We are currently seeking a 10 hour/week Bilingual Therapist (fluent Spanish/English skills required) to provide therapeutic services to children aged 4 to 17 who have experienced child abuse and/or domestic violence trauma.
Children who receive our services maybe experiencing behavioral/emotional symptoms and diagnosed with PTSD as a result of direct child abuse or from exposure to domestic violence. The successful candidate(s) will provide trauma-informed therapy that focusses on improving mental health, and may also provide ancillary family therapy services and education to the care-giver parent, including facilitating parent groups and delivering the “Nurturing Parenting” curriculum.
STAND!’s Clinical team provides therapeutic services out of our locations across Contra Costa County, and typically work weekday afternoons and some early evenings to meet the needs of our clients.
STAND! is a catalyst for breaking the multi-generational cycle of violence, promoting safe and strong relationships, and rebuilding lives. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, passion, compassion, safety, accountability, innovation, and collaboration. We welcome staff who can embrace these values, and who seek to create and participate in a culture of interpersonal kindness and accountability, with respect for every stakeholder in the agency; and for the contribution of everyone who joins us in this work. Read more about our mission-driven agency at http://www.standffov.org/
The successful candidate for this position will have experience working with complex issues surrounding children and families who have been victims of abuse, neglect, family violence, or trauma. The ideal candidate will approach their work with our clients from a strengths-based perspective, and embody a trauma-informed, non-judgmental manner.
The following is required: Possession of one of the following professional licenses, either: a) Valid license as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; b) Valid license as a Marriage and Family Therapist issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; c) Valid license as a Psychologist issued by the State of California Board of Medical Quality Assurance, Psychology Examining Committee.
Substitution for License: Possession of a Masters’ Degree in psychology or closely related behavioral science field from an accredited college or university, and registration with the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) or an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW) is acceptable. As a condition of continued employment, incumbents qualifying under this substitution pattern must complete the training and experience requirements necessary to obtain licensure within the time periods prescribed by the governing bodies administering the issuance of these licenses.
The successful candidate for this position will have had a minimum of 2 years’ recent experience providing therapeutic services to children.
We consider the following basic requirements for employment with us:
Employment with STAND! is contingent upon clear fingerprint, criminal history check, clear MVR, and successfully completing U.S. Department of Justice Form I9. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the Agency’s mission-related required training.
· Knowledge of DSM V diagnostic criteria
· Training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent Child Psychotherapy, Narrative Therapy, Play Therapy, Nurturing Parenting, or EMDR. Previous experience working with clients using these modalities would be beneficial
· Knowledge of resources in Contra Costa County.
· Fluent bilingual Spanish/English skills.
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and the names of three supervisory references to: .
Alternatively, you can fax this information to: (925) 265-6954, or mail to: Human Resources, STAND! For Families Free of Violence, 1410 Danzig Plaza, Concord, CA 94520.
STAND! For Families Free of Violence is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to staff diversity. We welcome qualified persons of all backgrounds to apply. : 04/15/2019
STAND! For Families Free of Violence is a catalyst for breaking the multi-generational cycle of violence, promoting safe and strong relationships, and rebuilding lives. Our integrated approach to domestic violence and child abuse services uniquely situates us to take the lead in addressing the complex dynamics of violence within families. Founded in 1977, STAND! serves all of Contra Costa County with prevention, intervention, and treatment services. Read more about our mission-driven agency at http://www.standffov.org/
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