Clinical Director
Innovative Alternatives, Inc.
Houston, TX US
Posted ago
Innovative Alternatives, Inc.

Clinical Director,LPC-S or LMFT-S

Responsible for direct care to survivors of mass violence/crimes as direct victims, and/or family members, responders, witnesses, and indirect victims in the affected community at large. Additionally, sees insurance and sliding-scale clients. Performs all case management, represents IA at networking meetings. Full-time positions are available.


Full-time positions include 20 days PTO annually, 100% employee-only medical benefits, $65,000 life insurance, 3% annual salary match of retirement investments.


  • The Director of Clinical Services, DOCS, reports to the DOO.
  • Ensure HIPAA HITECH compliance and ethical service delivery of all providers of counseling and mediation at IA.
  • Ensure annual HIPAA training of clinical staff members.
  • Ensure ethical, effective and structured supervision of all participating clinical supervisors at IA.
  • Ensure responsible due diligence in investigation of any client reports of unethical behavior of a clinician, or any incidence of suicide on the part of an active client to ensure appropriate steps were taken by the counselors during treatment.
  • Work closely with the COO, and the rest of the agency team for strategic planning and ongoing key decisions regarding program development and execution.
  • Develop the objectives, strategies and budgetary requirements for the department. All strategic plans for specific projects must fit into the overall agency strategic plan, mission statement, and philosophy of service delivery. Final approval for any plan lies solely with the CEO.
  • Write the narrative and work with the COO in developing budgetary recommendations for any and all grants that do, or may, support the Clinical Department; then submit applications ready for submission to the CEO, for final review and submission to grantors, unless more revisions are requested.
  • Using a management by objective/team approach, the DOCS develops the specific project plan, which includes goals, activities, and timelines. The plan includes strategies for cooperation with (the) other agency departments, as well as strategies for external networking, partnerships, and new target markets.
  • Coordinate execution of all grant goals and objectives as well as the department plan; ensuring goals are met according to established criteria and deadlines.
  • Develop and implement a plan to build referral networks and attain new business for the Clinical Department. Interact, communicate, and market with other professionals outside the agency as necessary to develop and maintain a collaborative referral network.
  • Train and develop staff in project-related skills.
  • Hire, orient, train and supervise staff and contract providers assigned to the clinical programs, with regard to overall program operations.
  • Manage the Internship Program of IA, ensuring rigorous training of clinical interns from university clinical programs, interface and contract with university programs and supervisors.
  • Lead regular administrative and clinical meetings with department team(s) and/or other staff for case management and clinical supervision; as well as for project planning, review, generation of new ideas, etc.
  • Keep meticulous records of department activities and oversee in collaboration with the Director of Regional Services, the collection, data entry, analysis and reporting of client statistical information to the COO and CEO for reporting to the Board of Directors as well as grantors.
  • Coordinate provider maintenance of current and accurate client records, program files and materials. Audit or oversee other personnel auditing active files of providers regularly to ensure compliance.


  • LPC-S or LMFT-S Licensure - REQUIRED
  • Clinical Supervision experience of no less than 5 years
  • Certification or Training in Evidence-based treatment modalities of TF-CBT, CPT, PE, EMDR, TBRI, RPT, and/or DBT preferred
  • Bilingual a plus
  • LCDC or another dual licensure is a plus
  • Faith-based clinical training a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required
  • Community Networking is Mandatory

$65,000 - $75,000 DOE
About Innovative Alternatives, Inc.

Innovative Alternatives, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving the community since 1989. We find solutions to life’s most difficult problems through mediation, counseling, and training.

We have a versatile staff of professionals committed to the highest quality service to clients. Our caring intake specialists are handpicked for their education, experience, professionalism, dedication, and passion. We develop a custom-tailored approach an ‘innovative alternative’ for every individual, family, group, church, school, or company that seeks our assistance. We strive to prevent problems from developing and to empower clients to become agents of change in their lives, organizations, and communities.

We use proven, highly effective intervention tools. This promotes systemic change and allows clients to achieve lasting benefit. The systemic approach to all problems promotes healing and direction for individuals facing tragic and/or life-changing events.

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