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Clinical Supervisor - Therapeutic Schools

Heartland Family Service Council Bluffs, IA

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.

Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives.  Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of working with trauma survivors on our workforce and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.

If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team-oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you. 


Clinical Supervisors are experienced clinicians with the capacity to promote the professional development and practice of agency therapists.  Professionals at this level are very experienced.  Training in supervision and management are encouraged.  Clinical supervisors will typically maintain a client caseload with a percentage of time designated for supervision.  This position will provide clinical supervision to our Therapeutic School in Council Bluffs, IA.  The Therapeutic School provides academic and therapeutic programming for K-12 special education students with a major mental health diagnosis. 

Compensation: between $58,000 and $73,376 per year (salary is determined by total number of years of experience)
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week

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  • Master’s Degree in Social Work/Counseling
  • Independent licensure for at least 3 years
  • Five years’ experience as therapist
  • Valid driver’s license/ acceptable driving record

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Has primary responsibility for clinical supervision (hiring, supervision, development, performance evaluation, documentation, QA) of assigned staff including clinical interns. This may include clinical supervision for full licensure.
  • Provides day to day clinical management in the Therapeutic School settings.
  • Attends all school meetings and functions and provide coordination of services.
  • Provide teacher/staff trainings in the area of mental health.
  • Provide clinical trainings to mental health clinicians.
  • Responds to student crisis.
  • Must be CPI certified and assumes leadership role during CPI interventions.
  • Approval of administration of PRNs for students
  • Reviews incident reports
  • Attends IEP and MDT meetings of students on caseload.
  • Ensure that mental health clinicians attend IEP and MDT meetings of students on their caseload.
  • Leads debriefing after a critical event.
  • Coordinates agency psychiatric appointments with mental health clinicians, teachers, and office manager
  • Implementing changes that effect clinical duties for self and staff, i.e., changes due to Covid-19
  • Oversees client clinical records with required documentation per Heartland Family Service and COA standards.
  • While working with a caseload of the highest degree of difficulty, demonstrates advanced clinical skills in diagnosis, intervention formulation and implementation of treatment plan with the client’s input.
  • Maintains good relationships with referral networks when processing referrals.
  • Display a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media.
  • *Creates, maintains, and shares as appropriate a dynamic self-care plan.
  • *Strives to make connections between the agency and the larger community whenever possible to contribute to the agency’s ongoing fundraising and friend-raising efforts.
  • *Essential functions of this job are to be performed on company physical work site.
  • *In and out of town travel is required, which may include use of personal vehicle.
  • *Can work both independently, with little supervision, and as a part of a team.
  • *Able to establish regularity and dependability in scheduling all appointment and accuracy in reports and statistics.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned.


Date Posted April 2, 2024
Date Closes May 2, 2024
Requisition CLINI002980
Located In Council bluffs, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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