Therapist/Counselor

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Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) seeks to hire a counselor/therapist to work on-site in the Lexington office's Survivors of Torture Recovery Center (STRC) and in related client services. As part of the KRM team, the Therapist will provide high-quality services to clients who experienced torture before coming to the United States, as well as some therapeutic services to clients with other traumatic experiences. Clients are from a wide range of countries and diverse educational, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds, and may be of any immigration status. Other staff will support STRC clients with case management, while the Therapist will provide screening and therapeutic services/counseling/medical referrals (as needed). The Therapist must be licensed to practice independently, experienced in working with survivors of trauma, and adept at documentation of services for grant reporting requirements. Services are grant-funded, and all STRC clients are served at no cost to them or to their insurance. Training specific to assisting survivors of torture will be provided to the successful applicant as needed. A fulltime position is available, but KRM will consider 1-2 Part time Therapists rather than one full-time person, depending on application interest. Essential Duties Working with KRM Lexington's Director and Health Services Coordinator, and with guidance from the University of Louisville STRC program for Kentucky, the Therapist will: Conduct screenings with potential clients to determine eligibility/need for therapeutic services Provide therapeutic/counseling sessions to all enrolled clients with a focus on addressing the sequelae and long-term emotional, social, and functional effects of torture Provide therapeutic/counseling sessions for other KRM clients based on referrals, outside of the STRC program Work with other KRM staff as needed to support or inform the client's case plans/service plans, including referral to other supportive programs and services that might benefit the client Ensure clients have language interpretation available for their appointments, using KRM's interpreter services, and potentially provide some orientation to new interpreters who have not worked with survivors in the past Ensure thorough documentation of services
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Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) seeks to hire a counselor/therapist to work on-site in the Lexington office's Survivors of Torture Recovery Center (STRC) and in related client services. As part of the KRM team, the Therapist will provide high-quality services to clients who experienced torture before coming to the United States, as well as some therapeutic services to clients with other traumatic experiences. Clients are from a wide range of countries and diverse educational, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds, and may be of any immigration status. Other staff will support STRC clients with case management, while the Therapist will provide screening and therapeutic services/counseling/medical referrals (as needed). The Therapist must be licensed to practice independently, experienced in working with survivors of trauma, and adept at documentation of services for grant reporting requirements. Services are grant-funded, and all STRC clients are served at no cost to them or to their insurance. Training specific to assisting survivors of torture will be provided to the successful applicant as needed. A fulltime position is available, but KRM will consider 1-2 Part time Therapists rather than one full-time person, depending on application interest. Essential Duties Working with KRM Lexington's Director and Health Services Coordinator, and with guidance from the University of Louisville STRC program for Kentucky, the Therapist will: Conduct screenings with potential clients to determine eligibility/need for therapeutic services Provide therapeutic/counseling sessions to all enrolled clients with a focus on addressing the sequelae and long-term emotional, social, and functional effects of torture Provide therapeutic/counseling sessions for other KRM clients based on referrals, outside of the STRC program Work with other KRM staff as needed to support or inform the client's case plans/service plans, including referral to other supportive programs and services that might benefit the client Ensure clients have language interpretation available for their appointments, using KRM's interpreter services, and potentially provide some orientation to new interpreters who have not worked with survivors in the past Ensure thorough documentation of services
Categoría: Empleos ›
Subcategoría: Otros empleos ›
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