The Therapist - LSOTP will provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse survivors and their non-offending family members as well as youth who are at risk of or engaging in problematic sexual behaviors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children who experience trauma symptoms resulting from child sexual abuse
- Conducts psychotherapy with youth who are at risk of or engaging in problematic sexual behaviors
- Conducts weekly individual, group, and family therapeutic services with child sexual abuse survivors and their non-offending families to address mental, emotional and behavioral conditions utilizing TF-CBT, EMDR, play therapy, art therapy and/or other therapeutic modalities
- Performs elements of clinical practice (biopsychosocial assessments, diagnosis using DSM V and other standards and treatment)
- Performs treatment planning, evaluation of traumatized children, crisis intervention, consultation to other multi-disciplinary team members, and civil and criminal court testimony
- Provides crisis intervention including suicide assessments and homicide assessments
- Provides fact witness court testimony in civil and/or criminal cases on occasion
- Provides consultation and training to parents, foster parents, and community volunteers and professionals
If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net
- Master's degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or closely related mental health field; and
- Full clinical licensure to practice in the State of Texas as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
- Must be a Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider (LSOTP)
- Knowledge of abuse populations, trauma, attachment, child development, crisis intervention, and psychotherapeutic techniques
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to communicate well orally and in writing
- Copy of complete college transcripts is required at time of departmental interview.
NOTE: To qualify for this position, required experience, education, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. Resumes are welcome, but we do not use any information provided on your resume to qualify and refer you to the Hiring Department for consideration.
- Experience with victims of child sexual abuse
- Bilingual in English and Spanish
- 20 Hours per Week / Monday - Friday
- Some Evening Hours
- Specifics Will Be Discussed During Interview Process
- Will Be Discussed During Departmental Interview
- Based on 26 Pay Periods
Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.