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Bilingual Therapist

Function: To provide counseling and evaluation services to sexually abused adults, children, adolescents and their families
 
Hours: Full –time; Monday – Friday
 
This position has the opportunity to work a flex schedule. Office hours are from 9am-5pm, however this position may work a minimum of 2 early evenings per week. $67,000 for Spanish/English written and oral fluency (tested upon interview).
 
Status: Exempt
Reports to: Clinical Program Supervisor
 
 
Essential Functions
 
All services listed will be provided in either Spanish or English
Provide psychosocial assessments of all therapy clients who are victims of sexual assault
Provide individual, abuse-specific therapy to a designated number of children and their non-offending family members
Provide individual, abuse-specific therapy to a designated number of adult rape victims
Provide crisis intervention services to clients and/or family members
Provide group therapy when determined by the Clinical Supervisor or Director, Client Services
Consult with other client services staff on specific cases as appropriate
Work with other staff in identifying gaps and needs for services
Participate in clinical group consultation
Participate in agency meetings and events
Other duties as requested by the Clinical Supervisor or the Director of Client Services
 
Secondary Functions
 
Participate in community committees and task forces as related (CPT, SAY, APSAC, etc.)
Conduct community training events as requested
 
Technical Functions
 
Familiarity with Word, Access based database system, Outlook
Keyboarding skills
Ability to use a standard telephone
 
Personal Competencies
 
Excellent clinical skills grounded within a professionally accepted therapeutic framework and model
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent decision making skills
Excellent professional judgement
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent active listening skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent empathic skills
Knowledge of sexual assault victimization and the healing process
Ability to work with independence
Ability to work with initiative and assertiveness
Ability to teach new concepts
Ability to teach alternate behaviors in a persuasive manner
Understanding of cultural differences
Ability to organize and prioritize competing work demands
Ability to multi-task
Ability to build rapport
Ability to read, write and speak English
Accept and work in accordance with the Guiding Principles of KCSARC
 
Physical-mental-psychological Skills
 
Ability to Interface with the impact of secondary trauma
Ability to work with individuals in a high stress situation
Ability to maintain the necessary energy and physical capacity to work with children and adolescents with interactive activities
Ability to uphold confidentiality
 
Minimum Experience Desired
 
Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology or related field
Bilingual in Spanish and English
2 years post graduate clinical experience in working with long and short term individual counseling
Experience working with parents
Experience working with adult, child and adolescent sexual assault survivors
 
Experience Preferred
 
2-4 years post graduate clinical experience with child and adolescent victims of sexual assault in long and short-term therapy
Bicultural
Experience working with culturally diverse populations