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Trauma Therapist (Remote)

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Resilience of Chicago, IL


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Published 25 days ago

February 1, 2021
January 29, 2021
$42,500 - $44,500

Empowering Survivors. Ending Sexual Violence.

Resilience is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the healing and empowerment of sexual assault survivors through non-judgmental crisis intervention counseling, individual and group trauma therapy, and medical and legal advocacy in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Established in 1974, Resilience now serves more than 2000 survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones annually through our main office in downtown Chicago and our community‐based offices in Austin, Ravenswood, and on the Stroger Hospital campus.

For more information, please visit us online at www.ourresilence.org.

We are currently seeking a Trauma Therapist to join our team. This position is responsible for providing trauma informed individual, couples, and family therapy as well as facilitating general and specialized support groups for adult and adolescent sexual assault survivors and their significant others. The Trauma Therapist must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with diverse populations, and a team-focused approach. In addition, experience working with marginalized communities is a plus.

This position will initially work from home and engage with clients through virtual platforms, as Resilience is working remotely during the COVID pandemic.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or psychology required; clinical licensure (LSW/LCSW or LPC/LCPC) preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience providing counseling services required, including support groups and family counseling.
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience facilitating presentations on sexual violence required.
  • Previous experience working on women’s issues, addressing sexual violence/gender-based violence, and working with diverse populations including LGBTQI communities strongly preferred.
  • Completion of a minimum of 40-hours of sexual assault training by an Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault member center within 60 days of hire is required; previous completion of the training strongly preferred.
  • Flexibility to work some evening hours required.

Empowering Survivors. Ending Sexual Violence.

Resilience is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the healing and empowerment of sexual assault survivors through non-judgmental crisis intervention counseling…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage. Resilience also offers a 401(k) retirement plan and paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days, and paid holidays.

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage. Resilience also offers a 401(k) retirement plan and paid time off including vacation…

Location

Chicago, IL

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to our People & Culture team using the Apply Now link above. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

If you are interested in other ways to support survivors of sexual assault, please also consider joining our dedicated team of volunteers. More information is available at https://www.ourresilience.org/get-involved/volunteer/.

Persons of color and LGBTQ persons are encouraged to apply. Resilience is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability in its procedures and policies.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to our People & Culture team using the Apply Now link above. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone…

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