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Social Work Intern Supervisor (MSW)

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Adoption Options
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Job Location: 
Ft.Collins/Greeley, Denver Metro
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Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services
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Mission & Culture: Adoption Options is an inclusive, non-profit adoption agency dedicated to enriching the lives of children, youth and families. The staff and Board of Directors at Adoption Options are actively working as a team to uphold the company’s stated values of Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Inclusion, Education, and Professionalism in all aspects of the organization. Within Adoption Options, the Fostering Healthy Futures® program is an evidence-based, intensive preventive intervention for preadolescent children (ages 9-11) with one or more Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), which may include the experience of maltreatment, out-of-home placement, housing instability, violence exposure and/or parental substance use, mental illness, or incarceration. FHF is a newly implemented program within Adoption Options and is in partnership with several other community organizations. This role requires a high degree of flexibility, creative thinking, collaboration, and communication with all stakeholders to ensure ongoing success and program growth.

Position Summary: Reporting to the FHF Program Manager and Senior Director of Programs the Intern Supervisor is responsible for providing weekly individual clinical and administrative supervision for 10-14 graduate level interns who will be mentoring the youth in the Fostering Healthy Futures Program, supports the program intake/referral process, leads the intern recruitment and training process, and promotes intern development through weekly seminar groups. The Intern Supervisor will be on call for mentors in the field should crises arise. One of these intern groups will be in Larimer County, and the Intern Supervisor will likely be commuting to Larimer County once a week. This role is approximately .5 FTE (20 hours/week) during the school year and .2 (8 hours/week) during the summer.

Areas of Responsibility

• Prepare for and provide weekly individual clinical and administrative supervision for graduate student mentors

• Complete weekly group documentation and review mentors’ weekly documentation of mentoring visits

• Lead weekly group supervision and weekly seminar meeting with mentors

• On-call after hours for mentors, should crises arise in the field

• Maintain up-to-date and thorough intern files as required by agency policy, oversee the creation and maintenance of up-to-date and thorough client files and notes on the youth/families in the program

• Assist with facilitation of program evaluations

• Attend training, consultations, and supervision meetings on the Fostering Healthy Futures program as directed

• Attend meetings (e.g. IEPs, clinical planning, staffings) regarding children/families and serve as a liaison/support for program youth with caseworkers, therapists, and school personnel as appropriate

• Work collaboratively to address clinical challenges and coordinate program logistics

• Provide case management to ensure children’s needs are met, especially for urgent/acute clinical matters and/or when hotline reporting may be necessary

• Work independently and within a team on special non-recurring projects as assigned by the Senior Director of Programs. These activities may require attending Adoption Options agency meetings or events, assisting co-workers, planning, scheduling and communicating progress both verbally and in writing

  • Masters Degree in Social Work required. LCSW preferred.
  • 2+ years of clinical experience
  • By state and county regulations, must have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 2 weeks prior to start date. (Candidates seeking and exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons must contact the HR Director.)
  • Must possess excellent supervision skills
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal, presentation, time management, organizational skills, and verbal written and communication skills
  • Occasional on-call availability

$19.95-$26.44/hour (dependent on qualifications and experience)


401(k) Plan with Company Match, Paid Sick Leave, LCSW Clinical Hours Supervision Program, and more

How To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Erin Groce (HR Director) via email: [email protected]

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