The Program Supervisor of Treatment Foster Care is responsible for the smooth and efficient operations of CVCA’s Treatment Foster Care Program. The Program Supervisor assumes responsibility for the recruitment, training, supervision and support of Parent Supervisors and Treatment Parents. The Program Supervisor ensures the development, implementation and monitoring of effective treatment plans which meet the needs of the population served. To assure continuous program quality and compliance with regulatory and licensing agencies, in cooperation with program staff, the Program Supervisor is responsible for the development of new and the revision of existing policies and procedures. The Program Supervisor is also responsible for assisting in program development, implementation and evaluation.
Essential Job Functions:
Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.
The Program Supervisor is responsible for the weekly supervision of five Parent Supervisors, including the Senior Parent Supervisor. The responsibilities for this position follow.
- Must pass CPR and First Aid Training.
- Must pass Safe and Positive Training.
- Responsible for timely, periodic submission of all required clearances and physicals.
Quality Assurance Responsibilities:
- Be familiar with all relevant licensing procedures and/or Program Standards of the: State Department of Public Welfare (Children and Youth and Mental Health), Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Community Behavioral Health, the Foster Family Based Treatment Association and the Council on Accreditation ;
- Directly monitor and guide the activities of assigned Parent Supervisors via weekly supervisory sessions, weekly team meetings and crisis sessions, as needed;
- Indirectly monitor and guide the activities of Treatment Parents via regular meetings with Parent Supervisors and periodic meetings with Treatment Parents;
- Review and monitor, according to program policies and procedures, case records and Treatment Parent files of assigned Parent Supervisors to insure compliance with performance standards;
- Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of program evaluation procedures;
- Periodically meet with the consumers of Carson Valley School’s treatment foster care services to evaluate service delivery;
- Participate in evaluations by licensing and regulatory agencies;
- Treat youths, natural families, Treatment Parents, community members and funders as primary consumers of the Program Supervisor’s services by responding to all complaints/concerns in a timely and supportive manner.
- Chair ISP meetings for assigned youths and sign off on assigned youths’ treatment plans;
- Participate in the development of treatment plans for assigned youths and monitor the implementation of those plans;
- Participate in the planning and implementation of Pre-Service and In-Service Training of Treatment Parents;
- Assist in the development of new and the revision of existing policies and procedures as needed;
- Provide case management services needed and in accordance with Program Standards;
Staff Maintenance and Development Responsibilities:
- Participate in the recruitment, screening, interviewing and hiring of Parent Supervisors;
- Develop and implement orientation and annual training for assigned Parent Supervisor;
- Complete written probationary and annual evaluations for assigned staff;
- Recommend when the continuation of probation or termination of employment is appropriate;
- Review and monitor the weekly schedules of assigned staff;
- Approve vacation time, personal business days and other time off for assigned Parent Supervisors;
- Participate in the recruitment, screening and training of potential Treatment Parents.
- Maintain record keeping on each assigned youth and Parent Supervisor according to program policies and procedures;
- Plan and implement bi- weekly team meetings and weekly individual supervisory sessions;
- Work closely with the Senior Parent Supervisor to assure maximum youth enrollment and the availability of Treatment Parents;
- Develop an annual budget for Treatment Foster Care which is financially prudent;
- Represent the agency on select committees related to treatment foster care and the provision of community based services.