Bilingual (English/Spanish) Trauma Therapist
The NYSPCC
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Post Date: Dec 22, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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Bilingual Trauma Therapist Bilingual (English/Spanish) Trauma Therapist 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 Bilingual Trauma Therapist. The position requires a Sunday through Thursday schedule with two evenings during the week. The position is currently 80% remote but will return to full-time in the office once the pandemic is over. The Bilingual Trauma Therapist will play an important role in supporting the agency mission to effectively responding 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 or professionals Qualifications: • LMSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency 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 Salary: $65K 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 afuentes@nyspcc.org The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices. Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant's actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.