Therapist

Therapists positions are designed to provide assessment, short- term or group counseling services and/or referrals to adult and/or child victims of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and their family or caregivers, as well as maintaining required agency/client documentation and reports.

This position is required to fulfill all of the above-mentioned responsibilities at PAAR or at PAAR designated locations. This position may be required to maintain a professional working relationship with the staff of all satellite facilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $45,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Required education: Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field from an accredited university

Required experience: Minimum four years’ experience providing assessment, individual and group counseling. Experience working with victims of trauma and sexual assault preferred

Required license or certification: Professional license or license obtained within 12 months of employment

  • PA Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or) or PA Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT).
  • Comparable PA state approved ‘out of state license’ must be transferred to PA license within 12 months of hire at PAAR.

Requirements:

  • Completion of training in evidenced based, trauma specific psychotherapeutic modalities
  • Grounded in clinical practice as demonstrated by capacity to articulate theoretical and ethical orientation, practice guidelines, breadth and depth of past work with clients, familiarity and comfort with different treatment modalities
  • Completion of state mandated (40) hour victim service training
  • Awareness of issues embedded in therapeutic work which involves client/counselor relationship
  • Knowledgeable about sexual assault issues; including effects, impacts, and possible interventions
  • Knowledgeable about Telehealth and comfortable performing counseling virtually an over the telephone

Skills:

  • Provide assessment and individual/group counseling and case management for adult and/or child sexual assault victims, sex trafficking victims, their families and significant others (crisis, short term, group, or alternative modalities)
  • Deliver trauma specific psychotherapy in the form of Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with children and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy with adults as needed. Additionally, employ other psychotherapeutic modalities models as determined by assessments and client needs including – art therapy, play therapy and family systems therapy
  • Work closely with Case Manager and Advocate on needs of sex trafficking victims
  • Implement assessments and outcome evaluations
  • Case Management
  • Liaise with community providers and systems who are required support services for victims

Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (UPMC Health Plan)
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 10 to 25 Vacation days / year
  • 5 Personal days / year
  • 10 Paid Sick days / Year
  • 15 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional 403(b) with Employer match

DEI Imperative

PAAR seeks to recruit candidates for employment that represent our diverse community in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and ability. Inclusive and equitable in our recruitment and retention practices, we are dedicated to uplifting diverse opinions and backgrounds in order to grow and evolve as a welcoming workplace for all. Pittsburgh Action Against Rape is an equal opportunity employer.

Clinical Director

Our Mission is to empower girls and young women to have productive lives through holistic, gender-specific programs, education, and experiences.

Job Purpose:

The Clinical Director works across all programs and is responsible for overseeing and developing the Clinical department. Develop, plan, and implement strategies for program continuation and growth. Provide clinical training to clinical staff and interns. Incorporate Sanctuary principles and practices across the agency. Provides individual therapy, family therapy and clinical group facilitation.

Education:  Master’s degree in social work, professional counseling or related field.

License/Certification: Licensed Mental Health Professional in the Commonwealth of PA (LCSW, LPC, etc)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Three to five years clinical supervision and management of clinical teams.
  • Knowledge of inequity issues that impact girls and young women of color.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the complex issues that impact girls living in underserved, low socioeconomic areas.
  • Must have the ability to think globally, solve problems and have good decision-making skills, including critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to bill in CCBHO.
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families.
  • Ability to work flexible hours non-traditional hours.
  • Program development, evaluation, solid organizational skills, and public speaking.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Clearances Required:  PA Act 33 (Child Abuse) / Act 34 (Criminal History) / Federal Criminal History Record (FBI Fingerprint) / National Sex Offender Registry

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure and operational functions with ability to leverage that knowledge for organization’s success.
  • Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence-based practices.
  • Ability to work in and adapt the culture of a multi-cultural, community-based organization with a commitment to maintain confidentiality.
  • Understanding of the Agency’s mission and culture and the ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with staff and clients in all circumstances

Position Summary

  • Supervise and oversee all aspects of the clinical department following the agency mission demonstrated by setting departmental goals and objectives and tenants of the Sanctuary Model.
  • Recruitment of clinical interns and maintains working relationships with colleges and universities to recruit interns.  Provide supervision, evaluation, and scheduling of paid and interns within the department.
  • Provide clinical oversite to after school program and direct service staff.  Ensure programs are operating with the best clinical practices and ensuring the overall safety and well-being of all clients.
  • Provide individual therapy, family therapy and clinical groups to participants involved in the program (maintain a certain number of billable hours as outline by CEO).  Make clinical recommendations to staff and clients for additional services as required.  Bill insurance companies for services rendered.
  • Works in collaboration with the Executive Director and other members of the administrative team on organizational projects, policies, and management-level problem resolution.  Works in collaboration with other planning and development staff regarding outcomes-based measurement, client/management information system, staff training, program evaluation and quality improvement systems.
  • Ensure Gwen’s Girl is applying the Sanctuary Models principles throughout all aspects of service delivery.
  • Regularly provide clinical training to clinical services staff and interns.
  • Recruitment of clinical interns, conduct outreach and maintain working relationships with graduate schools.
  • Maintain clinical licensure required by state.
  • Actively participates in all required team meetings, trainings, and supervisory sessions. Meets regularly with supervisor, communicates openly needs, concerns, and ideas; utilizes feedback given in supervisory sessions.
  • Performs in accordance with established system-wide competencies and receives satisfactory performance evaluations annually.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Gwen’s Girls, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, or national origin.  This policy includes the handicapped and all Vietnam-era veterans.  Gwen’s Girls utilizes only job-related criteria in making decisions concerning applicants and employees.

Clinical Director

Position Summary: The Clinical Director provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Your Child’s Place has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people in place to effectively grow. The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the agency (PathWays). This position is accountable for achieving quality patient care through appropriate leadership and utilization of human and fiscal resources. The Clinical Director serves as a liaison between Your Child’s Place and the community at large and promotes and assists with clinical marketing services to increase patient referrals and admissions.

Operations

  • Collect, assess, and record information regarding infant/child and family to identify developmental level and psychosocial needs.  Develop, update and implement individualized plan of care for each infant/child.
  • Attend all IFSP meetings.  Collaborate with Intake Coordinator/Utilization Review Specialist.
  • Audit medical records to ensure that children are receiving the prescribed PT, OT, SLP, etc. and ensure that children are receiving all appropriate EI therapies.
  • Ensure that there is effective communications with parents, regarding center operations,
    programmatic changes, and other issues.
  • Assist with insurance authorization of patients as needed.
  • Work with the VP of Child Services to manage the day to day operations of the facility, provide program analysis for the senior management with corresponding strategies to improve the overall financial health of the organization.
  • Involve the Medical Director in direct patient care issues when appropriate.
  • Complete daily assessments of child’s health status and current family issues. Collaborate with the PCP, specialty physicians, Medical Director, and other appropriate providers in the formulation of the ongoing and/or revised care plan.

Outreach

  • Work with the Fund Development and Marketing Director and VP of Child Services to identify appropriate target markets to promote and market YCP.
  • Assist the VP of Child Services to create and implement a strategic plan and modify, as needed.
  • Contributes to social media outlets by commenting, sharing posts or writing articles.

Compliance

  • Evaluates staff performance against job description criteria and competency assessment, providing guidance and coaching to develop each individual as well as each unit to its highest potential.
  • Works closely with Clinical Compliance/Quality Coordinator to create and communicate clinical competencies, insuring adherence to all quality and productivity standards.
  • Conducts department or supervisor meetings to promote communication, assess and resolve needs, address any and all changes to children’s medical needs/plans and foster teamwork.
  • Create, implement, and monitor a Quality Assurance Plan and provides quarterly compliance reports to the VP of Child Services and Medical Director. Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies, supervise inspections.
  • Coordinate all Incident and Injury Reports; complaint Resolution reports, etc. Maintain and complete a monthly summary of Incident Reports.

Leadership

  • Manages and oversees all clinical staff operations; manages the clinical team to ensure quality and productivity expectations.
  • Participates in the processes and decision making for all new hires, transfers, promotions, discharges, assignments, rewards and disciplinary actions.
  • Assesses training needs and promotes developmental activities for the clinical staff by collaborating with the Organizational Development team.
  • Builds positive and productive relationships with a diverse population; demonstrates cultural sensitivity and effective interpersonal skills; establishes and maintains appropriate rapport and partnerships with staff, and colleagues inside and outside the organization.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with at least five (5) years (6,250 hours) of pediatric nursing experience.
  • A combination of experience and education will be considered dependent on approval from the PA Department of Health
  • Valid Pennsylvania RN License

Required Skills:

  • Committed to excellence, best practices, compassionate and superior customer service with every patient and co-worker.
  • Provides direction; clarifies goals and timelines; supports individual team members; fosters open communication and builds cohesive teamwork; acknowledges and values team members’ contribution
  • Well organized and detail oriented, with strong planning skills and high level of enthusiasm.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, turn, and move objects of up to and including 30 pounds with a normal range of vision.
  • Ability to travel to other PathWays locations and event sites.
  • Ability to perform repetitious work in an office environment and use manual dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment.
  • Requires occasional sitting, running, walking, climbing, kneeling, stooping/bending, lifting, squatting, pushing, pulling, crawling, gripping, reaching over head, reaching away from body, and repetitive motion.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license.  Must maintain driver’s license during employment.  Pathways will obtain an MVR report for each employee prior to employment and at least annually thereafter.
  • Contingent upon criminal and child clearance results. Results must be received within 45 days of employment. Must renew all required clearances every five (5) years.
  • Upon hire and every two years thereafter, submit a health assessment and results of a Mantoux Tuberculin skin test

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified Individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer. EOE

Program Manager

The Program Manager (PM) will be responsible for daily management and operations, as well as direct oversight of the Clinical Staff and resident community. The PM will provide administrative/ program supervision to the program staff to ensure all services are delivered according to local, state, and federal laws and in compliance with contractual requirements. The PM is responsible for ensuring quality of care for all participants.

The position requires an individual who is flexible enough to assume a variety of roles as dictated by the changing needs of our Veterans and programs. The PM will be directly overseeing the Veterans Resource Center, Employment, and Transitional Housing programs. It is crucial that the individual be able to relate well to others and handle administrative responsibilities. As the PM, you will be required to provide supervision to the Clinical Staff at Veterans Place. The PM will be required to produce schedules, reporting, performance measures, and be heavily involved in the program operations. In addition, the PM will be responsible for and the primary liaison between Veterans Place and the Veterans Administration (GPD Liaisons). The PM will be the primary point of communication between programs and the Director of Client Services.

Vice President of Clinical Programs

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPETENCIES:  The Vice President of Clinical Programs, in conjunction with the other Vice Presidents and the CEO, is charged with pursuing program excellence in all program areas, financial stability, and maintenance of the agency mission.  The Vice President of Clinical Programs will delegate program administration to qualified staff, allowing him/her to focus on program excellence, program growth and expansion, agency visioning, and strategic planning.  Although the specific core competencies of this position may vary over time, a sufficient picture of these competencies is detailed below:

POSITION SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

Program Excellence/Growth

  • Coaches by defining major job functions, tasks, authority, and resources for each position supervised and then demonstrating and practicing each skill set as needed.
  • Develops monitoring tools to ensure that supervisees employ the coaching and shadowing structure with their supervisees.
  • Ensures compliance for clinical standards for the implementation and maintenance of all licensure.  As necessary, delegates to supervisees the responsibility to be compliant with all state and federal regulations and Sanctuary standards.
  • Coaches and delegates to supervisees the responsibility to be continually striving for excellence in all program areas using state of the art continuous quality improvement strategies.  The Vice President will develop sufficient monitoring reports and methods to ensure consistency in quality delivery and to evaluate the effectiveness of clinical delivery.
  • Responsible to identify, screen, and assist with the development of new business/program opportunities and acquisitions.
  • Works with the CFO to develop fiscal projections for business/program opportunities.
  • Proactively works with all funders including State and Managed Care Companies to explain our approach and acquire their input enabling us to adapt to funding changes external to the agency.
  • Evaluate existing programs to ensure that they represent Glade Run’s Values and are financially viable.
  • Maintain working knowledge of program financials and work with supervisees to ensure control of budget and spending.
  • Work collaboratively with Director of Quality and Compliance to ensure that individuals’ treatment goals, service plans and outcomes meet the expectations of funders.
  • Works with CFO and Information Technology to implement and maintain Electronic Medical Records platform.

Executive Management/Leadership/Relationship Building

  • Works with the Executive Management Team (EMT) to identify priorities for strategic expansion.
    Introduces new knowledge to the team and works cooperatively with team members and other senior management to screen growth opportunities.
  • Assist in the research, development and rollout of new programs identified by the EMT.
  • Demonstrates respect for team members, including the ability to listen to and understand concerns and interests of team members and provide respectful feedback.
  • Works cooperatively with Vice Presidents, helping them achieve their goals while providing constructive feedback so that the team can achieve agency growth and excellence.
  • Works with CEO, other Vice Presidents and supervisees to maintain good customer relations by understanding customer needs, being respectful and courteous of customers, and developing customer feedback loops.

Ensure consistency and fidelity with agency values and preferred clinical approaches

  • Teach/coach Glade Run philosophy to develop individualized goals that can be generalized home to supervisees as evidenced by supervision and observation of clinical services
  • Utilize current best practice clinical approaches to coach and mentor supervisees
  • Works with Director of Professional Development to ensure that curriculum is consistent with agency values, clinical approaches and job skill sets

Support supervisees to build strong family relations

  • Ensure that strengths-needs-cultural-discovery (SNCD) is conducted and utilized with each consumer and family
  • Coordinate recruitment, hiring, and supervision of family and youth staff.
    Work collaboratively with Director of Professional Development of training to provide continuing education to family and youth staff.
  • Coach supervisees in the development of measurable approaches to build partnerships with individuals/families
  • Ensure that individuals/families have teams specific to their unique strengths and needs

Work in conjunction with contracted medical director

  • Meet monthly with contracted medical director to review overall delivery of care across the agency

Office of Developmental Programs duties

  • Support Office of Developmental Programs under Home and Community Based Services waiver compliance and provider qualification compliance.
  • Ensure quality management, incident management/risk management
  • Monitor HCSIS and PROMISe enrollment compliance, SSD maintenance, and claims management and fiscal reconciliation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in counseling, social work or other related human service field.  Professional licensure preferred.
  • Five to seven years of clinical experience in one of the following is required and experience in all levels of care are preferred: wraparound, family-based, outpatient or clinical educational environment required.
  • Licensure or extensive experience in working with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities is preferred due to organizations Strategic Plan.
  • Experience with managing programs for Intellectuals with Developmental Disabilities is preferred.
  • Five years supervisory experience managing in either child welfare or treatment of adults, children and families.
  • A proven track record of implementing clinical programs in all levels of care is preferred.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach others in a fast-paced, family-focused environment.
  • Experience working with an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to adjust hours to needs of the position.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Eligible for Pennsylvania State Police clearance, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History clearance and FBI clearance.
  • Must be able to identify with the Agency Mission Statement and support the agency’s Core Values.

KNOWLEDGE AREAS:

  • Clinical based practices including DSM-IV, clinical interventions, etc.
  • Coaching practices
  • Community regulations when applicable
  • Department of Human Services regulations
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Sanctuary Model of Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic planning
  • Strengths-Needs-Cultural-Discovery (SNCD)
  • Regulations for the Office of Developmental Programs
  • Autism Interventions and Support
  • Implementation of Electronic Medical Record

Job Location:

Zelienople, PA, United States

Position Type:

Full-Time/Exempt

Therapist – DAS

  • Conducts Initial Assessments and treatment planning upon admission of all DAS admissions meeting all standards.
  • Obtains all required consents, releases to ensure coordination with SC, CTT, PCP and all physicians involved in the consumers care.
  • Maintain caseload assigned by director, in accordance with State and County regulations.
  • Complete all documentation according to best clinical practice guidelines and within TCV policies and procedures.
  • Conducts individual and group therapy sessions for DAS and Acute Partial Hospital consumers per program needs. Prepare for sessions with appropriate research and utilization of group materials to address needs of consumers.  Documents all notes at completion of session, reflecting treatment goals; obtain consumer signature, as appropriate.
  • May be requested to assist with medication monitoring including counts and observation of consumer intake of prescribed medication.
  • Perform all necessary functions in Qualifacts in order to reflect timely, accurate consumer and staff data.
  • Serve a team leader for direct care staff to help them support the recovery goals of the consumers.
  • Complete referrals for Service Coordination, and other resources as needed.
  • Works with support staff to ensure appropriate initial authorizations for payment is requested/obtained as well as continued stay reviews as needed within 24 hours.  Submit appropriate documentation of authorizations to clerical staff upon receipt of same.

REQUIRED MINIMUM TRAINING: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology, with two 2 years of work experience with adults with mental illness.

EOE/DRUG FREE

Clinical Supervisor, LPC or LCSW

The primary purpose of this position is to function as the clinical supervisor for the team of therapists in providing clinical services to adults with moderate to severe mental health disorders. Ensures best practices for clinical service based on principles of recovery and resilience for all consumers. Supervises the Partial Hospitalization Program and works closely with the Diversion Acute Stabilization program.  Works Monday through Friday daylight with some flexibility.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s Degree in clinical social work or counseling required.  Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). A minimum of three years clinical experience with this population required.  Previous Management experience preferred. Free Parking!

TCV Benefits:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid-Time-Off
  • 9 Paid Holidays

And MORE!

To apply go to www.tcv.net!

EOE/Drug Free

Clinical Mental Health Internship

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape is seeking a current college student who is interested in service as a paid Clinical Mental Health Intern to support the Clinical Department. The intern actively participates in day-to-day mental health service, mental health case-management, intake process, and crisis intervention.  This position has the responsibility of providing brief supportive counseling to PAAR clients.  This person should be passionate, organized, empathic, and knowledgeable in trauma informed mental health treatment.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Brief Supportive Counseling to clients on PAAR’s current waitlist.
  • Provide case-management for identified clients at PAAR.
  • Assist with aftercare referrals for discharging clients.
  • Co-facilitate PAAR’s weekly virtual support group.
  • Attend weekly supervision with the Supervisor of Clinical Services and the Supervisor of Victim Response Team.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRMENTS:

  • Social work, Psychology, Counseling, or other related human services major Bachelor or Master level.
  • Familiar with basic counseling skills, including active listening, validation of feelings, reflection, summarization, and crisis intervention.
  • Experienced with trauma-informed care models of treatment.
  • Experience with clinical documentation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Must complete and report required agency information in a timely manner.
  • Must be dependable and works well with others and acts in a professional manner.
  • PA Acts 33/34 and FBI certifiable
  • Must adhere to professional ethics and agency policy on confidentiality.
  • Philosophical orientation compatible with PAAR philosophy and mission

PAY RATE: The position is for 24 hours per week from May 10, 2021 through August 27, 2021 and is paid an hourly rate of $15/hour.

ABOUT PAAR: Pittsburgh Action Against Rape is one of the oldest rape crisis centers in the country.  PAAR had provided services to Allegheny County for more than 48 years. PAAR is dedicated to assisting victims of sexual abuse and ending sexual violence in our community.

DEI Imperative: PAAR seeks to recruit candidates for employment that represent our diverse community in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and ability. Inclusive and equitable in our recruitment and retention practices, we are dedicated to uplifting diverse opinions and backgrounds in order to grow and evolve as a welcoming workplace for all. Pittsburgh Action Against Rape is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: If you are interested in applying for this internship, please submit a letter of introduction and resume to Lisa Kadlecik, Director of Administration, at lisak@paar.net. Deadline to submit your resume is April 30, 2021.

Therapist

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape therapist positions are designed to provide assessment, short- term or group counseling services and/or referrals to adult and/or child victims of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and their family or caregivers, as well as maintaining required agency/client documentation and reports.

This position is required to fulfill all of the above-mentioned responsibilities at PAAR or at PAAR designated locations. This position may be required to maintain a professional working relationship with the staff of all satellite facilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $45,000 – $55,000

Required education: Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field from an accredited university

Required experience: Minimum four years’ experience providing assessment, individual and group counseling. Experience working with victims of trauma and sexual assault preferred

Required license or certification: Professional license or license obtained within 12 months of employment

  • PA Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or PA Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or) or PA Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT).
  • Comparable PA state approved ‘out of state license’ must be transferred to PA license within 12 months of hire at PAAR.

Requirements:

  • Completion of training in evidenced based, trauma specific psychotherapeutic modalities
  • Grounded in clinical practice as demonstrated by capacity to articulate theoretical and ethical orientation, practice guidelines, breadth, and depth of past work with clients, familiarity and comfort with different treatment modalities
  • Completion of state mandated (40) hour victim service training
  • Awareness of issues embedded in therapeutic work which involves client/counselor relationship
  • Knowledgeable about sexual assault issues; including effects, impacts, and possible interventions
  • Knowledgeable about Telehealth and comfortable performing counseling virtually an over the telephone

Skills:

Provide assessment and individual/group counseling and case management for adult and/or child sexual assault victims, sex trafficking victims, their families and significant others (crisis, short term, group, or alternative modalities)

  • Deliver trauma specific psychotherapy in the form of Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with children and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy with adults as needed.
    Additionally, employ other psychotherapeutic modalities models as determined by assessments and client needs including – art therapy, play therapy and family systems therapy.
  • Work closely with Case Manager and Advocate on needs of sex trafficking victims
  • Implement assessments and outcome evaluations
  • Case Management
  • Liaise with community providers and systems who are required support services for victims

DEI Imperative:

PAAR seeks to recruit candidates for employment that represent our diverse community in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and ability. Inclusive and equitable in our recruitment and retention practices, we are dedicated to uplifting diverse opinions and backgrounds in order to grow and evolve as a welcoming workplace for all. Pittsburgh Action Against Rape is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, e-mail your cover letter and resume to Lisa Kadlecik at lisak@paar.net.

Family Based Clinical Supervisor

Family Based Clinical Supervisor – $2,000 Hiring Bonus Available

Join our growing clinical team! Be a part of a dynamic, mental/behavioral health team providing evidence-based therapeutic support for families with children, adolescents, and adults with mental health disorders. Services are provided in the home, school, and community settings. Extensive training and support provided.

At Every Child, we transform lives and strengthen communities. We strive to help children and families live together safely and securely. We work hard and celebrate our professional achievements, but also understand that life outside of work is important and value a healthy work/life balance. We offer competitive wages, flexible scheduling options, benefits with low employee contributions, and a supportive work environment.

We are seeking a Family Based Clinical Supervisor to join our team.

The Family Based Clinical Supervisor will provide clinical supervision to Family Based Team Members.  This position is responsible for providing team, administrative and supervisory oversight to ensure the delivery of clinical services and to ensure that all mandated governmental regulations are adhered to and that all reporting requirements are performed in a timely and efficient manner. The supervisor is also monitoring for effective staff relations with their clients and organizations having a direct impact on the services we provide.  Responsible for complying with all PA State, county, managed care, and departmental paperwork expectations. Required to meet departmental performance standards as required by Every Child Inc.  Other agency related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Education or Human Services field.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s direct care experience with children or adolescents in any of the following Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) systems:  Mental Health, Education, Special Education, Children and Youth, Drug and Alcohol, Juvenile Justice, Health Care and Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Minimum of two year’s supervisory experience in any program of the CASSP system.
  • Training in a variety of systems and modalities of treatment with emphasis on structural family therapy model.
  • Proficient in family systems approaches and other therapeutic modalities such as behavioral management, cognitive therapy, interpersonal, solution focused, parent management, psycho dynamic etc.).
  • Proficiency in problem solving, well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Familiar with psychiatric diagnosis and knowledgeable of supportive and concrete services available to children and families via community and social service organizations.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective problem solving and negotiation skills with consumers and to empower families.
  • Mandatory ability to provide back up support to “crisis on-call” clinicians during and after office hours as part of a “crisis on-call “supervisory departmental rotation.
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential data.
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential data.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and multi-task to meet important deadlines.
  • Ownership of a reliable vehicle.
  • Valid PA driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Able to address productivity issues with staff in a well thought-out and timely manner.
  • Ensure full compliance with agency policies and governmental regulations through the delivery of clinical services within Every Child’s program offerings.
  • Provides inter-agency relations and troubleshooting with all funding sources.
  • Measures quality assurance expectations related to all practices and services.
  • Initiates new processes where needed to improve existing processes and quality on-time delivery.
  • Provides weekly supervision to FB Team to include case reviews, updates, treatment planning and assistance for WPIC presentations.
  • Consistently provides insurance companies with necessary information for reauthorization of services as necessary.
  • Notifies finance department in a timely fashion regarding authorizations for monthly invoicing.
  • Provides psycho-educational resources to staff to aide in treatment plans.
  • Timely and accurate review of weekly logs.
  • Fulfills On-call supervisor responsibilities (during business hours, evenings/weekends as necessary).
  • Consistently assesses individual staff strengths/challenges and develops strategies to assist in addressing areas requiring improvement.
  • Assists staff in the identification and coordination of the delivery of formal/informal support, community based resources to assist individuals and families.
  • Conduct staff performance appraisals in a timely manner.
  • Provides coaching/mentoring to staff as necessary.
  • Ensures accountability of staff performance and inter-departmental conflict, when necessary.
  • Maintains effective communications with all parties for proper coordination of activities, avoidance of miscommunicated information and missed deadlines.
  • Interviews and assesses qualifications of prospective employees.
  • Attends required staff, departmental and agency meetings.
  • Performs other special assignments, projects or miscellaneous duties as requested.

Physical Requirements

Use of general office equipment (computer, keyboards, telephones, copy and telefax machines).  May require minimal filing.  Driving/operation of a vehicle.  Must be able to transport infants in car seats requiring lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.

Additional Requirements

Act 33/34 Clearances current within one (1) year, FBI Clearance, Valid current PA Driver’s License, vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle /liability insurance coverage.  Ability to work a flexible work schedule to include evening and weekends.