Licensed Clinical Supervisor - ASATS Program

Job Overview

ASATS (Adult Substance Abuse Treatment Services) is an outpatient substance use treatment program, specializing in providing culturally and linguistically competent services to Santa Clara County's diverse communities. Initially, ASATS specialized in treating Asian and Pacific Islander communities, but has since proven to be effective in working with diverse communities at large. All are welcome. The program is on average a 16-week treatment program offering the following services: Orientation, intake and assessment; Treatment planning; Group and individual counseling; Case management; Continuing care including aftercare groups. Treatment plans are developed based on the unique needs of each participant and services are tailored to support their success.

The Clinical Supervisor has the benefit of getting to support our knowledgeable and caring staff while being part of a very supportive and dynamic leadership team. This position is responsible for supporting a team of caring professionals and interns through clinical supervision to those providing direct services to the adult substance use outpatient treatment in Santa Clara County, and lends support to the adolescent behavioral health care programs within the Santa Clara County operation as needed. This position is responsible for ensuring that all appropriate professional standards, licensing/certification and clinical grant requirements are met. The incumbent is also responsible for assuring Santa Clara County programs and services are culturally proficient and client-centered. This position also includes training new staff and interns as well as ongoing training in clinical areas including best practices and Evidenced Based Practices (EBP's) that we use in treatment.

This position has managerial responsibility, including conducting of, or participation in performance appraisals and the authority to recommend action for line and supervisory employees. In addition, the Clinical Supervisor is a representative of the leadership team, and assists the Director and Managing Director in the hiring and supervising of new employees and interns.



Key Responsibilities

  • Cultural Competence: Knowledge of culturally responsive treatment interventions; expected to role model cultural humility and consideration of the world views of our diverse client base; contribute to a safe, welcoming, and therapeutic facility that values the uniqueness of our target populations. Ability to work with a diverse population while withholding judgment. Willingly open to learn and understand different perspectives.
  • Ensures treatment is in accordance with contracts clinical expectations and client centered approach. Will work with Directors and Managers in ensuring compliance with internal and external contract requirements including data integrity, clinical records review/utilization reviews, and clinical performance measures. Participation in the recommendations, design and implementation of evidence based models and best practices. Must be available for rotation of handling after-hours crisis line.
  • Provides individual and group clinical supervision as required by BBS and other certification bodies of staff (ie: registered and certified substance abuse counselor roles). Responsible for the documentation of all Clinical Supervision meetings (groups and individuals).
  • Provides regular on-site/virtual trainings for employees and interns. Must be available afterhours to respond to facility or clinical emergencies, outstanding crisis or events precipitating an incident report.
  • Responsible for the development and supervision of the Adult Department Intern Program in SCC. Will assist with Youth Department Interns on an as needed basis.  Will actively recruit for interns, serve as a contact to schools, and will carry Field Instructor duties (ie. Hours sign-offs; development of intern contract, provide weekly supervision as described in agreement with the schools , and completion of student evaluations).  
  • Responsible for quality assurance in EMR, and ensuring thorough clinical documentation standards set by State and County are met.  Takes the lead on Quality Records Reviews and Peer Chart Review  processes. In accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360, ensures compliance with codes and regulations for behavioral health programs.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • California state license (posts 2 years) in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapist with a graduate degree in psychology, social work, or counseling.
  • Completion of required Clinical Supervision Certification per BBS requirements.
  • At least five years of experience working in a behavioral health setting.
  • Valid California driver's license.
  • First Aid Certified within 60 days of employment.
  • CPR Certified within 60 days of employment.


  •  Licensed professional with additional certification in Addiction Counseling.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Compensation: $80,000.00-$110,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Jose, CA
Hours/wk: 32-40

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