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  • Clinical Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/30/2018 5:01 PM)
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  • Overview

    Agency Description:

    STEPS To End Family Violence (STEPS) – a division of Rising Ground - offers a variety of innovative, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive programming focused on the prevention of intimate partner violence; advocacy and healing for survivors; and increasing awareness of the epidemic of gender-based violence.


    Position Summary

    A leading organization in the fight against relationship abuse and teen dating violence since 1996, STEPS to End Family Violence is seeking a skilled Clinical Supervisor for the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP).


    The RAPP Clinical Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the school-based RAPP Clinicians and working toward the program mandate to prevent and address all forms of abuse, harassment and bullying in schools.


    RAPP partners with designated middle and high schools to provide education and counseling around issues of relationship abuse, gender-based violence, healthy relationships, and a wide range of related topics. 


    • Provide weekly individual and group supervision to clinicians serving NYC Middle Schools and High Schools
    • Provide managerial oversight to team members
    • Provide crisis consultation around clinical issues such as suicide assessments and safety planning
    • Oversee the design and implementation of summer program
    • Provide continued supervision throughout summer program on emerging clinical issues
    • Provide oversight of RAPP curriculum development
    • Attend various school and community stakeholder meetings and events
    • Ensure that all staff maintain accurate and timely case records



    • LCSW required
    • Experience working in schools
    • Experience conducting suicide and safety assessments
    • Certification in SIFI course preferred

    Skills & Competencies:

    • Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence, teen relationship abuse issues, and adolescent development
    • Deep interest in and commitment to excellent clinical work
    • Proficiency working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles
    • Exceptional interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills and the ability to apply these skills in diverse situations
    • Outstanding leadership and organizational skill set
    • Passion for incorporating reflective practice around issues of race, oppression, and diversity into clinical work
    • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work as a team member as well as independently


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