Summary: Responsible for providing psychological assessment and treatment to survivors of torture and their family members. Psychotherapy services are provided in the context of an interdisciplinary team. Provide individual therapy as well as group therapy.
Psychotherapy: Conduct initial interviews and make diagnosis of psychiatric disorders. Conduct individual psychotherapy sessions at a frequency determined with client. Conduct group therapy sessions. Assist clients with political asylum claims; occasionally attend asylum interviews and/or hearings in order to provide expert testimony and/or support the clients as appropriate.
Clinical Consultation: Provide clinical expertise to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Depending on context, role could include, but is not limited to training, consultation, capacity development, or advocacy
Documentation: Complete clinic paperwork including session chart notes, psychological assessment reports, treatment plans, closing treatment summaries. Complete databases and assessment measures on clients. Prepare treatment plans and other necessary documentation for clinic records and third-party reimbursement needs.
Interdisciplinary Team: Work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team context. Provide input to team members regarding client’s psychological progress and seek input from others about related treatment needs. Offer written and oral expert testimony related to the psychological effects of torture. Help staff the Information & Referral team on a rotational basis. Participate in all case consultation meetings.
Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, of 10 to 15 pounds.
Travel: Ability to travel to a variety of locations within metro
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions