Career Opportunities

Bilingual Intake Specialist/Therapist

Bilingual 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 psycho social assessments of all referred clients.

Requirements:                                 

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, or LPC license
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • 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

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 Remko at fremko@cafb.org.