Therapist

Bilingual Adult and Child Therapist

Organization: 
Family Services Inc.
Location: 
Rockville, MD
Summary: 

Offers counseling and case management services in a trauma informed care environment for women fleeing domestic violence and child witnesses of partner abuse. Provides clinical assessment, brief individual counseling, trauma recovery, child therapy and group counseling, as well as safety and discharge planning. The work schedule is flexible to include some evening hours to accommodate resident schedules. Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field, with a minimum of two years of relevant clinical experience, a portion of which should be in partner abuse or domestic violence. Must have expertise in Child and Family Therapy and demonstrate a commitment to serve a diverse community. Must possess a current Maryland license at the independent clinical practitioner level. (LGPC, LCPC, LGSW or LCSW). Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

1. Provides clinical assessment of new clients, including an initial safety plan to establish short term therapeutic goals with the client, within three business days of admission to the BAK Center.

2. Working collaboratively with the client and clinical team, develops a plan of action that includes safety planning, legal options, financial remedies, housing options, mental health and other individual goals as directed by the client’s needs.

3. Conducts and documents a full professional psychosocial assessment of each new adult client within one week of admission, and continues to meet with the client as often as needed. Identifies and addresses concerns including mental health diagnosis and trauma reaction symptoms, such as sleeping or eating changes.

4. Gathers information (with client signed permission) from previous treatment. Coordinates providers and makes referrals to address current symptoms and future follow up, (e.g. substance abuse, psychiatrist) as needed. Works closely with Case Coordinators to ensure that women develop life skills as identified in their plan of action; coordinates discharge and safety planning to ensure continuing services through APP or other community providers.

5. Offers weekly support group and parenting group (in English and in Spanish) on domestic violence education, victim recovery and empowerment in conjunction with other clinical programs and services. Provides child and family therapy services to address the impact of abuse on children who have witnessed domestic violence.

Attends weekly case consultation meetings, individual supervision and required trainings on both trauma informed care and domestic violence. Conducts care presentations as assigned. 

Ensures that clinical notes and critical incident reports are complete, timely and accurate. Maintains strict confidentiality of survivor records and information.

Other duties as assigned. This position description may be altered to comply with the needs of the program

Contact: 

Jonathan Peyer Recruiting Coordinator Family Services, Inc.

Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System

Office Address:

620 East Diamond Ave Suite L

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Mailing Address:

610 East Diamond Avenue Suite 100

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Phone: (301) 840-3207

Fax: (240) 631-9356

Email: Jonathan.Peyer@fs-inc.org

Website: www.fs-inc.org

Therapist

Organization: 
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center
Location: 
Floyd County, KY/Martin County, KY
Summary: 

Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is seeking a full-time Hope Initiative Therapist for Floyd County, KY/Martin County, KY to work with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. Requirements for the position are a Masters Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related degree with a provisional license (LPCA, CSW, LPA) or independent license (LPCC, LCSW, LPP).

Contact: 

Therapist

Organization: 
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center
Location: 
Pike County, KY
Summary: 

Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is seeking a full-time Hope Initiative Therapist for Pike County, KY to work with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. Requirements for the position are a Masters Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related degree with a provisional license (LPCA, CSW, LPA) or independent license (LPCC, LCSW, LPP).

Contact: 

 Robert May Robert.May@mtcomp.org and Robin Gray Robin.Gray@mtcomp.org

Bilingual Trauma Therapist

Organization: 
Family Services Inc
Location: 
Silver Spring, MD
Summary: 

Provides trauma therapy services to children and adults in the Long Branch community of Silver Spring, MD.

-Provides a full range of trauma treatment modalities including individual, group and family to clients, some of whom may have limited English proficiency. Provides treatment services in various sites including the Takoma Park East Silver Spring office, schools, community centers and other community sites in response to client needs. Provides services complaint with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and all other relevant federal, state and County laws, regulations policies and procedures regarding confidentiality of client record and record-keeping systems. Attend community meetings, forums, hearings, etc. as requested by the County and develops discharge and transition plans for all clients served. Services provided during daytime and evening hours.

Qualifications: 

Maintains any one of the following licenses in good standing in the State of Maryland: Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C), Licensed Certified Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Requires satisfactory completion of background check process (FBI, State, and Child Protective Services). A current, valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance (which meets minimum Maryland state requirements), and a current driving record with less than 4 points are also required

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Is knowledgeable and experienced in the treatment of children and adults who have experienced severe trauma; has experience working with multidisciplinary staff; has experience working with multicultural clients; and has bilingual English-Spanish capability advance proficiency.

Contact: 
Jonathan Peyer
Recruiting Coordinator
Family Services, Inc.
Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System
Phone: (301) 840-3207
Fax: (240) 631-9356
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