Family Justice Center Clinician (Spanish Speaker)

YWCA of Utah Announcement

 

Mission: To empower women, eliminate racism and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Job Title: Family Justice Center Clinician (Spanish Speaker)

Job Description:

                                Empower women and work toward racial justice in your local community. This is a unique opportunity for a confident, self-motivated clinician (LCSW, LPC, MFT) to collaborate in the development of an exciting and innovative domestic violence program in one of Utah’s top-rated non-profits. Strengthen victims and their families using a holistic approach. Conduct assessments and provides clinical services for FJC clients. Assist in developing and implementing a short-term clinical intervention for victims of domestic violence. Exceptional opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and community impact as we expand our life-changing work and begin our second century of service in Utah.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform intake assessments on clients who come to the FJC.
  • Provide advocacy services to clients in order to plan, coordinate, cooperate or deliver incidental services necessary for the effective treatment of clients.
  • Work collaboratively with FJC partner agencies to deliver services to clients.
  • Provide crisis intervention and appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Assist in developing and implementing a short-term clinical intervention for victims of domestic violence.
  • Help problem solve issues that are present in service delivery at the FJC.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with member agencies.
  • Maintain case notes and other records as necessary.
  • Collect and report data as needed.
  • Collaboratively supervise/support volunteers providing services in the FJC.

 

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Committed to eliminating racism and empowering women and girls. Ability to relate positively to victims of domestic violence and people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.
  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a mental health discipline and eligibility for Utah licensure as a mental health therapist within two years. MSW preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills. Able to maintain an effective therapeutic alliance.
  • Highly ethical. Committed to excellence, integrity and accountability. Uphold standards for professional and ethical practice including confidentiality safeguards, client records and reports.
  • Talented in recognizing and solving problems.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Resourceful, clever and flexible. Able to effectively manage change and respond to crisis.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • If driving on agency business, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance are required.

 

Reports to:           Director of the Clinical Services

                Hours:                  Part Time, 20-25 hours per week

                Salary:                  DOE                                      

To Apply:             Send resume and cover letter to Roberto Martinez, LCSW, Rmartinez@ywca.com

                                YWCA, 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City 84111

Fax:                       (801) 320-9855

Posted:                  September 14, 2015

Deadline:              Open until filled

Website:                www.ywca.com

                THE YWCA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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