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Monday, 19 August, 2019

DC LICSW or LPC Clinical Supervisor for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team in Community Behavioral Health

Clinical Supervisor for Team in Assertive Community Treatment

Community Connections, a large private not-for-profit behavioral health organization in Washington, DC is seeking a Clinical Supervisor for an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team which provides comprehensive, community-based, psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to persons with serious and persistent mental illness. ACT provides intensive services to adults with co-occurring problems with addiction, homelessness, criminal justice involvement, physical illness and violent victimization.  ACT teams embrace the nationally established Evidence Based Practice Model for ACT and achieve a high level of fidelity to the model. Teams are composed of a psychiatrist, nurse, licensed team supervisor, a peer support specialist, and rehabilitation support staff.  ACT teams have small caseloads and work as a tight knit interdisciplinary unit to create opportunities for growth and recovery.

ACT Clinical Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and trains Rehabilitation Specialists (RSs), CAC, and Certified Peer
  • Draft, update, and revise when appropriate, the IRP in conjunction with the consumer, the CSS and all relevant network members and stakeholders.
  • Ensure team compliance with clinical documentation.  One hundred per cent compliance is expected.
  • Monitor proper implementation of the IRP and provide technical supervision to RS as needed.
  • Respond to clinical crises in a timely manner. Maintain certification as Officer Agent.
  • Conduct daily team meetings and daily team check-ins to ensure that services are being delivered as prescribed by the IRP and in compliance with ACT fidelity by the individual RS and by the team as a whole.
  • Manages key performance indicators of team’s staff, and assures that individual and team service targets and timeliness of clinical documentation are within parameters established by the agency.
  • Assure the teams fidelity to the ACT model and prepare for annual fidelity audits.

ACT Clinical Supervisor Qualifications:

  • DC LICSW or LPC and three or more years of experience providing services to adults with serious mental illness 
  • Prefer two or more years of experience supervising clinical staff in behavioral health services setting

Benefits:

  • Opportunities to earn CEUs
  • PTO (vacation/sick/holidays)
  • Medical/Vision/Dental/Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Immediate 403(b), with employer contribution after two years of employment
  • Credit union and banking partners including M&T Bank and State Employees Credit Union of Maryland
  • Educational assistance after one year of employment
  • Professional and leadership development
  • Pre-tax Metro cost
  • Mileage reimbursement for eligible employees       

Candidates must have a reliable vehicle, clean driving record, and be able to successfully complete the agency’s background check.

Interested qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to the attention of Rebecca Wolfson Berley, LICSW at jobs@ccdc1.org We encourage people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities to apply.  

 

Contact: jobs@ccdc1.org


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