Mental Health Supervisor

New York, NY
Full Time
Adolescent Residential Care

The Mental Health Supervisor is responsible for assuring the continuing delivery of relevant quality mental  health services to youth in the SED Limited Secure Placement (LSP), Non-Secure Placement (NSP) facilities in Sheltering  Arms Close to Home (CTH) Programs.and Hard to Place Group Homes. 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 sites involving clinical  services and documentation are performed per specifications of Integrated Treatment Model in SED LSP, NSP and HTPGH  programs.  This is a hybrid position.

Organization Overview: Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 12,000 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.

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 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 




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



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