Counselor I – CAPIT FT (TUC- Strength United)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: Northridge
Categories: Full Time


Empowering Families, Ending Violence, and Developing Leaders


Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction of a licensed Clinical Supervisor the IHOC will conduct in-person counseling on a weekly basis and/or provide Telehealth services or in-office services for clients enrolled in the CAPIT program. The counselor will utilize a strength-based model to (1) assess child and family needs; (2) address child maltreatment risk factors and/or causes of identified child maltreatment; (3) design interventions to promote child safety, enhance parental capacity/parental protective factors, and build on family strengths; (4) identify and respond to red flag issues and crises; (5) provide appropriate

referrals and linkages; (6) advocate for children and families; and provide other services as required/suggested by the Clinical Supervisor. Counselor may be required to attend TDM or MCPC’s for DCFS-referred families. CAPIT Counselor will complete required case documentation in a quality, timely manner, following all program and agency requirements and meeting all deadlines; will coordinate the provision of CAPIT services to meet the referral needs of the Family Empowerment Services and Sexual Assault and Family Violence Recovery Program CPMs; may additionally provide onsite counseling services as needed (CAPIT, VOC); and will perform other related duties as assigned, including but not limited to providing back-up/coverage for counselors across agency programs.



Enrollment in a Master’s program for Marriage and Family Therapists or Social Work or a Master’s degree from an appropriately accredited university in Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work is preferred. Must have knowledge of standard computer programs (Microsoft Office) and of accessing

the internet. Must pass a criminal clearance. Must have transportation and a valid CA driver’s license. Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to conduct a variety of standard psychological assessments upon receiving training; prepare professional reports in a timely manner; establish mutually respectful relationships in a multidisciplinary team environment; maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job; exercise independent judgment and discretion; make diagnostic and intervention suggestions; triage or prioritize client problems; understand and adhere to professional ethics; analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in interactions of a sensitive nature; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems; analyze and define problems, draw valid conclusions, and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; speak effectively; write narrative reports; utilize supervision effectively; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals and organizations. Requires working knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends in the fields of psychological assessment and counseling; crisis intervention techniques; etiology and treatment of abuse in families; specific counseling techniques used in the treatment of children and families and of those impacted by child maltreatment, and sexual and domestic violence; advocacy issues related to the treatment of victims of crime; community resources relating to client needs; and ability to work well with persons of varying economic levels, cultures, religions, ethnicities, and lifestyles.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 am- 5 pm

Full Pay range: $22.60 - $26.33 per hour

The anticipated hiring range: $22.60 - $26.33 per hour

Time Base: Full-Time

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403 (b), Life, AD&D, Flex Spending


General Information



How to Apply

Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best-qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.


Application Screening begins July 11th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

To be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted before the date listed above.

Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

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