Careers – ROPP Therapist (Associate)
Salary: Starting at $23 per hour
Department: Clinical Program and ROPP/Probation
Reporting Manager: Probation Services Manager and Executive Director
Location of job: County of Ventura Probation Agency
To Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, Attn: Human Resources
SUMMARY OF POSITION **All positions are based on funding availability and are subject to change**
As an Associate Therapist this position includes providing assessment, individual counseling, family counseling,
and/or group counseling to minors involved with County of Ventura Probation Agency. 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. You will be required to pass an extensive background check conducted by the County
of Ventura Probation Agency.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree in clinical field REQUIRED. Emphasis is on learning casework and treatment methods appropriate
to Coalition’s Clinical program, procedures and policies as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Recently graduated to
one year of obtaining Associate Registration from BBS.
• Provides therapy to youth on probation and support persons as needed.
• Attends required individual and group supervision with appropriate Clinical Supervisor
• Conducts client intakes and collects required documentation; prepares client assessments, prepares and
submits weekly progress notes, treatment plans, exit interview and other client documentation
• Conducts psychoeducational/support groups as needed.
• Maintains weekly therapy records including counselor notes and records of payment.
• Completes weekly and monthly statistical reports
• Maintains all case files and corresponding client documentation
• Facilitates case management; reports group or individual participation/progress; prepares monthly
progress reports on all clients
• Collaborates with outside agencies regarding counseling, victim resources, and other miscellaneous needs
in order to offer appropriate referrals to clients
• Attends weekly staff meetings
• Advocates for client needs with law enforcement, district attorney’s office and other outside agencies
• Other duties as assigned by Clinical Supervisor
• The schedule for this position is developed with the reporting manager based on program needs.
• Due to the essential functions of this job, including providing therapy to survivors of violence, arriving for
your shift on time is an essential requirement.
• This position is eligible for overtime benefits.
• Master’s Degree with Clinical Emphasis. Must be registered with BBS, license eligible.
• 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.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish is required (Full time position)
• Basic computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Basic knowledge of general office equipment is required.
• Must demonstrate strong crisis management skills
• Must have strong communication skills both written and verbal
• 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, etc. is expected.
• Ability to speak English and Spanish fluently is preferred but not required.
• Must have the ability to communicate with clientele over phone, electronic correspondence and in person.
• Central air and heating is 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.
• Must be able to demonstrate working effectively with and showing respect to all 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 solving problems independently, using best judgment and
critical thinking skills.
• Must maintain a positive, friendly, and welcoming attitude with staff and clients within the organization.
• Must utilize assertiveness, professionalism and non-violent communication when handling issues with
residents or staff.
• Staff is expected to use initiative during down time to identify and work towards program needs.
• Must pass extensive background check
• Travel is required for this position. Modes of transportation expected for this position to utilize are by
automobile or airplane.
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.