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Careers – ASSOCIATE THERAPIST (AMFT, APCC, ACSW)

 

 

Job Classification: Regular Full-Time (40 hours/week); non-exempt
Salary Range: $23 – $25 + $1 bilingual incentive, per hour; plus benefits (medical, dental, vision, generous PTO, ROTH IRA)

Hiring Total: 4 openings (Full Time); 1 opening (Part Time, 20 hours/week, not eligible for medical benefits)
Department: Clinical Program

Reporting Manager: Clincal Program Manager
Location of job: Hybrid; on-site Oxnard main office, remote

To Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@thecoalition.org, Attn: Human Resources

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION
**All positions are based on funding availability and are subject to change**
This position provides direct client services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, including members of the LGBTQ+ community. As an Associate Therapist, this position includes providing assessment, individual and family counseling, couples counseling and/or group counseling for victims of abuse and their support person(s). This includes both short term therapy and crisis counseling as consistent with the organization’s philosophy, the client’s best interest, and the therapist’s score of practice.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Fundamental Job Requirements
• Provides therapy to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
• Conducts client intakes and facilitates case management including preparing client assessments, submitting weekly progress notes in Theranest, creating treatment plans, tracking records of payment, and other client management.
• Attends mandatory individual and/or group supervision with assigned Clinical Supervisor.
• May conduct psychoeducational/support groups for a variety of populations.
• Submits completed clinical documents on a weekly basis to Clinical Program Manager and Navigation Team towards file management.
• Collaborates with outside agencies regarding counseling and victim resources in order to advocate for clients and offer appropriate referrals.
• May work collaboratively with our Education and Training Coordinator to present on topics tied to domestic and sexual trauma at our 40-Hour Domestic and/or Sexual Assault Training.
• Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Program Manager.

 

 

Educational Requirements
• Master’s Degree with Clinical Emphasis. Must be Associate registered with BBS, license eligible.

 

Certifications

• Must obtain Domestic Violence Counselor certification that meets the requirements under California Evidence Code 1037.1 within one year of hire date.
• Must obtain Sexual Assault Counselor certification that meets the requirements under California Evidence Code 1305.2 within one year of hire date.
• Must attend agency LGBTQ+ 101 training within 6 months of hire.

 

Schedule

• The schedule for this position is developed with the reporting manager(s); schedule will revolve around the availability of our client list; 40 hours per week OR 20 hours per week.
• Due to the essential functions of this job, arriving for your shift on time is an essential requirement.
• This position is eligible for overtime benefits.

 

Mental/ Social Requirements
• Must be able to demonstrate working effectively with and showing respect to survivors of violence, including those from diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, sexual preferences and/or identities, gender identities/expression, and political backgrounds.
• Ability to communicate and write clearly and professionally is required.
• Must demonstrate ability to navigate crisis and problem solve independently, using best judgment.
• Must maintain a positive, friendly, and welcoming attitude with staff and clients within the organization.
• Must utilize assertiveness, professionalism and non-violent communication when speaking with clients, staff, or community partners.
• Staff is expected to take the initiative during down time to identify and work towards program needs.
• Regularly expanding knowledge base on topics of gendered violence, impacts of domestic and sexual assault on the community, working with survivors of violence, and more by reading literature, blog and news posts, is expected.

 

Physical Requirements
• Ability to speak English fluently is required. Bilingual in Spanish fluently is a plus.
• Must have ability to communicate with clientele over phone, electronic correspondence, and in-person.
• Central air and heating are available in the main office and can be controlled by staff.
• May be required to stand, sit, stoop, bend, and lift/move up to 20 lbs.
• Coalition for Family Harmony may accommodate to these physical requirements upon request.

 

OTHER INFORMATION
• Must pass extensive background check
• Travel is required for this position. Modes of transportation expected for this position are by car
• The option to telecommute (or to perform essential job duties at home) is assessed on a case-by case basis by Reporting Manager and, if necessary, by members of the Leadership Team.
• COVID19 Vaccination required (discuss exemption requests with HR)

 

Our Mission
Coalition for Family Harmony provides direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; to
educate the community regarding violence against women, children and men; to prevent the cycle of violence.