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Position: Therapist

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness  Is a social enterprise that specializes in providing mental wellness community support to young adult Black women in Chicago.  Since Sista Afya launched in early 2017, we’ve serviced over 700 Black women through support groups, individual & group therapy, workshops, holistic healing events, and community wide events such as Black Mental Wellness Weekend and the Black Mental Wellness Expo. We believe that by making mental wellness simple, accessible, affordable, and centered around Black women's experiences, more people will get what they need to have a full, whole life. 

Learn more about Sista Afya by visiting: www.sistaafya.com

 

We are seeking a provisionally licensed Social Worker or Counselor to join our therapy practice to provide low-cost therapy to Chicagoans.

  • Benefits of joining our Group Practice team:

    • Free supervision & professional development.

    • Support with establishing clientele from a growing base of Sista Afya’s network.

    • Create your own flexible schedule to meet with clients.

    • Opportunities to facilitate other programming at Sista Afya including: groups (support group & group therapy), workshops, and professional development trainings.

  • Location: Teletherapy with possibility of In-Office in Fall 2020.

Experience Required:

  • Must live in the Chicagoland area. 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling.

  • Be provisionally licensed- LSW or LPC preferred but not required.

  • At least 2 years experience serving Black women from under-supported communities.

  • Experience offering therapeutic interventions for people experiencing mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma & stress related disorders.

  • At least 1 year experience using Electronic Health Records software to record assessments, intakes, and case notes.

  • Dedicated to providing accessible and affordable community mental wellness care.

  • Experience providing telehealth services is a plus.

This is a contractual position. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This is a training and professional development opportunity for people who are not fully-licensed.  Submit a cover letter and resume in a PDF file to Camesha Jones, LCSW at: therapy@sistaafya.com. Include in the subject line: [Application] Therapist.

 

Compensation: Part-time, 8-12 hours/week, $40/hour

 

Term of Contract: August - December 2020 (with strong possibility to continue in 2021).

DEADLINE: July 6, 2020.

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