Career Opportunity

Position Description:

Black Women's Blueprint is seeking a full time Supervising Licensed Therapist/Social Worker to provide individual and group therapy to survivors of gender-violence. The Supervising Therapist will also be required to complete the SIFI course during the 2017 academic year and supervise clinical interns. The Supervising Therapist will also be required to supervise the Case Management staff.

This is an opportunity for a passionate advocate for survivors of sexual assault to grow both clinically and administratively at an expanding organization.


  • Must be opened to both traditional and non-traditional approaches depending on culture of survivors.
  • Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Human Service related field
  • Preferrably licensed as a LMSW or LCSW
  • Bilingual A Plus.
  • Must have 1-2 years post-MSW experience, and preference is given to applicants with prior supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity for sexual assault and other gender-violence victims is required

Clinical Work will include:

  • Engaging a caseload of 15 to 20 clients; meeting individually with them on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
  • Conducting Intake assessments
  • Emergency Crisis Interventions
  • Working with clients to develop individualized safety plans
  • Working with clients to develop individualized treatment plans
  • Providing individual therapy on weekly basis
  • Facilitating / Co-facilitating weekly support groups
  • Advocating on behalf of survivors
  • Providing information and referrals
  • Empowering survivors who express the need, to thrive in community organizing.

Supervision Duties:

  • Provide 1 hour weekly supervision to case managers and clinical interns
  • Assist in audits and signing off on case manager and intern notes
  • Facilitate monthly clinical case consultations
  • Develop and conduct monthly clinical education workshops for staff

Administrative Duties:

  • Maintaining accurate and timely case records, including intake reports, safety plans, psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and discharge planning.
  • Complete timely monthly and quarterly reporting of services provided
  • Assisting in the daily operations of the organization
  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and other meetings as needed
  • Development of additional events and programing

Community Outreach and Member Development Duties:

  • Attending and/or facilitating a minimum of 2 community meetings monthly (evenings required)
  • Build partnerships with survivors in community, women and girls of African descent for the purpose of strengthening a base of organizers.
  • Facilitate / Co-facilitate educational community workshops

Other duties will be assigned as needed.

How to apply

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US
Start Date: February 1, 2016
Application Deadline: January 31, 2016
Education Requirements: Master's degree , Social Work Counseling , Counseling ,Psychology
Employment Type: Full time
Professional Level: Managerial
Salary Details: $50,000
Benefits: Health and Other Benefits

Job Function

Domestic Violence - Advocacy, Management, Public relations, Advocacy, Sexual Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling, Counseling, Public policy, Education, Social Workers