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Clinical Director of Counseling Programs

Revised July 19, 2019

Clinical Director of Counseling Programs

The Diocese of Covington Catholic Charities is seeking to hire a Clinical Director for our faith- based Counseling Programs. The position is 40 hours per week or 100% FTE.


Responsible for the administrative and clinical supervision of program staff, including, but not limited to staff coaching, training, accountability and evaluation; programmatic quality and quantity assurance measures, also responsible for some direct service.


Educational and Experiential Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of five years’ clinical counseling experience
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Supervisor by the State of Kentucky Social Work Board (LCSW-S) Certification preferred or LPCC-S; or supervisor certification eligible.
  • Management/Supervisory experience required, minimum three to five years related experience preferred.
  • Experience with diverse populations including children, adults, couples, and families, those with mental illness and substance use disorders, life transitions, all income levels, various cultural backgrounds. In addition, interest in Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption Services strongly preferred.
  • Experience with DSM 5.
  • Performs all the duties of an independent therapist and demonstrates an ability to work independently as well as collaborating with other staff.
  • Practicing Roman Catholic.


Management and Administrative Duties 50%

Clinical Director of Counseling Services:         

·         Leads counseling programs (Individual/Family, Pregnancy/Adoption, and School Counseling) toward integration and continuous improvement and oversees the development of training and support systems which both strengthen skills and respond to internal and external accountability requirements.

·         Leads the United Way process for program outcomes, reporting and representing agency in meetings, leads the process of program reaccreditation for Council on Accreditation (COA).

·         Participates as a member of the Management Team.


Agency/Pregnancy/Adoption Program Supervisor:

·         Oversee staff monthly goal compliance, training, and annual staff evaluations.

·         Assure that clients’ needs are met to the highest degree possible to meet internal and external expectations (case assignment, schools, staff leaves, waiting list, non-traditional hours etc.). 



Clinical Supervisor

·         Provide ongoing clinical supervision to other Independent licensed staff. This may include group and/or individual supervision.  

·         Maintain an ongoing review of therapeutic services provided by supervised staff, including a quarterly review of service plans for ongoing cases and review of cases that are terminated. 


Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor:  (NA if LPCC)

·         Provide, over approximately a three (3) year period, the required hours of clinical supervision to staff certified social workers as outlined in the Social Work State Boards.  The norm is generally one hour per week of individual supervision, per supervisee, but varies depending on the specific state board requirements and group hours provided by the trainer.



Individual/Family Counseling Direct Service Provider 50%  

  • Provide counseling within the outpatient program. Sessions will include screening, assessment, and therapy, with appropriate referral and follow up as needed per client.

We offer an excellent benefit package including: 3 weeks paid vacation (adjusted upwards for longevity), 17 holidays, 10 sick days, 2 personal days, single health insurance plan, defined benefit pension plan and 403b savings plan,  long-term disability, life insurance, business travel mileage and reimbursement for approved expenses.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards for the position.  Staff will be expected to perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Submit resume, including at least three references, along with cover letter and salary history by email to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR skoplyay@covdio.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Catholic Charities is an equal employment opportunity.

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