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Safe Passage seeks a Trauma Focused Therapist – Domestic Violence

June 28, 2022

Provide counseling services for victims of domestic violence. The counselor will participate as part of the Shelter, DV, Child Advocacy, and Sexual Assault team to provide additional case management services including assistance with identification and utilization of resources, triage cases, provide assistance to team Coordinators, assist in advocacy for victims, including shelter residents. This position requires the ability to work independently in an acute care setting.


  • Crisis intervention and assessments of the client’s psychological status, emotional status, and physical health conditions
  • Make determinations as to the level of danger the client faces; presence of any substance abuse issues and efficacy difficulties.
  • Advocate for clients, initiating strategies that will guide the client towards therapeutic solutions.
  • Functions as a team member to develop case plans that meet victim’s needs. Act as a case manager for assigned caseloads depending on program assignment.
  • Assists in providing a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and procedures.
  • Completes written documentation of case plan, services, behaviors, and progress in compliance with Safe Passage and program standards.
  • Participates in the evaluation of program effectiveness and efficiency and works to ensure continuous improvements quality of services.
  • Assist in any training of volunteers involved with the agency
  • Participate in additional tasks necessary to achieve program goals
  • Participate in regular team meetings, supervision meetings and “all-staff” meetings, and retreats
  • Providing individual and group therapy to adults and children including, but not limited to working concurrently with parents and/or other service providers.
  • Collects, analyzes, and reports on departmental statistics as indicated by Safe Passage, funding bodies, and regulatory agencies, through documentation systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • * Licensed Clinical Social Work or Licensed Professional Counselor required.
  • Experience facilitating support groups and workshops
  • Knowledge and understanding of team concepts in a trauma-focused setting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of family systems approach to practice preferred.
  • Experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual trauma, and child abuse required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma informed care model of services required.
  • Experience in child therapeutic interventions preferred
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Computer literate specifically with Microsoft applications required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,000.00 – $40,950.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call


  • Master’s (Required)


  • Bilingual (Preferred)


  • LPC (Preferred)
  • MSW (Preferred)

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Lisa Glazebrook,