Under the general direction of the Program Director of Preventive Services the FTR Supervisor shall serve as a line supervisor. Because of the program’s service mandate, the FTR Supervisor shall be expected, from time to time to work evenings. The general responsibilities are Supervise all staff within the FTR program; conduct administrative and case record review including those specified in the ACS Preventive Services Quality Assurance Standards and Indicator’s as well as those mandated by OCFS preventive services regulations must be met; and participate in/Facilitate Family Team Conferences, as needed.
Supervisor will coach, support, and guide case planners and case aides to make accurate, comprehensive assessments, to act effectively on those assessments, and to provide a high quality of services.2. Supervisors will provide individual staff supervision once a week. He/She will document individual supervision in a separate binder/log illustrating the focus and development of the individual worker.3. Supervisor will ensure the caseworker utilizes the casework framework principles (Engagement, Assessment, Change, & Safety) to provide quality services to individuals and families.4. Supervisor will review each case AT LEAST once monthly with the caseworker. Supervisor will review the workers progress notes in preparation for case review. Supervisor will utilize the clinical diagnostic team (CDT) to determine treatment phase changes.5. Supervisor will ensure that the workers within their unit enter their progress notes in CONNX in a timely manner of the occurrence of the event. Supervisor will review, correct, & ensure the worker’s notes are comprehensive and meet expectations of ACS/OCFS of a well written progress note.6. Supervisors will enter supervisory progress notes in CONNX within a timely manner of the occurrence of the event. Supervisor’s own notes will display interaction between supervisor and worker, integration of case work principles in the documentation, service plan goals, and length of stay.7. Supervisors will review all FASP prior to submission to ACS. He/she will correct and ensure all areas of the FASP are completed accurately. Supervisors will ensure FASP submission for their unit adheres to internal time lines.8. Supervisors will provide direct services to families within their unit when deemed necessary.9. Supervisors will assign all new cases to workers in their unit for intake. In addition he/she will review all completed intake forms and ensure that outreach occurs in 48 hrs and cases are signed within 10 days.10. Supervisors will attend and serve as a member of the management team. Supervise interns as assigned and other job related tasks and duties.11. The Social Work Supervisor shall communicate with ACS personnel, case managers, PPRS Liaison officers, school personnel, court officials and other mental health professionals as needed.12. The Supervisor’s attendance is a critical factor as it sets an example for workers, as well as provides stability for the unit. However, their schedule must include flexibility as this is not always a 9-5 position.
Supervisor who holds a masters in social work or an equivalent human services graduate degree with at least two years documented relevant experience (Prefers a LMSW). Strong clinical skills in addiction and mental health disorders and the ability to engage resistant families