Clinical Supervisor - SMART


NYC Metropolitan Area


The SMART Program is a new collaboration between Housing Works and the NYC Department of Correction (DOC) aimed at reducing the likelihood of recidivism for detainees in the custody of DOC. Specifically, the SMART program provides individual and group services to detainees at the Manhattan and Brooklyn Detention Centers, provides assistance with transition from jail to the community, and offers community based services to help stabilize participants, including connection to health care, housing, case management and vocational support services. The target population for this project is adult males (22 years and older). Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Clinical Coordinator will oversee the clinical operations of the program, including but not limited to, providing clinical supervision to group facilitators in DOC’s Manhattan and Brooklyn detention centers, reviewing individual treatment plans, assisting with development of group curriculum’s, collaboration with DOC staff on program model and providing individual assessment, crisis intervention, or group services as needed. The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience providing clinical supervision, be comfortable working in jail based settings, have working knowledge of issues impacting individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and experience working with substance use and mental health issues.


  • Provide clinical supervision to group facilitators
  • Direct observation and evaluation of group services
  • Participation in Quality Improvement activities
  • Work collaboratively with DOC and program consultants to develop group curriculum’s
  • Provide individual and group level training to program staff
  • Provide assessment, crisis intervention or group services as needed
  • Adhere to policies as set by Housing Works and NYC DOC
  • Maintain communication with NYC DOC regarding program staffing and service delivery
  • Collaborate with NYC DOC to evaluate program outcomes
  • Promote Housing Works’ core values in day to day activities.


  • LCSW or PhD Psychology.
  • Experience with criminal justice involved population, as well as substance use and mental health issues
  • Minimum or 2-3 years providing clinical supervision
  • Ability to provide onsite support to staff in Manhattan and Brooklyn detention centers
  • Ability to provide small group training’s to staff
  • Ability to obtain DOC clearance
  • Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, required.
  • Ability to use data to inform decision making and supervision

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