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Position Title: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Psychotherapist

The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, a Children’s Advocacy Center and NCTSN Cat III site in Atlanta GA, is seeking 1 full-time bilingual (English/Spanish) clinician to provide therapy to children who have experienced trauma (i.e. sexual abuse, physical abuse, witness to violence, and commercial sexual exploitation) and children with problematic sexual behavior. Priority will be given to licensed applicants who are experienced in the provision of Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Problematic Sexual Behaviors- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or other trauma-focused and trauma-informed evidence-based treatments.

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

The Bilingual Psychotherapist will:
*Assess and screen children impacted by abuse and/or trauma.
*Complete Intake Assessments with children impacted by abuse/and or trauma and their non-offending caregivers
*Conduct individual and group psychotherapy with children and adolescents impacted by abuse and/or trauma
*Conduct collateral and conjoint therapy sessions with non-offending caregivers
*Provide adjunctive support services with client families and non-offending caregivers
*Co-lead psychotherapy groups for children with problematic sexual behaviors and their non-offending caregivers
*Maintain all relevant and timely clinical documentation, tracking, and file maintenance
*Facilitate collection of formal assessment data including all measures designated for initial evaluation, monitoring of ongoing progress, and determining therapy outcomes
*Provide crisis intervention and emotional support
*Participate in team case conferences and multi-disciplinary, cross sector communication and collaboration on behalf of children and families
*Conduct community outreach, education, training, and presentations on Child Sexual Abuse and the role of GCCA.

Qualifications for position: This position requires a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, counseling, or a related mental health field. A minimum of 2 years related experience, including 1 year of serving abused, traumatized, or at-risk children and families. Candidates must be licensed or licensed-eligible to practice in the state of Georgia as a mental health provider (i.e., LPC, APC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, LAMFT, Licensed psychologist). If licensed-eligible, licensure must be obtained within 3 months of hire.

Supervisory relationships: The position will report to the Clinical Director.

Skills and knowledge required: Competence in the provision of child psychotherapy; Demonstrated knowledge regarding child abuse and child trauma; Verbal and written communication proficiency; Skilled at developing and maintaining collaborative relationships (i.e. clients, caregivers, co-workers, professionals from other agencies and organizations); Committed to principles of cultural humility

Hours per week: 40 hours per week; Initial onboarding for this position will be in-person. This position will be based in our Dekalb office. Limited telework may be available after successful onboarding and pending agency needs and supervisor approval.

Please submit a well-written cover letter and resume/CV (including references) to:
Keldric Thomas, PhD
Director of Clinical Services
Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
PO Box 11270
Atlanta GA 30310 (email communication preferred)


The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, an exciting team-based working environment, flexible work schedules, and opportunities to expand your skill set. The Center is a private, non-profit organization led by a committed board of directors. GCCA is an equal-opportunity employer. For more information about Georgia Center for Children, visit our web site at

Candidates must pass a background check and child abuse registry screening. The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy has a Covid-19 vaccine mandate in place as of January 3, 2022.

Position Title: Project Manager, Project Intersect

Shift: This is a full-time position at 40 hours/week.

Location: Atlanta, GA. This position will be based in our Fulton County office. Some telework may
be available after successful onboarding and pending agency needs and supervisor approval.

Salary Range: $50,000 – $58,000/year with full benefits package.

Reports to: Project Director (Clinical Department)

About Georgia Center for Child Advocacy: The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (GCCA) is a
private, non-profit agency that was established in 1987. The Center’s mission is to champion the
needs of sexually and severely physically abused children through prevention, intervention, therapy,
and collaboration. These services are provided at no cost to children who reside in or were abused in
DeKalb or Fulton County. GCCA’s role throughout the criminal investigation is to focus on the
child’s needs, rather than focusing on the crime itself.

Position Description: GCCA is seeking an energetic, passionate, and compassionate professional to
serve as the Project Manager of Project Intersect, a federally funded program supporting youth who
have experienced commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC), their caregivers, and the systems
supporting these families. This position supports the Project Director with the implementation of
multiple components of the Project, including training, outreach, and data collection and reporting.
Primary responsibilities include the delivery of multiple training and outreach activities, networking,
building and sustaining relationships with community partners, coordination with program
evaluators, database management and reporting, assistance to the Project Director with grant reports,
and other tasks as assigned to support the success of the Project.

Essential duties include, but are not limited, to the following:
1. Conducts trauma-informed training with caregivers, child-serving organizations, and general
CSEC awareness as needed and conducts training alone or collaboratively with GCCA team
members and partners.
2. Communicates with new and active Project partners through various methods including email,
virtual meetings, conferences, newsletters, etc. to ensure the delivery of all Project goals.
3. Maintains training rosters and conducts follow-up with participants as needed and prescribed by
the training curriculum.
4. Coordinates with program evaluation team regarding the collection and reporting of data.
5. Maintains proper and timely documentation of project activities, including database management,
quarterly tracking of grant goals, and provides assistance to the Project Director with grant report
writing as needed.
6. Adheres to all ethical, professional, and agency standards regarding appropriate conduct
including but not limited to records maintenance, confidentiality, and human subjects.
7. Maintains ethical and effective communication and collaboration with partnering organizations
regarding the goals, objectives, and activities of the project and project participants.
8. Completes other tasks as assigned to support the success of the project.

Educational and Professional Qualifications:
1. Minimum of a Master’s degree required in Social Work, Mental Health, Public Health,
Psychology or related field.
2. Minimum of 3-years’ experience in similar role providing training/project management functions
and database management/collection.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge, experience, and understanding of the issues surrounding child abuse, trauma,
human trafficking, sexual exploitation.
2. Experience with training, outreach, and public speaking.
3. Ability to work some weekends and evenings as required.
4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
5. Works effectively in a team environment.
6. Excellent networking and outreach skills with the ability to clearly present program goals and
to work collaboratively with diverse staff/team/volunteers/clients across lines of race,
ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.
7. Skilled at developing and maintaining collaborative and trusting relationships.
8. Organized and efficient, excellent records maintenance, is detail oriented, works
9. Local and state travel is required: must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Compensation: GCCA offers a competitive annual salary within the range of $50,000 - $58,000, commensurate with
experience. GCCA also offers comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life
insurance; 10 paid holidays, 4 self-care days, 401k and company matching; and vacation/sick leave
benefits as well as professional development opportunities. A Total Compensation Package detail
will be provided upon hire.

Resumé Submission:  Interested applicants should submit a well-written cover letter and resumé via email to:

*Note: The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy has a COVID -19 vaccine mandate in place as of
January 3, 2022. (Must provide proof of COVID vaccination or, as an alternative, appropriate
documentation that will support either a medical or religious exemption). Hiring is contingent upon
successful completion of background check.

Georgia Center for Child Advocacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of GCCA to
provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type without regard to race, color, sex, religion,
national origin, age, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Our Impact in 2022

  • Units of Service to Ensure Ongoing Safety & Well-being

    16, 793

  • Forensic Interviews


  • Adults Trained

    11, 884

  • Hours of Therapy

    1, 620

  • DeKalb County
  • Fulton County
  • DHS
  • National Children's Alliance
    National Children's Alliance
  • DOJ
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