Organization: Cornerstone Advocacy Services | Location: Bloomington, MN
Activity Area: Human Services | Job Type: Mental Health | Salary:
Closing Date: 01/31/2020
Cornerstone is a $5M agency with approximately 90 employees. Our organization serves individuals impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking, with office locations in Bloomington, Minneapolis, and Brooklyn Center.
Cornerstone has developed one of the most comprehensive service continuums for victims of violence in Minnesota. Our services are designed to move individuals and families from crisis to safety, stabilization and security. last year, approximately 4,000 individuals accessed Cornerstone programming. In addition, through Cornerstone’s statewide Day one Crisis and Crime Victim Support lines, we provided services to over 20,000 persons via phone, text and chat. We are committed to providing opportunities for others to partner with us int his work and to convey, as a community, xero-tolerance for violence. (www.cornerstonemn.org)
The Clinical Supervisor is an independently licensed mental health professional who has documented competency in providing trauma informed clinical mental health treatment for adults, children and youth impacted by sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking. This position will have demonstrated skills in clinical and staff supervision, as well as program development. The clinical supervisor will oversee and participate in the daily operation of Cornerstone’s clinical mental health program and development of the Clinical Services internship program. This position is based out of the Bloomington office and must be available to work a minimum of 2 evenings a week.
Primary responsibilities include:
· Provide individual and group supervision to program therapists and graduate students;
· Provide direct therapeutic services to individuals, families and groups;
· Lead the program development for delivery of clinical mental health services
Cornerstone offers a generous salary and benefits package. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply and bilingual skills are highly desirable.
Education and Licensure
· Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or related Social Science profession.
· Must possess license to perform therapy from Minnesota accredited licensing board: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Psychologist (LP) at the doctoral level.
· Board certified clinical supervisor preferred.
· Must have at least 3 years’ experience providing individual, family, and group therapy post masters level graduation and 1 year of clinical supervision experience
· Experience working with victims of trauma, sexual violence, domestic violence, sexual exploitation and trafficking and community resources.
· Experience with third party billing and electronic health record system is desirable
· Ability to work independently and to make decisions under pressure
· Experience working with diverse populations
· Training and experience in evidence-based practice models is desirable.
· At least 2 years of work providing diagnostic assessments, developing treatment plans and maintaining all clinical documentation
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Clinical Supervision (50%):
· Oversee the day to day operations of Clinical Services
· Provide individual clinical supervision for all therapy staff/interns
· Facilitate weekly program and case consultation meetings
· Ensure program therapists deliver effective assessment and services consistent with contracted requirements and agency clinical policies and procedures
· Oversee development and implementation of clinical process for intake, documentation, on-going therapy sessions, and termination
· Provides leadership to the development and analysis of clinical billing services and credentialing process with insurers
· Oversee clinician caseload expectation and assign cases as needed
· Ensure that clinical documentation is meeting clinical practice standards
· Maintain confidentiality of records in accordance with current HIPAA standards
· Provide support and oversight of employee performance and productivity
· Maintains relevant documentation relating to personnel files
· Assist with development, recruitment, training, and implementation of internship program for clinical services
Direct Clinical Service (30%):
Provide professional therapeutic clinical services to clients across the lifespan from children to adults (includes individual, family, and/or group therapy) who have been affected by interpersonal violence
Conduct crisis and/or mental health screening and triage to determine needs
Facilitate support group and/or therapeutic groups as needed and assigned
Provide care coordination for clients and their families that includes working with external agencies to support client and provide referrals to resources
Complete safety and self-care plan with clients as needed
Maintain compliance with community practice standards; complete diagnostic assessments, closing summaries, progress notes, and clinical treatment plans.
Advocate on behalf of participants with community organizations, schools, or human services system in order to coordinate care
Coordinate and communicate with significant people in the lives of the client
Connect with and coordinate services with other agencies or professionals providing services with shared clients
Provide all on-boarding, orientation to Clinical Services Program, vetting therapeutic services of staff and if necessary service delivery training for the staff to be fully equipped to assess, address and deliver trauma appropriate clinical mental health service.
Works as a team with Program Manager to provide vision and actionable course forward to create a sustainable clinical program
Oversee, monitor and act as a liaison between Cornerstone and the electronic health record and documentation system used in the agency
Collaborate with other Prevention, Education and Clinical Services Coordinators and Supervisors to integrate and develop high quality services for families, children, and youth.
Write, review and comply with all State laws for reporting child abuse, vulnerable adult abuse and situations for reporting to law enforcement.
Ensure adherence to NASW Code of Ethics, HIPAA standards, as well as state professional and ethical standards for mental health
Participate in quality assurance for the clinical program, i.e., audits, review of documentation, clinical trainings, and electronic health record training
Provide timely reporting for funders and Development Staff as needed
Perform other responsibilities assigned, requested or approved by supervisor
OTHER ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Assure data entry is completed accurately as assigned.
2. Complete accurate statistical reports as assigned.
3. Assist in developing and reporting of program outcomes.
4. Support the grant writing process, i.e. research, information gathering, etc.
5. Review and authorize timesheet and purchase orders as assigned.
1. Promote Cornerstone Advocacy Service’s (CAS) mission & philosophy.
2. Display high ethical and professional standards.
3. Participate in internal CAS committees and represent CAS on external committees as assigned.
4. Provide support to and attend CAS events, e.g. conference, volunteer recognition, fundraisers, etc., as assigned.
5. Support CAS marketing initiatives.
6. Attend all staff meetings and required trainings.
1. Maintain positive and enthusiastic attitude.
2. Identify and capitalize on strengths in your team.
3. Provide support and open communication lines with employees.
4. Maintain communication processes with the Executive Director to ensure this position is informed about programming, staffing, and participant successes, challenges and concerns.
5. Provide direct and honest communication toward staff across the organization.
6. Maintain accountability of employees, as well as yourself.
7. Support a continuous learning environment.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities and those who may be Deaf/Hard of Hearing, to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use manual dexterity for use of objects, tools or controls as well as visual acuity. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee should always request assistance if any object needs to be lifted and the employee feels that their capabilities are such that the specific item to be lifted is beyond the employee’s abilities. No employee should attempt to lift more than what is comfortable for them. If such a situation should arise the employee should notify their supervisor to find help with lifting any item regardless of weight if the object to be lifted is awkward or difficult to lift in any way.
Language Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common social science literature and journals, financial reports, and funding contracts. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Cornerstone strives for a fully inclusive work environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, familial or marital status, and/or with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic. These statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Cornerstone is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Cornerstone offers a generous salary and benefits package.
Please email both cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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