Coalition For Family Harmony | Careers – CLU ON-CAMPUS THERAPIST
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Job Classification: Regular Part-Time, Up to 15 hours/week
Salary Range: $23 – $25 + $1 bilingual incentive, per hour
Department: Clinical Program

Reporting Manager: Clinical Program Manager

Location of job: On Campus CLU/Remote/Oxnard main office

To Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to, Attn: Human Resources



The CLU On-Campus Advocate/Associate Therapist will provide ongoing support and therapeutic services that ensure mental health wellness to survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at California Lutheran University. This position provides assessment, individual counseling and/or group counseling to students within CLU. 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.


Master’s Degree in clinical field REQUIRED. Associate Registration from BBS required.



Fundamental Job Requirements
● Advocate on behalf of victims of sexual assault by continuously representing their interests, providing emotional support, and connecting survivors to viable resources
● Provide accompaniment and support to victims of sexual assault (Students and University Staff), throughout all stages of the University’s investigation and discipline proceedings; when giving reports to or meetings with on/off campus police officials or any University administrator related to a Sexual Misconduct complaint; when going to medical/counseling or forensic exams; when going to legal appointments and hearings in court or with legal representatives, including assistance with obtaining a protective order; when going to meetings and appointments with University personnel, including the Title IX Coordinator, regarding Interim Remedies
● Assist victims of sexual assault, in seeking reasonable and available Interim Remedies from the University that ensure the well-being and safety of victims of sexual assault
● Provide information on how to report to law enforcement and to the University’s Title IX Coordinator
● Ensure victims receive information about Coalition for Family Harmony’s 24-hour bilingual crisis hotline
● Connect victims to resources, including emergency medical care and follow-up care
● Provide crisis intervention counseling and ongoing counseling
● Attend University adjudication proceedings related to Sexual Misconduct, as requested by a victim of sexual assault
● Provide information on legal services, and the availability of restraining and/or no-contact orders
● Maintain ongoing professional relationships with campus administrators, which may include serving on Campus-based Sexual Misconduct Task Force Committees
● Organize and facilitate prevention education and awareness activities and programs
● Work collaboratively with the Title IX Coordinator in developing campus-wide awareness and outreach and/or prevention activities that educate the campus community while complying with CSU policy
● Research outside resources and information about issues of violence applicable to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking
● Write and submit an annual report to the Campus President and the Title IX Coordinator

● Additional duties as assigned by managers



● 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.


● Must obtain Sexual Assault Counselor certification that meets the requirements under California Evidence Code 1305.2 within one year of hire date.
● Must obtain Domestic Violence Counselor certification that meets the requirements under California Evidence Code 1037.1 within one year of hire date.
● Must complete our LGBTQ+ 101 Training within 6 months of hire date.



Knowledge Base/Skills
● Familiarity with Title IX compliance policies highly preferred.
● Demonstrated cultural competency and proven effectiveness in working with student communities from diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, sexual preferences and/or identities
● Experience working with survivors of sexual violence and other forms of violence including dating violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence
● Possess exceptional presentation and public speaking skills in facilitating programming and outreach efforts for small and large audiences
● Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with confidential and highly sensitive matters.
● Basic computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
● Regularly expanding knowledge base on topics of gendered violence, impacts of sexual assault and domestic and on the community, working with survivors of violence, and more by reading literature, blog and news posts, etc. is expected.



Physical Requirements
● Ability to speak English fluently is a requirement; ability to speak Spanish is preferred.
● Must have the ability to communicate with clientele over phone, electronic correspondence and in-person.
● Work sites are divided across co-located spaces within the community. The environment of each of these co-located spaces will be evaluated and discussed with this position before confirming our presence.
● 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.


Mental/Social Requirements
● 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.
● The ability to demonstrate navigating crisis and solving problems independently and using one’s own initiative, using best judgment and critical thinking skills is a requirement.
● Must maintain a positive, friendly, and welcoming attitude with staff, community members, and volunteers within the organization.
● Must utilize assertiveness, professionalism and non-violent communication when handling issues with staff, community members and volunteers.


● Must pass extensive background check.
● Travel may be required by car for this position.
● COVID19 Vaccination required
● All positions are based on funding availability and are subject to change


**All positions are based on funding availability and are subject to change**


EEO – Coalition for Family Harmony is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer; all applicants will be given full consideration under state, local, and federal law.


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.