Job Description

Job Title: Social Worker - LSW/OP Trauma Therapist (Child Advocacy Center)
Job ID: 68723557
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Jameson Child Advocacy Center
Department: Adminstration
Location: 2010 West State Street, New Castle PA 16101

Description

Purpose:
The OP Trauma Therapist provides on-site therapeutic services to children, adolescents and their non-offending family members and adult survivors who have been direct or indirect victims of physical and/or sexual abuse, neglect, and/or who have witnessed family violence. Therapist will use a trauma informed model for therapeutic services.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in regular multidisciplinary team meetings Makes appropriate psychological and psychosocial referralsPrepares and maintains all treatment records, reports, and statistics.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of counseling interventions and client progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards goalsAdapts and modifies interventions as necessary and developmentally appropriate. Participates in clinical supervision
  • Conducts trauma assessment through interviews and observationsFacilitates individual, family and group therapy sessionsPossesses cultural competency working with high risk low income families
  • Maintains current knowledge related to new developments in the trauma field and engages in courses and trainings required to maintain licensureProvides in-home consultation as needed on matters of childhood mental health/behavioral health and victimizationSupports and serves the ongoing interest of the agency and the system
  • Administers and interprets trauma assessment instruments for child and adolescent victims. Collaboratively develops treatment plans for victims and survivorsFacilitates trauma focused therapeutic groups for children and adolescents

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in social work or counseling with the ability to obtain professional licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Knowledge and experience in infant/toddler mental health, child and adult victimization, trauma and diverse treatment modalities.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and counseling skills. 
  • Comfortable making public presentations and public speaking.
  • Ability to use communication skills that are appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Ability to produce documents, publications, materials, presentations and reports.
  • Proficient in the use of the internet and email.
  • Ability to conduct discussions, interviews and meetings.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Willingness to attend training on new modalities, practices and/or applications.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:


  • Automotive Insurance 
  • Driver's License 
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) 
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

Salary Range: $16.66 to $26.63 / hour

Union Position: No

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