GRIEF AND TRAUMA PSYCHOTHERAPIST (CRISIS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Published

10/05/2018

Start Date

11/06/2018

Application Deadline

11/05/2018

Address

4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 300
Washington
DC
20008
United States

Description

The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, an outpatient mental health center specializing in bereavement and trauma, is currently seeking an experienced child and adult therapist to join our non-profit organization.


Status:         At-will, full-time staff position


Reports to: Director of Clinical Services


Primary Function:

Provides short-term therapy (1-2 sessions) and crisis support to victims of crime and survivors of domestic violence at the Wendt Center’s NW office and the NW Domestic Violence Intake Center to include some evenings.


Responsibilities:

  • Works approximately 24 hours per week seeing crisis clients as scheduled by the Intake Coordinator at the NW Wendt Center office
  • Works approximately 16 hours per week seeing Domestic Violence survivors at the NW Domestic Violence Intake Center
  • Provides short-term counseling services to individuals, families, children and groups, providing immediate stabilization and coping and directing clients to referral and resources while they are on the Center’s waitlist
  • Provides crisis counseling to adults and children at DC SAFE’s NW Domestic Violence Intake Center (DVIC)
  • Maintains current clinical case records and provides reports as needed
  • Maintains therapy rooms and materials to professional standards
  • Contacts collateral professionals and others in the community regarding cases when appropriate
  • Meets with supervisor regarding caseload and clinical and administrative concerns
  • Maintains updated, current client schedule in online system
  • Uses email to remain informed of Wendt Center business
  • Understands and upholds the Center’s philosophy and mission and abides by the Personnel Handbook and Clinical Manual guidelines


Qualifications:

  • Graduate level degree in mental health
  • MUST have a District of Columbia license
  • Minimum of four years of experience providing crisis support and/or individual/family therapy
  • Experience working with children, families and adults
  • Proven Professional background working in trauma, grief and loss and crisis, including crime victim issues
  • Proven professional background working in domestic violence (including stalking)
  • Experience working with diverse client populations
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; well organized
  • The ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively with a broad range of people
  • Ability to work 2 evenings Monday through Thursday

Benefits

Benefits include paid holiday, vacation and sick time, flexible schedule, 403b, health insurance, life insurance, supervision and peer supervision, and ongoing training.      

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

hr@wendtcenter.org
http://www.wendtcenter.org

Send resume and cover letter to hr@wendtcenter.org. No phone calls please. 


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