Therapist (LPC or LMSW) | The Martin House CAC

Therapist (LPC or LMSW)

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:    Therapist                                                                                    

REPORTS TO:         Therapy Director       

SCHEDULE:             Full-time (36 Hours per Week); Non-Exempt (Hourly)


Therapists provide specialized trauma-focused mental health and crisis intervention services for child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members. As part of the multi-disciplinary team, Therapists work in partnership with CAC staff, law enforcement, Child Protective Services, prosecutors, medical personnel and other key partners to mobilize and strengthen the collaborative approach to the prevention, intervention, investigation, treatment and prosecution of child abuse. Evening hours may be required occasionally and travel between offices in Longview and Marshall, TX is requird. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are encouraged to apply.


•Provides specialized trauma-focused mental health counseling and crisis intervention services for children and protective caregivers
•Schedules therapeutic appointments as referred by The Martin House CAC
•Administers required assessment tools to children/caregivers
•Completes all data entry, filing, and reports associated with service provisions
•Refers clients to other community resources or secondary level of care as needed
•Maintains appropriate and confidential documentation of client case and progress
•Reports any client-related issues or concerns to appropriate partner agencies or authorities
•Regularly attends and participates in multidisciplinary case review meetings and trainings
•Maintains latest knowledge and intervention skills on appropriate and effective therapeutic abuse interventions 
•Prepares for and provides courtroom testimony and documentation when subpoenaed  
•Other duties as assigned by the Therapy Director or Executive Director


•Master’s degree in a related mental health field from an Accredited University
•Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Master Social Worker; a student/associate level therapist must be supervised by a licensed mental health professional
•A training plan for 40 hours of specialized, trauma-focused mental health training, clinical consultation, clinical supervision, peer supervision, and/or mentoring within the first 6 months of association or demonstrated relevant experience
•Student interns who provide services to CAC clients for less than one year must complete 10 hours of training within the first 3 months of CAC affiliation
•Excellent work attendance and punctuality history (prior work references will be checked)
•Demonstrate continuous quality improvement through ongoing education in the field of child abuse or relevant treatment interventions consisting of a minimum of 8 contact hours per year
•Maintain Professional Licensure Credentials and Liability Insurance and present proof of coverage annually
•Proficient computer and data entry skills; experience with Microsoft Excel and Word
•Ability to work well with diverse individuals and groups
•Must pass a thorough criminal background investigation and reference check including National Sex Offender Registry and DFPS Child Abuse Registry checks
•Must be available to travel between Longview and Marshall offices regularly and out-of-town for training or other work-related purposes occasionally


•Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse clients, colleagues, and community partners
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, group facilitation skills; ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team setting
•Adherence to the highest ethical standards regarding client-therapist relationships and confidentiality
•Knowledge of assessment tools and research in the mental health field
•Willingness to participate in data collection, storage, and analyzing of counseling assessments and research to improve program effectiveness
•Knowledge of most recent research and intervention strategies proven effective with counseling children and families affected by abuse


Interested candidates should email a résumé and cover letter to Tracey Moore at No phone calls or in-person requests for interviews please. The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center is an equal-opportunity employer.

The mission of The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center is to ensure that every child who is a victim of abuse and comes to our center has an opportunity to be heard, feel protected, and receive services that are vital to his or her continued safety and future well-being.