Impact NW’s Parent Child Therapeutic Services (PCTS) program provides home-based services in the Portland-Metro area to non-offending parent and their children between the ages of 0-12 to address trauma resulting from domestic violence. The program primarily uses the Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) model along with other therapeutic modalities to promote safety, parenting skill-building, self -awareness, attachment and healthy communication. The program also provides parent-child groups as well as training for community partners about domestic violence, child development and trauma.
PCTS is looking to add a Therapeutic Parent Child Specialist with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with African American Families. The ideal candidate is compassionate, flexible and effective in engaging with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds in various community settings, including: shelters, homes, parks, community centers, etc. They also have a working understanding of the effects and common symptomology of trauma on individuals and families, particularly within the context of DV. This position requires the ability to work effectively both independently and within teams, collaborating with multiple co-located partners at the Gateway Center, staff of Impact NW, and larger community partners. Effective written and verbal communication skills, familiarity with resource linking and referral, and time management skills are required to fulfill the responsibilities of this position successfully.
Qualifications include a MA/MS in Psychology or Social Work or QMHP status, two years of experience working with children and experience in domestic violence field and assessing mental health needs.
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