The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, a non-profit, outpatient mental health center specializing in bereavement and trauma, is currently seeking an experienced clinician to join our team.

STATUS:  Full-time, exempt

REPORTS TO:     Resilient Scholars Project Director

Implement Resilient Scholars Project trauma-focused clinical services at assigned school and community partner sites to children referred for exposure to trauma and/or loss and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD and provide home-based, family therapy to identified student families.  Assist with concrete needs of assigned families through referrals and advocacy as appropriate.


  • Understand and uphold the Center’s philosophy and mission.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Implement trauma-focused clinical services to children/adolescents and their families referred for exposure to trauma and/or loss and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD.
  • Conduct pre-/post-assessments with referred children/adolescents and their families.
  • Provide weekly group and individual therapy services to assigned children and adolescents at school and community partner locales utilizing TF-CBT and other appropriate theoretical approaches.
  • Provide weekly, home-based, family therapy and case management services to assigned adolescents’ families from school and community partners utilizing TA-FC.
  • Follow RSP curriculum while adjusting to participants’ needs and incorporating own clinical style and specializations.
  • Utilize movement, art, play, drama, music and/or games to express and enhance clinical themes and social and emotional skills.
  • Provide coaching/psychoeducation to parents/caregivers of all assigned RSP participants.
  • Make referrals to appropriate internal and external resources.
  • Provide individual case consultation and crisis support to school and community partner staff.
  • Conduct trainings for school and community partner staff.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation in the agency electronic health record (Apricot).
  • Provide information and data as needed for grant reports.
  • Participate in regular supervision, program, and staff meetings.
  • Travel locally by car to and from multiple school and community partner locales and families’ homes in DC.
  • Work three evenings per week or as needed to best meet client needs.


  • DC Licensed Mental Health Professional with at least a Master’s degree.
  • Experience working with urban and minority youth populations with exposure to trauma and/or loss.
  • Knowledge of trauma sensitive approaches.
  • Knowledge of child development and the impact of trauma and loss on development.
  • Experience providing home-based and/or family therapy.
  • Experience facilitating child and adolescent therapy groups.
  • Ability to make presentations to community groups, mental health professionals, and other partner staff.
  • Experience in a non-profit setting preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Car required for ongoing local travel.
  • Ability to work evenings as needed.



Competitive salary commensurate with experience and licensure level (low to mid 50’s); benefits include paid holiday, vacation and sick time; flexible schedule; 403b; health insurance; life insurance; transportation benefit and ongoing continuing education.

Send resume and cover letter with job title as the subject to No phone calls please.
The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. The Wendt Center does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Therapist-Trauma Center

Mental Health Partners
Boulder, Colorado

Mental Health Partners offers a diverse, quality work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefit package

MHP application and background check required

Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am-7:00pm at 1333 Iris

Position is with the Trauma Center of Excellence at Mental Health Partners

If selected as a provider for this clinical service position, you will be required to provide proof of education and transcripts (and proof of licensure, if applicable) and pass all required background checks prior to hire. You will also be required to complete MHP’s credentialing process and attend new hire orientation/training before you will be able to begin work.


To assist people with mental illnesses, including those in dual recovery, in obtaining optimal functioning and quality of life, by providing clinical services and education.

Job Summary:

Develop and carry out a consistent plan of treatment, from intake and assessment to closure.


Essential Functions:

  • Guided by 27-65 requirements and best clinical practices, provides individual and group psychotherapy and teaches psychoeducation
  • Documents provision of services, assessments, evaluations and treatment goals and plan consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures
  • Provides a variety of case management services, including managing Social Security payeeships, assisting clients to apply for various types of public assistance and providing supporting documentation, attending multi-agency clinical case consultations, and facilitating referrals to other organizations
  • Participates in internal consultation and supervision with team members and other professionals in the organization
  • Conducts individual and group therapies for clients of all ages, including children and families, who have experienced any type of traumatic event
  • Team members receive high quality trauma-informed supervision and have access to expert training in trauma-focused evidence-based practices, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Alternatives for Families, Cognitive Processing Therapy and others.
  • Collaborate with clients, other treatment team members, DHHS, doctors, hospitals, medical clinics, housing programs, etc. to provide the best service to the clients
  • Provides external consultation and referrals to other organizations
  • Maintains contact with clients in distress, including assisting with hospitalization
  • Participates in multidisciplinary focus groups, committees, and task forces charged with researching and improving clinical practices and developing or updating programs and business processes
  • Provides clinical services required by special programs and projects
  • Meets defined individual and department goals, activity metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Promotes, supports and demonstrates MHP’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance and adheres to policies, procedures, Compliance Plan and Standards of Conduct on a day to day basis
  • Effectively interacts and communicates with other MHP staff/clients/customers/partners/etc.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills and Knowledge Required: 


  • Training in AF-CBT, DBT, TF-CBT and Solution-Focused Therapy preferred
  • Experience in trauma focused treatment modalities required
  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 1 to 2-year internship and 3-7 years prior experience in a clinical setting OR: Related PhD or PsyD plus zero to three years prior experience in a clinical setting
  • Licensed PhD or PsyD, Licensed Clinical Social worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist (LMFT) required
  • CAC II or higher required; LAC preferred
  • Experience working with the legal system and incarcerated individuals preferred
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred


  • Ability to meet direct service expectations and to complete documentation within required timeframes
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Highly self-motivated but works well in a team setting
  • Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals
  • Must be competent in working with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Advanced computer skills including use of electronic health record and MS Office products and the ability to learn new tools as needed
  • Bicultural/Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Bilingual Adult and Child Therapist

Family Services Inc.
Rockville, MD

Offers counseling and case management services in a trauma informed care environment for women fleeing domestic violence and child witnesses of partner abuse. Provides clinical assessment, brief individual counseling, trauma recovery, child therapy and group counseling, as well as safety and discharge planning. The work schedule is flexible to include some evening hours to accommodate resident schedules. Fluency in English and Spanish is required.


Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field, with a minimum of two years of relevant clinical experience, a portion of which should be in partner abuse or domestic violence. Must have expertise in Child and Family Therapy and demonstrate a commitment to serve a diverse community. Must possess a current Maryland license at the independent clinical practitioner level. (LGPC, LCPC, LGSW or LCSW). Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

1. Provides clinical assessment of new clients, including an initial safety plan to establish short term therapeutic goals with the client, within three business days of admission to the BAK Center.

2. Working collaboratively with the client and clinical team, develops a plan of action that includes safety planning, legal options, financial remedies, housing options, mental health and other individual goals as directed by the client’s needs.

3. Conducts and documents a full professional psychosocial assessment of each new adult client within one week of admission, and continues to meet with the client as often as needed. Identifies and addresses concerns including mental health diagnosis and trauma reaction symptoms, such as sleeping or eating changes.

4. Gathers information (with client signed permission) from previous treatment. Coordinates providers and makes referrals to address current symptoms and future follow up, (e.g. substance abuse, psychiatrist) as needed. Works closely with Case Coordinators to ensure that women develop life skills as identified in their plan of action; coordinates discharge and safety planning to ensure continuing services through APP or other community providers.

5. Offers weekly support group and parenting group (in English and in Spanish) on domestic violence education, victim recovery and empowerment in conjunction with other clinical programs and services. Provides child and family therapy services to address the impact of abuse on children who have witnessed domestic violence.

Attends weekly case consultation meetings, individual supervision and required trainings on both trauma informed care and domestic violence. Conducts care presentations as assigned. 

Ensures that clinical notes and critical incident reports are complete, timely and accurate. Maintains strict confidentiality of survivor records and information.

Other duties as assigned. This position description may be altered to comply with the needs of the program


Jonathan Peyer Recruiting Coordinator Family Services, Inc.

Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System

Office Address:

620 East Diamond Ave Suite L

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Mailing Address:

610 East Diamond Avenue Suite 100

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Phone: (301) 840-3207

Fax: (240) 631-9356




Mountain Comprehensive Care Center
Floyd County, KY/Martin County, KY

Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is seeking a full-time Hope Initiative Therapist for Floyd County, KY/Martin County, KY to work with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. Requirements for the position are a Masters Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related degree with a provisional license (LPCA, CSW, LPA) or independent license (LPCC, LCSW, LPP).



Mountain Comprehensive Care Center
Pike County, KY

Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is seeking a full-time Hope Initiative Therapist for Pike County, KY to work with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. Requirements for the position are a Masters Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related degree with a provisional license (LPCA, CSW, LPA) or independent license (LPCC, LCSW, LPP).


 Robert May and Robin Gray

Bilingual Trauma Therapist

Family Services Inc
Silver Spring, MD

Provides trauma therapy services to children and adults in the Long Branch community of Silver Spring, MD.

-Provides a full range of trauma treatment modalities including individual, group and family to clients, some of whom may have limited English proficiency. Provides treatment services in various sites including the Takoma Park East Silver Spring office, schools, community centers and other community sites in response to client needs. Provides services complaint with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and all other relevant federal, state and County laws, regulations policies and procedures regarding confidentiality of client record and record-keeping systems. Attend community meetings, forums, hearings, etc. as requested by the County and develops discharge and transition plans for all clients served. Services provided during daytime and evening hours.


Maintains any one of the following licenses in good standing in the State of Maryland: Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C), Licensed Certified Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Requires satisfactory completion of background check process (FBI, State, and Child Protective Services). A current, valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance (which meets minimum Maryland state requirements), and a current driving record with less than 4 points are also required

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Is knowledgeable and experienced in the treatment of children and adults who have experienced severe trauma; has experience working with multidisciplinary staff; has experience working with multicultural clients; and has bilingual English-Spanish capability advance proficiency.

Jonathan Peyer
Recruiting Coordinator
Family Services, Inc.
Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System
Phone: (301) 840-3207
Fax: (240) 631-9356
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