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Clinical Director of Outpatient Services

Clinical Director of Outpatient Services

Teen Dual-Diagnosis & Mental Health Treatment Throughout California

320 Washington Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
United States



Posted on January 8, 2024


Muir Wood Adolescent & Family Services is a residential treatment program designed specifically for teens ages 12-17 suffering from mental health and substance use conditions.

The Muir Wood environment helps build strong peer relationships essential in early recovery, many of which blossom into enduring friendships. Our programs fill a crucial need by making mental healthcare available to the vast majority of families in need.

For more information on our programs, please visit our website:



As part of the Executive Leadership Team, and under the supervision of the CCO, the Clinical Director of Outpatient Services will oversee clinical programming including (but not limited to) program development, clinical supervision, staff training in best practices, and facilitation of both the weekly staff meeting and treatment team meeting. The Clinical Director provides clinical supervision and program management in areas of administrative oversight, State of CA DSS and DHCS licensing compliance, JCAHO accreditation, and employee appraisal. Responsible for interviewing, selecting and training clinical staff; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; supervision of interns if necessary, addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Licensed LCSW, LMFT, PsyD, or PhD and four years or more of relevant clinical experience with adolescent, substance abuse and co-occurring disordered populations preferred
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited or state approved graduate school in social work or social welfare; marriage, family and child counseling; child psychology; child development; counseling psychology; clinical psychology; social psychology
  • Must have one-year supervisory experience
  • TB required and health screen, along with CPR and first aid

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Fulfills direct service, including individual/family and group meetings, consultants, and crisis intervention
  • Assigns caseloads and supervises clinical staff in the delivery of services to adolescents and families
  • Facilitation of individual and group therapy and management of milieu
  • Assign therapists caseloads and related duties, and coordinates activities of staff in providing child care and counseling services to Muir Wood residents
  • Oversees clinical admission in collaboration with Director of Admissions (admission assessment and preliminary treatment plan)
  • Supervises clinical independent contractors, provide feedback and ensures compliance with program standards
  • Assist Muir Wood staff through individual and group in-services in analyzing case problems and in improving their diagnostic, counseling, and child care skills
  • Intake assessments as specified in Title 22 Group Home Regulations, Section 84068.1.
  • Intake Assessments and Intake Studies. Obtain, develop and record information necessary to the completion of an Intake Study.
  • Needs and Services Plan – development, review and evaluation, updating and modification of the plan.
  • Discharge planning and Discharge Plans – collaboration, development and maintenance of a written removal or discharge plan in collaboration with Discharge Planner.
  • Complete standard appraisals of the children in a format approved by DSS, CCL Licensing.
  • Documentation of services as required by applicable law and regulation, and other duties as assigned to facilitate program success and the ability of residents to benefit from programming.
  • Attends all department meetings and other meetings as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned


401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Mileage reimbursement, Paid time off, Travel reimbursement, Vision insurance, Call for more information