Jobs at PAAR

June 21, 2017

JOB POSTING

ADVOCATE                                                                                       

This full-time position is responsible for the accompaniment of victims, families, and significant others through police, medical and legal proceedings, including colleges and universities.

Advocates provide short-term victim response assistance, information, and supportive counseling services. This position maintains the required agency/client documentation and client data for victims and provides outreach and training’s to individuals in various systems that are in contact with victims and PAAR’s services.

Experience with Spanish-speaking is a plus.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work.
  • PA Acts 33/34 certifiable and FBI clearance
  • Literate in Microsoft Office, competent in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Trauma-informed care and crisis response preferred
  • Knowledge of victim services, legal, medical, law enforcement, social welfare systems a plus
  • Must complete state mandated forty (40) hour victim service training.
Skills/Competencies:
  • Ability to evaluate and assess the needs of clients and families in crisis
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and assessment skills to advocate with medical, legal and human service systems
  • Ability to identify and work with appropriate external and internal departments and systems
  • Comfort with the sensitivity to needs/expectations of clients and professionals with varied ethnic, socioeconomic and philosophical perspectives
  • Flexible, non-judgmental and able to deal with frustrations

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Bachelor’s degree

Required experience: Trauma-informed care and crisis response preferred

Knowledge of victim services and legal, medical, law enforcement, social welfare systems a plus

Required license or certification: Driver’s License

PAAR is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply e-mail your cover letter and resume to Lisa Kadlecik lisak@paar.net

 

 

Therapist

Therapists positions are designed to provide assessment, short- term, long-term or group counseling services and/or referrals to adult and/or child victims of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and their family or caregivers, as well as maintaining required agency/client documentation and reports.

This position is required to fulfill all of the above-mentioned responsibilities at PAAR or at PAAR’s satellite offices. This position may be required to maintain a professional working relationship with the staff of all satellite facilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field from an accredited university

Required experience: Minimum of three years’ experience providing assessment, individual and group counseling. Experience working with victims of trauma and sexual assault preferred

Required license or certification: Professional license or license obtained within 12 months of employment

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of training in evidenced based, trauma specific psychotherapeutic modalities
  • Grounded in clinical practice as demonstrated by capacity to articulate theoretical and ethical orientation, practice guidelines, breadth and depth of past work with clients, familiarity and comfort with different treatment modalities
  • Completion of state mandated (40) hour victim service training
  • Awareness of issues embedded in therapeutic work which involves client/counselor relationship
  • Knowledgeable about sexual assault issues; including effects, impacts, and possible interventions

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Provide assessment and individual/group counseling and case management for adult and/or child sexual assault victims, sex trafficking victims, their families and significant others (crisis, short and long-term, group, or alternative modalities)
  • Deliver trauma specific psychotherapy in the form of Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with children and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy with adults as needed.

Additionally, employ other psychotherapeutic modalities models as determined by assessments and client needs including – art therapy, play therapy and family systems therapy.

  • Work closely with Case Manager and Advocate on needs of sex trafficking victims
  • Implement assessments and outcome evaluations
  • Case Management
  • Liaise with community providers and systems who are required support services for victims

PAAR is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply e-mail your cover letter and resume to Lisa Kadlecik at lisak@paar.net and Carlos Golfetto at carlosg@paar.net

 

Therapist – Fluent in Spanish

Therapists positions are designed to provide assessment, short- term, long-term or group counseling services and/or referrals to adult and/or child victims of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and their family or caregivers, as well as maintaining required agency/client documentation and reports.

This position is required to fulfill all the above-mentioned responsibilities at PAAR or at PAAR’s satellite offices.

Job Type: Full-time

Required Education: Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field from an accredited university

Required Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience providing assessment, individual and group counseling. Experience working with victims of trauma and sexual assault preferred

Required License or Certification: Professional license or license obtained within 6 months of employment

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of training in evidenced based, trauma specific psychotherapeutic modalities
  • Grounded in clinical practice as demonstrated by capacity to articulate theoretical and ethical orientation, practice guidelines, breadth and depth of past work with clients, familiarity and comfort with different treatment modalities
  • Completion of state mandated (40) hour victim service training
  • Awareness of issues embedded in therapeutic work which involves client/counselor relationship
  • Knowledgeable about sexual assault issues; including effects, impacts, and possible interventions
  • Fluent Spanish speaking

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Provide assessment and individual/group counseling and case management for adult and/or child sexual assault victims, sex trafficking victims, their families and significant others (crisis, short and long-term, group, or alternative modalities)
  • Deliver trauma specific psychotherapy in the form of Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with children and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy with adults as needed.

Additionally, employ other psychotherapeutic modalities models as determined by assessments and client needs including – art therapy, play therapy and family systems therapy.

  • Work closely with Case Manager and Advocate on needs of sex trafficking victims
  • Implement assessments and outcome evaluations
  • Case Management
  • Liaise with community providers and systems who are required support services for victims

PAAR is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply e-mail your cover letter and resume to Lisa Kadlecik at lisak@paar.net and Carlos Golfetto at carlosg@paar.net

 

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