Middlesex County

Per Diem Counselor

Job Locations US-NJ-Edison
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/4/2023 1:45 PM)
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Located in Edison, the mission of the Middlesex County Center for Empowerment
is to support and empower survivors and significant others affected by sexual
violence, and to help eliminate all forms of sexual violence through community
awareness and education.


Bilingual Per Diem Counselor. Per Diem Counselor is responsible for providing
evidence-based treatment for survivors of sexual violence via individual, group,
family, and crisis counseling in Spanish.

• 15-19 hours per week.
• Sessions to be conducted virtually or in-person from the office.
• Clinical supervision provided at no cost.
Job Functions and Duties:
• Facilitate individual, group, family, and crisis therapy sessions.
• Demonstrate competency in the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary
to meet clients’ psychological and social needs, including through an
intersectional lens.
• Conduct therapeutic interviews to assist clients to gain insight into personal
problems, define goals, and develop a treatment plan.
• Coordinate the development and implementation of the treatment plan
and reviews within established time frames.
• Document sessions in client record in a timely manner according to
established policies.
• Interact professionally and respectfully while maintaining and ensuring
HIPAA, ethical standards, and professional boundaries with all staff and
• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested



• Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work or related field;
• New Jersey licensure in good standing: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), LSW, LAC or Licensed
• Bilingual Spanish
• Evening and/or weekend availability required
• Flexibility in working with wide range of diverse clients
• Commitment to an understanding of oppression and trauma coupled with
personal reflection on racism and racial privilege
• Previous experience working with sexual violence or trauma preferred
• 40+ hour Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate training (will be provided
by the program if needed)

The County of Middlesex is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from all
races, age, gender, physical abilities, socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures, and
sexual orientations are encouraged to apply.

This is a grant-funded position.


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