Clinical Supervisor - Addictions in Northglenn, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/24/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Conducts and/or facilitates individual and group therapy sessions, which may include drug and alcohol abuse, sex offender, and domestic violence and mental health treatment, and classes, which may include cognitive, educational, GED, life skills, anger management, parenting and employment readiness skills, to provide education and treatment for clients. May communicate directly with customers as required by contractual obligations. Oversees clinical services for an office or geographic region. Learns, uses and models principles of the What Works system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with clients and other staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts and/or facilitates intakes, individual, group and family therapy sessions, classes and orientation, following Company curriculum and standards using principles of the What Works system.
  • Maintains accurate clinical documentation including intake summaries, group notes, discharge summaries, treatment plans and updates. Updates therapeutic logs in a timely manner. Enters pertinent information into Company database.
  • Conducts risks/needs assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned client.
  • Communicates relevant, accurate and adequate information regarding clients needs/concerns/issues to supervisor and other appropriate parties.
  • May communicate client status/updates to customers as required by contract.
  • May carry a client caseload.
  • Directs clinical functions in treatment office(s). Provides clinical supervision and case reviews for Therapists. Monitors completion of Therapists treatment plans.
  • Ensures that treatment office(s) are compliant with state regulations. Conducts audits of documentation to ensure compliance and implements corrective guidelines when necessary. Reviews and implements mandated updates in treatment programs. Schedules and leads external audits by State agency.
  • Conducts weekly clinical supervision meetings to provide ongoing staff training, guidance on problems/issues, updates of internal and external policies & procedures, and completion of county monitoring reports.
  • Responsible for providing internal staff with training in group facilitation and other job-related areas. Trains new therapists in daily, weekly and monthly responsibilities.
  • With Program and State Managers, develops plans for new offices to become state certified. Assists in the application process for certification.
  • Hires contract employees and oversees internship programs.
  • Develops and updates clinical policies and procedures, treatment manuals and training curriculum, as needed.
  • Schedules therapy groups, individual sessions and group intakes as necessary. Schedules clinical staff and tracks hours for clinical staff.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with BI Incorporated policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Supervises a group of exempt level employees in an office or group of offices.

Job Requirements

Job Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Teaching, presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize appropriately.
  • Knowledge of clinical file maintenance.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, program operation, supervision and leadership.
  • Ability to deal with resistive clients and manage difficult situations.
  • Conflict resolution and de-escalation skills.
  • Flexibility.

Education or Formal Training:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology or Human Services discipline preferred but not required, unless required for State certification.
  • Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work or other Behavioral Health field may be required by Re-Entry Offices in specific states.
  • CACIII or LAC is required.
  • Completion of Continuing Education Units as required for State certification or licensure.


  • Three to five years experience in conducting group therapy sessions preferred.

Work Environment:

  • Typical office environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • The work environment and physical demands described below are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Use of standard office equipment such as computer, keyboard, telephone, fax machine and copier.


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