Clinical Supervisor
Centre for Autism Services Alberta - Edmonton, AB

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As a member of the Clinical Management team you will report to the Director of Clinical Services. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for leading one of the multi-disciplinary teams delivering effective evidence based interventions and services to children, youth and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. This position requires considerable knowledge of the various treatment and therapy modalities, and knowledge of the principles and practices of family centred care in a behavioural and developmental model.

Qualifications
The successful applicant will possess a PhD or Master’s Degree in one of the following: Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, or Rehabilitation and registration in the associated governing college in Alberta. This individual will have a minimum of 5-10 years experience working in the field of Autism or other developmental disabilities and have previous experience supervising clinical staff. The successful applicant must obtain a clear criminal record check, valid driver’s license and current registration with a professional body as applicable.

Responsibilities

  • Overall supervision for a multidisciplinary team of frontline clinical staff and assume overall responsibility for the development of individual and family program plans, based on family priorities and developmentally appropriate, functional child and family goals
  • Review all service plans, treatment plans and clinical reports prior to funder submission and liaise with the funder for any immediate concerns or feedback
  • Review and supervise functional behavioral assessments and positive behavioral support plans
  • Ensure proper notification, documentation, communication of client status
  • Follow-up on critical incident reports as required
  • Present relevant information at MDT panels and support the family and team as necessary
  • Stay current in the best practices literature for ASD intervention and support through professional development
  • Chair regular supervision meetings with the clinical team ensuring minutes are taken, all cases are discussed in a timely fashion, and that meetings are run in an orderly and timely fashion
  • Meet individually with direct reports to mentor and supervise their activities and participate in team hiring
  • Complete yearly performance staff evaluations for direct reports
  • Contribute to organizational planning and program development activities
  • Evaluate program components and recommend change to ensure quality improvement
  • Participate in the development and preparation of organizational/program policies and procedures
  • Anticipate, assess and report risk management issues to the Executive and/or Director of Clinical Services
  • Identify and address systemic, structural, and program implementation issues and concerns
  • Be an active participant in regularly scheduled Clinical Management meetings

Please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources, Attn Susan Gynane:
Additional information available at www.centreforautism.ab.ca


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The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive and innovative services to children, youth...