Child and Family Counselor
Safe Harbor, Inc.
Thu Jun 10 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Tue Jul 13 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
How to Apply
Please email a Cover Letter and your resume to:
Team Members fulfilling the role of Child and Family Counselor are critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission. This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others. This is an excellent position for someone seeking provide counseling to children and families who have been exposed to domestic violence.
Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare Child and Family Counselors for their responsibilities.
Essential Duties Include:
- Provide child and family domestic violence counseling services, including crisis intervention, trauma and recovery counseling interventions, play therapy, community advocacy, as well as providing parenting support for non-offending parent/caretaker.
- Facilitate meaningful and developmentally-appropriate therapeutic counseling sessions for children, adolescents and adults.
- Provide family counseling for child(ren) and/or adolescents and non-offending parent/caretaker
- Organize and facilitate meaningful parenting support groups for Safe Harbor’s shelter clients and for non-residential clients in the community.
Skills and Requirements
- Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field. Licensure preferred. Bilingual language skills (Spanish and English) are a plus (not required)
- Minimum 2 years’ experience providing counseling to children and/or families.
- Knowledge of the traumatic impact of witnessing domestic violence on children, as well as the impact of domestic violence on parenting.
- Ability to relate to and develop rapport with children and their non-offending parent/caregiver and to provide trauma informed services for family.
- Training/experience in Child/Parent Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and/or other therapeutic techniques for child/family therapy.
- Possession of a valid SC Driver’s License and an automobile that can be used during work hours.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including some evening hours Monday through Friday