Agency Clinical Supervisor

All Programs · Oakland, California
Department All Programs
Employment Type Part Time Non-Benefit Eligible (29 hours or less)
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $50.00 to $60.00/ hour

Bonita House, Inc. (BHI) is a well-respected nonprofit mental health agency with multiple sites in Alameda County and an operating budget of $10 million. It was founded in 1971. BHI is a social rehabilitation agency and provides a full range of Medi-Cal services to adults with co-occurring serious mental health and substance use disorders.


Agency Values:


Compassion: Committed to caring, dignity, and kindness

Respect: Honor each individual and provide highly ethical services

Progress: Leading the way in creating opportunities to change for the better

Resilience: Channeling hope, building strengths to successfully recover, adapt and grow

Embracing Differences: Honor and celebrate our diverse communities and individual uniqueness


Bonita House fully supports the Board of Behavioral Sciences and Board of Registered Nursing’s commitment to protect the consumers of California through effective enforcement, ensure credibility and high professional standards through examinations and licensing requirements, and provide excellent customer service to all its constituents.


Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the CCAO, the Agency Clinical Supervisor is responsible for overseeing Registered Associate clinical providers (e.g., ASW, AMFT, APCC) or “practitioners” by providing ongoing clinical supervision, reviewing documentation, and coordinating clinical training needs. Student (e.g., MSW, MFT, counseling candidates) supervisory activities will be funneled through, reviewed and approved by the BHI Clinical Coordinator. Responsible for providing clinical supervision and training to employee practitioners and student trainees in both individual, triadic, and group format.


Required Qualifications:




  • Masters or Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related field plus a minimum of five years’ experience working in a community mental health program.



  • The Licensed Clinical Supervisor must maintain a current, unrestricted valid California License from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).
  • Must have held that license for at least two (2) years and practiced psychotherapy or directly supervised trainees, interns, or associates that perform clinical services and/or psychotherapy as part of their clinical practice for at least two years within the last five-year period immediately preceding supervision.
  • Must have completed a minimum of six (6) hours of supervision training or coursework within two (2) years immediately preceding supervision (or within 60 days of commencement of supervision) and every renewal period thereafter in order to supervise Associate Marriage and Family therapists (AMFT) or trainees (MFTT)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 15 contact hours in supervision training prior to the commencement of supervision required for supervisors of Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASW’s).
  • Must provide documentation of completion for both the 6-hour and 15-hour courses that must be taken through an accredited or approved school, a state agency, or an approved Continuing Education Provider. A course taken through an on-line approved provider will also be accepted.
  • Supervision will consist of individual, triadic and group formats.


Additional Licensure Supervision Information:

  • NOTE: ASWs are required to obtain 1,700 hours of the total 3,000 of post-master’s degree experience under a LCSW to qualify for licensure.
  • NOTE: Out of the 52 weeks of individual supervision, ASWs are required to be supervised by an LCSW for 13 of those 52 weeks.
  • NOTE: A trainee is permitted to earn a maximum of 1,300 hours of experience overall prior to the degree being awarded. Up to 750 hours of counseling and supervision are permitted within the 1,300-hour maximum.
  • NOTE: All associates are required to have individual or triadic supervision for at least 52 weeks.



  • Familiarity with (or ability to quickly learn) evidence-based practices such as Motivational Interviewing, WRAP, Seeking Safety, Solution Focused Therapy, CBT, and DBT.
  • Experience providing constructive, timely feedback identifying strengths and areas of development to practitioners.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as a member of the team.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.) systems. (e.g. Welligent, Caminar, Epic)
  • Participate in CQRT and have Medi-Cal SMHS experience. 
  • Ability to prioritize effectively on competing demands on time.
  • Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule in accordance with client and program needs.
  • Solid written skills to meet the required standards of documentation guided by Alameda County, Medi-Cal and internal policy.
  • Must be able to meet the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requirements.
  • Must have a valid California Driver License and a driving record acceptable by the agency’s insurance company.


  • Facilitates regular meetings with BHI Clinical Coordinator, Leadership Team and practitioners.
  • Overseeing and reviewing practitioners' work procedures and compliance to policies and procedures.
  • Counseling, motivating and disciplining practitioners, and referring advanced issues to upper management.
  • Provide feedback as it relates to the evaluation process of the practitioners.
  • Ensuring practitioners comply with licensure and registration requirements.
  • Ensuring accuracy and quality of clinical documentation in accordance with regulations and best practices.
  • Assisting practitioners by supervising complex cases.
  • Assisting practitioners with the integration of diversity, equity and inclusion perspectives regarding the delivery of clinical services.
  • Supervisor will sign-off on supervisee’s hours weekly and /or no less often than monthly.
  • Keep current with legal and regulatory requirements for clinical supervision.
  • Supervises the client milieu and/or provides direct services for clients as needed.
  • Crisis intervention and consultation as needed.
  • Attend supervisor meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Travel: Unless restricted by California, supervision will occur on program sites when possible and in accordance with the BBS requirements.

Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability:

BHI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law (“Protected Status”).  

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  • Location
    Oakland, California
  • Department
    All Programs
  • Employment Type
    Part Time Non-Benefit Eligible (29 hours or less)
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $50.00 to $60.00/ hour