Temporary (FTIP) Family Trauma Intervention Program Therapist

JOB TITLE: Temporary (FTIP) Family Trauma Intervention Program Therapist


STATUS: 20 – 30 hours per week


SALARY: $22 – $23.30/hr.


START DATE: As soon as possible. Tentative end date for Temporary position is October 31, 2022 with the potential of becoming regular full-time.


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.



· 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.

· 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.

· 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 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.



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, flexible scheduling. Professional development opportunities that enhance program goals and employee needs are offered. Quality weekly individual and group supervision is prioritized for all staff.


SPCC is committed to the work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and delivering services with a trauma informed and equitable lens. We are seeking candidates who can contribute to this standard and purpose of the agency in efforts to better serve the well-being of all.


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.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: https://www.spcc-roch.org/about/careers/

SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Jessica Ghio – jghio@spcc-roch.org

DEADLINE: Open-ended