The Social Worker position (Sexual Assault Therapist) will provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to victims of sexual assault and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse; will facilitate individual counseling and group services and provide advocacy and crisis intervention services. This position also provides consultation services to MSU Faculty and staff regarding sexual assault dynamics and trauma response. This position is responsible for the completion of counseling, advocacy grant-required statistics, and service documentation.
Understanding of sexual victimization and natural responses to trauma; experience with crisis intervention training; experience in short term therapy using an empowerment model, previous experience working with sexual assault survivors, awareness and experience with training in multicultural issues; empathy and empowerment skills; excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; and the capacity to function as a team player; and state licensure as a Social Worker or Counselor. This position requires the ability to provide in-person crisis intervention and advocacy services at Sparrow Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Unit within 20-minutes as needed.
More than three years of experience providing advocacy and counseling to survivors of sexual assault; experience providing sexual assault services and trauma treatment in a university or college setting; experience facilitating training and presentations for large groups, experience with data collection and reporting; demonstrated competency and expertise in counseling and outreach with diverse populations.
Additional Salary Information: Position Title: Social Worker, APA 12
Working Title: Sexual Assault Program Therapist
Org Unit: 10066202 Counseling Center
About Michigan State University Sexual Assault Program
The MSU Sexual Assault Program (MSU SAP) responds to those impacted by sexual violence and works to create a community free of violence and oppression.
MSU SAP is honored to work with sexual assault survivors and all others who are impacted by sexual violence. We provide counseling and support groups to MSU student survivors. Our 24-hour crisis line and advocacy services are offered to anyone in the greater Lansing community.