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Licensed Clinical Psychologist or LMFT Clinical Supervisor - Community Counseling Services

California Lutheran University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 27, 2023

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Licensed Clinical Psychologist or LMFT Clinical Supervisor - Community Counseling Services

Position Category: Adjunct
FLSA: Exempt

University Background:

Basic Function:
California Lutheran University (CLU) Community Counseling Services (CCS) clinics provide therapy to children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families. We operate one of the largest university-based, low-fee community counseling clinics in California, providing over 10,000 low fee therapy sessions each year, primarily to Ventura County and Western LA county residents. All of our therapy sessions are provided by Master's and Doctoral students who are supervised by licensed psychologists. and marriage and family therapists, and social workers. CCS provides therapy services in Spanish and English. The CCS provides outpatient counseling and includes four specialized programs: disaster mental health (DMH), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and a program providing counseling for survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV).
Reporting to the Director of Community Counseling Services (CCS), Clinical Supervisors provide individual and/or group clinical supervision to MFT interns and graduate student trainees enrolled in Cal Lutheran's MFT and PsyD programs. Supervisors play an integral role in facilitating trainee growth and are a critical part of the CCS team. Supervisors meet as a group twice-monthly with the Clinic Director to consult on cases, discuss supervision, and aid CCS clients in receiving high-quality care. All therapy sessions at CCS are digitally recorded, and supervisors utilize the video recordings as part of their supervision process with trainees. Notes are kept in Titanium, and supervisors review and sign off on all student notes. Supervisors may choose to work with students and provide supervision in either the Westlake Village clinic, Oxnard clinic, or both. Some virtual supervision may be permitted as long as the state licensure board continues to approve this format.

Representative Duties:
Meet individually or in groups with students to oversee the quality of their clinical work and to assist in their skill development.
Coordinate clinical supervision activities with the Clinic Director.
Review student clinical notes and video recordings. Provides revision suggestions, clinical guidance, and signs off on final note.
Collaborate with Clinic Director to ensure students are meeting professional development goals and providing quality counseling services.
Keep track of supervision hours, weekly client hours, hourly reporting requirements.
Complete student evaluations in the required format for each student twice yearly.
Responsibility for the trainee’s clinical work and legal/ethical practice.
Performs related duties as assigned.
E=Essential Duties

Knowledge Of:
California law and ethics related to the practice of MFT or PsyDs (depending on trainee).
Clinical supervision, theory, and practice.
For MFT supervision, current theories and interventions related to the practice of MFTs, with an emphasis on working from a systemic perspective.
For doctoral supervision, knowledge and practice of evidence-based theories and interventions

Ability To:
Behave in a professional and ethical manner.
Form professional relationships and maintain respectful boundaries.
Work collegially as a team member.
Maintain confidentiality.

Utilize interpersonal skills such as tact, patience, and courtesy.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a master’s degree from a graduate institution of recognized standing or equivalent experience and professional recognition. A current CA license in Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or Clinical Social Work is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse, multicultural, and multiracial communities.
For MFT supervision, AAMFT Approved supervisor or AAMFT supervisor candidate status.
For PsyD supervision, an evidence-based perspective.

Licenses and Other Requirements:
A current CA license in Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or Clinical Social Work is required. A minimum of two years post-licensure professional experience including work as a clinical supervisor, as well as successful completion of required supervision courses.

Physical Abilities:

Working Environment:

Posting Number: Adjunct000432019
Number of Vacancies: Dependent upon enrollment
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date:
Open Date: 06/01/2020
Close Date: 5/31/2023
Open Until Filled: No

Application Procedure/Special Instructions:
Cal Lutheran has recently become a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI) and we are looking for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse, multicultural and multiracial communities. Cal Lutheran encourages applicants from all faiths, and advocates for social justice and fairness for all people. Cal Lutheran is an accredited, private, comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. The campus is located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, and is home to more than 2,800 undergraduate and 1,250 graduate students who come from 35 countries and represent a variety of faiths. 45.2% of Cal Lutheran students are from underrepresented groups, and 34% of freshmen are first generation students.

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California Lutheran University is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Cal Lutheran is home to more than 2800 undergraduate and 1350 graduate students who come from more than 66 countries and represent a wide variety of faiths. 48% of Cal Lutheran students are international students or from underrepresented groups, and over 30% of first time freshmen are first generation students. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of Cal Lutheran to apply.

Additional information may be found at All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.

California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.


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