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Licensed Trauma Therapist

Job Description

Position Summary

The Center for Violence Prevention trauma therapist offers counseling in a trauma informed care environment for women fleeing domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking.  Therapist provides clinical assessment, brief/long-term individual counseling, trauma recovery, and group counseling, as well as safety and discharge planning.



  • Complete treatment plan for each new resident;

  • Document appropriately into resident’s file;

  • Train all staff monthly on Trauma Related Behaviors and Trauma Informed Interventions

Multi-Disciplinary Tasks:

  • Review and approve or refer all placement requests;

  • Consult with caseworkers, advocates, etc. for coordination of services for each resident;

  • Attend weekly case reviews with direct care staff.

Client Related Tasks:

  • Complete therapeutic intake for each new resident within 48 hours of arrival;

  • Discuss with each client weekly progress reports;

  • Provide monthly one-on-one parent discussions for each child client;

  • Review situations requiring resident referral;

  • Attend staff meetings and training as required.

Required Background

  • Must provide proof of a valid LCSW or LPC license;

  • Must be 21 years old or older;

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;

  • Must have no criminal history record convictions of misdemeanor or felony offenses from any state;

  • Must be able to relate to and work well with other staff, clients, volunteers, board members, agency personnel, family members, public, etc.;

  • Must possess good organizational skills;

  • Must be able to work well under pressure, handle emergency situations and crises;

  • Must present and maintain a positive image to the community.


Required Skills

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English;

  • Ability to understand and work within the Team Model;

  • Understands the dynamics of trauma-informed care and has the ability to identify and respond to victims of violence;

  • Demonstrates the ability to exercise and model healthy boundaries with clients and others;

  • Maintains professional working relationships with staff and program stakeholders;

  • Possesses strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills;

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to operate a computer, multi-line phone, and other office equipment.

Salary - $45,000.00 - $70,000.00 depending on credentials and experience

Apply here: Job Details | LinkedIn

Or call 601-932-4198 for submission details.

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