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Clinical Supervisor - Long Term Foster Care - Bilingual Spanish Preferred

  • 5 Feb 2024 12:25 PM
    Message # 13310922

    We are accepting applications for this position until February 14th, 2024. Please apply at . For benefits information, please go to .

    *Applicants who apply through third-party sites (Indeed, Monster, etc.) will receive an email from ApplicantPro to complete their application.*

    Note: This position will be split 50/50 between Denver and Fort Collins. Home office will be determined based on location of candidate.


    Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains is a nonprofit, human services agency committed to community safety, support, and resiliency. Since 1948, LFSRM has provided support, guidance, and resource coordination to individuals and families, regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age through family and refugee services. We believe that all people, from the newborn to the most elderly, are valued members of our community. If you want to impact your community while serving alongside other amazing professionals, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains welcomes you to apply.


    The Long-Term Foster Care (LTFC) program at Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) provides care and support to Unaccompanied Children (UC) in federal custody as they wait for their immigration case to be resolved so they can transition to a more long term program or living arrangement. UCs are placed with licensed foster families and attend public school while they are in the program, allowing them to have more normalized experiences in family based environment.


    The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supporting and ensuring the comprehensive service delivery of clinical services in the program. This position will offer consultation and trauma-informed expertise to program staff and stakeholders to promote stable foster placements and provide clinical feedback. Additionally, the Clinical supervisor will conduct trainings during the onboarding process for new staff and continually, as needed. This position includes the direct supervision of the therapeutic team and may support direct client treatment services, based on program needs. This position will support both Long Term Foster Care programs- Denver and Ft Collins.


    Occupational Competencies

    • Meet standards of practice: Familiarity with social work practice, human development, child welfare system and family systems, including appropriate local, state, and federal regulatory rules.
    • Apply therapeutic services: Familiarity with assessment, care planning, facilitation, coordination, and advocating for supports on behalf of and in collaboration with an individual.
    • Apply crisis intervention: Experience with crisis management, problem solving, and mediation best practices.
    • Legal requirements: Familiarity with the legal system as it applies to child welfare.
    • Deliver services within diverse cultural communities: Skills and sensitivity in working with youth and families from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds with a variety of challenges.
    • Communicate professionally with colleagues in other fields: Ability to communicate professionally and cooperate with members of the other professions involved with the youth.

    Foundational Competencies

    • Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting.
    • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
    • Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


    • Provide clinical supervision, leadership, and training to therapeutic team.
    • Support and supervise the therapeutic team with service delivery, documentation and client related issues.
    • Provide direct therapeutic services to clients and community as needed including group and family therapy.
    • Facilitate comprehensive clinical related training to staff and stakeholders.
    • Ensure federal, state, and program's internal documentation practices and reporting requirements are met in following with contract and licensing standards.
    • Participate in meetings with stakeholders and offer clinical feedback regarding client treatment needs.
    • Participate in data collection and review to evaluate individual and program success- set goals for improvement based on overall strategies and objectives.
    • May participate in on call rotation.


    Must maintain a valid driver's license and carry personal auto liability insurance at the level of $100,000/300,000/100,000.

    • Frequent local regional travel. May be required to transport clients in personal vehicle.


    • Master's degree or Ph.D. in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement.
    • Two (2) years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience.
    • Clinical License- LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LP.
    • Bi-lingual English and Spanish strongly preferred.


    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Due to policy requirements from the Office of Refugee Resettlement, staff in this Long-Term Foster Care Program who work directly with Unaccompanied Children must present proof of immunization or immunity (within 120 days of hire) to the following diseases: Varicella, MMR, Tdap, and annual Influenza; or an approved exemption from Human Resources.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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