Full Time Trauma Clinician, Bilingual (Spanish/English): Philadelphia Children’s Alliance

Posted October 8th, 2019 at 8:50 am.


The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance (PCA) is seeking an experienced trauma clinician to provide bilingual outpatient mental health services to youth who have experienced sexual abuse and other significant traumas. You will be part of a cohesive, supportive team providing evidence-based interventions to youth and their caregivers to help them build a foundation of safety, manage symptoms, and resolve past traumas. All therapists have access to their own well-supplied office to see clients as well as necessary clinical trainings to support professional skill and growth. This is a full time position working 5 days a week (weekdays), including some evenings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct clinical services at PCA including phone screening, assessment, treatment planning, and individual, family, and group therapy to children who are victims of sexual abuse
  • Utilize evidence-based treatment models (such as TF-CBT) in sessions
  • Maintain all required documentation of clinical work
  • Collaborate with our multidisciplinary team including victim advocates, forensic interviewers, police, and DHS as appropriate to provide the best service to our clients


  • Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling, Social Work or related mental health field
  • Minimum 2 years experience providing therapy to children and trauma survivors
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (proficient to provide treatment in both languages)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Eligible for PA clinical license (LSW, LCSW, or LPC) required, current license preferred
  • TF-CBT training preferred

About us:

PCA is an independent non-profit organization (called a Child Advocacy Center) that promotes healing and justice for sexually abused children in Philadelphia. We provide youth a co-located child-friendly location to be interviewed by trained forensic experts, supported by victim advocates, receive medical examinations, and attend counseling services while liasoning with law enforcement and DHS. When you visit our office at 300 E. Hunting Park Avenue, you will find a vibrant, friendly, and safe environment for kids with a staff that is warm, passionate, and dedicated to providing high quality services to our families.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Ricky Schermond, Manager of Clinical Services (email: jobs@philachildrensalliance.org) with Trauma Clinician in the subject line.

*** Resumes will not be considered without a cover letter.

PCA is committed to celebrating diversity and follows a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. We recruit, hire, compensate, train, and promote qualified individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or by any other basis protected under applicable law.

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