Infant and Early Childhood Therapist – (FTIP) Family Trauma Intervention Program Therapist

JOB TITLE: Infant and Early Childhood Therapist – (FTIP) Family Trauma Intervention Program Therapist

 

STATUS: Full Time, Exempt 40 hours per week

 

JOB SUMMARY: Provides home-based therapy to infants and young children (0-6 years old) and their families for whom the children are at risk of foster care placement, have experienced abuse and/or maltreatment, and/or where trauma, including domestic violence or a fatality, 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. 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.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling (LMHC), Social Work (LCSW, LMSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT), Psychology (licensed) or a related field with a minimum of two years of experience working with trauma, children, and families.
  • Possess an interest, passion and/or experience working with infants, young children 0-6 years old and their families from an Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IEMCH) perspective.
  • Must be licensed or license eligible within 6-months of employment.
  • Familiar with the psycho-social aspects of child maltreatment, attachment, and multi-cultural issues.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to operate as a competent therapist in child development, trauma, and attachment from a family systems perspective.
  • Experience with CPP, IECMH or other attachment based, dyadic models preferred.
  • Adherence to professional and ethical standards, including ethical principles related to client interaction, documentation, report writing, file maintenance, and confidentiality.
  • Willingness to conduct continuous progression of professionalism by attending available workshops and seminars.
  • A valid NYS driver’s license in good standing in alignment with agency requirements
  • A demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work and delivering services with a trauma-informed and equitable lens

 

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.

 

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.

 

This position is benefit eligible.

 

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

SUBMIT RESUME TO: asnyder@spcc-roch.org

DEADLINE: Monday, July 25th, 2022