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Director of CNY TFFC Clinical Services

Earn $80,000/annually plus 4 weeks of vacation, 10 calendar holidays (Includes 1 floating holiday), 24 hours personal time, and up to 80 sick days.


Share our commitment to helping children, youth and families build strong/life changing relationships and avoid hospitalization or placement. Bring your experience, compassion, and energy to the team and make a difference in the lives of children, youth, and families!

Cayuga Centers is looking for a Director of Clinical Services for our Central New York Treatment Family Foster Care (CNY TFFC) program. The Director of CNY TFFC Clinical Services will work under the direction of the Vice President of CNY TFFC Services to coordinate treatment planning for all youth and families services by the Treatment Family Foster Care (TFFC) program.

The Director of CNY TFFC Clinical Services will also provide individual and family therapy to youth and their families in addition to providing weekly clinical supervision to program clinicians.

Does this sound like it interests you? We’d love for you to join our team in helping children and families create a safe, happy and healthy environment for them.

  • 40 hours per week
  • Ability to flex schedule to meet program needs, including ability to work afternoons, evenings, and weekends
  • Oversee the on-call rotation. Availability to treatment team to support crisis response

How you get to use your skills…..
  • Oversee all clinical interventions within the CNY TFFC Program while embodying the agency competencies
  • Co-develop and maintain a clinically-led treatment vision
  • Oversee the assessment and evaluation of all youth within the program
  • Oversee treatment plan development and ensure that all plans are child and family focused.
  • Support clinicians and program staff in development of interventions that lead to case progression
  • Provide weekly supervision and development opportunities to the program clinicians and group supervision to treatment teams
  • Co-facilitate program staff meetings
  • Ensure program staff are providing quality trauma-informed, solution-focused evaluation, evidenced-informed treatment, to children, families and groups
  • Advise and support clinicians and treatment teams during crisis situations and support the creation of necessary safety plans in conjunction with other program staff
  • Oversee clinical documentation and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Review and approve all program clinical documentation
  • Ensure fee-for-service billing is completed properly
  • Support and model appropriate interdisciplinary team work, including directing communication with LDSS caseworkers, Family Court judges, Attorneys, probation departments, substance abuse providers, school staff members, physical health providers, and informal supports to the child and family
  • Support the development of foster parent support group meetings and co-facilitate as needed

Experience and Skills:

  • LCSW required with at least 2 years of experience working with youth and families in out-of-home care
  • Experience in clinical supervision required with demonstrated experience in provision of individual, group, and family therapy modalities
  • Demonstrated use of effective leadership skills
  • Ability to advise staff during challenging or escalated situations, create necessary safety plans, and provide feedback following the intervention
  • Ability and willingness to work with families in an “in-home” context
  • Experience with Evidence Based practice preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Family Systems Theory
  • Knowledge and experience formulating clinical diagnoses and coaching clinicians through that process
  • Understanding of fee-for-service billable services required
  • Experience supervising and navigating interdisciplinary teams
  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to appreciate and encourage diversity, and understand the concept of cultural trauma as it applies to individual and family functioning