Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Counselor CST

San Jose, California   |   Full time

Join us in our mission to strengthening the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being

AACI's Center for Survivors of Torture is looking for a Behavioral Health Counselor.  The Counselor would be responsible for providing culturally sensitive, trauma informed direct mental health services in home, clinic and field settings to primarily non-English speaking program clients. Services include intakes, individual/group psychotherapy, psycho-education, assessment, and case management. 


Why work at AACI?


  • Flexible schedule and your Birthday off!
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time
  • Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with match
  • Access to training and clinical supervision hours
  • Professional development opportunities, and no cost to you CEUs
  • Eligibility for student loan repayment assistance
  • Mileage reimbursement, company laptop and cell phone stipend
  • Paid annual license fee
  • Additional pay for bilingual staff
  • Sign on bonus


Required qualifications

  • Master degree in psychology or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of directly related experience
  • Experience working with diverse ethnic backgrounds and language groups
  • Sensitivity to cultural issues and issues pertaining to refugee populations
  • Ability to possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, must have suitable vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance.
  • Familiarity and experience with trauma informed treatment highly desired
  • Fluency in one of the following languages (Arabic, Amharic, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Punjabi, Hindi, Tigrinya, or Vietnamese) preferred

Apply now and join a great team of caring people.

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