Clinical Manager - Children's Mental Health

Job Type

Full Time




3639 Martin Luther King Way S.
United States


Clinical Manager - Children's Mental Health 

About the Organization: Asian Counseling and Referral Service, a non-profit organization, promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities - including immigrants, refugees, and American-born - by developing, providing and advocating for innovative, effective and efficient community-based multilingual and multicultural services.

 Department: Children Youth and Family 

Supervisor Title: Children Youth and Family Director 


PURPOSE: Oversees and manages the day to day clinical and administrative operations of the Children’s Mental Health Services. Ensures that program requirements, goals and quality standards are met with attention to cultural relevance and competency.


  1. Provides clinical and administrative support to the Children’s Mental Health Clinical Team of Supervisors, Child and Family Therapists and Interns. Oversees the operation of various Children’s Mental Health Services such as Intake Screening, School Based Mental Health Services, and Sexual Assault Therapy Services. Coordinates psychiatric services and internship program, and other services.
  2. Responsible for screening, interviewing and hiring qualified employees. Conducts timely performance reviews and formal corrective action when necessary to ensure high quality services. Enforce agency personnel policies and procedures.
  3. Plans, develops, and conducts training both in-house and in the community
  4. Assists Program Director and makes recommendations for the development of new programs, incorporating community needs and service gaps. Assists with the implementation of internal and external continuous quality improvement (CQI) process. Assists with the development and writing of proposals and grant applications.
  5. Assesses CYF service needs in API communities. Represents the agency in public planning processes, provider coalitions and work groups: Participates in the development of needed community resources and services. Attends meetings and conferences as appropriate.
  6. Ensures that program requirements, goals and standards are met. Assists with contract/service performance monitoring, program management, and the development of program policies, standard and procedures.
  7. Coordinates with other organizations and service providers and professionals in the community regarding client care coordination.
  8. Attends all agency, program and team meetings, in-service trainings, and supervision.
  9. Other job-related duties as assigned.


Regularly required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work may be performed in homes or an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

 Position Requirements


  • Master's degree in social work, behavioral sciences, public administration or related field. Two to four years of supervisory, planning and/or administrative experience in fields of children's services, mental health and/or related human services;


Bachelor’s degree in social/behavioral sciences and four to six years experience in supervision, planning and/or administration. Some substitutions of experience and training for academic degree may be allowed.

  • Licensed mental health professional with children's mental health specialization and minority mental health specialization (as per WAC requirements,)preferred.
  • Prefer experience working with persons of the Asian/Pacific Islander communities.
  • Ability to provide effective and respectful quality care and services that are responsive to diverse cultural beliefs and practices.
  • Knowledge of: clinical supervision, program development and administration; theory, practice and principles as applied to mental/emotional illness, characteristics of mental/emotional illness, social/economic problems, DSM V, EBP models, and community resources.
  • Effective ability to navigate a personal computer. Competency in use of the Microsoft Office and other relevant software for word processing, calendaring, e-mail, and data entry. Efficiently research and perform various tasks via the internet.
  • Employee must have a vehicle or reliable transportation to fulfill all job duties. If using personal or agency vehicle, this includes valid current Driver’s license and must be insurable under agency’s auto policy. If using personal vehicle, must have current auto insurance.

FTE: 1.0 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time 

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt 

Sign-On Bonus: Not Eligible 

Location: Asian Counseling and Referral Service - Main Office 


EOE Statement: Asian Counseling and Referral Service is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons of disability. ACRS does not and will not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, use of a service animal, military or veteran status. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those individuals requiring accommodation should notify ACRS in advance. ACRS is a Tobacco-Free Campus. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement