Clinical Supervisor-LMFT/LPCC/LICSW/LP

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Life Development Resources has been providing quality Mental Health Services to the South Metro for over 30 years. Our desire to help our community live abundantly has always been a cornerstone for our services. Life Development Resources has teamed up with Dakota County Community Corrections to facilitate an in-house culturally responsive therapeutic-based program for youth who participate in the Dakota County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC). We are currently recruiting for 1 part-time Clinical Supervisor.

Expectations for the Alcohol & Drug Counselor:

The supervisor will be working primarily with a diverse adolescent drug court population and their families face-to-face, via telehealth and in a therapeutic group setting. The counselor is expected to have experience working with multicultural youth and staff, be respectful of lived experiences, and demonstrate an on-going expansion of one’s own awareness and understanding of culture, equity, and inclusion. The group program is called H.E.A.T. 4 Youth (H4Y), a culturally specific and responsive program for male youth designed to empower youth and strengthen character. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the supervisor will co-facilitate the H4Y group as well as provide individual and group Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT) services to youth and lead parent support groups. The supervisor will also oversee two interns actively working towards licensure.

The program location will be located at a Dakota County government center in West St. Paul, MN. Dates and times of the H4Y program are to be determined.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Client program orientation, and discharge
  • Complete diagnostic assessments
  • Facilitate H.E.A.T. 4 Youth (H4Y) group curriculum to clients
  • Provide individual and family therapy
  • Provide DBT therapy in a group and individual setting
  • Consult reference material such as textbooks, manuals, and journals to identify symptoms, to make diagnoses, and to develop approaches to treatment
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans
  • Discuss the treatment of problems with clients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses, as necessary
  • Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment
  • Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing the individuals or families, and by reviewing records
  • Refer clients to other specialists, institutions, or support services, as necessary
  • Write reports on clients, and maintain required documentation
  • Communicate progress notes with the drug court team
  • Train and support 2 individuals actively seeking licensure

Supervisor Qualifications:

  • Licensed mental health provider with supervision competency
  • Must have DBT certification and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be free of chemical use problems for at least the two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact
  • Must pass DHS required background check
  • Must document competence in screening for and working with clients with mental health problems, through education, training, and experience
  • Have flexible availability to meet the needs of the clients and the clinic
  • Work a minimum of 20 hours per week

Pay/Benefits:

  • $50/hour for program management, $75/hour clinical supervision
  • Percentage split on clinical billable hours
  • Experience working with community corrections, justice-involved youth