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Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Supervisor

Organization Overview: Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of highneed children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year
from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to
our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining
our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse
backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every
role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team
members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.

Job Summary: Responsible for providing supervision to one CPP team which is composed of 4
therapists, 2 case aides, 1 FTC facilitator and additional support staff. Responsible for a small
caseload; providing intensive home based therapeutic intervention to child(ren) and their care giver
in the context of a child welfare program designed to reduce the risk of abuse or neglect and related
child welfare involvement. 

This is a role that is slated to begin July 1, 2020 or shortly before. 

Essential Functions

  • Provides weekly clinical supervision and administrative supervision to CPP therapists.
  • Coordinates and participates in all required training and credentialing activities to gain
  • expertise and insure fidelity to the CPP model.
  • Reviews weekly case summaries submitted by therapists and provides written feedback.
  • Provides individual supervision focusing on therapist development and utilization of the
  • model.
  • Conducts chart reviews of each supervisee to ensure that documentation are in compliance
  • with ACS/OCFS mandates.
  • Provides CPP treatment to families
  • Continuous assessment of safety and risk of each youth in the home in accordance to ACS
  • policy.
  • Utilization of PROMIS (ACS system) for entering client contacts.
  • Provides case management support to linkages and referrals to additional support services
  • and plans for termination.
  • Complete agency employee evaluation. 
  • Assist in coordination of special projects and outreach for program development
  • Assist in the interviewing process.
  • Orients new staff to program policy and procedures.
  • Attends case conferences, CPP and ACS trainings, meetings and supervision.
  • Covers in the absence of the Director
  • Other duties assigned by Director


  • LMSW required, or equivalent in mental health discipline
  • Clinical experience strongly preferred; clinical child welfare practice experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of ACS preventive services system required; experience with child welfare
  • evidence based models preferred
  • Experience with Connections and PROMIS strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to create a positive work environment and foster staff development
  • required.
  • Bilingual preferred

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all
employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s
perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender
identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or
veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring,
compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer,
layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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