Early Childhood Administrative Supervisor- Harlem

Location: Child Development Center
City: Manhattan
State/Territory: New York
ZIP/Postal code: 10037
Borough: Manhattan
Division: Community Treatment & Support
Program/Department: 6620A | CDC Virginia and Leonard Marx Counseling Center (EC)
Salary Range:
Salary Information: Salaried
Position Control #: 2635

About Us

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.

The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.


Description

OVERVIEW:

The Harlem Child Development Center offers an outpatient clinic, a therapeutic nursery school, early childhood consultation to community based settings, and a special education itinerant teacher program for children ages 2-6 with a range of developmental, neurological and/or emotional and behavioral problems. Children in our services have specific language and learning challenges, pervasive developmental disorder, autistic spectrum disorder, as well as behavioral and emotional difficulties. Individual and group services for families and caregivers are also provided.

The Social Work Administrative Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the provision of services, oversight of administrative processes, and supervision of staff in the Early Childhood Treatment Center programs, including clinicians, consultants and family peer advocates.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•     Provide individual and group supervision to clinical staff in their treatment of young children (ages 0-8) and their families.

•     Provide and supervise crisis intervention and clinical risk management.

•     Provide clinical and administrative coverage.

•     Ensure compliance with Jewish Board and regulator (OMH) standards, policies and procedures.

•     Provide direct services to limited caseload of young children (ages 0-8) and their families, including individual, dyadic/family and group therapy.

  • Lead meetings and trainings to support clinician’s professional development and learning needs.

•      Develop and maintain relationships with community service providers.

  • Oversee quality assurance projects and other projects as needed
  • Oversee assignment and management of cases

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED :

  • LCSW or PhD in Psychology required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:

  • 3-5 years of experience in mental health service program administration
  • Minimum of 2 years program supervisory experience.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills 
  • Strong administrative skills as well as an understanding of mental health delivery issues.
  • Verbal and written Spanish language fluency required




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