Clinical Director

Website GLAD House

Unique comprehensive treatment program for children

Position Summary: The Clinical Director is responsible for providing management, supervision and oversight for all direct client service programming at GLAD House. The Clinical Director provides professional administrative supervision for the Program Director and Outreach Therapist.  The Clinical Director, with the leadership team, is responsible for planning, research, oversight, implementation and managing outcomes for all GLAD House programming, as well as ensuring compliance with all regulatory, accrediting and best practice standards. The Clinical Director will provide community outreach to increase awareness of GLAD House services.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

Supervision and Program Management

·        Lead regular and documented weekly clinical team meeting with all direct service staff and weekly group supervision with full-time direct service staff.

·        Depending on licensure, provide regular and documented individual supervision to Champs Program Director and Outreach Therapist.

·        With Champs Program Director, provide oversight of group lesson plans, activities and curriculum to meet the established learning goals of the Champs Program.

·        Provide onsite consultation and support to Program Director to ensure safety of GLAD House clients and staff.

·        Oversee the measurable outcomes of this program to ensure they are in alignment with agency goals and report outcomes to Executive Director regularly (no less than monthly as a component of the Director’s report to the Board of Directors).

·        Attend regular and documented Leadership Team Meetings and participate in setting programmatic and agency direction and policy in line with industry standards and regulatory guidelines.

·        Participate on Program Committee to report on oversite of current programming.

·        Participate on Strategic Planning Committee to provide input about potential new services and to participate in the action steps to develop those services.

·        With Program Director, interview, select, and provide orientation to all new clinical team members.

·        With Director of Operations, determine all necessary professional training with clinical team to ensure clinical competence, and agency compliance with regulatory and accrediting sources, as well as to maintain alliance with community standards of care.

·        Organize and schedule clinical training week and in-service days.

·        With Program Committee and Program Director, research and implement new programming rooted in evidence based practice.

·        As part of Leadership Team manage and monitor program measures, performance improvement plans and all statistical reporting requirements to ensure that all individual staff, program, and agency goals are met.

·        Participate in community outreach on a regular basis to increase awareness of GLAD House services and to assess community needs for potential program expansion.


Client Services

·    Analyze clinical DAFs of supervisees to develop a working diagnosis on clients in accordance with the DSM-5.

·    Analyze treatment plans of supervisees to ensure goals and objectives align with current diagnoses and trauma informed care interventions.

·        As necessary, provide direct services to clients, including individual and group therapy and interventions.


·        Review and provide feedback on Champs Program Assistants documentation and all clinical supervisees.

·        Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely manner and accurately reflects client progress.

·        Ensure that documentation describes the treatment process including therapeutic interventions and the client’s response to these interventions.

·        Ensure required assessment tools are completed and incorporated into the treatment process.



·    Demonstrate support for the agency mission, goals and objectives.

·    Adhere to all agency policies and procedures.

·    Prepare for and attends all clinical, staff and supervision meetings.

·    Maintain current licensures and certifications.

·    Other duties as assigned and appropriate.


Qualifications, Skills and Certifications:

·        Masters in Social Work, Counseling or Related Social Science degree and appropriate state licensure required

·        LISW-S or LPCC-S. licensure preferred.

·        Five years experience with mental health counseling of children.

·        Certified in CPR and First Aid or completed within 30 days of orientation.

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Electronic Health Record Systems.

·        Position requires frequent driving of own or company vehicle. Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance which meets state minimum requirements required.

·        Position may require spending time at or in the pool or other water activities with clients.  Basic swimming abilities are preferred.

Reports To: Executive Director

Position Status: Exempt/Full Time.  Hours require flexibility to allow for special events, client crisis, but include program hours.  Program school year hours are generally Monday – Thursday, 2:00 – 7:00PM, summer program hours generally Monday-Friday, 9:30 – 4:00).

Supervises: Administrative supervision of Program Director and Outreach Therapist. Clinical supervision determined based on licensure.

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