Join Our Team!

Come be a part of the Rock Recovery family! Rock Recovery is currently hiring a Program Therapist and Clinical Program Lead to join our growing team in the Washington, DC area and help more people find full and lasting freedom from disordered eating.

  • Program Therapist (contract position)
  • Clinical Program Lead (contract position)

See below for required experience and full position descriptions. Expand HR Consulting will assist Rock Recovery with this search. Please submit your resume and letter of introduction to Erica Raphael, Senior Consultant, eraphael@expandhr.com, subject line “RR Clinical Program Consultant Position” or “RR Communications and Program Manager”. EOE/m/f/d/v.

Organizational Overview

Rock Recovery is a Washington, DC area based non-profit organization that supports the journey to freedom from disordered eating through Individual Recovery and Community Empowerment programs. The organization is founded on the belief that complete freedom from disordered eating is possible, and supports individuals and communities on their journeys to health and freedom. The Program Director oversees its programs in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and reports to the Executive Director.

Rock Recovery’s Individual Recovery Program serves approximately 8 – 10 adult clients through group meals, group therapy sessions, mentor matching, individual goal setting and optional spiritual services (such as healing prayer and spiritual direction with a Chaplain). Community Empowerment Program offerings include educational workshops and seminars, participating in and hosting community events and providing programs in local schools and universities nationwide.

Position Description: Therapist

FLSA CLASSIFICATION:  Contract

POSITION STATUS: Part Time, 10 – 20 hours per month (on-site work)

 

Work Environment & Position Description: 

This position involves leading a small closed therapy group for up to 10 adults struggling with disordered eating and related issues. The group consists of a meal prepared or ordered  by a dietitian with hunger fullness check-ins pre and post meal, and a therapy session with a directive. These sessions are held on Sunday evenings between 5 and 8 PM in the Arlington Courthouse metro area.

The time commitment (10 – 20 hours/month) includes group facilitation, completing, reviewing, and updating client notes, making suggestions for improvement, monthly treatment team meetings, and staying abreast of general communications.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Empathy and Passion — Have a passion for helping those with disordered eating have better relationships with food and their bodies.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Ability to multi-task and deliver programs across a wide range of priorities.
  • Shared Values — Sharing of Rock Recovery’s core values (freedom and faith, acceptance and authenticity, community and collaboration, evolution and excellence) and no discomfort with Rock Recovery’s Christian values and roots.

Required Education and Experience

Education: Master’s in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or equivalent; or Ph.D. in Psychology or Psy.D

Licensure: Licensed in VA, MD or DC as an LPC, LCSW, LCP, LMFT or equivalent is preferred.

Experience: Strong facilitation skills and at least 1 year of experience working with clients with disordered eating.

 

 

Position Description: Rock Recovery Clinical Program Lead

FLSA CLASSIFICATION:  Contract

POSITION STATUS: Part Time, 10-15 hours per week (remote and on-site work)

 

Supervisory Duties

Manages treatment team and applicable volunteers, contractors and committees (e.g., dietitians, therapists, mentors, Chaplain, etc.)

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct clinical care to clients, running individual goal-setting meetings (every eight weeks) and leading group therapy sessions and program offerings
  • Provide clinical direction to approximately 25 part-time volunteers and contractors including a Chaplain, program coordinator, intake coordinator, therapists, dietitians, facilitators and mentors
  • Coordinate monthly treatment team meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing and implementation of best practices within the team
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients’ outside treatment teams (e.g., individual therapists and dietitians) in order to ensure effective goal-setting and recovery activities are conducted within the program
  • Work closely with Rock Recovery’s volunteer Intake Coordinator and aftercare planners of other treatment organizations to facilitate client admissions
  • Oversee all program evaluation efforts and reporting of program effectiveness to Rock Recovery’s Board of Directors, donors and constituents
  • In coordination with the Executive Director, provide Board of Directors and Advisory Council with program updates and information as requested and attend monthly Board calls and quarterly Advisory Council calls

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Empathy and passion — Have a passion for helping those with disordered eating have better relationships with food and their bodies
  • Performance Management — Set and clearly communicates realistic performance expectations for volunteers and contractors; provide timely, ongoing, and constructive feedback to volunteers regarding their performance in comparison to those expectations; motivate and/or problem-solve with those falling short of expectations; and continually develop volunteers
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Ability to multi-task and deliver programs across a wide range of priorities.
  • Self-Motivation and Flexibility — Able to work in a small, growing nonprofit with an entrepreneurial approach
  • Technical Acumen — Capability to use current computer equipment, software and online resources and identify areas for improvement
  • Shared Values — Sharing of Rock Recovery’s core values (freedom and faith, acceptance and authenticity, community and collaboration, evolution and excellence) and no discomfort with Rock Recovery’s Christian values and roots.

Required Education and Experience

Education: Master’s in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or equivalent; or Ph.D. in Psychology or Psy.D

Licensure: Licensed in VA, MD or DC as an LPC, LCSW, LCP, LMFT or equivalent is required. Ability to supervise residents is preferred.

Experience: 5 years of clinical experience. Experience in the following is preferred: clinical supervision, program evaluation and program development

Work Environment

Office space is not provided, thus the position requires the incumbent to work from home or other appropriate locations. This position involves a combination of working on-site in VA and DC, on a computer, hosting and attending events, and communicating via phone, Skype, email or other modalities. As this is a contract position, no computer or phone equipment  phone will be provided.

Physical Demands

This position involves the ability to conduct general office work for up to a full 8-hour work day; at times, the position will involve standing and/or other light physical activity for up to 4 hours.

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