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Mental Health Supervisor

Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need 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.

Sheltering Arms is seeking Mental Health Supervisor who will be responsible for assuring the continuing delivery of relevant quality mental health services to youth in the SED Limited Secure Placement (LSP) and Non-Secure Placement (NSP) facilities in Sheltering Arms Close to Home (CTH) Programs. Clinical and administrative supervision will be provided to the therapists assigned to each site, participation in treatment team meetings, and participation as needed in Service Plan Reviews. The MH Supervisor will be responsible to assure monitoring systems in all CTH sites involving clinical services and documentation are performed per specifications of Integrated Treatment Model in SED LSP and in the NSP programs.

Essential Functions

  • Provides clinical supervision of therapy services for youth, families & other family resources in accordance with the clinical model of the site; lobbies energetically for the appropriate services for the youth both in individual and group capacities. Participates in each facility's treatment team meetings
  • Utilizes best practices in providing clinical supervision to support the professional development of mental health therapists.
  • Assures the timely completion of all assessments and treatment plan progress, as well as therapist's entry of all relevant data into EVOLV, CONNX and other agency data collection systems.
  • Assures effective integration of Psychiatric services into each program
  • Ensures efficacious treatment planning and service coordination in collaboration with internal and external resources
  • Assures timely delivery of reports from therapists, including initial assessments, psychosocial, and treatment reports
  • Represents ARC CTH MH services at internal management meetings and appropriate external meetings
  • Supports the ideology and practice of the Integrated Treatment Model (ITM)
  • Models and promotes dependable, responsible, professional and accountable behavior including positive program norms, enthusiasm, and teamwork primacy
  • Travel to various sites is required
  • Availability 24/7 for emergency contact
  • Other duties as assigned


  • LCSW or LMHC
  • Familiarity with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Strengths-Based Therapy. Experience with ITM a plus.
  • 5+ Years experience in Child Welfare and/or Juvenile Justice Services
  • Experience working with youth and families in residential setting
  • Must be able to climb stairs and conduct visits to facilities and community based on partners
  • Knowledge of CONNECTIONS and Microsoft Office Suite



It is the policy of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services 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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