Join the VCW Team
Full-time Lead Clinical Supervisor.
Village Counseling and Wellness is a mental health treatment center offering outpatient comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy programs for adults and teens. We also provide additional therapy services, such as individual and family therapy, psychological testing, and neurofeedback. Founded in 2007 by Suzette Bray, LMFT, Village Counseling and Wellness offers services in the Burbank and Glendale areas.
Village Counseling and Wellness has four distinct services that it offers: Intensive and standard DBT programs for adults and teens, neurofeedback testing, psychological testing, and talk therapy for individuals and families.
The Lead Clinical Supervisor is a vital member of the Village Counseling and Wellness team. This position will oversee and manage our Clinical Team, provide supervision and back-up coverage to clinicians, and play an integral role in client management. The Lead Clinical Director role is a full-time position with the expectation of 40 hours/week. The majority of the work will be done in the office, though some administrative tasks can be done virtually. The functions of this role are primarily supervisory and clinical. However, this role may also be expected to participate in certain off-site networking and/or other business development activities from time to time.
This position provides an exciting opportunity for a talented clinician with experience providing evidenced-based treatments to gain the skills and training to become a DBT clinician. Village Counseling and Wellness is looking to invest in the right person for this position and is willing to provide necessary training as needed.
We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled clinician who is experienced in providing evidenced-based treatments such as CBT, unified protocol, exposure, and/or behavioral activation. This role will encompass a variety of responsibilities, including delivery of clinical services, training and supervision of pre-licensed therapists, building referral relationships for business development, and some leadership duties for the practice. At this time, responsibilities entail:
Oversee and manage clinical processes and caseload management, including:
- Co-conduct with Executive Director the initial assessment and recommendation for level of care for all incoming clients.
- Coordinate and monitor all aspects and components of the clinical program to ensure quality of care.
- Provide coverage for clinical crises, including overnight clinical coverage and back-up coverage, as well as phone coaching to clients and clinicians.
- Oversee all clinical activities, development, and implementation of protocols, assuring that programs meet regulatory requirements.
- Assignment of incoming clients to appropriate clinicians.
- Provide appropriate clinical information to Office Manager to facilitate single case agreements, utilization review, and utilization management.
Supervise and manage Clinical Team, including:
- Provide weekly individual and/or group supervision to pre-licensed therapist.
- Participate in weekly case review and clinical supervision meetings.
- Help oversee training of all new clinical staff.
- Meet weekly with members of Director Team for one-on-one meeting. Subjects of meeting may include reporting on status of programs, Clinical Team performance, interaction with potential referrals sources, and various other duties.
Provide DBT services, including:
- Carry a small caseload of individual clients and facilitate DBT groups.
Business development activities, including:
- Occasional marketing and networking activities as requested by Director Team. May include attendance at networking events, conferences, attending or giving trainings, and meetings with referrals sources.
- Competence providing evidenced-based treatment services to clients with multiple complex problems
- Willingness and desire to be trained as a DBT clinician.
- Ability to develop practice-wide policies and procedures, as-needed.
- Knowledge about insurance billing and utilization review.
- Knowledge about regulatory policies pertaining to therapy providers.
- Good people skills and ability to connect with people in a warm, nurturing way while also setting boundaries and enforcing policies.
- Ability to oversee a team of clinicians with limited supervision and guidance.
- Attention to detail and ability to organize and prioritize projects to ensure program is running effectively.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to discern information and share on as-needed basis throughout the practice.
- Ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team.
- Possession of a California licensure as a Psychologist (Psy.D. or Ph.D.), MFT, LCSW or LPC for a minimum of two years.
- Approved to provide Supervision to pre-licensed clinicians.
- Minimum two years’ experience in a program supervisory role (preferred but not required).
- Completion of intensive DBT training or DBT certification by DBT training program OR one year experience providing DBT services OR 3+ years experience providing evidenced-based treatment to clients with multiple complex problems.
The Lead Clinical Supervisor will report to the Director of Training & Clinical Development, and will manage the Clinical Team.
Salary & Benefits
Annual salary is based on experience and qualifications (program management experience, leadership history, clinical experience, insurance, supervision, and amount of evidenced-based treatment experience.) We offer a stipend for health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, annual training fund, bonus opportunities, and a great team to work with.
To apply for our Lead Clinical Supervisor position, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your relevant qualifications and experiences, as well as your salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org.