Child and Family Therapist

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program

Major Responsibilities:  Therapist provides individual, family, and group therapy, assessment, treatment and case management services to children, youth and families at high risk or with an open case with DCFS; home visits required; some evening work required.

  • Supports and promotes the mission of El Nido Family Centers.
  • Provides high quality, compassionate and ethical treatment.
  • Identifies and intervenes considering the needs of abused and neglected children and adults.
  • Meets treatment goals for their caseload as indicated by evaluation measures.
  • Provides office/home-based services to children, adolescents and parents/caregivers, including hard to reach, traumatized and disenfranchised individuals and families.
  • Adheres to all mandated reporting, agency policies and documentation requirements.

Requirements: 

  • Masters degree from an accredited Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology program.
  • Experience in providing direct service to individuals, families and groups.
  • Experience providing treatment focused to address the needs of children who have experienced trauma.
  • Understanding of trauma informed care.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to issues of diversity including ethnicity, gender, and culture.
  • Experience in the community preferred.
  • Bilingual/Spanish required.

 

To apply for this job email your details to hr@elnidofamilycenters.org