Bilingual Child and Family Therapist (Spanish)
About the organization
Impact NW started over 50 years ago when a group of neighbors came together to address the growing poverty in their Southeast Portland neighborhood. Ever since, Impact NW has created life-changing partnerships with our clients to help them find their way and achieve their life goals. Key to our success is the cultural, educational, ethnic and social diversity of our employees. We tap our deep, diverse knowledge and experiences to build relationships with clients from many backgrounds and provide the extra guidance our clients desire. If you believe in what we do, join our team. Together, we can find a way.
- Conduct home visits and center-based therapeutic sessions to domestic violence survivors and their children. Currently conducted virtually.
- Support parent to strengthen trust and communication with their child, increase awareness of the impacts of domestic violence on the parent-child relationship, promote emotional and physical safety, increase coping strategies and link to other support systems.
- Actively carry a caseload of 12-15 clients, completing mental health assessments, treatment plans, and all documentation in a timely manner.
- Working understanding of the effects and common symptomology of trauma on individuals and families, particularly within the context of DV.
- Advocate for clients as needed within systems as appropriate to meet their needs; legal, housing, child welfare, etc.
- Ability to efficiently travel in order to perform duties. Climbing of stairs and moderate lifting may be required.
- Master’s level Clinician- must be registered as a QMHP, LPC intern, CSWA, LPC, LCSW, LMFT or Psy D.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English
- Experience working with children, ideally in a mental health setting.
- Understanding of dynamics of domestic violence and how it affects the parent/child relationship.
- Skilled at providing trauma-informed culturally responsive clinical services.
- Strong commitment to child safety, violence prevention, gender equity, and systems change as it relates to the intersectionality of issues addressed by this program.
- Reliable transportation, valid driver's license, good driving record and sufficient auto insurance.
- Completion of the required 40 hour DV training
- Experience with children ages 0-12 in a therapeutic setting
- Experience with mental health assessments and treatment planning
For full consideration, please provide both a resume and cover letter.
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