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Diana Anzaldúa, LCSW-S

Interim Executive Director

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Open Position

Lead Therapist

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Open Position

Community Program Specialist

Lead Therapist

Education:

Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related human services field.

Experience:

Prior experience working with trauma and an understanding of the dynamics of trauma-informed care, along with working with individuals who have experienced harm caused by oppressive systems through colonization. 

Works from an anti-racist AND anti-oppressive framework. 

Relevant Trauma certification, (DBT, TF-CBT, EMDR, NARM, SE, IFS)

Familiarity with clinical and non-clinically relevant literature regarding historically marginalized groups, best practices and assessments for working with BIPOC and traumatized individuals, procedures and methods, particularly those designed for trauma survivors.

Engage in treatment through goal-oriented healing work, as well as the ability to monitor and document individual patterns and modify treatment to meet changing therapeutic processes.

Ability to educate others in the implementation of behavioral and health interventions and procedures

Excellent listening and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and maintain objectivity with traumatized populations

Appreciation of the need for and ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries in working with traumatized populations

Investment in expanding current skills/knowledge and to the transfer of this knowledge to other staff

Ability to form and maintain good working relationships with a diverse staff and a commitment to enhancing decolonized practices

Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used to track individual progress via progress notes.

Licenses/Certifications:

Licensed or license-eligible as a Clinical Psychologist (LCP), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Master’s of Social Work (LMSW).

What you will do

You will deliver twenty hours per week of trauma-informed care and other treatment to individuals and groups as assigned, in accordance with established performance standards. Some of which will require engaging in assessment, and treatment of health and wellness concerns. Document service delivery and progress on a weekly basis, completed in accordance with established standards and timeframes.

 

Position will be Supervised by an LCSW-S

Community Program Specialist

Trauma-Informed Programming Specialist

Experience:

Prior experience working with trauma and an understanding of the dynamics of trauma-informed care, along with working with individuals who have experienced harm caused by oppressive systems through colonization. 

Works from an anti-racist AND anti-oppressive framework. 

Familiarity with clinical and non-clinically relevant literature regarding historically marginalized groups, best practices and assessments for working with BIPOC and traumatized individuals, procedures and methods, particularly those designed for trauma survivors.

Engage in treatment through goal-oriented healing work, as well as the ability to monitor and document individual patterns and modify treatment to meet changing therapeutic processes.

Ability to educate others in the implementation of behavioral and health interventions and procedures

Excellent listening and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and maintain objectivity with traumatized populations

Appreciation of the need for and ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries in working with traumatized populations

Investment in expanding current skills/knowledge and to the transfer of this knowledge to other staff

Ability to form and maintain good working relationships with a diverse staff and a commitment to enhancing decolonized practices

Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used to track individual progress via progress notes.

What you will do

You will deliver twenty hours per week of trauma-informed peer support and other treatment to individuals and groups as assigned, in accordance with established performance standards. Some of which will require engaging in assessment, and treatment of health and wellness concerns. Document service delivery and progress completed in accordance with established standards and timeframes.

The Mental Health Equity Peer Support will play a crucial role in providing peer support and assistance to individuals seeking mental health resources and support within Contigo Wellness. This position will focus on centering the voices and experiences of marginalized communities while challenging colonial narratives in mental health.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Peer Support: Offer empathetic and non-judgmental peer support to individuals from marginalized communities who are navigating mental health challenges.

  • Resource Navigation: Assist individuals in accessing mental health resources, services, and culturally competent care.

  • Cultural Competency: Continuously educate yourself on the diverse cultures and experiences of the communities served and ensure your support is culturally competent and respectful.

  • Decolonized Perspective: Challenge colonial and Eurocentric perspectives in mental health, advocating for decolonization and healing within the mental health system.

  • Community Engagement: Engage with local communities, including Indigenous, Black, Brown, and other marginalized groups, to build trust and ensure their voices are heard and respected.

  • Advocacy: Advocate for mental health equity and the rights of individuals from marginalized communities, including Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination.

  • Training and Development: Participate in ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your understanding of decolonized mental health and peer support.

Qualifications:

  • Lived experience with mental health challenges and recovery, with a willingness to share your story and support others on their journey.

  • Passion for promoting mental health equity and inclusion, with a strong commitment to decolonized approaches.

  • Empathetic and non-judgmental attitude.

  • Strong communication and active listening skills

  • Cultural humility and a commitment to learning about diverse cultural perspectives and 

  • experiences.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in peer support, mental health advocacy, or volunteer work.

  • Familiarity with decolonization theories and practices.

  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care and culturally responsive therapeutic practices.

Contigo Wellness is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, including Indigenous, Black, and Brown communities, and system impacted persons to apply.

 

Position will be Supervised by LCSW-S

Join Our Team

Join Contigo Wellness team today! We’re always looking for inclusive, ethical, trauma-Informed team members. If you’re interested in applying for the open positions, please send your resume and cover letter to work@contigowf.org.