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Employment Opportunities

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for:
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Trauma Therapist

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical skills to serve as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Trauma Therapist. The position requires a Tuesday through Saturday schedule with two evenings during the week.

The Bilingual Trauma Therapist will play an important role in supporting the agency mission of effectively responding to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care.


  • Provide trauma-focused therapeutic services on-site to low-income families participating in our Therapeutic Visitation and Trauma Recovery Programs
  • Facilitate crisis debriefings throughout the five boroughs with child welfare staff after critical incidents and fatalities
  • Co-facilitate Safe Touches child sexual abuse prevention workshops with K-3rd grade students
  • Provide workshops and trainings to children, parents or professionals


  • LMSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required; new graduates will have six months to obtain their license after hire
  • Fluency in Spanish required
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with high-conflict families with histories of trauma and an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, mental health and substance abuse issues preferred
  • Familiarity implementing evidence-based practices preferred

Salary: Low $60K’s commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to Anna Fuentes at afuentes@nyspcc.org or via mail to 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY  10038.

The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices.  Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.



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