Position Summary: FFT Administrative Supervisors provide administrative supervision for approximately four to five FFT therapists, a FFT Site Lead and a BA level case manager to ensure best practices and excellent record keeping as required by ACS Child Welfare Preventive Standards. In this capacity, the supervisor also has to ensure compliance with program/agency policies and procedures.
General responsibilities of a FFT Supervisor in the role of “administrative supervisor” will be to:
- Provide administrative, accountability and child welfare supervision for up to five (5) FFT Therapists and Case Manager
- Provide AccountabilityOversight(with support from QA and Accountability Specialist) to ensure that therapists comply with ACS accountability mandates, including;
- Screening and assigning of all new referrals to FFT Therapists
- timely registering of cases in PROMIS and Connections
- timely completion and review of FASPs, Plan Amendments and Progress notes
- timely review and approval of FASPs and case closings
- ensure therapists enter contacts in the PROMIS system in a timely manner
- ensure that all families and children are seen every month
- ensure that the average case duration do not exceed an average of 5 months
- Provide Child Welfare Supervision to therapists in order to ensure that all children are safe and free of immediate or impending danger or serious harm.
- provide weekly supervision to all therapists consistent with ACS Supervisory Standards
- discuss every case at least 2 times per month and review all case records at least 1 time per month consistent with ACS Supervisory Standards
- document case discussions and case record reviews monthly in Supervisory Reviews for each case
- ensure that all children are assessed in all four domains in the first month of case and 3 months thereafter
- ensure that an assessment of the home and financial resources are completed in the first month of the case and 3 months thereafter
- collaborate with all departments of ACS including FAP, DCP, OPTA, APA, etc, as needed to ensure the safety needs of children are being addressed
- ensure compliance will all other ACS Preventive Standards, policies and procedures related to CSEC, Safe Sleep, Domestic Violence, etc
- Provide Administrative Oversight (with support from the Admin Assistant) to ensure therapists complies with all agency policies and procedures, including;
- ensure that staff comply with agency conditions of employment related to attendance, hours of work/TimeForce, and use of sick, personal, vacation time etc.
- ensure that all staff meet performance standards and comply with agency standards of behavior and code of conduct
- complete performance evaluations and address performance issues in a timely and progressive manner
- ensure that staff receives trainings as required by agency, ACS and program
- Completes all other tasks related to role of administrative supervisor.
- Master’s degree in social work (MSW) or equivalent degree in any NYS license-eligible Mental Health profession
- Clinical and supervisory experience working with adolescents and families in a child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice setting.
- Ability and willingness to work with families and teens in their own homes, and when the families are available to meet, including evenings and some weekends;
- Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team;
- Strong clinical and administrative skills and very good interpersonal/communication skills;
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
- Ability to be flexible including available on weekends and evening as required or to carry cases in another borough when needed
- Computer literate
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 002568
Children's Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability