Job #: 2212
Title: Social Work Supervisor
The Early Childhood team supports children and families and promotes wellness through collaboration, advocacy and empowerment. We value the diverse cultural backgrounds of our children and families and join in celebrating the individual family and cultural connections that we bring with us to our shared goal of collaboration, community and learning.
We provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. Our staff uses a culturally sensitive, family and relationship centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of our communities.
The Social Work Supervisor is part of the Early Childhood Leadership Team at the agency that understands and holds a Trauma Informed Lens of systems. Their role at the Brownsville Child Development Center is to help create an environment where reflective practice and supervision enhances the staff’s growth. As part of the team they are responsible for supporting the purpose of the program, creating a welcoming holding environment for children and their families and increasing staff’s knowledge and understanding of Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health. Through their leadership they are responsible for the provision of services, oversight of administrative processes, and supervision of staff in the Early Childhood Treatment Center programs, including clinicians, consultants and family peer advocates.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
· Provide individual and group reflective supervision to clinical staff in their treatment of young children (ages 0-8) and their families.
· Provide individual and group supervision to consultants in their work with Early Learn sites and to family peer advocates in their work with parents.
· Provide and supervise crisis intervention and clinical risk management.
· Provide clinical and administrative coverage.
· Ensure compliance with contract (DOHMH) and regulator (OMH) standards, policies and procedures.
· Provide direct services to limited caseload of young children (ages 0-8) and their families, including individual, dyadic/family and group therapy.
· Participate in meetings and trainings.
· Develop and maintain relationships with community partners.
· Other duties, as assigned.
· LCSW and/or PhD in Psychology required.
· Clinical experience in an evidence-based practice model or program for young children.
· Two+ years of supervisory experience is required.
· Fluency in Spanish and/or Creole
· Individual, group, and family intervention skills required.
· Team-building, communication, organizational and computer skills required.
· Ability to work evenings when necessary