Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc. - Schenectady, NY

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Northeast Parent & Child Society, one of New York State’s most innovative human service agencies, invites application for a Therapist in our Sexual Abuse Treatment Program to provide assessment and treatment to child victims of sexual abuse and non-offending parents.

The Sexual Abuse Treatment Program has helped more than 2,000 children and non-offending family members in Schenectady County heal from the damaging effects of child sexual abuse. The program’s goal is to reduce the trauma experienced by each family member, and to help the family adjust and reorganize in a manner to help ensure the healthy development and ongoing protection of the child.

Position available in our SCHENECTADY, NY office.

Responsibilities include but not limited to; Provide individual and family therapy to child victims of sexual abuse and their families; Participate in and/or conduct sexual abuse evaluations; Prepare for and provide expect witness testimony in Family Court; and Utilize the NYS OCFS connections database for all record keeping.

Education / Experience: Master's degree required. NYS License in one of the mental health related fields such as social work or mental health counseling with three to five years of experience in the child and family services sector is preferred.

Work Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5pm in an office-based setting. Some flexibility required to account for client schedules (one evening per week).

We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become part of a dynamic, diverse, friendly and passionate team.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc., as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws .

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