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DATE ADDED: Mon 15/10/2018

Clinical Supervisor (Article 31 Clinic)

Bronx, USA


Job Description


Staff members at CMCS are our greatest asset! We are currently seeking qualified and eager Clinical Supervisor for our Article 31 Clinic!

The “McCloskey Cares” Article 31 Mental Health Clinic program will provide a continuum of behavioral health and health services for children and their families in an urban setting.  The clinic will be operated from a trauma-informed and trauma-sensitive focus and all staff will be required to uphold the tenets of the Sanctuary Model - the agency's organizational change model that supports this endeavor.  To this end, the Clinic Director will provide programmatic and administrative oversight in the fast-paced environment of the “McCloskey Cares Clinic.”  The Clinical Supervisor will ultimately be responsible for providing individual and group supervision to Master's level Mental Health professionals and therapists, primarily serving children and families. The Clinical Supervisor will provide oversight and support of administrative procedures and paperwork requirements to ensure compliance with Office of Mental Health (OMH) contract requirements and regulations and quality improvement policies.  This position will require exceptional written and oral communication skills, excellent computer skills in a Microsoft windows environment. The Clinical Supervisor will also be required to be knowledgeable in evidence-based interventions and be able to provide direct clinical services to children and families as well; this position will be responsible to manage a small clinical caseload.


Position Hours: Hours include evening and weekends

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Understanding and supporting the agency's mission and treatment philosophy:

a.      Adhere to the Agency's Mission, Vision, and Values Creed and foremost treat all clients, families and colleagues with compassion, dignity, and respect. 

b.      Demonstrates and models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and colleagues alike

c.      Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities

·       Provides group and clinical supervision to clinical staff

·       Will supervise staff using the Sanctuary Model S.E.L.F. framework

·       Will uphold and adhere to the Sanctuary tenants, practice and framework to execute clinical practices and supervisory duties

·       Respond to clinical staff request for clinical and administrative consultation

·       Train, teach and coach staff in utilizing tools that will enhance their practice and ensure competency

·       Reviews and monitors clinical records

·       Communicates and ensures compliance with administrative requirements and regulatory requirements

·       Utilizes Electronic Medical Record database to timely input pertinent client data and supervision record

·       Monitors staff performance and productivity

·       Responds to client crisis calls and provides after hours clinical support to staff

·       Provides oversight of clinical internship program as needed

·       Maintains client confidentiality according to HIPAA and state guidelines

·       Consistently interacts with staff and colleagues in a manner that reflects the agencies mission, vision and values.

·       Become knowledgeable with ACS child welfare regulations to assist in comprehensive treatment planning




Essential skills, experience, licensure, certification:

·       Master's Degree in Social Work; Must be a licensed (LMSW or LCSW)

·       At least two years of experience providing clinical services to children and families

·       Should have some trauma awareness and ability to work in a high crisis environment

·       Understand the complexities families and children present with and recognize complex trauma

·       At least two years of clinical supervision experience

·       Ability to provide supervision to therapist towards licensure

·       Ability to engage with therapist of diverse backgrounds and cultural backgrounds

·       Bilingual (Spanish) would be preferred

·       Must have respectful and accepting attitude towards clients and their families

·       Must have good engagement skills to develop positive supportive relationships with clients, families, staff, leadership and community partners.

·       Familiarity with OMH operated Article 31 clinics, Part 599 regulations is preferred


CMCS offers an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 403b, generous paid time off, in-service training, flexible work schedules and competitive salaries. At CMCS, we believe in creating progressive career paths for our staff and provide advanced training in order to promote constant growth and change. We encourage you to join our dedicated and diverse workforce by applying today!


CMCS is an agency certified in the Sanctuary Model. The Sanctuary Model is a treatment and organizational change model, which integrates trauma theory, with the creation of therapeutic communities which provide safety for both staff and those we serve. Training in this model provides the basis for enhancing how we serve those in our care by taking advantage of what we know about human nature, healing from injury, the power of communities and the chaotic nature of change. We ensure that CMCS offers Sanctuary Model Training to all employees so that we can fully integrate the methodology into the operation of all of our service programs and maintain a culture of respect, compassion, and dignity.


Since 1946, Cardinal McCloskey Community Services has been here to help protect some of the most vulnerable members of our communities. From children and teens who have suffered neglect and trauma to adults with developmental disabilities, we are here to serve others. Cardinal McCloskey Community Services' mission is to protect, empower and promote independence for at-risk children and families and those with developmental disabilities through quality community based services.

Company Description
CMCS is committed to the practice of trauma-informed care in accordance with the tenets of Sanctuary through utilizing the SELF framework for Sanctuary practice and promulgating Sanctuary training and trauma-informed clinical treatment.

Role: Clinical Supervisor (Article 31 Clinic)
Job Type:
Location: Bronx,

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