Provides support, advocacy, and linkage in the community to the child and family while they receive treatment (TF-CBT) services from the Trauma Therapist in the outpatient clinic. Assists therapist in gathering information used for initial screening and assessment of client/family strengths and needs. Under the supervision of the therapist, provides the child and family with support and reinforcement toward achievement of treatment goals and objectives related to treatment of trauma.
•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in the area of psychology, social work, or other related human service field required.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Must be highly motivated and self-directed.
•Knowledge of community resources, service referrals and linkage, and child development; including physical, mental, emotional and cultural and ethnicity issues required.
•Ability to work under stressful situations with poise
•Must attend relevant skills-enhancement training and demonstrate required program specific knowledge.
•Must be computer literate.
•Detail and organizational skills critical.
•Time management skills necessary to accomplish this position.
•Background in trauma informed care.
•One year experience working with children who have family, educational, or emotional disturbance issues preferred.