Associate Director, Clinical (LISW or LPCC)

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Associate Director, Clinical (LISW or LPCC) | Position Description

YWCA Dayton, dedicated to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women, seeks an energetic, dedicated person to be an integral part of our clinical team. The Associate Director, Clinical is responsible for clinical oversight, and staff supervision in our domestic violence shelters and housing programs. This individual will create and maintain safe and therapeutic treatment environments within the clinical programs by providing appropriate supervision, support and accountability to the staff. This person supports the vision, mission and values of YWCA Dayton.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the Clinical Director to ensure the highest quality clinical services are provided consistently and efficiently and to best practices.
  • Directs, in tandem with the mission, parity of services and resources for all clients and residents.
  • Ensures and embeds the organizational clinical culture through program clinical supervision in Montgomery and Preble counties, including: domestic violence shelter staff, housing program case management and 24 hour crisis hotline staff support.
  • Provides clinical coaching and education/mentoring of clinical specialists.
  • Directs mastery of clinical care for women or women moving through violence.
  • Accountable for program outcomes, quality assurance, and quality improvement strategies and assists with new program development and strategic planning.
  • Generates and maintains required records, reports and statistical data for programs and ensures that supervisees comply with agency policy and procedures.
  • Participates in policy development and review, strategic planning, and program analysis to ensure optimal outcome achievement and client satisfaction.
  • Monitors service provision and program standards to ensure all contractual requirements and outcomes are met while maintaining accreditation standards.
  • Represents YWCA Dayton at relevant local, state and national meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field is required.
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) required with the ability to obtain supervision designation.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet the needs of various stakeholders.
  • 3-5 years of clinical supervisory experience, preferably serving survivors in a case management setting is required.
  • Thorough understanding of the mission, vision, history and programs of YWCA USA and YWCA Dayton.
  • Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, and Crisis Response.
  • Understanding of domestic violence, sexual violence homelessness and residential setting preferred.
  • Excellent human capital management skills including recruitment, management and talent development of staff.
  • Progressive problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve crisis situations.
  • Advocacy and Hotline experience preferred.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills required; and an ability to communicate with self-confidence to diverse groups and stakeholders.
  • Must be able to work independently and be an enthusiastic self-starter, who is intelligent, highly creative and innovative in designing and planning, hard-working, punctual, and detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE:

  • Must be responsive to the needs and request of staff, volunteers, donors and Board of Directors.
  • Must extend courtesy, friendliness and overall respect to all of the above.
  • Will collaborate with other staff and/or departments to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Will be available to times and events when evenings and weekends will be required to fulfill
    duties.

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION/TEAMWORK:

  • Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles and
    methods.
  • Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization.
  • Develops effective working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to
    effective work.
  • Ability to address conflict in a respectful manner.
  • Expresses ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

DEPENDABILITY/PUNCTUALITY:

  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Consistently follows through on projects and issues.
  • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change.
  • Ability to adequately respond to requests and demands in a timely manner.
  • Adept at modifying plans/strategies as needed to best meet the needs of those involved.

ANTICIPATED SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • $60,000 annually
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous PTO and holiday pay
  • Paid parental leave
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • YWCA Retirement Fund
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YWCA Dayton Culture and Values
Empowering Women and Eliminating Racism
YWCA Dayton is part of the largest and oldest multicultural women’s organization in the world; we leverage that collective strength into a unified movement joined through the comprehensive mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Founded in 1870, YWCA Dayton lives its mission and is a champion of women and girls in three key ways: direct service programming, community outreach and education, and advocacy and public policy support. Our core services are focused on preventing and responding to gender-based violence; supporting women’s economic empowerment; strengthening women and girls’ leadership development; and advocating for legislation and policies that promote racial and social justice for women and girls.

These include:

  • Emergency shelter and crisis support services for women and children fleeing domestic violence
  • Crisis and counseling services for survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Affordable housing and life skills training for single women transitioning to independent living from homelessness or abuse
  • Housing assistance for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and families who are experiencing sudden homelessness
  • Girls LEAD!, an in-school, after-school, and summer camp empowerment and education program for girls 11-18

YWCA Dayton continues to be a touchstone, a stepping stone, or a resting stone for more than 100 women and children, every day. We are constantly working to ensure that the Miami Valley community will always have amidst its future, a place dedicated to empowering women and eliminating racism.

Need help? It starts with a call.

If you are in immediate need of assistance, call 911.

24/7 Crisis & Domestic Violence Hotline: 937-222-SAFE (7233)