Thursday, January 27, 2011

Peace Over Violence Opportunity

Title:                          Clinical Services Coordinator (60-100%)

Salary Range:           Dependent on Experience

Job Summary:           Peace Over Violence is currently seeking a LCSW for the position of Clinical Services Coordinator. The Clinical Services Coordinator works as an integral part of Peace Over Violence’s Intervention Division and ensures the integration of Counseling Services into the various aspects of Intervention programs. The CSC is responsible for the overall functioning, coordination, and development of the Counseling Services Department, which works with survivors of sexual and domestic violence and trauma. The CSC provides individual and group clinical supervision to Counseling Services personnel including paraprofessionals and professional staff, consultants, volunteers, and MSW interns and/or MFT trainees in our Metro Downtown office and our West San Gabriel Valley office.

The CSC will report to the Director of Intervention Services.

Duties:                       Client Services
·        Review Counseling Intakes, assign counselors and track client distribution
·        Complete forms required for client files
·        Functions as the Custodian of Records for client records and oversees requests for records and responds to Subpoenas
·        Review and monitor counseling files and progress reports
·        Conduct process groups and psycho-educational groups for clients
·        Provide individual counseling to client population

Clinical Internship
·        Conduct outreach and maintain relationships with social work, psychology, and counseling programs
·        Provide weekly clinical supervision to MSW and MFT interns/trainees
·        Complete paperwork as required by the Universities/Colleges and professional Boards such as the Board of Behavioral Sciences
·        Coordinate the clinical internship program and function as a Field Instructor and/or supervisor for the interns/trainees

·        Provide clinical supervision to paraprofessionals (peer-counselors) and professional counseling staff, interns, and volunteers
·        Supervise counseling staff (hourly and consultants)
·        Conduct counselor group supervision on a monthly basis
·        Interface with Peace Over Violence’s Social Work, SART/DART and Crisis line staff to ensure program cohesion at all sites.
·        Develop Counseling Services forms and tracking systems
·        Ensure appropriate training for all Counseling Services personnel
·        Develop Counseling Services policies, procedures, and protocols
·        Collects, records, reviews and maintains agency-wide records of Counseling Services
·        Prepares monthly and quarterly reports as needed
·        Provide professional development trainings agency-wide
·        Coordinate and implement Volunteer Counselor Training

·        Must have active LCSW for a minimum of two years
·        CalEMA certified crisis counselor/advocate and be current with the 12 hours of continuing education for current Fiscal year (will be required to complete POV’s 65 hour training if does not meet qualification)
·        Strong social, communication (written and verbal) and problem solving skills
·        Ability/experience in crisis counseling and long-term counseling
·        Ability to work as a team with other staff and volunteers
·        Demonstrates ability to get along well with a diverse group of people and to feel comfortable working with people from diverse communities
·        Supervisory skills and ability to work with both para-professionals and clinical staff/volunteers/interns
·        Must have completed or attend to complete Social Welfare Field Instructor Certification
·        Capacity to work some evenings and weekends
·        Have own car and valid California driver’s license and auto insurance
·        Computer literacy required

To apply
Send cover letter detailing experience and resume to Director of Intervention Services Yvette Lozano or by mail to Attn: Yvette Lozano 1015 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. If you have questions about this position please contact Yvette Lozano at 213.955.9090.

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