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Clinical Director

Clinical Director

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Category 
Homes
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

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To lead, direct, and supervise the clinical and counseling needs of children and support the parents to bring the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to children and their families in WinShape Homes through biblical and clinically approved modalities. To be available as a point of contact for families and individuals within WinShape Homes who are seeking specialized counseling services specific to foster care and adoption needs.

 

Participates on Staff Team:  Works closely with administrative staff, Child Caring Institution (CCI), and Child Placing Agency (CPA) staff members of WinShape Homes.

 

Reports to:

Senior Director, WinShape Homes

Responsibilities

  • Work 40 hours per week based in the Atlanta, Georgia Chick-fil-A Support Center, including necessary travel throughout the state and region.
  • Maintains CE requirements to ensure the latest research and practices are being applied at WinShape Homes.
  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling as needed to WinShape parents and children. Will spend, as able, an average of eight hours or more per week providing direct service time in counseling sessions with clients.
  • Develop and update written protocols for the delivery of clinical support services.
  • Respond to WinShape Homes counseling inquiries, calls seeking counseling services, or for information about WinShape counseling.
  • Provide clinical supervision and consultation to those counselors who collaborate with WinShape Homes, including leading a bi-annual gathering of the counseling team. Ensure that training is relevant and helpful for counselors, parents and children. Will also head up specialized counseling ministry planning and retreats.
  • Develop and implement a quality assurance and evaluation plan for the counseling component of WinShape Homes.
  • Build and maintain relationships with appropriate referral sources (including pastors, school counselors, law enforcement officials, DFCS, school teachers, physicians, professional counselors/organizations, or other sources) in order to professionally present our services to the community to whom those services are available.
  • Measure counseling progress, efforts, and results on children in WinShape Homes care. Keep appropriate records and paperwork on children and maintain confidentiality of children. Appropriate paperwork will include weekly schedules and monthly statistical reports, in addition to case progress notes.
  • Provide a program report for the Board of Directors and WinShape Leadership Team (WLT).
  • Oversee, develop and work alongside WinShape Foundation branding to promote counseling.
  • Hold case consultations with HSPs, Case Managers, and House Parents as determined on specific child issues in care.
  • Keep counseling skills and state license current to appropriate clinical and educational standards.
  • Provide intensive session(s) when needed for WinShape Homes children across the states where Homes are located.
  • Lead, plan, coordinate, and manage with CCI and CPA program leaders’ training needs in order to provide the best quality training for parents in both programs.
  • Attend WSH leadership staff meetings.
  • Attend annual strategic planning meeting with Senior Director and other WSHLT members, as well as House Parent and Relief Parent day training.
  • Attend WinShape Foundation ONE Conference, Fall Rally, and other events as determined.
  • Lead in bi-annual case file audit and end of year evaluations.
  • Supervises the Intake Coordinator in the clinical aspects of placement of children.
  • Contribute to the overall orphan care movement on behalf of WinShape Homes by writing, blogging, and speaking at conferences or training events.
  • To perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Director.

Qualifications

Spiritual:

  • Member and regular attendee of a local evangelical church.
  • Gospel testimony.
  • Commitment to prayer and Bible study.
  • Servant leadership as modeled by Jesus Christ.

Education:

  • Master’s Degree, LCSW, LPC, Ed.D., Ed.S., Ph.D. or Psych.D. from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Current Professional Counselor License from the State of Georgia, Alabama or Tennessee preferred. Comparable licensure will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Body of knowledge and skills related to the responsibilities of the position, especially in the field of foster care, trauma, and attachment.
  • Experience in individual and group counseling with a wide range of clients, including children.
  • Valid driver’s license and is insurable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in teambuilding and teamwork.
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in clinical or supervisory role.
  • Must be willing to travel to help children in crisis, attend workshops, seminars and meetings.

 

The Fair Labor Standards Act:  Exempt Status