Clinical Supervisor of Behavioral Health Outreach Team (CSBHO), 18-51

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $70,000.00
Details: DOE




United States


REQ. #18-51


 LOCATION:  Community Based, offices located at 444 Harrison Avenue and Chauncey Street 

 SCHEDULE: 40 hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., may include early mornings, nights, weekends and on call coverage as needed



The Outreach Clinical Supervisor of Behavioral Health will work as the clinical supervisor and point person to ensure effective community response and service coordination of a Specialized Outreach Program – Pathways to Recovery - designed for unsheltered individuals with SUD and COD. The CSBHO will ensure effective coordination with other Street Outreach providers to ensure coordination of care for this priority population and to avoid duplication of services. The leader will also coordinate with Boston’s Coordinated Access system to leverage all recovery and housing resources available. The CSBHO will play a particularly important role in supporting guests with multiple barriers to treatment and housing. The CSBHO) will work with community providers of health and behavioral health services to coordinate care plans for appropriate medical and behavioral health services and will help to support successful transitions within the service continuum. The Clinical Supervisor of Behavioral Health Team (CSBHO) will work within a best practice framework of Stages of Change Theory, Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-informed Care and will mitigate barriers to treatment and housing. The CSBHO will be required to interface with multiple internal and external partners promoting a recovery and solution focus in their work with guests, and community stakeholders. The CSBHO will provide supervision and oversight of 10 Outreach Specialists, and 2 Masters level clinicians, providing bi-weekly individual supervision, and bi-weekly group supervision. This key position will interface with the Veterans Outreach Team, OVAN, and the DMH Match Team at the Pine Street Inn to achieve optimal internal collaboration.



  •  Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field 
  •  Ability to obtain LICSW or LMHC
  •  A valid Massachusetts Driver’s License in good standing
  •  Minimum of three (3) years direct care experience providing clinical services, including assessment and referral, crisis intervention and stabilization, individual and group treatment to adults with mental illness and addictive disorders
  •  Supervision experience
  •  Knowledge, understanding and application of Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Care and Stage of Care work
  •  Knowledge of and strong commitment to harm reduction philosophy, principles and practices
  •  Knowledge of crisis intervention and stabilization
  •  Awareness of, and commitment to, self-care strategies, practices and support
  •  Ability to consult about psychiatric issues with professional and non-professional staff
  •  Strong computer skills including familiarity with management information systems or database programs
  •  Strength based supervision strategies
  •  An understanding and application of Trauma Informed Care Principles
  •  Ability to respond quickly to crisis
  •  Ability to access public transportation
  •  Ability to access different building locations and program sites
  •  Ability to sit for long periods of time and use computer, calculator, fax, copier and other office equipment

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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