State of New Mexico Behavioral Health Therapist Supervisor (CYFD #43913) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Behavioral Health Therapist Supervisor (CYFD #43913)



Behavioral Health Therapist Supervisor (CYFD #43913)


$39,686.40 - $69,035.20 Annually


Albuquerque, NM

Job Type

Permanent Position


Children, Youth & Families Dpt

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Job Description

NEOGOV is currently working on a system update for applicants who use screen readers. If you are applying with a screen reader and need assistance, please contact Andrea Rivera-Smith @ 505-695-5606.


Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico

Purpose of Position:

This position will provide supervision and oversight to behavioral health clinicians as well as consultation to ensure that best practices are followed in regard to, review, and referral for JPPO's on an as needed basis; and direct services of bio psychosocial and mental status assessments, mediation, crisis intervention, and time-limited counseling for children and their families upon receipt of an appropriate referral. Clinical Supervisor keeps monthly statistics on a quarterly basis. A substantial portion of time is devoted to assigning and directly supervising work to at least three (3) full time equivalent employees, acting upon leave requests, conducting annual performance evaluations, and recommending disciplinary actions. Interviewing and recommending selection of applicants and conducting training of personnel. Works with individuals and groups to provide the best practice and evidence based interventions. This position also facilitates relations with community providers.

This position is a Pay Band 75.


Classification Description

Behavioral Health Therapist Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work or Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and New Mexico licensure as LBSW, LMSW, LISW, LPCC, LMHC, LMFT, or LPAT. A Provisional LBSW, Provisional LMSW, Provisional LISW, Temporary LPCC, Temporary LMHC, Temporary LMFT, or Temporary LPAT will also meet minimum qualifications. Failure to obtain full licensure or loss of licensure will disqualify the person from meeting the minimum requirements. For positions providing clinical supervision, a Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social work, two (2) years of experience and full licensure as an LISW, LPCC or LMFT is required.

Employment Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License. Pre-employment criminal background check is required and conditional pending results.

Statutory Requirements:

All applicants for this position must be licensed in accordance with the Professional Psychologist Act, Sections 61-9-1 through 61-9-19 NMSA 1978, and 16.22.1 through 16.22.29 NMAC OR the Social Work Practice Act, Sections 61-31-1 through 61-31-25 NMSA 1978, and 16.63.1 through 16.63.20 NMAC OR Counseling and Therapy Practice Act, Sections 61-9A-1 through 61-9A-30 NMSA 1978. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Pre-employment background investigation is required as well as extensive statewide travel.

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Working Conditions:

Correctional setting with potential risk from juvenile actions. Statewide travel is required. This position requires on-call and flexible hours.

Conditions of Employment:

Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:

Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency's utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:

This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Agency Contact Information:

Bryce Pittenger (505) 280-4370.

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Risk Management Division Employee Benefits

The State’s General Services Department Risk Management Division, Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB), is responsible for the procurement and oversight of employee benefits - including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance. EBB insures approximately 68,000 State of New Mexico and Local Public Body employees and family members. The State’s Group Benefits Plan also offers COBRA, Flexible Spending Account Programs, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Erisa Administrative Services, Inc. (Erisa) is the State’s Third Party Administrator. They provide benefits administration to all plan participants, and offer knowledgeable staff to answer your questions. To learn more Benefit Information

In addition to the benefits listed above, the State of New Mexico Offers a retirement plan and a medical program for retirees. For more information regarding the State of New Mexico's plans you can visit the following websites:

Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico Website

New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority


Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.

If you have responded that you have an education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited). Your application WILL NOT be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information.

  • Eighth Grade

  • Tenth Grade

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associates Degree or Technical/Vocational Certificate

  • Bachelors

  • Masters

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Ph.D. / PsyD / Ed.D. / M.D. / D.O. / Doctorate


*How many years of experience do you have RELATED to the PURPOSE of this position?

Please note that the purpose of this position is an extension of the minimum qualifications. Please review both the purpose of position and minimum qualifications before responding to this question.

If you worked a part-time position (less than 40 hours a week) please be aware that your experience for this time period will be pro-rated. Additionally, if you have work experience that overlaps, you will only be credited for a maximum of 40 hours per week for that time period. Please note, that only related work experience will be considered.

  • None

  • 3 months of experience

  • 6 months of experience

  • 1 year of experience

  • 2 years of experience

  • 3 years of experience

  • 4 years of experience

  • 5 years of experience

  • 6 years of experience

  • 7 years of experience

  • 8 years of experience

  • 9 years of experience

  • 10 years of experience


Are you currently licensed in accordance with the Social Work Practice Act, Sections 61-31-1 through 61-31-25 NMSA 1978, and 16.63.1 through 16.63.20 NMAC, as applicable; Or licensed in accordance with the Professional Psychologist Act, Sections 61-9-1 through 61-9-19 NMSA 1978, and 16.2.1 through 16.22.29 NMAC, as applicable; Or licensed in accordance with Counseling and Therapy, 61-9A-1 through 61-9A-30 NMSA 1978 and 16.27.1 through 16.27.20 NMAC, as applicable or the eligibility for such licensure?

  • yes

  • no


Do you possess a valid Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Not Applicable



Do you have experience collecting and documenting information about clients through staffing with community providers, probation parole officers, interviews, observation, and tests to evaluate clients' physical or mental condition?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience collaborating with counselors, physicians, probation parole officers, families and nurses to plan and coordinate treatment, drawing on clinical experience and patient needs?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience providing or overseeing mental status evaluations and crisis intervention in a secure facility setting, community providers' diagnostic testing for clients as well as structured clinical interviews, including a mental status exam, using evidence based psychometric measures, scoring and interpreting under supervision of doctoral and/or independent licensed staff?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience serving as liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience analyzing client history of criminal behavior, gang involvement, mental health issues, family issues, and substance abuse to obtain and identify mental health counseling and treatment planning?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience assessing both mental health and criminal records regarding safety for client and facility?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience counseling individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience counseling students or overseeing that community providers counsel students whose behavior, school progress, mental or physical impairment indicate a need for assistance, diagnosing students' problems and arranging for needed services?

  • Yes

  • No



Do you have experience consulting with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutions?

  • Yes

  • No


I understand that I must attach transcripts if I have certified that I have an education higher than a High School Diploma or GED, which include the date and type of degree awarded, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited).

PLEASE NOTE: Attachments are NOT automatically attached to your application. You will need to select which documents to attach to each application. (The last 15 attachments uploaded are available for selection).

I understand that my response to the experience question will be confirmed. I have included my related work experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.

I understand that I must complete the Certificates and Licenses section of my application or attach proof of this license/certificate to my application if this position has a statutory requirement.

I understand that my application will not be further considered if I fail to provide this required information and documentation at the time my application is submitted.

  • I understand

    Required Question


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