Clinical Supervisor


Open position

DOE, full time, exempt position. Benefits include vacation and holidays, medical and dental coverage (partial payment by employee).

Pasadena (WSGV)


The Clinical Supervisor (CS) works as an integral part of Peace Over Violence’s Intervention Division and ensures the integration of Counseling Services into the various aspects of Intervention programs. The CS assists the Director of Clinical Services (DCS) in the overall functioning, coordination, and development of the Counseling Services Department, which works with survivors of sexual assault domestic violence and trauma. The Clinical Supervisor provides individual and group clinical supervision to Counseling Services personnel including paraprofessionals and professional staff, consultants, volunteers, and MSW interns and/or MFT trainees in our Pasadena office. 

The Clinical Supervisor will report directly to the Director of Clinical Services (DCS)


  • Review Counseling Intakes, assign counselors and track client distribution

  • Complete forms required for client files
  • Assists the Director of Clinical Services to address requests for records, support letters for clients, verification of counseling and Subpoenas for Pasadena office
  • Review and monitor counseling files and progress reports
  • Conduct process groups and psycho-educational groups for clients
  • Provide individual and group counseling to client population as needed
  • Make treatment and social service referrals to appropriate agencies that support client goals 
  • Create, maintain, and submit accurate records and documents in a timely manner 
  • Maintain current knowledge of assessment and treatment techniques, criminal justice systems, and community resources using in-service training, seminars, workshops, and publications


  • Provide clinical supervision to paraprofessionals (peer-counselors) and professional counseling staff, interns, consultants and volunteers and complete performance evaluations
  • Conduct counselor group supervision on a monthly basis
  • Interface with Peace Over Violence’s Prevention and Intervention departments, SART/DART and Crisis line staff to ensure program cohesion at all sites and coordinate services to clients.
  • Assists the DCS to develop counseling services forms and tracking systems
  • Assist in the training of counseling staff, volunteers and interns/trainees
  • Assist the DCS to develop Counseling Services policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly reports as needed
  • Provide professional development trainings agency-wide 
  • Manage concerns relating to coverage, productivity, client service skills, workload expectations. 
  • Provide administrative support, supervision and consultation to support and broaden staff skill levels. 
  • Provide crisis support to therapist and clients as needed 
  • Provide weekly clinical supervision to pre-or un-licensed MSW and MFT clinicians
  • Function as a Field Instructor and/or supervisor for the interns/trainees in the Pasadena office.
  • Complete paperwork as required by the Universities/Colleges and professional Boards such as the Board of Behavioral Sciences


  • Provide management for daily operations of the clinical department and POV’s Pasadena site 
  • Work with the DCS to develop policies and procedures to ensure quality services for clients and accountability for staff 
  • Provide ongoing assessment and evaluation of the clinical program to ensure that client needs, agency standards and funding requirements are met 
  • Maintain documentation, client files, and statistics as required by agency policies and funding sources 
  • Manage client and outcomes tracking in client database 
  • Use outcome data to manage staff and program performance 
  • Monitor trends and make informed decisions regarding service provisions 
  • Maintain a working relationship with outside agencies 
  • Coordinate meetings with other mental health provider programs 
  • Assist with community presentations, as applicable


  • Must have active LCSW, LMFT, or PhD license  preferably with 2 years post-licensure experience
  • Must have completed or intend to complete CalOES certified Training in domestic and sexual violence and be current with the 8 hours of continuing education for current Fiscal year (will be required to complete POV’s 72-hour training if does not meet qualification)
  • Strong social, communication (written and verbal) and problem solving skills
  • Ability/experience in crisis counseling and long-term counseling
  • Ability to work as part of a team with other staff and volunteers
  • Demonstrates ability to get along well with a diverse group of people and to feel comfortable working with people from diverse communities
  • Supervisory skills and ability to work with both para-professionals and clinical staff/volunteers/interns
  • Must have completed or attend to complete Social Welfare Field Instructor Certification
  • Capacity to work some evenings and weekends
  • Have own car and valid California driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Computer literacy required
  • Bilingual Spanish, highly desired.
  • Experience providing trauma informed care
  • knowledge of clinical diagnostic methods and principles, various modalities of psychotherapy and counseling, and abnormal psychology, as well as alternative or complementary modalities 
  • Program development, data and performance management experience

Applicants may submit a resume and cover letter detailing experience to Chief Program Officer Yvette Lozano

Peace Over Violence
Attn: Yvette Lozano
Peace Over Violence, 1015 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017


Peace Over Violence is a equal employment opportunity employer.