Program Supervisor, Teen Age Parent Support Services (TAPSS) Program


TITLE:  Program Supervisor, Teen Age Parent Support Services (TAPSS) Program

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to the Home-Based Program Manager

JOB SUMMARY:  The TAPSS Supervisor will provide weekly reflective supervision and administrative support to the Family Counselors in the Teen Age Parent Support Service Program (TAPSS) individually and in a team setting to ensure that services provided to young parent families are comprehensive, relationally driven, trauma-informed, culturally responsive and delivered within Best Practice guidelines. Support and oversight will include training, coaching and providing feedback to staff in a number of areas including the development of service plans, documentation of work, completion of assessments, the facilitation of support groups for parents, and the overall achievement of goals and objectives set by the funders, the agency and the parents themselves. This position will also involve ongoing collaboration with  multiple funders and partners in the community, as well as the tracking of budgets and completing of both quantitative and qualitative reports to demonstrate the success of the program. This position includes receiving weekly individual and group reflective supervision to support best practice and professional development, requiring self-reflection.

STARTING SALARY: $48,000 – $55,000 (based on experience)


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family or related field. Minimum of 3 years program supervision experience in human services, preferably in a non-profit agency setting, or 5 years direct service experience, ideally in a home visitation program serving teen/young adult populations
  • A comprehensive understanding of the psychosocial aspects of adolescent parenting, child development, generational trauma, child maltreatment, parent-child attachment, and multi-cultural issues
  • Strong communication and writing skills that provide clarity to staff and facilitate collaboration with funders and community partners
  • Self-motivated, responsive and decisive, with the ability to respond to crisis situations in an emotionally regulated manner to help staff and families maintain balance, health and well-being.
  • Ability to be flexible and creative
  • Willingness to continuously seek out and participate in opportunities to deepen reflective functioning, knowledge of clinical practices, as well as supervisory skills
  • Strong computer skills as demonstrated by proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and the ability to work in a variety of cloud-based database systems
  • Previous experience with Child Welfare Systems and/or the New York State “Connections” computer system is considered a plus, as is familiarity with Infant Mental Health principles and practices and the evidence-based Parents As Teachers (PAT) model.


WORKING AT SPCC: As an employer, SPCC believes that it is our responsibility to offer a work environment that is family-friendly, supportive, and trauma-informed, with generous paid time off and flexible scheduling. Professional development opportunities that enhance program goals and employee needs are offered, including many no-cost CEUs for clinical positions (LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, LCAT). Quality weekly individual and group supervision is prioritized for all staff. This position will be eligible for health insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, dental and vision insurance, EAP, and 401K.


SPCC is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the agency and therefore encourages people of color as well as those with a diverse range of languages, heritages, experiences and identities to apply. Applicant will complete Agency Confidentiality Agreement and must successfully complete a Background Check and State Central Register Clearance. Applicant must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability insurance.


RESUMES BY: June 30, 2021

Email resumes to: Ashley Snyder, SPCC Administrative Assistant: