Therapist for Child-Parent Psychotherapy Program

Job Type

Full Time




1841 Park Avenue
New York
United States


The Therapist is responsible for providing Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) treatment and case management to families as part of All Children's House family preservation program in the Bronx (10452) and Manhattan (10035). Child-Parent Psychotherapy is a trauma-informed, evidence-based intervention whose primary goal is to support and strengthen the relationship between a child (ages 0-5) and caregiver as a vehicle for restoring the child's sense of safety, attachment, and appropriate affect and improving the child's cognitive, behavioral, and social functioning.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Carry a caseload of 10 families; conduct in depth assessments of family functioning, family history, and presenting problems of all members of the family; provide concrete assistance to address the needs families face, including homelessness, illness, lack of education, etc.; strengthen the dyadic relationship between parent(s) and child through weekly Child-Parent Psychotherapy sessions; act as liaisons and coordinators of all of the service providers in families' lives; undergo intensive training as a Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) therapist as needed (provided by ABC after hire).

Requirements: Master's Degree (Social Work, Mental Health, Counseling Psychology or related field, along with relevant license)

Experience with child welfare and early childhood preferred; Spanish speaking preferred.

ABC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


Full benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish bilingual preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to with "ACH Therapist" in the subject line.