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TITLE: Therapeutic Visitation Clinician
ACCOUNTABILITY: Program Manager of Therapeutic Visitation Program
HOURS: Full – Time, Exempt
The TVP Clinician provides child-focused counseling to children and their parents impacted by maltreatment, neglect, attachment disruption, loss, separation (often through foster care), high conflict divorce and custody, and histories of trauma within the context of supervised visitation. Goals are developed to promote healing and support the well-being of the child within the family system. Attachment theory and psychodynamic theoretical underpinnings are woven into a variety of evidence & practice based and trauma informed practices; candidate must demonstrate working knowledge of these frameworks.
Therapists maintain all aspects of treatment (i.e., intake, assessment, developing treatment goals,
providing therapeutic sessions, preparing reports, maintaining files, communicating with collaterals, etc.)
Therapist must demonstrate verbal and written communication that maintains a child-focus and
preserves the high caliber and integrity of the program and agency
Will continuously be expected to advance their professional knowledge and skills by attending relevant
workshops and seminars and must demonstrate the commitment and ability to perform as a competent child focused therapist.
Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or a related field, with at least two years clinical
experience working with children and families.
Must be licensed or license eligible; Infant Mental Health Endorsed or Endorsement eligible preferred.
Applicant must be familiar with the psycho-social aspects of child maltreatment, neglect, trauma, and
Infant-Parent Psychotherapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, or Creative Arts Therapy
Excellent verbal and writing skills are required.
Must demonstrate commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work and delivering services with a
trauma-informed and equity lens.
WORKING AT SPCC:
As an employer, SPCC believes that it is our responsibility to offer a work
environment that is family-friendly, flexible scheduling, supportive, and trauma-informed. 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.
Candidate will be required to successfully complete the Agency Confidentiality Agreement, required
Background Check, and State Central Register Clearance. The Candidate must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability
This position is benefits eligible.
SUBMIT APPLICATION and RESUME TO: Denise Reifsteck- email@example.com