Trauma Therapist
The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Childr
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Post Date: Oct 12, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 12/1/22
Salary: 70,000
Location: US - New York - New York
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Description
The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted
professional with strong clinical skills to serve as a Trauma Therapist. The position requires a Tuesday through
Saturday schedule with two evenings during the week. The position involves a hybrid of remote and in-person
work. Covid-19 vaccination is required.

The Trauma Therapist will play an important role in supporting the agency mission to effectively respond to the
complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care.

Responsibilities:
• Provide trauma-focused therapeutic services on-site to economically disadvantaged families participating
in our Therapeutic Supervised Visitation and Trauma Recovery Programs
• Facilitate crisis debriefings throughout the five boroughs with child welfare staff after critical incidents
and fatalities
• Co-facilitate Safe Touches child sexual abuse prevention workshops with K-3rd grade students
• Provide workshops and trainings to children, parents, and professionals

Skills
Qualifications:
• LMSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required
• A minimum of two years of experience working with high-conflict families with histories of trauma and an
understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, mental health and
substance abuse issues preferred
• A commitment to social justice in child welfare preferred
• Familiarity implementing evidence-based practices preferred


Notes
Salary: $70K commensurate with experience.
Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life
insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.
If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover
letter and clinical writing sample via email to mcucuta@nyspcc.org