Supported Housing TIC Therapist

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Job Purpose and Reporting Structure:

Under the supervision of the Director, the Supported Housing TIC Therapist provides Trauma Informed assessments; non-traditional individual, group, and family counseling; staff technical assistance and development throughout Pathfinders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Interview and assess clients between the ages of 11-25 years of age who have experienced trauma.  Also address related problems such as personal and family adjustments, housing, school, and physical and mental impairments, using assessment tools to determine nature and degree of problem.  Secure information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client’s situation and evaluate these and the client’s capacities.
  2. Counsel clients individually, in family, at home site, and in therapeutic groups regarding trauma.  Develop treatment goals for meeting client’s needs and help client to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior.  Review treatment goals and revise as needed to determine quantity and quality of service provided to client.
  3. Provide team case management, crisis intervention, and advocacy services, including service coordination as necessary.  Refer clients to community resources and other organizations, as appropriate.
  4. Provide technical assistance and leadership on Trauma Informed Care including assessments, case consultation, and staff training.
  5. Compile records and prepare reports, including case files and correspondence with client and other mental health and social service providers involved.  Develop, maintain, and submit necessary reports for program evaluation and statistical compilation.  Records must be complaint with all program requirements as well as HIPAA.
  6. Participate in outreach speaking engagements and development opportunities. Attend program and agency staff meetings as required.
  7. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Requires a Master’s degree in social work, educational psychology, or psychology, and two years’ experience working with families or youth
  • Must have a valid WI driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and proof of auto insurance.
  • Must possess advanced knowledge of the impact of trauma and substance use on youth and their families. Must possess working knowledge of family dynamics and have the ability to conduct family counseling sessions.
  • Preferred AODA certification and training
  • Preferred State of WI licensure as a clinical social worker, professional counselor, or marriage and family therapist or close to approaching licensure.

Additional information

$50,00- $52,500 Non-certified/Non-licensed +$1,000 State certified/licensed/3,000 hours Excellent benefits package includes health/dental, short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, 403b with matching, and generous paid time off plan.  Opportunity to join a caring and committed team of professionals.


Send letter of interest, current resume, and salary expectations via email to  Organizational information can be found at www.pathfindersmke.orgNo phone calls will be accepted.

An Equal Opportunity Organization - Pathfinders is deeply committed to diversity in all that we do. We welcome applications from all individuals including those who mirror the diversity of our youth and the community we serve.

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