Job Title: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist
Reports To: Supervisor
Beginning Pay Range: $43,680.00 - $46,592.00
Classification: Full Time Salaried- Eligible
Application Deadline: Until position is filled
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is a private non-sectarian agency that serves vulnerable children and families from the entire community. Our core objectives are to strengthen families, help children heal from abuse and neglect, provide homes and help kids thrive.
About this opportunity:
Experience successful change as a resFull time therapist will provide homebased Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to children ages 4-17 and their parents in the Kent County area. Therapist works as part of a collaborative team to serve children who have experienced trauma by helping them develop coping skills and narrate their story for the purpose of healing and moving forward from trauma. This is done through the evidenced based TF-CBT model. Experience coordinating services especially with foster care is desirable.
Would you like to help us accomplish our mission as a Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist?
Our ideal candidate have a Master's degree and a full or limited license in the state of Michigan in Social work (LLMSW, LMSW), Professional Counseling (LLPC, LPC), or Marriage and Family (LLMFT, LMFT, or Psychology (TLLP, LLP). Applicants must have received training in TF-CBT that exceeds the 10 hour online course provided by MUSC. Qualified applicants will have completed a trauma certificate program in graduate school or completed/be enrolled in a state-wide TFCBT learning collaborative cohort. Applicants with other specialized TF-CBT training are encouraged to apply as well. The position provides a flexible schedule, supportive environment, and generous retirement contribution and vacations days.
Offered benefits and more:
- Medical, Dental, Vision. Life Insurance, Paid Holidays Off, Paid Time Off, EAP, 403B
- Flexible Scheduling
- Opportunity to learn and grow from working with a diverse population of children and families.
- Access to a robust training system.
- DABSJ is able to provide CEUs for onsite trainings.
- Reimbursement for trainings.
- Support from our robust EAP (emotional, organization skills, financial planning, etc.
- Work within an environment of creative problem solvers.
- Regular supervision.
- Working within a collaborative division with a wide variety of experience and knowledge.
- Work within a trauma informed environment supported by the Sanctuary Model (trauma informed organizational change model).
D.A. Blodgett – St. Johns is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or disability, or any other legally protected characteristic Multi-lingual skills are highly valued at DABSJ.
Applicants being considered for hire must pass a central registry clearance check and criminal background check to be eligible for employment. Applicants must also pass a drug test before beginning work. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration. Failure to pass the pre-employment test will disqualify the applicant from employment for a period of six months.