Employment & Internship Opportunities

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

HCCAC has an opening for a Child and Family Therapist.

The Child and Family Therapist will provide individual, family, and group therapy to child victims of abuse and their non-offending caregivers and other family members, using evidence-based treatment modalities, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

 

Job Description

Counseling
• Provide clinical assessment and diagnosis of child victims and non-offending family members;
• Provide individual, family, and group counseling to child victims and non-offending family members using evidence-based treatment modalities, including TF-CBT;
• Complete individualized treatment plans;
• Measure treatment progress by assessing improvement on clinical assessment tools;
• Document session notes in client chart, provide written reports as appropriate, and enter service data in a database;
• Assist with and monitor clients needing therapy services in outlying areas of Blanco, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, and San Saba counties;
• Maintain mental health networking list in order to provide counseling resources to children and families;
• Provide crisis intervention for clients receiving other primary services of the Center;
• Prepare child victims and witnesses for court; and
• Provide expert witness testimony in court, if requested.

Additional Duties
• Participate in monthly Child Protection Team (CPT) staffing;
• Maintain current training and information on evidence based treatment modalities for child abuse victims and their family members;
• Attend trainings as agreed upon with executive director;
• Provide content and assistance for program-related funding applications;
• Provide on-call support as needed (generally one time per month);
• Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

• Master’s Degree in mental health field (Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy);
• State of Texas full and independent licensure to practice – Licensed Professional Counselor; (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW);
• Minimum of three years combined professional experience working with child abuse victims and families, providing individual, family, group therapy, or other evidence based treatment modalities, including TFCBT;
• Working knowledge of the dynamics of sexual abuse and trauma;
• Strong written and verbal communication skills;
• Strong organizational skills; and
• Must be a team player.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

• Experience in using play therapy;
• Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is a plus.

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KELLY FORISTER AT KELLYF@HCCAC.ORG.

THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION THAT IS PROJECTED TO BE ONGOING. SALARY WILL TO BE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE; EXCELLENT BENEFITS ARE AVAILABLE.

INTERNSHIPS

SOCIAL WORK – GRADUATE LEVEL

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Under the guidance and support of the Program & Clinical Services Director, graduate level Social Work Interns will:

  • Provide individual/family therapy to adolescent and child clients at HCCAC.
  • Develop, monitor and implement treatment goals and interventions for all modalities of direct service.
  • Perform accurate and timely record keeping and documentation of all client related activities (progress notes, treatment plans and discharge summaries).
  • Attend weekly individual clinical supervision meetings as scheduled.
  • Attend weekly group clinical sessions on select Thursdays from 4-8:30PM

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Participates fully in all fund-raising and community events associated with the agency.
  • Provide support for Children’s Advocacy Center staff and clients as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to service areas as well as for conferences and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

All interns at HCCAC are required to undergo a background check before any offer on behalf of the center, is made. Ideal candidates for this position have excellent organizational and communication skills, are flexible, creative, out-going and proactive. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Potential interns must be currently enrolled in a graduate level program at an accredited college or university.

SOCIAL WORK – UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

Under the guidance and support of the Program & Clinical Services Director, graduate level Social Work Interns will:

  • Provide crisis intervention to child and adolescent clients at HCCAC as well as their non-offending caregivers.
  • Provide advocacy to child victims and explain the rights and responsibilities of non-offending caregivers.
  • Provide comprehensive case management, coordination, and referrals for child and adolescent victims as well as their non-offending caregivers.
  • Perform accurate and timely record keeping and documentation of all client related activities (case notes, follow-up plans, telephone encounters, etc.).
  • Attend weekly individual supervision meetings as scheduled.
  • Facilitate weekly group sessions on select Thursdays from 4-8:30PM for children who have experienced trauma.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Participates fully in all fund-raising and community events associated with the agency.
  • Provide support for Children’s Advocacy Center staff and clients as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to service areas as well as for conferences and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

NON-PROFIT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Under the guidance and support of the center’s Executive Director, the Business Management Intern’s responsibilities may include the following:

  • Responsible for administrative support which includes, but is not limited to, processing accounts payable, vendor requests/payments, payroll, Time & Leave, and supply orders.
  • Engage with on-line systems.
  • Assist Executive Director with managing the Center’s budget.
  • Collect applicable fees depending on Center eligibility. Assist with program supports such as creating calendars, workshop flyers, trip logistics, etc.
  • Participate in offered trainings, workshops, in-service days, and/or all-staff conferences.
  • Maintain proof of attendance in professional activities.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Participates fully in all fund-raising and community events associated with the agency.
  • Provide support for Children’s Advocacy Center staff and clients as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to service areas as well as for conferences and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

All interns at HCCAC are required to undergo a background check before any offer on behalf of the center, is made. Ideal candidates for this position have excellent organizational and communication skills, are flexible, creative, out-going and proactive. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Potential interns must be currently enrolled in an Undergraduate Level (BBA) program at an accredited college or university.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information contactExecutive Director:
 hccac@hccac.org or 512-756-2607.