Therapist – Family Trauma Intervention Program (FTIP)

TITLE: Therapist – Family Trauma Intervention Program (FTIP), Full Time

SALARY:  $44,000-46,000

 JOB SUMMARY: Provides home-based counseling services to children and their families, for whom the children are at risk of foster care placement, have experienced severe abuse or a fatality, and/or where trauma, including exposure to domestic violence, has been a major disruption to family life. General goals of the program include child well-being and relationship repair. Attachment theory and psychodynamic theoretical underpinnings are woven into a variety of evidenced based and trauma informed practices, and candidates must demonstrate working knowledge of these frameworks.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a related field with a minimum of two years of experience working with trauma, children and families. Should be licensed or license eligible.  The strongest candidates will have an expertise in therapeutic work with children and/or adolescents.  Must be familiar with the psycho-social aspects of child maltreatment, attachment, and multi-cultural issues, and must demonstrate the commitment and ability to perform as a competent therapist in child development, trauma, and attachment from a family systems perspective. Experience with Child Parent Psychotherapy and/or trauma focused clinical practices preferred. Adherence to professional and ethical standards required, including ethical principles related to client interaction, documentation, report writing, file maintenance, and confidentiality. Should be willing to conduct continuous upgrading of professionalism by attending available workshops and seminars. Must have the capacity to learn applicable software systems to complete necessary documentation.

SPCC is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the agency and therefore encourage 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.

Benefits of 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.

RESUMES BY January 28, 2020

Michelle Almeida, Clinical Supervisor, FTIP


148 South Fitzhugh Street, Rochester, NY  14608

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