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Seven Challenges Supervisor

Tides Family Services
United States, Rhode Island, Providence
790 Broad Street (Show on map)
June 12, 2024


Tides Family Services is a nonprofit organization that is committed to providing comprehensive support and resources to children, adolescents, and families facing various challenges. The overall mission of Tides is to provide services and supports that allow youth to live in a community-based setting. An \"Agency Without Walls\" our services are delivered in homes, communities, schools...wherever our youth are.

Job Summary: As a Seven Challenges Clinician Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in leading an integrated team of clinicians within an evidence-based model of care to provide comprehensive services to clients and families. Key responsibilities include leading the team in developing, reviewing, and evaluating treatment goals, overseeing bio-psychosocial assessments, evaluating alcohol and drug counseling, reviewing crisis and trauma counseling services, ensuring quality service metrics are met, and managing evidence-based supervision to clients and families with targeted outcomes.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead an integrated team of clinicians within an evidence-based model of care to develop, review and evaluate treatment goals, provide resources, advocacy, perform routine assessment, crisis, trauma, alcohol and drug counseling, safety and build relationships with clients and families.
  • Oversee bio-psychosocial assessment interviews with clients, families, and/or referral sources according to agency policy and standards.
  • Oversee outpatient, evidence-based program that works with clients who have a substance use diagnosis, with targeted outcomes within an expected timeframe.
  • Deliver the 7 Challenges program model on an outpatient basis, supporting a caseload of up to 30 clients point-in-time. Provide in-home counseling on an individual basis as determined with supervisor. As the team expands, this caseload will decrease to allow more time for supervision with clinical staff.
  • Review crisis and trauma counseling and other services with clinicians to help ensure client and family safety.
  • Ensure quality service case metrics are met through ongoing analysis, case reviews, daily accurate reporting through the Agency's electronic health record, EchoVantage, or other databases as required.
  • Obtain 7 Challenges Supervisor Training in order to train additional clinical staff in the model.
  • Develop and train clinical team to ensure growth, expand skillset and scope of practice to ensure quality service metrics are met.
  • Maintain a high degree of professionalism in the community, with clients, schools, courts and with referring agencies to build and sustain positive relationships.
  • Oversee program budget to align with contract requirements and ensure fiscal responsibility and viability of 7 Challenges program.
  • Support activities, services and programs that uphold NASW Code of Ethics.
  • Participate in weekly clinical supervision with staff, weekly supervision with supervisor, and all staff meetings.
  • Participate in other leadership development opportunities to expand skillset and oversight.


  • Masters degree from an accredited school in social work - Required.
  • LCSW/LICSW/LMHC - Required.
  • Valid driver's license and registered/inspected vehicle - Required.
  • Bilingual; English, Spanish, Portuguese, Creole - Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 2-4 years' experience in human services, healthcare, and other non-profit agencies.
  • A demonstrated solid track record of innovative clinical services driving, and participating evidence-based models informed service delivery teams to teach, guide, and support youth and families with their goals and challenges to remain in the home and communities.
  • Capacity to lead clinical excellence and utilizing evidence-based counseling techniques, program structure, guidelines, crisis intervention aligned with quality service metrics.
  • Strong crisis management, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills, particularly when working with youth of all ages.
  • Managed in-home and community evidence-based services to clients and families .
  • Skilled in building relationships with internal team, stakeholders, clients and families, schools, law enforcement and other community resources

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to satisfactorily perform essential duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Tides Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values our diverse workforce and encourages all mission driven candidates to apply. We are a PBN Best Place to Work recipient, a Safe Zone Certified Employer, and a Veteran Friendly Employer. Join our team!

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