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Bi-lingual Mental Health Counselor
Employer:UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide clinically sound mental health assessments.
- Develop and implement clinically sound treatment plans.
- Provide individual and group therapy to victims/survivors (both primary and/or secondary) of sexual assault.
- Work collaboratively with program staff from UNIDOS, SARP and other collaborating organizations to best meet the needs of victims/survivors served.
- Participate in clinical supervision provided by the Director of Mental Health Counseling through Family Services of Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, Inc.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- An understanding of the complex social and mental health issues associated with sexual assault within a diverse victim population.
- Experience and evidence of competence in working with traumatized populations, including competence in conducting mental health assessments, developing treatment plans and familiarity with the use of Feminist Therapies and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
- An understanding of developmental and cultural variables and their impact upon sexual assault victims/survivors.
- An ability to advocate effectively for the best interests of sexual assault victims/survivors.
- Language Proficiency in both verbal and written English and Spanish.
- Good professional judgment.
- Minimum Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field required – Master Degree is a Plus.
- Wisconsin Driver’s license and be willing to travel within the state and within her/his designated are of coverage.
- S/he must have good computer skills, preferably Microsoft Office.
- S/he must be willing to be flexible and feel comfortable working in a variety of professional and community settings.
- Public Speaking experiences a plus.
Reporting Relationship: This position reports directly to the Executive Director of UNIDOS and received clinical supervision from the Director of Mental Health Counseling through Family Services-FSSWANI
Send your resume and cover letter by Monday,Friday, March 21, 2014 by 4:30pm to: UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence Attention: Executive Director 128 East Olin Avenue Suite 201 Madison, WI 53713 Or Fax: (608) 256-1223 Attention: Veronica Lazo, Executive Director
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Deadline for applications:March 21, 2014