Clinical Supervisor (Intercept)

Youth Villages

Youth Villages

People & HR, Operations
Fort Smith, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Clinical Supervisor (Intercept)

Requisition ID
Job Locations
AR-Fort Smith
In-Home Services
Relocation Assistance
Position Type


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Who is Youth Villages?

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


Program Overview

Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families. The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy.

Position Overview

The clinical supervisor is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the counselors. They will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws and provide support and assistance as needed to the team.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Supervisors are on-call 24/7 based on the program's on-call schedule. Provides crisis intervention as needed.
  • Provides clinical direction to counselors/specialists based on the treatment model which includes weekly management of the group supervision process by direct case review, oversees the treatment planning process, case management and case progress. Attends consultation and follows up on recommendations
  • Actively participates in program meetings with other supervisors/managers. Participates in their own career and development meetings with the Regional Supervisor and/or Clinical Consultant
  • Provides and coordinates quality training to counselors/specialists by having the ability to train on the program treatment model and on other suggested trainings. Provides on-the-job training to newly hired specialists. Provides overall staff development
  • Reviews and approves in a timely manner clinical and organizational documentation (i.e. mileage, timecards etc.) completed by their direct reports for the purpose of quality assurance and performance improvement
  • Assists in the hiring process of new specialists as needed
  • Provides to counselor/specialists support to help manage counselor/specialists duties and responsibilities. Provides case coverage as needed
  • Effectively engages in and builds customer relationships. Assists in the marketing/referral process to increase and strengthen program growth
  • Conducts family assessments as needed

Additional Information

  • Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance
  • Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage
  • If clinical licensure hours are needed (LPC, LCSW,etc.), this position qualifies for gaining those as you work with young



  • Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
  • Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
  • At least 6 months experience working with the intensive in-home services is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to lead and develop staff
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • You must have your own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance.
  • Acceptable driving record - Three or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months


Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision

Growth & development through continuous training

Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.


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