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Clinical Supervisor

  • Posted:Jan 31, 2023
  • Apply by:Feb 28, 2023
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Peterborough, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

What We Will Ask of You: As a key member of our Leadership and Autism Services OAP Urgent Response Services (URS) teams, our Clinical Supervisor (CS) plays an important role.  On most days you’ll be providing clinical supervision and oversight to a team of Behaviour Consultants (BC) and Behaviour Technicians (BT) operating within the urgent response framework using the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) based services. The CS assess risk and provides oversight to short-term services with the goal to prevent crisis by implementing supports within the guiding framework of URS; Respond, Stabilize, Prepare and Repair. Supports can include; short-term consultation, time-limited respite services, oversight of parent/caregiver training, short-term ABA based treatment planning and additional service navigation expertise.

The Clinical Supervisor collaborates with the Program Manager, external providers  and URS team, to ensure that evidence based  best practices are followed and quality service is delivered while reducing high risk factors and enhancing the overall quality of life and independence for individuals accessing OAP services.  The CS ensures URS are delivered in accordance within effective evidence-based and ethical practices in accordance with the model outlined by the provincial Ontario Autism Program (OAP) guidelines and clinical framework to enhance the quality of life of all service users and their families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide performance management, clinical oversight and supervision of Behaviour Consultants and Behaviour Technicians throughout their delivery and oversight of evidence-based behavioural services, caregiver and mediator training and/or education, respite services, case coordination & consultation.

  • Oversee treatment integrity of short-term service offerings through regular field supervision sessions with each individual supervisee.

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to achieve agency and program objectives and to support policy and procedure development.

  • Develop training programs for service users, mediators, and group teaching as required.

  • Communicate agency purpose, autism service programming to stakeholders as needed. 

  • Provide supervision to prospective BCBAs, BCaBAs, and RBTs for the purpose of obtaining their professional credential in a manner that aligns with Behaviour Analyst Certification Board (BACB) certification/supervision guidelines.


  • Master’s Degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis, or equivalent.

  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst Certification in good standing required.

  • Completion of a BACB-approved 8-Hour Supervision course.

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar supervisory role within the field of ABA.

  • 5+ years’ experience in consultation and caseload management.

  • Project management and leadership experience.

  • Valid G-Class driver’s license for the Province of Ontario, access to reliable transportation and have valid proof of automobile insurance with driving for business purposes and a minimum liability of two million dollars.

Who We Are:

At Canopy Support Services, we empower individuals to overcome barriers and live their best lives. Within a welcoming, safe, accessible environment, those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) have access to individualized supports, resources, and specialized clinical services.

Taking an individualized approach, we recognize that everyone’s abilities and circumstances are unique, and that they require different supports or solutions to achieve their best quality of life. Our skilled staff work together as a team. Through creativity, strong communication, and collaboration, they empower and inspire confidence in those we serve. We are a capacity building organization. Through planning, evidence-based approaches and proactive measures, we form a stable foundation in the lives of those we support. With knowledge and expertise, we play a part in strengthening our community and its people.

Our primary service area extends across five regions – Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Durham, and Haliburton – and is expanding virtually and physically to reach new areas. With a growing team of over 100 dedicated staff, we work with individuals of all ages to support them in different stages of their lives.

At Canopy Support Services, people are listened to, supported, and empowered. We find individualized solutions that build on strengths, and are inspired by best practice and rooted in community. Together, we build capacity, forming a stable foundation in the lives of those we support.

What We Can Offer You:

  • Being a part of an engaged and caring work place

  • Contributing to our Strategic Directions and FOCUS Accreditation standards

  • Strong work/life balance with a work week of 35 hours

  • Agency pension and benefits package

  • An agency culture founded on our core values of Caring Community, Safety, Transparency, Accountability, Continuous Learning and Collaboration

We look forward to having a person who shares our passion and commitment to developmental services join us!

How You Can Join Our Team:

If you’re interested in working with us to better your community, then please click Apply now to complete your application!

We will review applications as they are received until we find our successful candidate. We thank you for your interest and those selected to participate in the selection process will be contacted. Accommodation in accordance with applicable legislation will be provided for all employment related activities, Canopy Support Services is an equal opportunity employer!


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