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The Center for Women and Families is looking for a therapist with the ability to acts as the Lead Licensed Professional for clinical care, quality assurance, and program integrity. The primary task of the Lead Clinical Therapist is to monitor the day-to-day activities of the clients and clinical staff, enforce program policies, supervise training requirements, complete file review, manage quality assurance processes, provide clinical supervision, and assist the Program Director with funder and/or agency compliance. The Lead Clinician also acts as a liaison between treatment providers, client, referral agencies, and the Director.

Your developed sense of empathy and critical thinking skills will be instrumental in the success of our mission to help victims of domestic or sexual violence become survivors. You will engage with our clients to support them in healing through active listening, crisis management, creative problem solving, and connecting them with community referrals and resources to meet their needs.

The Center for Women and Families serves people of all genders and sexual orientation who have experienced domestic or sexual violence. We are committed to providing supportive services that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency, and rebuild lives. As such, in your role, you can expect your responsibilities to include:

Assist Program Director with oversight of the day-to-day clinical operations of the program.
Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff under their purview as appropriate. Leads regular treatment team meetings and prepares critical care issues for discussion during routine supervision meetings.
Provides oversight and monitoring of staff training. Provides direct training to clinical staff as appropriate which includes trainings such as Motivational Interviewing, relapse prevention, and other evidence-based best practices.
Properly documents services in the clinical record, prepares service/ treatment plans as appropriate.
Conducts chart and treatment plan reviews to ensure compliance with agency, federal, state, and local government standards. Conducts file review and attends Quality Assurance Review meetings.
Develops and maintains a caseload.
Gathers information for intake assessment. Conducts intake interviews and completes individual assessments of client’s status and required comprehensive services.
Conducts brief therapeutic interventions to facilitate individual and group sessions, crisis intervention, client education groups, with victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Maintains knowledge of current methodology and treatment trends and demonstrates proficiency with clients
Assists with making appropriate referrals to community providers coordinating and arranging proposed treatment placements with providers.
Provides community outreach and early intervention activities in conjunction with the Sexual Assault Services Director by supplying information about the program to community agencies to educate them about the program. Acts as a liaison to clinical partners.
Promotes effective relationships with staff by having a coordinated team approach to treatment.
Provides input on an ongoing basis to develop and improve program service and delivery.
CWF requires all employees to attain a minimum degree of cultural competency and a trauma resilient community and to routinely demonstrate these traits in everyday work relationships.
Complete KDVA Level I Certification within first year of employment and maintain for duration of employment with CWF.  Maintain certification/licensure/supervision expectations.
Assist in coverage of other program areas as needed.
Successfully functions as a team member.
Other relevant duties and core competency functions of a clinician as assigned.
To be a successful candidate, you will have a masters degree from an accredited college/university, a license to practice a mental health discipline under Kentucky laws and at least two years of supervisory experience. You will also have a valid drivers license and will maintain a driving record that meets the agency’s automobile insurance requirements.

Your compensation for the Therapist role will be based on experience. Your benefits will include immediate access to health insurance, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, accident and critical illness insurance, health savings and flexible savings accounts. Additionally, you will receive a generous paid time off (PTO) bank and will be eligible to contribute to a 401(k) plan that will include an agency match after 1 year.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Center for Women and Families is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is our policy to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.

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