Sep 19, 2022

FFT Supervisor

  • Mental Health Association of Westchester
  • $70,000 yearly
Full time Management Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Join our Team! We have an exciting new opportunity for a full time Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Supervisor (LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW) located in our Tarrytown, NY Office. 


The Functional Family Therapy Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of the FFT implementation including site certification and the development of FFT activities. This involves managing clinical schedules, engaging families, collecting, organizing, and interpreting data, and other responsibilities as determined. The individual will also be responsible for holding a certification in FFT clinical supervision and providing both direct and indirect services.  Direct services include treatment and supervisory responsibilities as well as the overall management of the FFT component of the program.  Indirect responsibilities include representing the program at meetings with other community agencies and other service providers.   The goal is to provide strength-based, relational-focused family therapy in order to prevent out of home placement to at-risk youth. The supervisor is expected to know and follow the established policies and procedures of MHA of Westchester.




  1. Participation in meetings with community agencies and other service providers as needed.
  2. Provision of direct clinical services which may include, but are not limited to, outreach, assessment and treatment planning, family therapy, crisis counseling and intervention, and community consultation and education.
  3. Responsible for maintaining clinical records and following guidelines and regulations for documentation of services.
  4. Provide supervision, mentoring, and coaching to all direct reports.
  5. Complete evaluations of all direct reports.
  6. Attendance at internal management meetings and meetings with all SAMSHA personnel as required by the grant.
  7. Coordinate treatment with other community agencies and services.
  8. Participate in program development and in training as required by grant.
  9. Follow the established clinic policies and procedures.
  10. Maintain appropriate professional standards.
  11. Other designated or related duties.





  1. Knowledge of program management
  2. Effective verbal and written communication skills
  3. Excellent organizational skills
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills
  5. Strong attention to detail 
  6. Effective crisis intervention skills
  7. Effective leadership skills
  8. Problem solving skills
  9. Effective management practices:
  10. Address interpersonal barriers and strengths in their staff
  11. Empower those receiving supervision
  12. Offer criticism in a constructive manner
  13. Understand employment and labor laws
  14. The Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Supervisor must have excellent skills utilizing Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Record systems.



  1. The Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Supervisor shall be an experienced mental health professional as defined by Part 585 of the OHM regulations.
  2. Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology with clinical experience.
  3. Must be licensed in New York State, be in good standing and remain in continuous good standing with the state’s licensing board: LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW.
  1. Must hold certification in FFT clinical supervision or be willing to complete training within the 12-months post hire.
  1. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  1. Demonstrate positive leadership, effective communication skills, and the ability to work successfully with a wide range of people.
  2. It is expected that the Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Supervisor is able to perform their duties with minimal supervision and consistently use good judgment.
  1. Must be reliable and able to work independently and understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality.
  2. Basic Computer knowledge and ability to document in an electronic health record is required.
  3. Must have a valid Driver’s License and a driving record that is satisfactory to our insurance carrier.
  4. Must maintain current New York State Defensive Driving certification.
  5. Must be cleared NYS Justice Center through fingerprinting for a Criminal History Records search.
  6. Must be cleared by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Staff Exclusion List (SEL) and the New York State Medicaid Exclusion List.
  7. Must be cleared by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) for instances of child abuse and/or neglect.
  8. Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.