JCADA - Mental Health Clinician
The Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) is seeking a full-time licensed mental health clinician who will provide direct therapeutic services, both individually and in group sessions, to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Clinicians will have the opportunity to utilize and receive training in trauma-informed evidence-based practices. The clinician will also be responsible for clinical projects that support JCADA’s broader clinical and prevention programs.JCADA provides services to women, men and teens 14 years of age or older in the Greater Washington DC area without regard to ability, background, faith, or sexual orientation.
- Provide direct clinical services to clients in individual and group sessions, utilizing trauma-informed best practices and other evidence-based modalities. -
- Respond to phones calls on JCADA’s helpline, assess immediate safety needs, offer therapeutic consultation, schedule face-to-face meetings; and/or refer to appropriate service providers.
- Maintain current knowledge of assessment and treatment techniques and community resources. - Participate in JCADA’s in-service trainings; attend seminars and workshops; and contribute to JCADA’s publications.
- Facilitate, as needed, JCADA’s community education, professional training, and youth prevention programs.
- Applicants must have the appropriate licensure (ex. LCSW, LGSW, LCPC or LGPC) to practice in Maryland, Washington D.C. or Virginia.
- Schedules are flexible. Clinicians are asked to offer one evening and to be available to work at a satellite location 1-2 days a week.
- Demonstrated experience in providing clinical mental health services to adolescents and adults and working with diverse populations.
- Experience in trauma-informed therapeutic practices a plus.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Bilingual capabilities are strongly preferred but not required.
About JCADA:JCADA is committed to: supporting victims of domestic abuse, dating abuse and sexual assault and their children to become empowered and obtain safe living environments; educating community professionals and lay leaders about domestic abuse and appropriate responses to it; and preventing future generations from suffering domestic abuse by raising awareness. JCADA promotes a collaborative, warm work environment and encourages self care. JCADA provides weekly individual and group supervision, a professional development budget, health benefits, and a generous leave policy.
To apply:Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.