BARREN RIVER AREA SAFE SPACE, INC.
JOB OPENING!

POSITION TITLE:  CLINICAL THERAPIST
Victims of Crime Act
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

The Clinical Therapist provides direct services in a
trauma informed care model to victims/survivors of
domestic violence, to include crisis intervention, risk &
lethality assessments, safety planning, individual and
group therapy, advocacy and information and referral. 
The Clinical Therapist is under the supervision of
the Assistant Director and Executive Director.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct initial assessments for victims of domestic violence,
which include risk & lethality scale,
safety planning, service plan, and implementation.

Provide individual therapy for shelter, outreach and
housing clients.

Provide crisis intervention for traumatized clients.

Provide services within a trauma informed care model.

Design, implement, and facilitate weekly domestic
violence groups for non-residential services.

Maintain files and provide appropriate documentation
on each client.

Attend district or family court in designated county.

Assist with Circuit Court and victims of 4th degree assault.

Answer 24-hour crisis line and provide telephone counseling & appropriate referrals.

Supervise interns and practicum students.

Provide consultation, training, and supervision to
counseling staff in areas of therapeutic intervention and
trauma informed care for victims of domestic violence.

Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly statistical information
as required by funding sources.

Attend all required trainings and staff meetings.

Work designated holidays and assigned on-call schedule
according to agency policy.

Perform all other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

At least 18 years of age.
Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work,
Psychology, or related field with a counseling emphasis.
Appropriate state licensure in good standing.
Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, trauma,
empowerment, victim-centered services,
and the judicial system.
Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service
Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against
Domestic Violence.
Commitment to complete required training for state
Certification as Domestic Violence Advocate.
Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
Submit to a criminal background check.

 

 

 

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POSITION TITLE: CHILD ADVOCATE
Victims of Crime Act
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The person in this position provides direct advocacy and crisis intervention to children of
domestic violence victims, and appropriate family services within a trauma informed care model. 
This position involves both individual and group interventions, parenting interventions, and
follow up services to outreach children.  The Outreach Child Advocate will assist in other
daily activities of the agencyand is under the direction of the Assistant Director & Outreach Coordinator.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Screen and assess all children and youth who are referred for outreach services

Work with Advocates to plan and implement individualized activities to meet the needs of the children,
including working with the parent

Provide assistance and follow-up in referrals to appropriate agencies

Establish appropriate service plan and means of implementation for each child, in consultation with his/her
parent and based on trauma informed care model

Provide age and developmentally appropriate individual and group intervention

Facilitate parenting group on an as-needed basis

Complete daily service notes in the case files for all children and youth

Compile and report statistical information on clients as required by funding sources and state laws

Represent agency at community meetings in 10-county BRADD focused on child-related issues

Conduct in-service training for community agencies focused on effects of domestic violence on children

Assist with crisis line and crisis intervention as needed

Work designated holidays and assigned on call schedule according to agency policy.

Attend all required trainings and staff meetings

Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

At least 18 years of age.

Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field, or enrolled in a
degree program.

Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, and justice system.

Commitment to adhere to the Revised Member Program Service Standards of the
Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.

Submit to criminal background check.

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If you are interested in applying for one or more of the positions listed above, please
submit your resume by
NO LATER THAN MARCH 20, 2018
You may submit your resume via mail:

BRASS, Inc.
ATTN: Tori Henninger
PO BOX 1941
Bowling Green, KY 42102

or via email: thenninger@barrenriverareasafespace.com

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