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15 Oct 2019

Full-Time CST Behavioral Health Counselor – Posted by San Jose, California, United States

Job Description

Are you looking for a more direct approach to support your community?

AACI’s Center for Survivors of Torture (CST) is looking for a Behavioral Health Counselor. We are a community health organization serving the marginalized communities in Santa Clara County.

We provide employees with:

Flexible schedule
Professional development opportunities
Access to training and clinical supervision hours
Learning management system with free CEUs
Licensed providers eligible for student loan assistance
Paid annual license fee
Experienced clinical guidance and a supportive environment
Additional pay for bilingual staff
We offer convenient freeway access, bagel Mondays, delicious coffee and excellent benefits! 403(b) retirement plan with match and AACI pays 95% of benefit premiums for full time staff and 50% of dependent benefits.

The Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for providing direct behavioral health rehabilitation services including individual/group/family counseling, culturally relevant assessment, evaluation, and case management.

The ideal candidate:

Master degree in psychology or related field
Minimum 2-3 years of directly related experience
Understanding of cultural issues, community resources and family dynamics
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships
Familiarity and experience with trauma informed treatment highly desired
Sensitivity to cultural issues and issues pertaining to refugee populations
Interpersonal skills to build and cultivate strong professional relationship with other service providers throughout the Bay Area
Experience working with diverse ethnic backgrounds and language groups.
Excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills.
English Language proficiency
Ability to possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, must have suitable vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance.
Fluency in one of the following languages (Arabic, Amharic, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Punjabi, Hindi, Tigrinya, or Vietnamese) preferred
Apply now and help us strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being!

Job Types: Full-Time.

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