Therapist – Family Trauma Intervention Program (FTIP)

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

STATUS: Full Time, Exempt ($44,000-$47,000)

START DATE: As soon as possible

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. 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.


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.

This position is benefit eligible.

Society for the Protection & Care of Children Job Posting



DEADLINE: April 4th, 2022