Clinical Supervisor (Full-time Permanent (Edmonton))

As a member of the Clinical Management team, you will report to the Director of Clinical Services. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing overall supervision of a multidisciplinary team of clinical staff, the provision of clinical assessments and consultations as they relate to the field of expertise (SLP, OT, Psychology), and for the research and development of family-centered comprehensive programming for Autistic children.



  • Overall supervision of a multidisciplinary team of frontline clinical staff
  • Overall responsibility for the development of individual and family program plans, based on family priorities and developmentally appropriate, functional child and family goals
  • Review all service plans, treatment plans, and clinical reports prior to funder submission and liaise with the funder for any immediate concerns or feedback
  • Review and supervise functional assessments and support plans as they relate to the Clinical Supervisor’s expertise (SLP, OT, Psychology)
  • Ensure proper notification, documentation, and communication of client status (e.g. withdrawal)
  • Follow-up on critical incident reports as required
  • Present relevant information at MDT panels and support the family and team as necessary
  • Stay current in the best practices literature for autism intervention and support through professional development
  • Chair regular supervision meetings with the clinical team ensuring minutes are taken, all cases are discussed in a timely fashion, and that meetings are run in an orderly and timely fashion
  • Meet individually with directly reporting staff members to mentor and supervise their activities and participate in team hiring
  • Complete yearly performance staff evaluations for direct reports and participate in co-evaluation of SLP, OT, BCBA, and Psychology determined by Clinical Supervisor’s expertise
  • Contribute to organizational planning and program development activities
  • Evaluate program components and recommend changes to ensure quality improvement
  • Participate in the development and preparation of organizational/program policies and procedures
  • Identify and address systemic, structural, and program implementation issues and concerns
  • Model exemplary behavior on ethical decision-making and practice including respect for the individual, person-centered planning, confidentiality, solid documentation, clear professional boundaries, avoidance of conflict of interest, commitment to ongoing learning, and promotion of evidence-informed practice
  • Model family-centered practice that values the role and voice of the family in all decision-making
  • Build positive relationships/partnerships with community organizations as a Centre representative
  • Intervene as necessary in challenging/crisis situations to ensure child, family, and staff safety
  • Refer clients to external sources if resources are not available internally and provide input on other support needs




  • Minimum registration as a SLP, OT, or Psychologist in good standing with the associated College
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in program planning, evaluating, and supervision in the field of autism


Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Comprehensive intervention programs for individuals on the autism spectrum
  • Developmental theory including age-appropriate skills across the lifespan
  • Family support needs for a child with a disability including mental health, Early Childhood Services, and other community supports
  • FSCD Act and Specialized Services Legislation
  • Education Act and Program Unit Funding (PUF) policies and legislation
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated crisis assessment and intervention skills
  • Demonstrated supervision skills
  • Experience in the non-profit sector is an asset
  • Assumes initiative for own professional development
  • Knowledge and experience using MS Office Professional (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Clean Criminal Record Check
  • Clean Child Intervention Check
  • Valid certification in Child and Infant CPR and First Aid


Apply to Human Resources by mail, e-mail, or fax:
Mail: #1, 9353 – 50 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6B 2L5
Fax: 780-488-6664 (confirm fax transmission at 780-488-6600)

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