FT Clinical Coordinator of Children’s Services

Location: Salt Lake City

House of Hope is opening a supervisory position for a Master’s level LCSW or CMHC to provide clinical treatment and staff oversight for our parent’s treatment program which includes the young children (ages 0-8 years) who attend the Hope Center for Children program while in residential and day treatment and whose mothers are in substance use disorders (SUD) treatment at House of Hope.

We are seeking a clinician with supervisory experience as well as clinical training in attachment and healing relationships between mother and child, play therapy with young children and family reunification with children who have experienced trauma, disruption of family bonds and multiple developmental and economic disadvantages.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Supervision of 7-8 children’s staff including team of case managers, interns, and paraprofessionals in following best practices in trauma informed children’s mental health programming.
  • Oversight of family reunification process for children in state custody by coordinating with adult services team, DCFS, family recovery court and other entities and monitoring placements at House of Hope.
  • Responsible for completing assessments, treatment plans, reviews and discharge summaries for each child and provides clinical oversight for documentation procedures and contract compliance.
  • Provide clinical services including weekly individual/family therapy for children, weekly filial therapy or PCIT groups for mothers and children, behavior management groups for school age children, parenting classes and occasional crisis intervention with families.
  • Responsible for the management of children’s day treatment and residential program with an average of 30 children including resource management, curriculum, and staff training.

 

Qualifications:

  • Utah licensure in good standing as an LCSW, MFT, or CMHC with more than two years in practice and meets all requirements for ability to perform clinical supervision.
  • 3 or more years in a supervisory capacity and at least 3 years working with young children in a mental health or similar setting, prefer experience in trauma-informed care for high-risk women and children, play therapy, family therapy, SUD, and mental health training.
  • Able to commit to a minimum of two years in this position to maintain the continuity and integrity of the program, especially in sustaining relationships with families and allied agencies.
  • Exhibits strong boundaries and ethics in the social work field and knowledge of laws and rules of ethical practice,
  • Highest preference for applicants with previous experience or training in Medicaid billing and requirements, the ASAM model of SUD treatment and/or attachment theory.

 

Other Agency Requirements:

  • Requires excellent leadership skills including direct communication, problem solving ability, stress management, and time management.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, and electronic health record processes.
  • Meet agency requirements including non-smoking and tobacco-free worksite; extensive background checks and drug testing required; must have own vehicle, good driving record and valid UT driver’s license; must be willing to follow healthcare best practices such as TB testing, influenza, and Covid-19 vaccination, etc.

 

Benefits:

  • Typical hours are 8:30-5 pm (Tuesdays until 7 pm), infrequent on call duties. $60-75,000 salary is based on experience in supervision and clinical care of families and young children.
  • Full benefits package includes health and dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k) at 5% dollar for dollar match after 1 year of employment, 20 paid sick and vacation days in first year PLUS 12 paid holidays per year including birthday and Health & Wellness day, paid licensure renewal and paid clinical training, financial incentives for improvement.
  • Work for a strong, long-standing non-profit organization where it is possible to create new methods and models of care within a system that promotes a balance of personal initiative and team collaboration.
  • Low direct care requirements to maintain team model and promote intra-agency clinical training; work culture encourages growth, creativity, self-care, and personal/professional development.
  • Ability to work intensively with woman and children that participate in programming daily and fulfill key role in mission-driven organization to heal and transform the lives of families.

 

Apply:

Send resume with cover letter specifying your goals, skills, and interest in this position, and three employment references to Lisa Heaton at lheaton@houseofhopeut.org. Please address any questions to the same email. Thank you for your interest in House of Hope and the Hope Center for Children!