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Clinical Supervisor
Title:Clinical Supervisor
Department:Childhelp Children's Center of Arizona
Location:Phoenix, AZ

About Childhelp

CEO and Co-Founder Sara O’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse.  For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at

About Childhelp Children's Center of Arizona

Since 1998, the Childhelp Children’s Center of Arizona (CCCA) has been instilling a sense of serenity in abused and neglected children by providing treatment, intervention and investigation services. Cheerful colors, teddy bears, toys and child-friendly paintings line the walls of the fully accredited advocacy center enhancing each child’s sense of safety and well-being. 

The goal of CCCA is to provide medical treatment, mental health therapy, efficient investigational resources, and victim support services to address the immediate safety and complete well-being of children who are referred to the center. 


Position Summary:

Clinical Supervisor – assists in overall leadership and functioning of Clinical Services program, both clinically and administratively. Provides leadership as well as clinical and administrative support for the team as directed by the Clinical Director. Offers individual, family, group counseling as well as individual and group supervision, parent education, clinical consultation, case management, family support, child and family advocacy and court support in a culturally sensitive manner as assigned by the Clinical Director. Completes program administrative functions. Has comprehensive knowledge of Childhelp functions, AHCCCS network, court proceedings and other community resources. Assists in clinical research



Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Provides leadership within in the Clinical Services Department

  • Assists in research

  • Conducts clinical supervision and consultation

  • Provide therapeutic services to children and families as part of the Childhelp Clinical Services Team.

  • Creates and maintains files with all paperwork and written reports related to clientele in accordance with OBHL, the Center’s policies and procedures, and the forensic environment.

  • Completes all necessary documentation in record, in a timely, thorough, and professional manner according to the following deadlines:

    • Phase II Signature Packet – 24 hours from the date of intake

    • Initial Treatment Plan – 24 hours from the date of intake

    • Psychosocial Assessment with Assessment tools scores – 75 days from the date of intake and annually

    • Master Treatment Plan – 4-6 weeks from the date of intake and every 6 months

    • Therapy Session Progress Notes – Due every Monday at noon following date of service

    • CFT Note – Due date of service

    • Monthly Summary – Due by the 7th of the following month

    • ALL Case Notes – Due date of service

    • Discharge Summary – 24 hours from the date of discharge

    • Discharge Questionnaire – 24 hours from the date of discharge

    • Psychological Evaluation Report – 7 days from the date of final test administration day

    • Safety Plan – Due date of service

    • Other Documentation – Due date of service

  • Provides immediate intervention and family stabilization services, when necessary.

  • Provides On-Call services for the center’s partners for 6-10 weeks/year depending on staffing.

  • Stays at the Center or at any Satellite locations until 7 pm at least once a week on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • Attends weekly clinical staff meetings and training, monthly Center all-staff meetings, and multi-disciplinary team meetings.

  • Attend weekly supervision to discuss case conceptualization, to review treatment goals, to discuss problems or obstacles to progress, to exchange ideas for intervention strategies, to provide clinical training, and to assist with difficult or problem families/cases.

  • Coordinates services with a multidisciplinary team, including law enforcement, CPS, medical staff, forensic interviewers, and other persons/groups related to child abuse issues and ongoing cases, as necessary and appropriate within the forensic environment.

  • Provides court testimony, as needed.

  • Reports to Clinical Director, who report to the Director of the Center.

  • Participates annually in 24 hours of relevant, continuing education/training events in order to maintain continuing education for professional licensure and clinical competency in the forensically sensitive specialty setting.

  • Represents Childhelp through speaking engagements, educational opportunities, and public appearances.

  • Participates in Center-based self-care and team building activities.

  • Comports self in a positive and professional manner appropriate to a child-friendly and family-friendly atmosphere in a trauma-informed manner. Engages in collegial activities with peers and colleagues.

  • Consistently exercise sound, independent judgment and adequate emotional stability in evaluating situations and making decisions despite the pressures of deadlines or the occurrence of unexpected stressful events.

  • Participate on committees and in professional meetings and staffings as necessary for the overall development and function of the program.

  • Assures consistency in dealing in a tactful and harmonious fashion with staff, residents, and the public and to adhere to and follow all policies and procedures as designated and defined by the Executive Director of the Village.

  • Carries out other duties as assigned.




Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters or higher degree in social sciences with an emphasis in psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field.

  • Independent licensure through AZ Board of Behavioral Health Examiners or AZ Board of Psychologist Examiners.

  • Minimum 4 years of direct mental health work with children, adolescents and families.

  • Bilingual Preferred

  • Post Master’s experience and training in Child Abuse, treatment of complex trauma, and attachment disorders

  • Two years of supervisory or leadership experience or an equivalent.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Childhelp functions and agency partners

  • Comprehensive knowledge of VOCA funding and referral sources.



Childhelp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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