Career Opportunities

Intake Specialist

Position Description: Intake Specialist/Therapist position in an advocacy center providing trauma based therapeutic services to sexually abused and severely physically abused children and non-offending family members. Is responsible for managing the referral process and completing initial intakes and psychosocial assessments of all referred clients.

Requirements:                                 

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, or LPC, LMFT-A, LPC-I license
  • Experience in working with abused children
  • Experience in providing specialized trauma treatment
  • Experience in providing individual, group, family and play therapy
  • Experience in providing crisis intervention services
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Good speaking and writing skills
  • Bilingual preferred

Job Duties:

  • Receive all therapy referrals from CAC staff and partner agencies
  • Follow-up with CAC staff and partner agencies regarding therapy referrals
  • Make initial contact with families referred for therapy within 2 weeks of receiving referral
  • Schedule and conduct psychosocial assessments to determine referrals to appropriate mental health services, including but not limited to individual therapy, group therapy, and community mental health providers
  • Document all contact with families
  • Assign clients to program therapists as needed
  • Maintain and track data required for funding sources and program evaluation
  • Attend bi-weekly Case Review Team meetings and provide status updates regarding therapy referrals
  • Assist Clinical Supervisor in the ongoing development of the intake process as needed
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with community mental health providers and agencies
  • Provides individual, group, family and play therapeutic services to child victims and their non-offending family members
  • Provides evidence based treatment such as TF-CBT to clients
  • Provides pre and post assessments to clients to measure changes
  • Develops treatment plans for clients and updates those plans
  • Documents sessions through case notes
  • Provides brief crisis intervention when necessary
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team case staffings
  • Provides court testimony in civil and criminal cases
  • Provides community education regarding child abuse and CAFB
  • Maintain network of community mental health providers
  • Maintains statistics and data entry as necessary for grant reports
  • Participates in the Children’s Advocacy Center’s on call program
  • Participates in CAFB awareness and fundraising activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • May be required to bend and stoop and lift up to 20 lbs. In connection with assigned duties

Interested individuals should submit cover letter and resume to Fiona at fremko@cafb.org