Job Posting

The Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a recognized leader in providing safety and support to family violence victims by offering preventative and supportive services.

Position: Full-Time Domestic Violence Counselor
Compensation: To be discussed
Location: Central Islip and Bay Shore
Hours: 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. M, W-F; 11:30a.m.-7:30p.m. on Tuesday's.
Start Date: July 21, 2014

Position Description:
The Full-Time Domestic Violence Counselor will provide counseling services for victims of domestic violence; including adults and children who have been affected by family violence. The successful candidate will guide clients through brief solution focused treatment that incorporates the use of cognitive behavioral, role play, supportive strengths perspective, insight, and group counseling. The counseling sessions are conducted through individual sessions and in group format, where this is helpful to the clients. Our Counseling Program provides supportive counseling services to help with self-esteem, safety planning, and to decrease the negative feelings that are a direct result of the violence. With the above, it is our hope that the client will live a life free of violence.

Commitment to working with people whose lives have been affected domestic violence. A Licensed, Master Level Clinician with 2 years experience working with victims of trauma, knowledge of the varied backgrounds of the long island community and an understanding of the dynamics of a domestic violence relationship. We will seek a clinician who has experience with adults and children and who can apply Cognitive Therapies, Play Therapy and Art Therapy.

Send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position to:

Colleen Merlo
P.O. Box 1269
Bay Shore, NY 11706-0537

Shelter Per-Diem Shelter Worker - on call; responsible for activities within the Shelter most often to cover evenings, nights or weekends; answer hotline; full training program required; meet the needs of the residents as well as the Shelter. Hours ideal for students.
Minimum qualifications: High school diploma and group home experience
Resumes: Fax 631-233-3680 or E-mail

EOE - 6/5/14

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