Rose Brooks Center
Notice of Job Posting: 9/3/19


Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency seeks a full-time, exempt Therapist, reporting to the Director of Clinical Services.

This professional position conducts the delivery of domestic violence services to residents of the Shelter and other Clinical Services clients. In this position and as needed, you will deliver individual assessments, individual and group therapy, and advocacy and support planning services to clients enrolled in the Shelter or Housing programs and for clients in the community as capacity allows.  As needed, this position will provide consultation, education and information to other professionals in the agency, and/or other community providers, regarding impacts of trauma, domestic violence, and mental health issues.  (Position #40-006-FT-THER)  Principle responsibilities are:

  • Provide trauma-informed, individual and group therapy services for residential and non-residential clients as elected.
  • Actively engage with assigned shelter residents in support planning, safety planning and therapeutic services throughout their stay.
  • Provide advocacy and collaborative service coordination. Provide consultation and clinical support to the shelter team in implementing trauma-informed mental health intervention for residents as needed.
  • Provide documentation and electronic records of therapeutic services delivered according to agency standards and professional ethics.
  • Professional development and consultation activities.


  1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
  2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
  3. Perform all job responsibilities utilizing the principles of trauma informed care, accessibility, and cultural competency.
  4. Maintain awareness about the risks of secondary trauma and understand one’s own responsibility of self-care.
  5. Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.
  6. Attend scheduled staff, team and supervisor meetings.
  7. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and best practices
  • Prior experience in providing therapy/counseling services
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and groups in a culturally competent manner
  • Knowledge and experience in trauma informed care
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Computer literacy – proficient use of Windows operating system

Required Education:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology or social work.
  • Licensed or license eligible in MO.


  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English
  • Work experience in a residential setting

Hours:  This is a full-time, exempt position and requires a minimum of 40 hours/wk. This position will work primarily daytime hours with some weekly evening hours required.  On-call rotation is required for approximately 1 week/weekend every 10 weeks.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Dept.
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO. 64132

Or Email:

Deadline: Open until filled per qualifications. For questions about this position, please contact Human Resources 816-523-5550 x7108. Background screening required including Division of Family Services.

Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.