FULL-TIME SOCIAL WORKER / CLINICIAN/ THERAPIST; SCHOOL AND HOME-BASED PROGRAM (RESILIENT SCHOLARS PROJECT – RSP)
- Job posted by Wendt Center
Details: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and license level
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, a non-profit, outpatient mental health center specializing in bereavement and trauma, is currently seeking an experienced clinician to join our team.
Status: Full-time, exempt
Reports to: Resilient Scholars Project Director
Implement Resilient Scholars Project trauma-focused clinical services at assigned school and community partner sites to children referred for exposure to trauma and/or loss and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD and provide home-based, family therapy to identified student families. Assist with concrete needs of assigned families through referrals and advocacy as appropriate.
· Understand and uphold the Center’s philosophy and mission.
· Maintain strict confidentiality.
· Implement trauma-focused clinical services to children/adolescents and their families referred for exposure to trauma and/or loss and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD.
· Conduct pre-/post-assessments with referred children/adolescents and their families.
· Provide weekly group and individual therapy services to assigned children and adolescents at school and community partner locales utilizing TF-CBT and other appropriate theoretical approaches.
· Provide weekly, home-based, family therapy and case management services to assigned adolescents’ families from school and community partners utilizing TA-FC.
· Follow RSP curriculum while adjusting to participants’ needs and incorporating own clinical style and specializations.
· Utilize movement, art, play, drama, music and/or games to express and enhance clinical themes and social and emotional skills.
· Provide coaching/psychoeducation to parents/caregivers of all assigned RSP participants.
· Make referrals to appropriate internal and external resources.
· Provide individual case consultation and crisis support to school and community partner staff.
· Conduct trainings for school and community partner staff.
· Provide timely and accurate documentation in the agency electronic health record (Apricot).
· Provide information and data as needed for grant reports.
· Participate in regular supervision, program, and staff meetings.
· Travel locally by car to and from multiple school and community partner locales and families’ homes in DC.
· Work some evenings per week or as needed to best meet client needs.
· DC Licensed Mental Health Professional with at least a Master’s degree.
· Experience working with urban and minority youth populations with exposure to trauma and/or loss.
· Knowledge of trauma sensitive approaches.
· Knowledge of child development and the impact of trauma and loss on development.
· Experience providing home-based and/or family therapy.
· Experience facilitating child and adolescent therapy groups.
· Ability to make presentations to community groups, mental health professionals, and other partner staff.
· Experience in a non-profit setting preferred.
· Fluency in Spanish a plus.
· Car required for ongoing local travel.
· Ability to work evenings as needed.
The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. The Wendt Center does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Benefits include individual and peer supervision, internal CEU trainings, paid holiday, vacation and sick time; flexible schedule; 403b; health insurance; life insurance; transportation benefit and ongoing continuing education.
Minimum Education Required
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