PER DIEM Counselor - Child Advocacy Center

Job Title:  Counselor I - Per Diem  

Location:  Child Advocacy Center  Reports to: Assistant Program Director, CAC

SUMMARY:

Provides assessment, treatment planning, crisis and on-going therapeutic treatment interventions for the clients who have experienced trauma.  Clients served are child abuse survivors and their non-offending caregivers. Candidate should have knowledge of trauma evidence-based treatment, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, EMDR and/or Seeking Safety.  **This is a per diem position for evenings only.  Position will begin in May 2021. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-  Completes comprehensive psycho-social assessments and administer assessment tools

-  Provides initial and ongoing assessments of clients, including client history, evaluation of problems, and formulation of diagnosis.

-  Develops initial and on-going treatment plans which describe the goals of treatment and the methods to be used.

-  Conducts risk assessment and formulates Safety Plans 

-  Provides appropriate treatment response to clients and their families, including implementation of evidence-based treatment models.

-  Provides individual, family and group counseling and psychotherapy to assist clients in achieving the goals of treatment.

-  Provides appropriate case management, including work with ECDSS, schools, probation, PCP and other agencies

-  Provides crisis assessments by referral of members of the CAC Multi-Disciplinary Team.

-  Assists clients with linkages to appropriate community resources to enhance treatment and recovery.

-  Communicates with others in client services system to coordinate care.  Such contacts may include, but not be limited to, primary care physicians, members of the multi-disciplinary team, insurance companies and service providers involved in the care of clients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in an OMH approved discipline with Qualified Health Profession status (LMSW, LCSW, LCSW-R, LMHC). 
  • Experience preferred, but not required.