School-based Trauma Group Therapist
Provide counseling /therapy and services in school-based, group and individual intervention through the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program. Work with school age children starting at age 5 years through middle school age. Implement cognitive behavioral therapy (psychoeducation, relaxation, social problem solving, cognitive restructuring, and exposure), to assist youth to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and behavioral problems, to improve functioning, grades, attendance, peer and parent support, and coping skills. Provide assessment, planning, counseling/therapy, referrals, advocacy, and collateral contacts. Experience counseling children and/or adolescents, required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, and a strong working knowledge of computers and applications. Travel primarily within the county assigned, but some statewide travel is required. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Master’s degree in Social Work/ Counseling or related discipline with a minimum of two years of clinical experience, required. License eligibility, required. Current license (LPCMH) is desired. Part-time (18.75 hrs/week) with some agency benefits.