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Mental Health Supervisor - LCSW in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Major Duties:

  • Collaborate closely with the foster care, care coordination and other health services staff to ensure close communication and collaboration between all discipline and that the FASP goals are aligned with the Mental Health Treatment Plan. 
  • Coordinate and supervise intake of mental health referrals both internally and externally.
  • Review and, where needed, revise documentation written by Mental Health Clinicians.
  • In conjunction with the Health Services’ Quality Assurance team, ensure that standards are met and documentation is entered into the systems of records.
  • Provide thorough review of clinician’s paperwork and reports for accuracy and comprehension and that assessments are aligned with the FASP as needed.  
  • Lead treatment meetings to coordinate the psychosocial, psychiatric and when appropriate psychological evaluations along with nursing, care coordination and case planning to develop the initial treatment service plan and regular treatment service reviews
  • Primary Liaison for ACS’ Mental Health Coordination Unit 
  • Process overrides for ACS for hospitalizations, mental health treatment and psychotropic medications.
  • Attend Family Team Conferences and other meetings as needed.
  • Participate in educating parents/caregivers and staff on the mental health, psychotropic medication, and the impact of trauma, abuse/maltreatment of children/youth.
  • Meet regularly with Health Services, Care Coordination, and Foster Care supervisors to ensure overall effectiveness, integration, and integrity of the mental health services being provided.
  • Manage the changes necessitated by the move to Medicaid Managed Care.
  • Assess, identify, and where appropriate provide, in-service training needs of mental health staff.
  • Encourage and advance the use of the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences, and self-care in the program with both participants and staff.
  • Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture.
  • Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment. 
  • Utilize Sanctuary Model principles in the supervisory practice.



  • LCSW or PMHNP-BC and a minimum of three years supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Electronic Health Record systems
  • Skills in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.