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Children Services Clinical Supervisor 

About the Organization For over 70 years, St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) has worked to provide help and create hope for the most vulnerable members of the Greater Lansing community. One of the largest human services agencies in the area, STVCC is the charitable arm of the Diocese of Lansing, serving children and families in crisis through adoption, foster care, refugee resettlement, immigration legal and counseling services as well as through a therapeutic Children's Home for children who have experienced severe abuse and neglect.  
Category Clinical  

The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical supervision and oversight to the Children Services Therapists. Also provides clinical support to the entire St. Vincent Catholic Charities Children's Services. Works collaboratively with the Director of Children's Services, Children's Home and Child Welfare Leadership Teams. Oversees clinical treatment, planning and implementation for Children's Home and Child Welfare programs. Provides leadership to the quality processes and assists in assuring compliance with all regulatory standards and rules as they relate to clinical treatment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provides clinical supervision, consultation and direction to the therapists.
  • Provide general oversight to the implementation of clinical and behavioral plans within the milieu.
  • Ensure that assessments, recommendations, therapy reports, and treatment plans are clinically sound, thorough and carried out.
  • Develop treatment protocols and standards in line with best practices.
  • On a regular basis spend time on the Children's Home milieu guiding and modeling for staff.
  • Work collaboratively with the program team members and effectively bridge clinical tone and programmatic functioning with a trauma informed and strength based approach.
  • Participate in the Child Welfare Supervisor On-Call Rotation and be available after hours for Children's Home Therapists.
  • Positively and professionally represent the agency within the agency and community.
  • Provide training and in services as assigned.
  • Provide quality oversight and coordination in designated areas.
  • Coordinate Supervision of Bachelor and Master's level student interns.
  • Perform other duties as designated by the Director of Children's Services.
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location St. Vincent Catholic Charities - Lansing  
Open Date 2/28/2019  
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Education / Experience: Master in Social Work preferred; equivalent degree considered. 2 years of experience required; experience in a children’s services preferred, experience in clinical supervision preferred.

Registration, licenses, certifications or special training: Michigan LMSW or equivalent required. Valid Michigan driver’s license, current auto insurance and good driving record required.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk up to 8 hours per shift.
  • Work involves talking, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, kneeling, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • May be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Driving as needed throughout the day.
  • Ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal for extended periods of time.
  • Noise in the work environment is usually moderately quiet but can be very loud at times.
  • Work in an environment with various degrees of discomfort.
  • Emotionally able to work with information that may be traumatic in nature, as well as, work with individuals or families in crisis or experiencing trauma.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Notes

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions as assigned, and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Benefits Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, life, disability, retirement, holiday, vacation and sick time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Full Job Description Clinical Services Supervisor.pdf 

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