Clinical Supervisor Behavioral Health

  • Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
  • North Platte, NE, USA
  • Jan 24, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Lutheran Family Services is seeking a Clinical Supervisor for our Western Region (North Platte, Grand Island, McCook and Lexington) for our Behavioral Health Department to:

Provide clinical supervision for assigned licensed therapist/counselor staff
Provide direct services to clients and provide back-up to staff as needed

Key Account-abilities

Clinical Supervision
-Provide therapy to a limited caseload at a level defined in consultation with Behavioral Health leadership
-Provide clinical supervision to therapists/counselors and regularly schedule individual supervision for the purpose of developing treatment strategy, reviewing caseload and increasing skills of each clinician.
-Assist in establishing professional development/education plans with assigned staff and ensure implementation.
-Coordinate practicum student supervision as necessary.
-Provide back-up and on-call crisis assistance to clients and staff as needed.

Program Development

-Achieve successful implementation of the program as evidenced by adequate referrals, outcome achievement and feedback from referral sources and clientele.
-Locate funding sources to financially sustain the program, develop and coordinate recruitment activities, and market program through key contacts in the community.
-Develop and implement recruitment activities, including providing public speaking at churches, schools and other community organizations.
-Market the program through identification of key contacts in the community and throughout the state and the development of positive working relationships with key persons/organizations.

Clinical Direct Service
-Maintain a small caseload of direct service hours in order to maintain skill set and stay current with industry trends and practices
-Provide mental health and/or substance abuse and dependency assessments and treatment interventions to individuals, couples and families in order to effect change for growth and healing.
-Develop and professionally facilitate therapeutic groups for mental health/chemically dependent persons.
-Design and deliver educational/therapeutic workshops, classes or programs to meet the identified needs of family members/significant others.
-Continuously review and update program participants’ mental health/CD needs for symptoms and behaviors and adjust treatment plan accordingly.
-Develop and maintain a working knowledge of area mental health and substance abuse treatment and service resources that can augment active CD treatment and provide for pre-discharge aftercare and support service options that may be necessary for clients to maintain sobriety following treatment.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Range: $44,000-68,000 based on experience

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Human Service field from accredited college required 
  • Licensed to practice mental health in Nebraska; LIMHP required
  • Experience in the practice of EMDR preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 5 years post masters behavioral health experience
  • Knowledge of theory and best practice standards for the treatment of traumatized persons and groups
  • 3-5+ years’ progressive leadership/supervisory experience in providing quality clinical training, supervision and program development
  • Ability to manage budget and other resources
  • Knowledge of program development and building relationships in the service community
  • Valid Nebraska driver’s license, proof of liability insurance and ability to drive for Agency business

Licensing requirements: 

  • Independent License LIMHP required
  • LICSW preferred, but not required
  • LADC preferred, but not required

Loan Forgiveness?


Additional Keywords

therapist, behavioral health, clinical, licensed therapist, LICSW, LIMHP, LADC, mental health, substance abuse, treatment,