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PRN Bilingual Counselor

The Family Place

This is a Contract position in Mckinney, TX posted August 18, 2020.

Provides crisis counseling, intakes, individual, group and family counseling for female and male survivors of family violence, including domestic violence and childhood sexual abuse.

Client base for this position is primarily adults but may include some families.

Work hours: Fridays: 9:00-5:00 pm and Wednesdays: 12:00pm-8:00pm.

Working hours are negotiable for Wednesday only.

May include some Saturdays or every other Saturday in the future.

Key Responsibilities: Conducts psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family counseling sessions.

Implements evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Completes necessary documentation and maintains accurate, up to date client files and client database entries.

Attends and participates in weekly staff meetings and individual supervision.

Provides referrals to other agency programs within The Family Place, as well as to outside community resources as needed.

Works collaboratively with other community agencies to facilitate client referrals and coordinate services for clients.

Participates in outreach events to market agency services and facilitate community partnerships.

Administers program evaluation tools, including client surveys.

Other Duties: Maintains current professional knowledge of domestic violence and childhood sexual abuse, including the comingling of sexual abuse and domestic violence, attachment, long term effects of incest/childhood sexual abuse, addiction, self injury and trauma.

Engages in clinical trainings focused on evidence-based interventions as opportunities arise.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work.

At least 3 years of experience working in a clinical setting with adult victims of domestic violence and/or childhood sexual abuse.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

Certifications: LCSW preferred, LPC or LMFT preferred.

LMFT-Associates, LPC-Interns and LMSW’s who have completed a significant number of hours towards clinical licensure will be considered.

Licenses: Valid Texas Driver’s License Knowledge and Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and experience working with victims of trauma.

Knowledge of domestic violence, including the cycle of violence, power and control and safety planning Knowledge of the long term effects of incest/child sexual.

Knowledge and intermediate skills working with Microsoft Office.

Experience intervening in crisis situations using sound professional judgment and ethical practice.

Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of clients and the Program.

Ability to work some evening hours and weekends, when necessary.

Ability to relate with adults and adolescents through understanding, respect and open communication.

Experience effectively working with clients from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Proficiency in oral and written communication skills.

Ability to quickly assess situations with individuals as they present.

Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Access to and the ability to drive a vehicle to the court house or for other appointments and presentations.

Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1
– 3 years Salary: 30.00 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No