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Therapist for teen survivors of sex trafficking

Job Description
Organization: 
Extended Hands of Hope
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Northeast, Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services
Job Description: 

Organization Type: Non-profit

Type: Full Time 

Direct Report: Clinical Director

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-7pm; On-call rotation required, some weekends may be required

Compensation: DOE; Eligible to enroll in health, vision, dental benefits program

Qualifications/Requirements: Therapist position requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or other Human Services related field through a CACREP or CESW accredited school or have proof of educational equivalence. Addictions counseling, education or certification a plus. Play Therapy certified highly preferred. Bilingual a plus. 1-2 years experience providing clinical services, preferably to adolescents and their families who have experienced trauma or working with survivors of human trafficking. Licensed through DORA: LPC, LMFT, LCSW.

Responsibilities/ Job Duties:

  • Therapist provides clinical support and case management to 11-17-year-old youth in the RCCF safe home, with diagnoses that include PTSD, Depression, Anxiety and substance abuse issues as a result of involvement in sex trafficking
  • Complete intake assessment within 7 days of placement.
  • Provide assessment, diagnosis, case conceptualization, treatment planning, and coordinating with a team of professionals outside of the agency.
  • Conducts individual, family and group therapy with residents according to individual treatment plans and maintains caseload as assigned by Supervisor. This may include community and home based family therapy.
  • Case management and coordination with the referring agencies, community contacts, family, legal system, and other professionals involved in the resident’s treatment. Meets monthly to discuss progress in the program.
  • Maintains timely and quality documentation of progress notes, admission paperwork, and monthly reports.
  • Complies with rules and regulations regarding ongoing review of clinical caseload in order to meet all licensing requirements for residential care for youth.
  • Participates in weekly supervision with Supervisor 
  • Maintain client files according to licensing and Medicaid requirements.
  • Facilitates transitions to next level of care by coordinating with the step-down agency and/or family members, and all other professionals involved in the planned departure from Extended Hands of Hope.
  • Consults with the direct care staff weekly regarding clinical issues and helps direct the delivery of trauma-informed interventions with individual clients. Identifying and assisting in training as needed for direct care staff and volunteers, ensuring Avanti House programming is in line with our trauma-informed, strengths based and restorative approach to treatment.
  • Provides crisis management on an as needed basis to support direct care staff.

 

  • Complete any other responsibilities or duties assigned by Supervisor to support individualized treatment planning and case-management needs within the program.

 

Areas of Responsibility

Clincal, crisis management, deescalation

Requirements/Qualifications
  • This role requires flexibility in hours and job duties. You would be responsible for working with the clients on their individual treatment plans, as well as conduct group sessions and family sessions.
Compensation/Benefits

DOE - Please send compensation requirements in cover letter

PTO

Health, Dental, and Vision

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to kristen@extendedhandsofhope.org.

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