Healing Services, Senior Therapist

About Arpan

Arpan is an award winning organization working hard to address the issue of child sexual abuse in India. Based in Mumbai, Arpan is the largest NGO in India in this specific area with over 50 social workers and counselors providing prevention and intervention services to children and adults. Over the last 10 years Arpan has reached out to over 150,000 children, adolescents and adults directly through its services of prevention and intervention and over 530,000 indirectly through training and capacity building of various stakeholders. Arpan’s key project is teaching children personal safety skills in schools so that they can identify and seek help in an unsafe situation. Arpan also empowers teachers, parents with knowledge, attitude, and skills to prevent and deal with child sexual abuse. Arpan aspires to reach out to millions of more children and adults to safeguard the innocent and vulnerable children and hopes to scale by building new engagement models with schools around the country.

We are now at an inflection point in our journey: In order to achieve our aspirations, we are developing two distinct verticals to support the organization. One focused on services delivery, and the other aimed at ensuring strengthened strategic communications with our various stakeholders.

www.arpan.org.in

 

Job Title:                                              Healing Services, Senior Therapist

Department:                                       Services

Proposed Immediate Superior:  Director Services

Context

Supervising and monitoring Personal Safety  Education (PSE) Cases

              Organogram    

Director

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Senior Therapist

Key Objectives of the Job   
  • Ensure quality in handling case through constant monitoring and supervision.
Major Deliverables The major responsibilities are:

  1. Supervising all the PSE cases.
  2. Providing regular feedback about the counsellors and their cases to the Manager- Healing services and Director – Services.
  3. Ensuring adherence to operational protocol through continuous monitoring.
  4. Ensuring all case progression details are documented accurately and in a timely manner
  5. Reporting any quality/protocol compromises by the healing team to the Healing Manager and Director, Services.
  6. Playing a supportive role to the Healing Manager in hiring and induction of new counsellors
  7. Having regular reviews with the Director- Services to iron out issues related to cases
  8. Capacity Building of counsellors and trainers on relevant topics.
  9. Assisting Healing Manager with administrative tasks for the Healing team as and when required.
  10. Handling complex cases as and when required.
Job Challenge
  • To provide support and supervision and monitoring the cases and maintain the highest quality in counselling process
Specialized job competencies    
  • Experience in therapeutic modalities
Educational Qualification  Post Graduation in Psychology, Counselling, Child Development, and other related fields
Desired Experience More than 8 to 12 years of experience in a therapeutic/ supervisory/mentorship role.
Other desired attributes Inter-personal skills; ability to handle high pressure situation
Location Mumbai
Salary range Rs. 70,000 – 85,000 per month plus travel

 

About Arpan

Arpan is an award winning organisation working hard to address the issue of child sexual abuse in India. Based in Mumbai, Arpan is the largest NGO in India in this specific area with over 60 social workers and counselors providing prevention and intervention services to children and adults. Over the last 8 years Arpan has reached out to over 135,000 children and adults directly through its services and over 525,000 indirectly through training and capacity building of various stakeholders and public and policy advocacy. Arpan’s key project is teaching children personal safety skills in schools so that they can identify and seek help in an unsafe situation. Arpan also empowers teachers, parents with knowledge, attitude and skills to prevent and deal with child sexual abuse. Arpan aspires to reach out to millions of more children and adults to safeguard the innocent and vulnerable children and hopes to scale by building new engagement models with schools around the country.

www.arpan.org.in