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Therapist - Domestic Violence Center

Posted: 07/09/2019

Synergy Services mission is to strengthen the individual, family and community through prevention, crisis intervention, shelter, counseling, advocacy and education.  We have an immediate need for a full time Therapist providing both residential and outpatient therapy services.

Serves as part of a treatment team providing assessment and counseling services (individual, family and group) both at the Domestic Violence Center (located in Gladstone, Missouri) and the Meier Counseling Center (located in Parkville, Missouri).  This position will provide direct clinical counseling services of at least 23 hours per week.  The direct clinical counseling services include assessment (initial assessment, group therapy, art therapy, play therapy, and psycho educational groups)  with designated populations.  This position will also coordinate campus groups as required.  Manage cases including planning, coordination of care, includes networking with mental health agencies and Children's Division of the State of Missouri, coordinating services representing additional or different services as needed.  Must be flexible with schedule to include some evening and/or weekend hours as required.  Must be willing to serve in the on call rotation as required.  Maintain client records according to agency standards.

Position requires Master's degree in counseling, social work, marriage and family or related field.  Missouri license preferred.  Experience in residential trauma therapy preferred.  Prior experience working with victims of domestic violence preferred.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, consent to a Background Check and Children's Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) screening, fingerprint screen, drug screen check and have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance.

Competitive rate of pay offered.  Opportunity to enroll in full benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, vacation, sick, holiday, personal holiday accruals, Section 125/flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical/dependent care expenses and optional AFLAC coverages.

Application instructions:  e-mail:  dmesmer@synergyservices.org, fax:  (816) 505-7176, mail:  400 E. 6th Street Parkville, MO  64152.

Synergy is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.

No phone calls please.

Job Type: Full Time