Counseling Services Coordinator/Counselor

Job Title: Counseling Services Coordinator/Counselor
Reports to: Director of Case Management Services
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Family Violence Counselor will provide individual and group counseling for primary and secondary victims of domestic violence. This position will also be responsible for the training, coordination and implementation of the crisis line.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide counseling services to both non-residential and residential clients
• Supervise all counselors
• Coordinate development and delivery of therapeutic interventions for residential and non-residential clients in collaboration with staff
• Assist in training staff, interns, volunteers and community members on therapeutic or supportive interventions with domestic violence survivors as necessary
• Report statistics and outcomes in the counseling program as necessary
• Provide individual and group counseling
o Provide counseling services including diagnosing, assessing, and treating individuals utilizing crisis intervention, cognitive behavioral, solution focused, motivational interviewing, grief and loss, play therapy, and any other therapeutic techniques as necessary.
• Oversee training, coordination, and implementation of the crisis line
o Supervise crisis line volunteers as necessary
• Provide intensive case management when appropriate
• Provide domestic violence education to potential, current, and past primary/secondary victims of family violence
• Provide domestic violence education and awareness to community members as necessary
• Identify client needs and make referrals for services when appropriate
• Cultivate, maintain and coordinate a network of community support contacts and serve as liaison on behalf of clients when necessary
• Conduct program evaluations as necessary
• Provide task or field instruction for undergraduate and graduate level social work or counseling students as necessary
• Maintain appropriate documentation for clients as required by supervisor, funders, and agency
• Maintain responsibilities for primary crisis line shifts
• Fulfill staff on-call duties as necessary
• Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS
Education
• Master’s degree in social work or counseling required (LMSW, LCSW, or LPC)
Licensures/Credentials
• LMSW, LCSW, or LPC
Experience
• Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence
• Experience working with adults and children in crisis
• Experience providing individual and group counseling for primary and secondary victims of domestic violence
• Experience within coordination, training, and implementation of a crisis line
Skills/Abilities
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Experience working with a diverse population and groups
• Strong organizational skills
• Understands appropriate conflict resolution and demonstrates skill
• Ability to maintain personal balance while accomplishing multiple tasks that require a variety of skills
• Ability to provide and receive peer supervision
• Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
• Demonstrates skills of self-direction
• Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
• Bilingual preferred

Please send a resume and cover letter to Melissa.ishio@familyabusecenter.org

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