Counselor, Children and Family Services Program

Publicado por
Sanctuary For Families Inc.
Kew Gardens, NY
Publicado há 23 dias
Sanctuary for Families is New York's leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. Every year, Sanctuary empowers thousands of adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a comprehensive range of services. We provide a range of wrap-around services to help survivors rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse, and work to end gender violence through three key strategies: direct services, outreach and training, and systems-change advocacy. Our services are available in 11 locations throughout New York City.
The Counselor will provide assessment, counseling, advocacy, and referral services to child and teen witnesses and/or victims of domestic and gender-based violence. They will also provide information and outreach to the community, in order to empower community members with more education and resources. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for social justice and experience providing clinical services to child witnesses of intimate partner violence and/or other forms of trauma, while also working effectively as part of a clinical team to advocate for survivors and their families. The counselor will be working from the NYC Family Justice Center, Queens, NY, but will likely start out working remotely as the Family Justice Centers are gradually re-opening for in-person services.
  • Complete clinical assessments and treatment plans;
  • Provide mental health services for survivors and their children including, short term individual counseling and crisis intervention with individuals, families;
  • Collaborate with staff at other Sanctuary for Families sites and Queens Family Justice Center Partner agencies and programs to provide holistic services;
  • Advocate for and assist families/individuals in the negotiation of service delivery system to ensure receipt of appropriate clinical and related services;
  • Demonstrate competence in evidence-based modalities such as CPP (Child-Parent Psychotherapy) and TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy);
  • Develop effective relationships with children and families;
  • Liaise effectively with other professionals in and out of the Queens Family Justice Center and DA's office in order to meet the needs of the clients;
  • Facilitate appropriate clinical groups for clients, including, but not limited to, parenting skills groups;
  • Participate in team and agency meetings, individual supervisory meetings, case conferences and other meetings as requested;
  • Complete all appropriate paperwork, including case notes and reports, in a timely manner;
  • Assist with children's room coverage as needed to support team in providing services to families seeking services;
  • Conduct outreach and training related to gender-based and domestic violence;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor;
  • Provide support and supervision to MSW interns as needed.

  • A minimum of one (1) year of relevant work experience with victims of domestic violence, including work with children;
  • Experience providing counseling and supportive services to domestic violence survivors and their families required;
  • Experience facilitating support groups and dynamic community workshops required; Ability to work two late evenings (up to and including 7:30 PM) a week and to maintain a flexible work schedule
  • Interest in working with clients from diverse backgrounds;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft applications required;
  • Ability to work and provide counseling remotely from a web-based video platform;
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
Minimum Salary: $60,000.00
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer retirement contribution
  • Paid time off
  • Flex spending account
  • Student loan assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Gym reimbursement program
All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.
D.E.I Commitment: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core values at Sanctuary for Families that represent our dedication to fostering a safe, respectful, responsive, and fair work environment. We recognize the value diversity holds in embracing all employees, clients, and volunteers regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or professional level.

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Sanctuary for Families is New York's leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. Every year, Sanctuary empowers thousands of adults and children…

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