Children and Family Therapist

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Employer
Survivors of Torture, International
Location
92175, San Diego
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted
Sep 27, 2019
Closes
Oct 27, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Willingness to Travel
50 - 75%
Experience Level
Professional

Children and Family Therapist

Reports to: Program Manager                                                Location: San Diego, CA    

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time                                       Effective Date: September 2019

General Purpose of the Job: Provide holistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, integrated mental health and social services to students and families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (The examples of functions are not necessarily exhaustive. Management is not precluded from assigning other related functions not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment for the position.)

  • Provide and coordinate elementary school mental health services to refugee students and/or their families who are survivors of torture and/or severe trauma in elementary schools or other trauma-informed settings
  • Provide individual and small group therapy
  • Collect signed informed consents from all parents or guardians of students who receive mental health services, and coordinate with school staff to obtain required documents, as needed
  • Coordinate clinical case management services for students and their families as requested
  • Coordinate with professional interpreters to provide services in the students’ and families’ preferred languages
  • Assist with developing and administering a brief survey to assess student improvement in trauma recovery and in social/emotional health
  • Prepare and submit required reports to evaluate project outcomes
  • Conduct professional development trainings for district staff and educators
  • Identify critical client care issues for clinical meetings and supervision
  • Complete biopsychosocial assessments and create treatment plans
  • Complete progress notes and document client services in ETO (electronic medical record) database ensuring that data is complete, accurate, and contract-compliant
  • Review client charts to ensure compliance with established protocols
  • Screen client referrals per eligibility criteria
  • Participate in all-agency functions including development outreach and events, as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to the mission of Survivors of Torture, International
  • Mental health licensure required
  • Possess excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must have reliable car, valid California driver’s license and adequate auto insurance
  • Experience and competence working with diverse populations including students, youth and families, and languages
  • Fluency with one or more language other than English preferred
  • Flexibility to co-locate; including travel between school sites and SURVIVORS’ primary office
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and databases

Application Procedures: To be considered for this position, please email your detailed cover letter, resume and salary requirements to survivors@notorture.org. No phone calls please.