This flexible position is a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in educational settings and research environments to join a dynamic and friendly team, gain valuable experience and make extra money for the holidays!!
The Students with Involved Families and Teachers (SWIFT) study is a 5-year randomized controlled trial of an intervention to support middle school students with emotional and behavioral challenges. This intervention includes (1) skills coaching for students; (2) parent support to promote home-school collaboration and positive parenting skills; (3) behavioral progress monitoring; and (4) case management of the intervention elements and coordination with the school and collateral agencies. SWIFT supports typically last 9-12 months. Over the 5 years of the project, a total of 320 students, their parents, and their teachers will be enrolled in the project. Participants referred to the SWIFT Project are referred for child and family services related to emotional and behavioral challenges at school. Youth participants will be receiving special education services for a range of emotional and behavioral challenges including Emotional Disturbance, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Other Health Impaired.
The Licensed Clinical Supervisor will be a member of the SWIFT supervisory team, including the SWIFT Program Supervisor (PhD, BCBA, and Co-Investigator of the RCT) and SWIFT Clinical Director (PhD and RCT Principal Investigator). They will not have direct contact with program participants. They will review, approve, and sign off on service treatment plans and assessments completed by the SWIFT Program Supervisor and SWIFT Clinical Director. They will provide one-on-one clinical supervision to SWIFT practicum student family coaches (30 minutes, every other week per student). They will attend monthly supervision meetings.
This position is classified as a healthcare position and per Oregon Temporary Administrative Order PH 38-2021, staff will be required to provide either: a) proof of COVID-19 vaccination showing they are fully vaccinated, or b) documentation of a medical or religious exception upon hiring. This is a limited duration position and can accommodate fully remote work within Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Connecticut or Tennessee.
Essential Job Tasks to be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation):
· Acts as a member of the SWIFT supervisory team.
· Responsible for review, approval, and signing of comprehensive mental health assessments and treatment plans.
· May conduct comprehensive mental health assessments and treatment plans, including documentation.
· Provides one-on-one supervision to practicum student family coaches (30 minutes, every other week, estimated number of students is 1-5).
· Is well-versed in HIPAA compliance and assists SWIFT staff in maintaining compliance with all procedures.
· Attends clinical team meetings at least once per month.
· Performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge, skills, experience, education or training needed to perform job:
· Level 10: Master’s degree with coursework directly related to the position and 3 years related experience or doctorate degree with coursework directly related to the position or equivalent combination of training and experience appropriate to the position.
· Level 11: Master’s degree with coursework directly related to the position and 4 years related experience or doctorate degree with coursework directly related to the position and 1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience appropriate to the position.
· Master’s degree with major course work in School Psychology, Special Education, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work required.
· License (LCSW, LMFT, LMSW, LPC, or Licensed Psychologist) required.
· Experience with a behavioral approach to treatment required.
· Experience with the administrative components of treatment (case documentation) required.
· Must have ability to implement a curriculum with fidelity.
· Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Must have basic computer skills and skills to audio record sessions.
· Familiarity with, understanding of, and enthusiasm for evidence-based protocols preferred.
· Demonstrated ability to work as part of a treatment team preferred.
· Experience as an individual or family therapist preferred.
· Experience providing clinical supervision to therapeutic staff preferred.
· Experience with crisis management preferred.
· Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Traits needed to perform job:
· Ability to discuss sensitive topics regarding challenging behavior, mental health functioning, and parenting. Must be flexible in working with a population that has a history of poor follow-through with appointments; persistence is key.
· Willingness to work with a variety of populations, including vulnerable parents and youth.
· Ability to develop rapport with adults and youth; ability to demonstrate friendliness and respect for all participants.
· Ability to attend to a high level of detail
· Ability to exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies. Will regularly make independent decisions without existing methods and procedures.
· Ability to manage own workload and work independently at times with minimal supervision.
· Ability to perform work with general direction on routine work and more detailed instruction on new assignments.
· Ability to manage own workload and supervise employees performing tasks across multiple functions.
· Ability to receive direction from multiple supervisors and effectively prioritize tasks.
· Ability to take the initiative to accomplish project tasks as needed and to apply skills and knowledge to new applications.
· Excellent interpersonal skills and service-oriented attitude.
· Excellent communication and organizational skills.
· Must be able to work in team environment, requiring participatory decision-making/cooperative interactions among employees.
· Ability to be flexible in regard to work schedule.
· Ability to interpret spoken and written communication in English.
· Ability to effectively communicate verbally in English or the ability to effectively communicate non-verbally in English with reasonable accommodation.
· Must be able to visually observe family interactions.
· Must have the ability to be an active listener and document work with youth and parents accurately and precisely.
· Must be able to sit for periods of time (2+ hours).
· Must be able to type or otherwise input data into a PC.
· Must be able to interpret spoken or written communication.
· Must be able to lift and carry video equipment, personal computer, boxes of assessment documents (10-30 pounds on an occasional basis).
· Must be able to bend and twist when setting up AV equipment in the center.
· Must be able to climb stairs in clients’ homes. (# of steps will vary according to clients’ homes).
· May need to kneel to fill copier paper tray, to setup AV equipment.
Equipment, tools, machines used while performing job:
· Personal computer usage.
· Cell phone.
· Occasional audio-visual equipment and other equipment for performing study-related tasks.
Standard Expectations for person performing the job:
· After completion of training period you must be able to keep up with the average time and accuracy allowed for supervision and document review. These standards will be discussed during the training period.
· May occasionally be asked to work a variety of hours during the weekdays and weekends to accommodate clients’ schedules.
· Exercises good judgment, effective problem-solving strategies, and appropriate interpersonal skills in various settings.
· Demonstrates responsibility, professionalism, and dependability in daily work habits.
· Produces quality work, follows through in completing tasks and meeting deadlines.
Supervision of Workers, if any, person performing the job will supervise.
· There are supervisory tasks associated with this position including clinical supervision for lower-level staff.
Environmental Description of working conditions.
Office, community, and home environments. Some environments/homes may be smoky.
Products, materials, or chemicals the person performing the job will be exposed to.
Description of special hazards of the job.
Moving of audio video equipment, notebook PCs.
This job description covers some, but not necessarily all, tasks, requirements, working conditions and physical demands of the position described. It is difficult if not impossible to anticipate and describe every aspect of a particular job over the duration of that job. Oregon Social learning Center and ODI reserve the right to revise this job description or assign additional or different duties and responsibilities to the person performing this job as it deems necessary to ensure efficient operation of the center.
We are interested in finding the best person for this job, and that might be an applicant does not meet every one of the qualifications listed. If you think you are ideal for this position, we encourage you to apply!
Starting Date: ASAP
Applications: To apply, complete the electronic on-line job application at https://www.oslc.org/careers-listings/. In addition, please provide a cover letter and resume. Applications/resumes on file will not be considered adequate for responding to this posting.
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