Bilingual Clinical Supervisor

  • 27 Jan 2022
  • Tuscon, Arizona, United States
  • Full-time
  • US-Based Positions
  • cvt-69097

Summary: Provide clinical mental health services and clinical supervision for the Proyecto Mariposa project on site at Casa Alitas migrant shelter in Tucson, AZ. This position will contribute to the design and delivery of new mental health and psychosocial support programming, oversight of destination case management programming, clinical supervision for staff and interns, and collaboration with Casa Alitas staff and volunteers.


Job Responsibilities:


Clinical Supervision: Provide individual and group supervision to case managers in identifying and assessing the needs of clients, setting and monitoring appropriate service outcomes. Oversee the quality of service delivery on site at Casa Alitas to ensure that expected outcomes and documentation needs are met. Promote a learning culture and positive morale among staff by attending proactively to staff self-care within social services and advancing discipline-specific growth opportunities.



Mental Health Service Provision: Provide individual and group mental health and psychosocial support services on site at Casa Alitas. Provide screening and intake for new project clients. Support follow up telehealth case management services as clients reach destination cities. Participate in mapping of referral network and creation of psychoeducational materials. Complete all required internal and external documentation. Participate in clinical supervision, case consultations, program reviews and informal consultations as needed.



Partnership collaboration: Collaborate with Casa Alitas staff and volunteers on program design and development, managing referrals and intake for CVT services, and providing support as needed to Casa Alitas staff. When appropriate, advise program manager on project and partnership needs.



Training and consultation: As needed, provide training and consultation to Casa Alitas staff and volunteers on CVT programming, trauma-informed care, and psychosocial support needs.



Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.



Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Masters degree in social work degree or related field of study  
  • LCSW, LMSW, LPC, Psy. D(LP) licensure, or equivalent
  • 3 years of experience providing clinical services to migrant, immigrant, refugee or asylum-seeking populations
  • Demonstrated experience providing clinical supervision


Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • 5 years of experience providing social work services to survivors of trauma
  • 2 years providing clinical supervision to staff and students
  • Demonstrated experience working on new program development
  • Demonstrated experience working or volunteering in migrant shelters on the US-MX border


Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Fluency in Spanish is required
  • Demonstrated understanding of the US immigration system, including asylum process
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, recognize appropriate boundaries and cope with emotionally stressful situations
  • Ability to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple priorities and one's own schedule
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing program requirements and political climate
  • Ability to work in a dynamic context and respond to various needs
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Commitment to engaging in human rights work, and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the organization


Supervisory Responsibilities: No administrative supervision. Position provides clinical supervision to staff and interns.

Work Environment:

  • Services are provided on-site at Casa Alitas migrant shelter and via telehealth follow-up
  • Time spent on the computer is approximately 60%
  • Time spent in virtual meetings is approximately 40%


Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, of up to 5 pounds.


Travel: Ability to travel within the Tucson metro area

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions  

Responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time as necessitated by organization needs

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