YMCA of San Diego County
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Early Childhood Mental Health Clincal Supervisor
at YMCA of San Diego County
The Early Childhood Mental Health Clinical Supervisor will provide programmatic and clinical supervision for all early childhood mental health interventions. Will ensure excellent customer service, leadership, and oversight for programs/projects including program development, contract compliance, outreach and recruitment, and evaluation planning. Will address services through the lenses of family strengthening, trauma informed services, and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation to ensure the program adheres to ethical and best practices standards.
What an Early Childhood Mental Health Clinical Supervisor Does...
- Provide clinical, reflective and programmatic supervision for Early Childhood Mental Health team
- Develop, implement and continuously improve policies, procedures, and practices to ensure contract compliance
- Provide clinical quality assurance through monitoring all clinical records to meet program standards, goals and targets; review and approve all clinical notes and program documentation
- Provide ongoing leadership and support to program staff including recruitment, hiring, coaching, and conducting annual evaluations; provide weekly and bi-weekly individual and group supervision
- May provide direct services such as:
- Outreach and promotion activities for the program
- Behavioral health assessments, observations, and referrals
- Individualized intervention plans in partnership with families and early care and education providers
- Behavior-focused consultation and coaching to families and early care and education providers
- Behavioral-related workshops to families and/or early care and education providers
- Manage project budgets and follow spending guidelines
- Maintain inventory of materials required for team and orders materials as needed
- Attend collaborative meetings with community partners to build relationships, strengthen partnerships, and provide program information
- Follow departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines
- Work collaboratively with other Childcare Resource Service and Community Support Services departments, YMCA branches, and community agencies including attending various network/collaboration meetings
- Attend professional development seminars, conferences, and other learning opportunities
What We Look for in an Early Childhood Mental Health Clinical Supervisor...
- Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, human development, child development or related field required.
- Must be licensed as an MFT, LCSW, professional clinical counselor, psychologist, child and adolescent psychiatrist, or similar field.
- Minimum 2 years post license to provide clinical supervision per the Board of Behavioral Science requirement and must be in full compliance with all continuing education requirements.
- Minimum of 3 years work experience providing services to young children (ages 0-5 years) and their families required; experience working with young children with developmental disabilities and their families preferred.
- Knowledge of early childhood mental health, social emotional development and behavior support strategies required.
- Strong leadership and organizational skills; experience with program development, management and staff supervision.
- Experience working with diverse populations.
- Ability to communicate effectively with young children, parents, child care providers, co-workers, and the public; bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
- Experience developing and conducting trainings and/or providing one-on-one coaching and technical assistance to adult learners.
- Ability to support families, child care providers, and staff in emotionally-challenging circumstances.
- Ability to work independently and work as part of a team to accomplish project goals and meet deadlines.
- Experience with data collection and use of multiple databases.
- Must possess the ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills.
- Current CPR and First Aid certification required and must be from one of the following certifying organizations: American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute.
- Must be available to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends as needed for training, events, and presentations
- Able to travel efficiently throughout San Diego County, as well as available to travel within and outside of the state on a limited basis