Children’s Therapist Position #40-001-FT-FCTHER Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency seeks a full-time, exempt Children’s Therapist, reporting to the Director of Clinical Services.
This position provides individual and group therapy to children residing in Rose Brooks Center's emergency shelter. Additional responsibilities include assessments, goal planning, crisis intervention, and parent support.
Provide trauma-informed, individual and group therapy services.
Complete assessment and individual treatment plan based on assessment recommendations
Advocate and coordinate needed services to children and families of Rose Brooks Center.
Offer clinical knowledge and expertise on children’s issues.
Fulfill all requirements of supporting funding sources.
Provide documentation and electronic records of therapeutic services delivered according to agency standards and professional ethics.
OTHER ASPECTS OF THE JOB: 1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center. 2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures. 3. Perform all job responsibilities utilizing the principles of trauma informed care, accessibility, and cultural competency. 4. Maintain awareness about the risks of secondary trauma and understand one’s own responsibility of self-care. 5. Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined. 6. Attend scheduled staff, team and supervisor meetings.
Master’s degree in counseling, psychology or social work.
i Licensed or license eligible in MO. i Two years working in children’s services. One year in a residential setting preferred. i Registered Play therapist or working toward certification preferred.
Knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and best practices
Prior experience in providing therapy/counseling services
Experience working with diverse individuals and groups in a culturally competent manner
Knowledge and experience in trauma informed care
Hours: This is a full-time, exempt position and requires a minimum of 40 hours/wk. This position will work primarily daytime hours, with 2 to 3 evenings per week. On-call rotation is required for approximately 1 week/weekend every 10 weeks.
To Apply: Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to HumanResources@rosebrooks.org Or Mail to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 32059, Kansas City, MO 64132 Candidates must consent to background and Division of Family Services (Central Registry/Child Abuse) screenings. Open until filled per qualifications. For questions, please contact Human Resources: 816-523-5550 x7108 Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.
Internal Number: 40-001-FT-FCTHER
About Rose Brooks Center
Rose Brooks Center is about saving lives. We not only protect hundreds of adults, children and their pets who need our emergency shelter to escape life-threatening abuse, but thousands of families in the community who need support and resources.