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Clinical Supervisor – Long Term Foster Care – Bilingual Spanish preferred

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
Posted: 05/08/2024
Salary/Range: $63,000-$70,600
Denver, CO

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supporting and ensuring the comprehensive service delivery of clinical services in the program. This position will offer consultation and trauma-informed expertise to program staff and stakeholders to promote stable foster placements and provide clinical feedback. Additionally, the Clinical supervisor will conduct trainings during the onboarding process for new staff and continually, as needed. This position includes the direct supervision of the therapeutic team and may support direct client treatment services, based on program needs. This position will support both Long Term Foster Care programs- Denver and Ft Collins.

Occupational Competencies

  • Meet standards of practice: Familiarity with social work practice, human development, child welfare system and family systems, including appropriate local, state, and federal regulatory rules.
  • Apply therapeutic services: Familiarity with assessment, care planning, facilitation, coordination, and advocating for supports on behalf of and in collaboration with an individual.
  • Apply crisis intervention: Experience with crisis management, problem solving, and mediation best practices.
  • Legal requirements: Familiarity with the legal system as it applies to child welfare.
  • Deliver services within diverse cultural communities: Skills and sensitivity in working with youth and families from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds with a variety of challenges.
  • Communicate professionally with colleagues in other fields: Ability to communicate professionally and cooperate with members of the other professions involved with the youth.

Foundational Competencies

  • Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting.
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


  • Provide clinical supervision, leadership, and training to therapeutic team.
  • Support and supervise the therapeutic team with service delivery, documentation and client related issues.
  • Provide direct therapeutic services to clients and community as needed including group and family therapy.
  • Facilitate comprehensive clinical related training to staff and stakeholders.
  • Ensure federal, state, and program’s internal documentation practices and reporting requirements are met in following with contract and licensing standards.
  • Participate in meetings with stakeholders and offer clinical feedback regarding client treatment needs.
  • Participate in data collection and review to evaluate individual and program success- set goals for improvement based on overall strategies and objectives.
  • May participate in on call rotation.


  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement.
  • Two (2) years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience.
  • Clinical License- LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LP.
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish strongly preferred.
To Apply: Loretta Bozeman, 303-922-3433,