|Title:||Bilingual Licensed Therapist (Goodyear, AZ)|
|Department:||Childhelp Children's Center of Arizona|
CEO and Co-Founder SaraO’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse. For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at www.childhelp.org.
About Childhelp Children's Center of Arizona
Since 1998, the Childhelp Children’s Center of Arizona (CCCA) has been instilling a sense of serenity in abused and neglected children by providing treatment, intervention and investigation services. Cheerful colors, teddy bears, toys and child-friendly paintings line the walls of the fully accredited advocacy center enhancing each child’s sense of safety and well-being.
The goal of CCCA is to provide medical treatment, mental health therapy, efficient investigational resources, and victim support services to address the immediate safety and complete well-being of children who are referred to the center.
Offers individual, sibling, and family counseling, facilitation of psychoeducational groups, education, family support, court support, and child advocacy to child victims and their non-offending family members in a culturally sensitive manner and makes every effort to ensure that services are not financially prohibitive.
This position will work in our Goodyear, AZ location.
• Provides individual and family therapy related to trauma and attachment for children, adolescents, and families with a minimum productivity rate of 60%
• Creates and maintains files for all paperwork and written reports related to clientele in accordance with OBHL, the Center’s policies and procedures, and
a forensic environment
• Provides immediate intervention and family stabilization services when necessary
• Coordinates services with a multidisciplinary team including law enforcement, CPS, medical staff, forensic interviewers, CFT facilitators, other stakeholders,
and other persons/groups related to supporting children and families
• Attends weekly individual supervision meetings, weekly clinical staff meetings and trainings, monthly All-Staff meetings, and Multi-Disciplinary Team
meetings, as necessary (Some meetings will be held in Phoenix at the Childhelp Advocacy Center)
• Participates annually in 24 hours of relevant continuing education/training events to maintain continuing education for professional licensure and
clinical competency in the areas of trauma and attachment
• Interfaces with the community and judicial system, as needed, and/or requested by the Clinical Director
• Performs other related duties, as assigned
- Master’s degree in Social Sciences with an emphasis in psychology, counseling, social work, or other related field
- Fluency in both English and Spanish
- Licensure eligibility by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, to be completed within 1 year from starting date of service, if applicable
- 2 years of work experience providing mental health counseling services to children, adolescents, and their families
- Post-Master's experience and training in child abuse, treatment of complex trauma, PTSD, forensics, and criminal justice system procedures·
- Basic knowledge of RBHA system and available community resources
- Basic computer literacy
Childhelp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer