ALIVE is seeking a Children’s Therapist – Domestic Violence-Exposure Specialty (St. Louis County)
ALIVE, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is seeking a full-time therapist to provide counseling to children who have witnessed and/or been affected by intimate partner abuse in their household. Some children may also have experienced abuse from a parent. The therapist would conduct Parenting Assessments with the non-abusive parent, and create a plan for assisting the child(ren) in the family through individual work, sibling sessions, family sessions, or parenting sessions.
Hours: Monday through Friday, after school hours mainly. Possible Saturdays, depending on client-needs.
Qualifications: MSW, MA Counseling, or related field. Ideal candidate would be licensed as a Missouri LCSW or LPC, and have several years of domestic violence advocacy work, knowledge of trauma-informed practices with children, and experience with parenting skill-development. Certifications in EMDR or TF-CBT would be a plus, as would some fluency in Spanish.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
• Must have a valid US state issued driver’s license, car insurance, a satisfactory driving record, and use of a reliable personal vehicle
• Must be able to work occasional weekends and or/weekends as required by volunteer, community, and/or agency needs
• Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on a regular basis, with or without reasonable accommodations
• Must be able to use computer and/or tablet technology; including case management software, MS Office applications, e-mail, and other standard or proprietary programs
Submit Cover Letter and Resume via email to gro.l1566541994tsevi1566541994la@yk1566541994sdagj1566541994