BI-LINGUAL SEXUAL ASSAULT THERAPIST – (Full-Time)

BI-LINGUAL SEXUAL ASSAULT THERAPIST – (Full-Time)

Job Description:          Bi-Lingual Therapist – Sexual Assault

Status:                         Full-Time/Exempt

Reports To:                 Director of Residential Services

Position Summary

The Bi-Lingual Sexual Assault Therapist will provide individual and group therapy to clients of The Julian Center who are affected by a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. The therapist will be responsible for providing direct services to both adult and children/youth survivors of sexual violence in the form of therapy, crisis assessment and intervention, and education and support to clients and staff on mental health topics.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide weekly support groups for sexual assault survivors
  • Provide individual therapy for sexual assault survivors
  • Provide education to shelter residents on the effects of trauma
  • Coordinate with Community Advocates to ensure sexual assault survivors are able to access therapy in a streamlined way
  • Plan and implement at least two trainings per year for staff and clients on mental health topics such as suicide, effects of trauma, and the benefits of therapy
  • Provide crisis assessment and intervention for clients, as needed
  • Routine attendance at supervision and staff meetings, as indicated
  • Routine completion of all documentation as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or other related field
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to provide mental health services in the State of Indiana
  • Desire and ability to work with clients using a strengths-based, empowerment approach
  • Experience and competency in providing mental health services to both adults and children
  • Understanding, experience, and sensitivity in working with those who have experienced trauma, homelessness, and the related psychosocial issues
  • Strong working knowledge of sexual violence advocacy and strategies
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be adaptable in an ever-changing environment
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to use Outlook, PowerPoint, and database programs
  • Commitment to quality and equitable treatment and service provision to all colleagues and survivors regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, gender expression, religion, age, or sexual orientation
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in Art Therapy or Music Therapy

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To Apply:         Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@juliancenter.org or mail to:

 

The Julian Center

Attn:  Human Resources

2011 N. Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN  46202