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Supervisor-Developmental Disability Services (007137)
Job Number: 007137
Job Title: Supervisor-Developmental Disability Services
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Employee
State/Province: Michigan
City: Detroit
Job Schedule: Regular Full Time 40 Hours
Job Category: Clinical
Career Level: Coordinator
Position Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children, specifically those who have special difficulties in learning, succeeding in school, or who struggle to maintain successful friendships and relationships? The Children's Center Developmental Disabilities Services program is designed to meet the unique needs of children who have been diagnosed with an intellectual or developmental disability. We are seeking a Clinical Coordinator to work in our outpatient office, located in the Midtown area of Detroit, to manage a team of clinicians and supports coordinators.


The DDS program provides an opportunity to work within a team of counselors, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and BCBAs to ensure our services are of high quality and meet the needs of our families. In this role you would receive ongoing training in the use of Applied Behavioral Analysis and other evidence-based strategies, which in turn allows staff to implement the most appropriate interventions to their clients. In addition to ongoing training, you will work with a supportive management team that is committed to inducing a positive and exciting work environment, while ensuring the best possible services are provided to the children we serve!

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  • Provide leadership to DD and ABA Support Coordination Programs.
  • Provide administrative and programmatic supervision to assigned staff.
  • Monitor, track, and manage staff to address key performance indicators.
  • Facilitate regular individual, group supervision with assigned staff.
  • Promote positive team morale and performance.
  • Maintain a clinical caseload (10-20 cases depending on the number of supervisees).
  • Collaborate with ASD Clinical Coordinator and other agency Coordinators/Managers.
  • Work with assigned staff in developing an annual work plan.
  • Develop and follow a Performance Goals and Expectations (PGE) evaluation plan in conjunction with the immediate supervisor.
  • Assist staff with preparing for all audits, accreditations or other reporting entities.
  • Work with supervisors and other management staff to identify solutions to bottlenecks.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule in order to appropriately deliver services to meet the clients’ needs.
  • Attend all required training to enhance skills and meet Agency guidelines and as required by the State of MI, COA, and other agencies governing the operation of the Agency.
  • Develop Performance Goals and Expectations with immediate supervisor annually.
  • Participate in required supervision, agency meetings and other specialized meetings based upon this position.
  • Collaborate and maintain professional standards at all times while conducting agency business.
  • Support the values of the family, The Children’s Center Mission and the commitment to the ongoing safety and family stability.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Position Requirements


  • Master's degree in social work, professional counseling or psychology required.



  • Professional License required for the coordinating degree and maintain license throughout employment.
  • Full License Required.
  • Meet and maintain eligibility criteria for a Child Mental Health Professional as outlined in the MDCH Qualifications Guidelines.



  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children with autism.
  • Minimum 1 year prior supervisory experience.
  • Must provide clearance that there is no record and/or convictions as a perpetrator of child abuse/and or neglect on the State of MI Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills related to windows navigation, Microsoft Office and general office equipment.
  • If position requires driving, must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and a clear driving record.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, information, and meet deadlines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.