Employment Opportunities

Position:                       Clinical Therapist

Purpose:                        Provides direct support to clients including crisis intervention, therapy, advocacy, information and referrals to help them overcome the impact of sexual assault on their lives and their family’s lives.   The employee will provide services exclusively to Non-Offending Caregiver’s of sexually abused children served @ the Nashville Children’s Alliance.

Reports to:                   Clinical Supervisor

Major Duties:                Provide quality and effective therapy, both individual and group, to non-offending caregivers of sexually abused children served @ the Nashville Children’s Alliance.

                                        Work conjointly with the NCA child therapists and staff to maximize positive outcomes for both caregiver and child.

                                        Participate in individual meetings with the Clinical Director, team meetings and other necessary multidisciplinary team meetings @ the NCA to best serve the non-offending caregivers through collaborative efforts.

                                       Therapist will have office time @ SAC for weekly supervision, clinical team meetings, staff meetings and other peer support opportunities.

Will provide 880 sessions annually (averages 20 kept appointments per week)

Organize and deliver presentations/training on relevant subject matter. 

Maintain appropriate client files and documentation

Participate in scheduled individual supervision with Clinical Supervisor

Skills/Abilities:              Work in a team setting; Work with adults and families.  Excellent oral and written communication skills; Use keyboard to navigate electronic health record and other similar data bases;  Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel; Manage calendar and email using Outlook or similar platform. 

                                       Have a thorough understanding of Attachment Theory: how parent’s attachment history affects their parenting, how parent’s past trauma(s) affects their own triggers and security, how chronic toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences affect both parent and child brain architecture.

Qualifications:                Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling, and working towards licensure.

                                        To learn more or to apply, please contact Eric Fogle at efogle@sacenter.org




Internship Opportunities


SAC’s clinical internships are reserved for second-year graduate students and require a minimum of a 9-month commitment. 

We are now accepting applications for our Clinical Internship Program for the 2018-2019 school year.  Internships are a minimum of 8 months in length and are reserved for second-year graduate students, or those in an advanced standing program.  To learn more or to apply, please contact Kiersten Twitchell at ktwitchell@sacenter.org


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