Hours:Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Some evening work may be required.
The philosophy of our organization is that all people have the right to live without fear, abuse, oppression, and violence. Our advocacy programs embrace the philosophy that people experiencing violence and/or abuse have the potential to control their lives and can be helped in doing so through support, information, and encouragement. We believe that our organization should model behavior that is nonviolent and uses power responsibly for personal and organizational action and growth.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Sexual Assault Program Manager, Vice President of Children’s Trauma Programs, Client Services Administrator, Outpatient Counselors, Children’s Trauma Counseling Program and the Counseling Internship Program.
SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide professional mental health and social work supervision to DVIS counseling staff. Also, as advised by Chief Executive Officer, develop and refine clinical counseling direction for the agency. Monitor quality of services including, but not limited to, client progress and satisfaction.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Responsible for reflecting on how parts of your identity might give you advantages in the workplace—even if you didn’t ask for them or earn them—while others might experience disadvantages. We ask that you also reflect on how your position and how your power may shift depending on your environment, the people around you, or the institutions at play. The goal of this reflection is to build the awareness and compassion that is needed and expected to create an inclusive workplace. •Responsible for creating an inclusive environment and behaving in a way that ensures that clients and employees feel: embraced, no matter what their cultural orientations are, respected and valued, engaged and connected to the community, and safe from abuse and harassment.
•Responsible for managing and supervising the day to day operations of the DVIS counseling programs for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, offenders and children’s counseling. Identifying staffing needs to meet the goals of the program. Evaluating number of staff required and necessary skill levels. Hiring required staff within the limits of the budget.
•Responsible for guiding training and professional development of counseling staff. Developing and implementing training programs using both internal resources and external resources.
•Responsible for guiding staff in evidenced based treatment models to assess client needs, developing client focused treatment plans, providing a variety of counseling/psychotherapy interventions and discharge plans.
•Responsible for developing strategies to increase and improve client access to and usage of DVIS services through internal and external resources.
•Responsible for implementing a quality assurance program to assess client satisfaction and client progress.
•Responsible for implementing a system of internal review to assess the counseling program and compliance with relevant federal, state and local regulations.
•Responsible for ensuring quality service delivery and corrective action is taken as needed to meet accreditation standards, OAG standards, etc.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
•Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field and current Oklahoma Licensure required. Oklahoma licensure and/or certification as needed to supervise LCSW, LPC, LMFT and other professional licensure candidates.
•Ten years experience in counseling and a minimum of six years experience in supervision and management - clinical staff management is preferred.
•Ability to develop and implement training programs in domestic violence and sexual assault, including crisis intervention.
•Knowledge of the principles and practices of social work including - individual, group and family assessment and treatment models.
•Experience in a variety of treatment models, with a significant background in trauma informed care.
•Knowledge of current evidenced based practice in treatment.
•Ability to implement and manage short and long term treatment programs for victims, offenders and children.
•Experience and administrative skills to manage support functions - including client record maintenance, client billing and personnel issues.
Rebuilding lives affected by domestic violence and sexual assault through advocacy, shelter, counseling and education.
We will have a safer community by fostering social change, ending domestic and sexual violence, healing survivors and saving lives.
Our staff is well educated on intimate violence and focused on providing appropriate trauma-based care. DVIS staff is trained to respond to people who have experienced trauma. We are also fortunate to have a dedicated, committed and experienced management team. This trauma-sensitive approach combined with the experience and management acumen of our administration creates a cohesive well-run program.
At DVIS, we aim to create an inclusive environment and behaving in a way that ensures that clients and employees feel:
- embraced, no matter what their cultural orientations are,
- respected and valued,
- engaged and connected to the community, and
- safe from abuse and harassment.
DVIS Agency philosophy:
The philosophy of our organization is that all people have the right to live without fear, abuse, oppression, and violence. Our advocacy programs embrace the philosophy ...that people experiencing violence and/or abuse have the potential to control their lives and can be helped in doing so through support, information, and encouragement. We believe that our organization should model behavior that is nonviolent and uses power responsibly for personal and organizational action and growth.
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