Clinical Child Therapist

February 2, 2018

Company Name:
Northwest Missouri Children's Advocacy Center

Title of Position:
Clinical Child Therapist

Description:
Education/Professional Qualifications: 1. Masters in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology and licensed in the State of Missouri 2. Minimum of two years’ experience working with children, emphasis on child trauma preferred but not necessary. A provisionally licensed candidate will also be considered. JOB DESCRIPTION The therapist will provide both short and long term trauma focused therapy for child abuse victims. The therapist will also provide crisis intervention to families impacted by child abuse, and assess the long-term needs for children and families. Primary duties include: 1. Provide direct services to an assigned caseload 2. Conduct initial intake, assessment screening and psychological screening evaluations (if necessary) 3. Provide individual and group therapy if needed 4. Make appropriate referrals based on client needs to other human service agencies 5. Provide consultation and case management 6. Attend staff meetings and monthly Case Review 7. Complete all clinical and administrative records pertaining to work-related activities and assigned clients in a timely manner 8. Complete and maintain client statistical information by established deadlines 9. Prepare and submit summaries and reports to other agencies and professionals promptly and in accordance with confidentiality procedures 10. Invest in self-improving theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge, therapeutic skills and the overall quality of practice as it relates to abuse victims and their non-offending family members 11. Testify in court when required or subpoenaed

Name of Contact:
Julie Riggs

Email Address of Contact:
julie_riggs@nwmocac.org

Job Posting Expires:
02/16/2018