Counselor: 1 Position
Job responsibilities include:
§ Providing high quality counseling services to adult and child clients who have experienced sexual violence.
§ Develop and implement treatment for an average ongoing caseload of 30 individual clients.
§ Facilitate support groups.
§ Conduct client intake assessments, on average 2 weekly.
§ Provide training on sexual assault and treatment issues as assigned to volunteers, staff, community and professional groups.
§ On-call back-up for weekend hotline coverage as needed.
§ It is required for this position to work 3 weekday evenings a week.
§ Master’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work required, License Preferred.
§ 2 years post-graduate trauma-focused and mental health clinical experience required.
§ Demonstrated proficiency in listening skills, ability to convey warmth, empathy, and a non-judgmental attitude are essential.
§ Familiarity and proficiency with assessment and diagnosis.
§ Familiarity and proficiency with case conceptualization, planning and implementing empirically supported treatments.
§ The ability and experience to work with diverse populations.
§ Familiarity with multiple therapeutic techniques including, but not limited to, crisis counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and play therapy. Training in TF-CBT, PE, CPT, or EMDR preferred.
§ The ability to work independently as well as on a team.
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience with clinical documentation procedures and systems.
§ Spanish speaking required.
§ Successful criminal background, child abuse, and FBI clearances.