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Clinical Supervisor

Mental Health | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

One Common Unity (OCU) breaks cycles of violence and builds compassionate, healthy communities through the transformative power of music, arts, and peace education. Founded in 2000 following a string of school shootings in Washington, DC, OCU is a collaborative effort between educators, artists, and health practitioners dedicated to preventing violence and improving life outcomes for youth and families. Currently based in 23 schools throughout Washington, DC, we train the next generation of youth leaders in social emotional literacy, arts expression, and conflict transformation and support them to create positive social change and healing in their communities. Over the past 19 years, we have impacted over 32,500 youth and families, trained over 11,500 teachers, hosted over 81 public concerts and performances, and recently were awarded the Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in the Humanities.

 About You

  • You must be licensed as a LICSW with minimum one year of consistent Clinical Supervisory experience
  • You have a commitment to and understanding of One Common Unity’s mission.
  • You have experience and passion for working with underserved youth (preferably in a school setting);
  • You have deep understanding, training and experience in cultural competency and sensitivity
  • You display an ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, parents and members of an integrated behavioral health team;
  • You are known for outstanding verbal, written, and listening skills;
  • You work in an engaging and dynamic manner that demonstrates warmth and good humor when working with individuals;
  • You exhibit personal qualities of maturity, humility, strong work ethic, flexibility and a roll-up-my-sleeves attitude;
  • You have CPR and First Aid (WFA); Mandated Reporter training, DCPS clearance, FBI background check, and NSO registry clearance;
  • It’s helpful if you have existing credentialing with AmeriHealth, other MCO's, and CAQH;
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

About the Position

We are seeking a LICSW to serve as Clinical Supervisor for our Mental Health Team. The Clinical Supervisor will oversee and supervise multiple clinicians across several school-sites and, as needed, remote sessions. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Upholding and modelling the core values of One Common Unity;
  • Conducting and documenting one-one-one supervisions sessions with clinicians once a week;
  • Leading and documenting weekly group supervision meetings;
  • Conducting and documenting site visits to each of the schools once a month;
  • Adopting a data-driven approach to program assessment;
  • Responding to feedback and program gaps;
  • Monitoring accountability of risk management practices;
  • Driving best-practices;
  • Assisting with contract-related reporting, paperwork, and filings;
  • Providing clinical supervision and consultation to support the program description, best practice standards and to support the program to remain in full compliance with licensure standards
  • Providing quality clinical trainings to program staff, following agency curriculum to support quality clinical service delivery
  • Oversee the completion and tabulation of client outcome data, utilizing agency-endorsed outcome measures, and proposing formal recommendations for corrective action to improve service quality
  • Provide all authorized client services and provide supporting documentation for re-authorizations, as necessary, in a timely manner
  • Ensure all program services are compliant with recovery principles and are culturally competent
  • Provide crisis assessment and support for direct service staff, as necessary
  • Coordinating data collection and ensuring privacy of record keeping policies and procedures.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation commiserate with experience and a benefits package with health coverage, retirement benefits after first year, paid holidays, continuing education stipend, and a vacation package.  

Physical Requirement of the Job

Depending on COVID guidelines, this position may be onsite or remote.  The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to be in one position for long periods of screen use, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear both in person and over devices.  The employee interacts in close spaces and frequently with other workers, vendors, and clients.  The position works in an office environment with artificial light and air.


One Common Unity is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, differently-abled, LGBTQIA, and other groups that have historically been subject to discrimination.