Are you passionate about working/supervising in an urban community clinic working with children, youth and families?
WestCoast Children's Clinic seeks an experienced Assessment Clinical Supervisor who is dedicated to working with children, youths, and families often underserved, and exposed to multiple personal and socially traumatic events. We are looking for an effective supervisor and collaborator who will provide clinical and administrative oversight to licensed and license-eligible program staff, pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral residents.
About the Assessment Program:
Our assessments combine traditional psychological testing with practical/therapeutic and systemic interventions to focus on understanding children’s symptoms or behaviors. Our staff is experienced in both psychological testing and psychotherapy. We facilitate systemic meetings with school, caregivers, county workers, and provide a professional report, caregiver letter, and child story.
How the Assessment Clinical Supervisor makes an impact:
- Provides clinical supervision/consultation of assessments for clinical assessment staff, pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral residents.
- Monitors quality of psychological reports and tracks paperwork and billing to meet quality assurance standards.
- Provides training in assessment including assessment overview, cognitive and learning assessment, projective and personality assessment, and collaborative assessment.
- May conduct ongoing assessment case conference or provide consultation to clinical staff.
- Collaborates on training with Assessment and Intern Training Program Directors and Assessment Supervisors. May assist in teaching assessment seminar.
- In consultation with Assessment Program Director, identifies assessment-specific training needs and helps to oversee evaluation of interns, fellows and program staff.
- Works on Assessment Program Projects in conjunction with organization and program goals.
The ideal candidate has:
- Commitment to the agency’s mission of serving vulnerable children, youths and families.
- Doctoral level degree in Clinical Psychology, with California licensure.
- Minimum of five years experience preferred in the field with administration, interpretation, and supervision of psychological assessment.
- Expertise and ability to handle both cognitive and psychological/emotional aspects of assessment.
- Demonstrated experience with Therapeutic-Collaborative Assessment model.
- Proven knowledge and experience working with children, trauma, and the foster care/social service system.
- Knowledge of and sensitivity to psychological issues related to race, ethnicity and class.
- Able to work as a team with other therapists, social workers and facilitate collaboration between professionals and systems.
- Knowledgeable and flexible in working with students who are learning to administer, interpret, and write reports.
- Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
- Solid teaching skills for child assessment – including cognitive, neuropsychological tests, projective measures, specifically expertise in the Rorschach.
- Familiar and comfortable with both traditional and collaborative assessment, and able to use assessments as a tool of intervention.
- Bi-lingual, Bi-Cultural Spanish-speaking assessment supervisors encouraged to apply.
Position Details and Compensation:
This is a part-time (0.6 FTE), exempt position reporting to our Assessment Program Director. Compensation: $77-83K prorated at 60% based on 1.0 FTE (=$46.2-$49.8K), depending on experience, plus competitive benefits package, 403(b) and incentive compensation plans.
To Apply: If interested, please submit a cover letter and a resume describing how you meet these qualifications. Please note that cover letters are an important part of our applicant review process.
WestCoast Children's Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diminishing the influence of privilege and discrimination in our field and our workplace, whether due to differences concerning age, citizenship, color, disability, marital or parental status, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.