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Overview

Posted: July  6, 2020
Closes: Open till filled
Starting Pay: DOE. Part Time with Full Time Potential
In Person Application: 1306 Riverside Drive, M-F between 9-5.
Send Resume To: lfseo@lassenfamilyservices.org

Under the direction of the CHAT Child Trauma Program Therapy Program Manager, the CHAT (Child Abuse Treatment) Child Trauma Therapy Program Therapist manages the care for child victims of abuse, including services to non-offending family members/caregivers of child victims to help with the treatment of the child.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct services to child victims of crime, including the assessment of client needs through individual and group counseling and/or crisis intervention, child focused family counseling, advocacy, development of case management/treatment plans that address immediate and long term goals, and accompaniment/referrals to community agencies and resources.
  • Provides crisis therapy for walk-in clients.
  • Ensures casework records are kept to the required standard in compliance with grant goals and objectives, the State Board of Behavioral Sciences, and Lassen Family Services, Inc.’s policies and procedures.
  • Composes letters and/or reports on client progress as requested and when appropriate.
  • With written permission, refers families to other services as needed and regularly communicates with other providers.
  • Attends conferences and workshops related to child crime and networks with other service providers and maintains positive relationships with community agencies.
  • Creates partnerships with educational providers and collaboratively arrives at a means to support appropriate school behaviors.
  • Creatively collaborates with Lassen Family Services’ staff to help meet program objectives.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REPORTS TO
CHAT Child Trauma Program Therapy Program Manager

CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED
Non-exempt, Non-supervisory

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

(these are typical, but Lassen Family Services will make reasonable accommodations for job candidates/incumbents with disabilities)

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand, walk and stoop, kneel and crouch to pick up and or move objects; normal manual dexterity and hand eye coordination; lift and move objects

weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range, use of office equipment including computer, telephone, calculator, copier, fax and manual time clock.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in an office setting, in client homes and classroom settings is typical. Normal office hours are typically maintained, however, occasionally a varied schedule is required to meet the needs of the client or the agency.

(These are typical requirements, but Lassen Family Services, Inc., will discuss and make reasonable accommodations for job candidates and incumbents with disabilities.) Sits for extended periods; frequently stands, walks, stoops, kneels and crouches to pick-up and/or move objects; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; may occasionally lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; and maintain focused attention during periods of repetitive office work.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Community organizations that provide social services and support.
  • Services assessment methods and techniques.
  • Cultural competency and application.
  • Office equipment including faxes, copiers, computers, printers, cell phones, etc.
  • Windows-based office technologies including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Ability to:

  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate written records.
  • Ability to establish positive, effective, and cooperative working relationships and use good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with other employees, agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to work independently and productively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate with persons from a variety of socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to Lassen Family Services’ mission and values.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and ensure professional boundaries are maintained.
  • Ability to select and appropriately use a variety of developmentally and culturally appropriate informal and formal assessment tools.
  • Ability to identify diagnoses that are consistent with the DSM V criteria.
  • Ability to consider the influence of family and community systems upon the provision of therapy services.
  • Ability to utilize evidence-based practices in planning interventions and conducting direct therapy.
  • Ability to identify problems, solutions, and follow up to ensure resolution.
  • Strong understanding of Child Mandated Reporting methods and procedures.
  • Ability to adhere to Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Counseling Association.
  • Involvement with community organizations that provide social services and support.
  • Knowledge of crisis response procedures and suicidal ideation.

Training and Experience:

Masters’ degree or enrolled in master’s degree internship program at an accredited college or university in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.  Minimum of two years’ experience providing treatment related services to abused children; or any combination of training and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge and abilities. Possession of a Professional Clinical Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Social Worker License or Associate Registration in good standing with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Must submit

  1. cover letter
  2. resume
  3. application

Incomplete applications will not be considered for this position.

Send Resume To: lfseo@lassenfamilyservices.org

EOE

Minimum Hourly Wage: DOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Master's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Salary Range: DOE