Family Services, Inc.
Poughkeepsie, New York
Status: Exempt
Supervisor:  Deputy Executive Director

As the Forensic Clinical Supervisor, the clinician oversees all aspects of the program. Enthusiastically supports practices and communicates agency's mission and statement of values.

Our mission is to help families and individuals help themselves through direct services, collaboration, and advocacy.

Our Agency Values
Integrity - Being honest and trustworthy
Compassion - Extending empathy and understanding to others
Hope - Believing in the strength of the human spirit and heart, to emerge and thrive in the face of challenge
Diversity - Promoting a vison of community comprised of wide-ranging assets
Respect - Treating all individuals with dignity and without judgement
Community - Recognizing and reinforcing the importance of our world as being comprised of people of differing strengths and perspectives
Justice - Promoting social and economic equity and fairness
Quality - Striving for excellence in every aspect of our work

  • Must be a NYS Certified LCSW.
  • One year of experience supervising staff
  • Two years of experience providing sex-offense-specific treatment
Job Responsibilities:
  • To provide clinical supervision for clinicians providing direct client services
  • To retain supervisory responsibility for direct reports (i.e. reviewing and signing their documentation, signing pay sheets and authorizing leave time.)
  • Facilitate individual supervision meetings and team meetings
  • Clinical assessment and treatment of sex offenders
  • Clinical assessment and treatment of non-offending relatives
  • Case management
  • To maintain program documentation as required
  • ​To represent the agency as needed in the community (i.e. seiving on committees, making presentations on our programs, and so forth.)
  • To participate in agency clinical meetings, team meetings and staff meetings as well as participate in in-seivice training.
  • Maintain agency documentation as required
  • Ongoing communication with referral sources
  • Attend trainings, conferences, and workshops
  • Provide court testimony
  • Program development
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Excellent team building and collaboration skills
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of an email package and working knowledge of MS software programs: Word and Excel
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Experience working with evidence-based therapeutic practices
  • Experience running treatment groups, preferably with this population
  • Thorough knowledge of theory and application of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
  • Working knowledge of ATSA's "Practice Standards and Guidelines"
  • Ability to organize and run a treatment group with adult men or women
  • Ability to produce accurate and complete assessments formulated from knowledge of sex offense dynamics
  • Ability to write effective case notes and report on data from files
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to work independently; but relate issues to manager appropriately
  • Ability to work effectively when under extreme pressure
Work Environment:
The Relapse lnteivention for Sex Crimes (RISC) program is a community-based treatment program for adult male and female sex offenders and non­ offending family members to address sexual offending behavior. RISC follows the "Practice Standards and Guidelines" of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). This program is part of Dutchess County's overall approach to managing sex offenders living in the community, to keep the community safe by reducing sex offender recidivism through intensive supeivision and sex offense-specific treatment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the community we serve. Family Services follows federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring and employment. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in violation of those laws.
Posting Expiration Date: 
Mon, 2019-09-09 (All day)