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Therapist

SUMMARY 
This position is responsible for providing counseling services to victims of sexual trauma.  

JOB OBJECTIVES 

I. Client Services
a. Provide evidence based individual, family and group counseling to survivors of sexual violence, youth with sexual behavior problems, and significant others at MOCSA offices and outreach sites.
b. Provide case management including coordination of services with child protective, legal and community collaterals.
c. Complete all client documentation.
d. Participate in collaborative meetings with external professionals.
The responsibilities described represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to do all assigned responsibilities. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Minimum Qualifications 
Master’s degree in counseling, psychology or social work.  Licensure:
• For MSW applicants: LMSW in Missouri required; must register for clinical supervision in Missouri within 30 days. Must achieve licensure in Kansas as LMSW within 90 days of hire.
• For Counseling applicants:  PLPC required in Missouri.  Must show proof of passed exam prior to hire.
Preferred Qualifications 
Licensure or provisional license in Kansas.  Clinical licensure in Missouri.   Training and or certification in Evidence Based Practices such as EMDR, TF-CBT, or CPT or registration as a Play Therapist. Bilingual Spanish. Experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma and/or children who have been involved with the foster care/Family Court system. 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
he physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
Physical Demands 
Work is typically performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.  
Mental Demands  
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with faculty, staff, administration, funders, and others encountered in the course of work. 

TO APPLY
Please submit an application, cover letter to MOCSA OnePoint Portal.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999