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Family & Children's Service

Clinical Supervisor – Connecting Forward Program

Family & Children's Service


Job Summary

The Clinical Supervisor will provide direct supervision and leadership of all elements of services provided by Connecting Forward Clinical Therapist / Case Managers (CTCM) including but not limited to: ensuring the effective completion of assessments for mental health, alcohol and substance abuse, behavioral and health issues and domestic violence barriers; ensure that recommendations and referrals for psychological and psych ed testing are executed appropriately and the results are used to inform practice with clients; ensure the effective utilization of short term and solution focused counseling; ensure appropriate mental health and referrals are made as needed to Connecting Forward network partners including F&CS; develop and maintain a working knowledge of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and other programs for which clients may qualify; maintain and open and positive work relationship with Department of Human Services, continuously identify and generate recommendations to improve the Connecting Forward project

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and group supervision for program staff; maintain records of all individual and groups supervision/meetings.
  • Complete HR functions of role: participate in the recruitment and interviewing process; make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, and termination. Conduct and administer discipline and employee performance reviews; provide employee with coaching and support. Orient every new program employee to agency, position, and program according to agency policy and document appropriately.
  • Stay abreast of TANF, DHS, and Connecting Forward program updates and provide staff with adequate training, messaging, and tools to adapt to changes as needed.
  • Model, promote, and ensure agency atmosphere and service delivery are culturally and linguistically competent and sensitive. Conduct quality assurance checks on programs on a regular basis.
  • Identify, communicate, and generate solution ideas regarding possible risks related to the interests of employees, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure clinical services are delivered in accordance with sanctioned agency practices, ethics, and agency strength-based systems service philosophy.
  • Ensure program compliance with agency policy and procedures, and through client satisfaction process.
  • Regularly monitor program performance and play an integral role in the program PQI and assessment processes: complete documents as required.
  • Ensure program outcomes are met; ensure accuracy in all program reports generated.
  • Regular attendance during office hours and reliable transportation required.


This position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field and at least two years of counseling experience and 1-2 years of supervising (staff and/or interns). Occasional travel through Middle Tennessee region to provide supervision for co-located staff at partner location is also required.

Additional Information


Position is benefits eligible, including medical, dental, vision, 401k with agency match, generous leave and holiday policy, and more.

How to Apply

Submit resume and salary requirements:



  • Date Posted: September 15, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services