We are hiring for a Detention Facilities Therapist!


JOB TITLE: Detention Facilities Therapist

HOURS: 22 hours a week

SALARY: This position is $50/hour. This is a grant-funded position lasting through at least September 2024 with annual application to renew the grant funding.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, this position provides individual and group counseling to individuals currently incarcerated or detained, or with a history of detention, who have been impacted by sexual assault, violence, or exploitation.

Required Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in a human services field.
License as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with and sensitivity to low income and at-risk populations.
Experience working with clients that have experienced sexual assault and other forms of trauma.
Experienced in working with incarcerated individuals.
Experience working with individuals who have drug and alcohol addictions or dependency
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Direct Service Responsibilities:
Implements the Verity mission of eliminating violence with a specific emphasis on sexual violence and trauma.
Provides trauma-informed, solution-focused individual counseling; Utilize a working framework focused on recovery from trauma.
Provides counseling or skill-building groups as needed.
Collaborates with Sexual Assault Advocates on case management for clients.
Understands the diversity of our Sonoma County communities and most specifically the community of individuals who are incarcerated, the trauma impact on their lives with current and previous trauma, and when applicable, the capacity to provide appropriate focused steps to avoid re-victimization of the client through this process.
Establishes measurable goals with client’s input, and relates treatment plan to client goals.
Demonstrates understanding of transference and counter-transference issues with clients.
Offers appropriate referrals to clients.
Uses supervisory feedback constructively.
Documents all client contact and session notes per Verity standards.
Meets with Executive Director as needed.
Collects client evaluation forms in a timely fashion.
Attends to agency needs for documentation.
Addresses other duties as assigned.

Due to COVID 19 we are working a hybrid version with not all staff being in the offices on the same
day/times. We do this for the health and well-being of all Verity employees. This would be required of
you as part of your job. Verity is providing in person services.

Please send a cover letter, resume and Verity application via email to [email protected] Verity
Applications can be downloaded at www.ourverity.org/careers

Resumes will not be considered without a cover letter and completed Verity application.

Verity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration without discrimination. Verity is committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. Verity strongly encourages people of all genders, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence, people with disabilities, veterans, and members of traditionally marginalized groups to apply.