
    • Ensure supervisees are meeting the performance expectations and standards of their position.
    • To provide leadership for staff in creating a positive work environment that adheres to the values of the agency.
    • To ensure that the program is run in a safe, therapeutic and efficient manner.
    • To work with the director and program assistant to ensure that the staff’s training needs are addressed.
    • Maintain an active presence in the program in order to develop an accurate assessment of the needs of the program.
    • Through example and consultation, guide staff to develop creative interventions for youth, which promote Seneca’s mission of unconditional care.
    • Positively and professionally represent Seneca as primary liaison between Seneca and individuals and outside agencies including, private and public agencies.
    • To assist as appropriate in placement in and out of Seneca through intakes and discharge procedures.
    • To support the general well being of the agency and participate in all administrative and program meetings.
    • Responsible for treatment planning including all of the following: assisting with Utilization Review, ensure psychiatric and other consultation is used appropriately, ensure that treatment plans are reviewed in a timely and appropriate manner, ensure that foster families are engaged in the treatment program of their child.
    • Ensure clinicians complete all paperwork within the agency timeline and that all charts are within two weeks of being audit-ready.
    • Ensure that documentation meets Medi-Cal requirements, when applicable.
    • Supervision of clinical staff to ensure that the therapeutic program is coordinated within the context of the milieu.
    • Review and co-sign assessments and treatment plans.
    • Coordinate consultation to therapists and direct service staff, including psychiatric, family and individual treatment and behavior modification needs.
    • Coordinate/communicate with the Seneca psychiatrist and provide support and resources to him/her as needed for the care of the clients in the program


    • 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.


    • Full time, Monday-Friday


    • Competitive salary
    • 5 weeks Paid Time Off
    • We provide a 403b retirement plan
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
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